Determination of Factors that Impact Adherence to Warfarin in Patients with Stroke


TÜLEK Z., Dunya C. P. , Ciftcioglu R. R. , Dereci H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, vol.25, no.3, pp.146-152, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tnd.galenos.2019.08068
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-152
  • Keywords: Stroke, warfarin, oral anticoagulant, adherence, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, MINI-MENTAL-STATE, ATRIAL-FIBRILLATION, MEDICATION ADHERENCE, ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS, THERAPY, NONADHERENCE, PREVENTION, KNOWLEDGE, VALIDITY

Abstract

Objective: Oral anticoagulants are the mainstay in the secondary prevention of stroke. Adherence to drug is an important issue in preventing stroke. The aim of this study was to determine the adherence of patients with stroke to warfarin (anticoagulant agent) and to investigate the factors that may impact adherence.