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Medication Status and the Effects of a Medication Management Education Program for the Elderly in a Community
Young Im Park, Kang Yi Lee, Dong Oak Kim, Dong Choon Uhm, Ji Hyun Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2014;25(3):170-179.   Published online September 30, 2014
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2014.25.3.170
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PURPOSE
This study investigated medication status by examining the effects of a medication management education program on the knowledge of medications and medication misuse behaviors in the elderly in a local community.
METHODS
This study used a non-equivalent control group quasi-experimental design. For the study, 116 subjects were assigned to the control group and another 116 subjects were assigned to the experimental group. The medication management education program consisted of 1:1 education, practice in medication management, consultation, and discussion. Data were analyzed using the SPSS 21.0 program.
RESULTS
Statistically significant differences were found between the experimental and control groups in terms of their knowledge of medications and medication misuse behaviors.
CONCLUSION
The results indicate that the medical management education program is effective in improving the knowledge of medications and decreasing medication misuse behaviors. Therefore, this education program can be used as an intervention to improve the medication behaviors of the elderly in local communities.

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