Distance to pharmacies, medication adherence, and health status in a low-income community
Rolanda Johnson, PhD, MSN, RN, Tom Cook, PhD, RN, FNP - Vanderbilt University College of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee
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Healthcare systems are plagued by inequalities associated with socioeconomic barriers. Pharmacy deserts have a direct impact on the quality of health. This study explored the relationships among pharmacy distances and health behaviors in a low-income community. Nurses must continue to be patient advocates while mitigating barriers to health.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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