Patient satisfaction with information, concerns, beliefs and adherence to topical corticosteroids.

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Summary of "Patient satisfaction with information, concerns, beliefs and adherence to topical corticosteroids."

Adherence to topical corticosteroids (TCS) for inflammatory skin conditions is sub-optimal. This Australian study aimed to test the hypothesis that patients who are more satisfied with the level of information they receive about TCS, are less concerned about using TCS and more adherent to healthcare professionals' instructions.


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Name: Patient education and counseling
ISSN: 1873-5134


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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.

Truthful revealing of information, specifically when the information disclosed is likely to be psychologically painful ("bad news") to the recipient (e.g., revelation to a patient or a patient's family of the patient's diagnosis or prognosis) or embarrassing to the teller (e.g., revelation of medical errors).

Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.

Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.

Providing the patient, family or others information, and then allowing them to take an action or restate the information in their own words. The clinician prefaces communications with a statement framed to show the clinician has the burden of effective communication rather than the patient.

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