adherence to treatment


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compliance

The following by a patient of a recommended course of treatment—e.g., taking all prescribed medications, adhering to a recommended diet and exercise plan and reducing or eliminating alcohol or tobacco intake, and so on.

adherence to treatment

Compliance Therapeutics The following of a recommended course of treatment by taking all prescribed medications for the length of time necessary
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Second, self-efficacy leads to higher adherence to treatment recommendations by increasing hope levels.
Adherence to treatment was considered to be poor if there was failure to fill any prescription, refusal to take medication, stopping treatment prematurely, and reports of taking medication at the wrong time and/or incorrect dosage.
Structured behavioral intervention to increase children's adherence to treatment for latent tuberculosis infection.
In addition, we evaluated adherence to treatment and the determinants of nonadherence in the subset of patients who had hypertension and were taking antihypertensive medications.
Two reasons for adherence to treatment programmes for chronic diseases or injuries being problematic have been identified.
GlaxoSmithKline believes the simplification of the dosage - only one tablet twice daily is required - will improve a patient's adherence to treatment, one of the key challenges in tackling HIV infection.
Specifically, these studies aim to determine how well lithium and other mood stabilizers prevent recurrences of mania or depression and control subclinical symptoms in adolescents; to identify factors that predict outcome; and to assess side effects and overall adherence to treatment.
Understanding and enhancing adherence to treatment in people with schizophrenia
Owen Mumford's goal is to improve quality of life, encourage adherence to treatment and reduce healthcare costs.
Provide continuous and equal access to treatment, care and support for PLHIV by strengthening healthcare system and programs increasing adherence to treatment in HIV patients.
Adherence to treatment was assessed via pill count and fasting chromium levels in serum and spot urine.