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adherent

/ad·her·ent/ (-ent) sticking or holding fast, or having such qualities.

adherent

(ăd-hē′rĕnt) [L. adhaerere, to stick]
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They were not among those who disbelieved their brother's letter; but they had no confidence in Maggie's adherence to her renunciation of him; they suspected that she had shrunk rather from the elopement than from the marriage, and that she lingered in St.
Bold and daring enterprise, stubborn endurance of privation, unflinching intrepidity in facing danger, and inflexible adherence to conscientious principle, had steeled to energetic and unyielding hardihood the characters of the primitive settlers of all these colonies.
As the attempt to establish among themselves the community of goods was a seal of that sacred bond which knit them so closely together, so the conduct they observed toward the natives of the country displays their steadfast adherence to the rules of justice and their faithful attachment to those of benevolence and charity.
In addition, each type of adherence was also used as a factor in the analysis of other type of adherences.
019 Logistic regression analysis The types of adherences were not included in the analysis * Factors that are written in italic form are independently related to the adherence ** Only those factors, statistically different between groups with and without presence of [greater than or equal to] 3 types of adherence.
The adherence, or compliance, studies about the hypertension are frequently focused on only the pharmacological interventions.
Accordingly, in this study, the patients with hypertension were assessed for not only the adherence to the medicine, but also adherence to the lifestyle modifications, including diet, exercise and home monitorization of BP We hypothesized that the reasons of nonadherence to each recommendation may be different, and therefore, should be assessed individually.
When there is a conflict between the answers, poor adherence was suspected.
Predictors of adherence to medicine and lifestyle changes