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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A multi-way ANOVA taking into account adherence to treatment in these two periods and the other previously mentioned independent variables did not show any significant difference attributable to adherence for the self-report and parent proxy-report PedsQL generic core scales score of adherent and non-adherent PKU pediatric patients (Supplementary Table S2).
Regarding adherence to treatments of chronic illnesses, a meta-analysis (8) indicated that the main interventions with this target involve strategies that can be categorized into four types.
One could argue that patients showing higher level of adherence to treatment would also be aware of significance of diet and eating behaviour.
Ample research has provided empirical support that self-efficacy leads to better adherence to treatment recommendations (Bonsaken, Fagermoen, and Lerdal 2014; Elfaddali et al.
Resistant hypertension is blood pressure of at least 140/90 mmHg despite adherence to treatment with full doses of at least three antihypertensive medications including a diuretic.
Studies examining the effects of treatment compliance have found that adherence to treatment is a crucial factor to achieve good therapeutic results, contributes to reduce morbility and mortality, and improves quality of life (Cicolini, Palma, Simonetta, & Di Nicola, 2012).
There are numerous factors that can affect adherence to treatment, such as the complexity of the regimen (the number of doses and pills that must be ingested daily), lack of social support, emotional and / or material / instrumental; low education; non-acceptance of HIV status, presence of mental disorders such as depression and anxiety; side effects; user unsatisfactory relationship with the doctor and other professionals in the health team, negative beliefs and misinformation about the disease and treatment, abuse of alcohol and other drugs; difficulties of organization to suit the demands of daily routines treatment.
To be eligible for VDOT, patients must meet stringent criteria, including medical stability, adherence to treatment, access to high-speed internet, and completion of at least four weeks of CDOT treatment.
Adherence to treatment, emotional state and quality of life in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing dialysis
Attitudes and beliefs of patients of first episode depression towards antidepressants and their adherence to treatment.
Knowledge of physician prescriptions and adherence to treatment among children with cystic fibrosis and their mothers.
The platform is aimed at improving adherence to treatment regimens through reminders to take medications, refill prescriptions, and visit healthcare providers.