Attitudes of rural African patients toward the use of drugs as prescribed by doctors

  • K Mfenyana
Keywords: Attitude, Drug Therapy, Combination, Physician-Patient Relations.


A descriptive study was done in Mount Frere District (Transkei) on what patients expect from their doctors regarding treatment : advice, medication, injections. The findings are interpreted especially as regards the effect of treatment on the doctor-patient-relationship.

Author Biography

K Mfenyana
Dept of Family Medicine
Original Research