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patient compliance

Pharmacology The degree of adherence of a Pt to a prescribed diet or treatment, and whether the Pt returns for re-examination, follow-up or treatment. See Directly observed therapy, Good Pt. Cf Bad Pt, Noncompliance.
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From the results of CHAID analysis, it was determined that the patients' treatment response in terms of visual acuity was the factor that may have the greatest effect on patient compliance with the 1 year follow-up and treatment.
[2,3] The present study was conducted to evaluate the pattern of patient compliance to narrow band ultraviolet B (NBUVB) phototherapy in patients of vitiligo, and to evaluate the factors affecting the compliance, since there is a paucity of literature on this aspect despite there being numerous studies comparing efficacy and safety of NBUVB with that of PUVA or other treatment modalities in vitiligo.
Buehlmann and colleagues (18) have shown that success of SA decolonization and the subsequent SSI risk reduction is contingent upon the method of decolonization and patient compliance with the decolonization regimen.
These are designed to meet regulatory guidelines and help improve patient compliance, which in turn increase drug effectiveness and reduce the overall cost of chronic respiratory therapy to healthcare providers.
Innovative oral formulations like orally disintegrating tablets, fast dissolving tablets and mini-tablets have been introduced into the market, which ensure better patient compliance, reduce dosage frequencies and enable customizable drug loading.
Each Bariatric Advantage product meets Metagenics' manufacturing standards and is formulated to promote ease of absorption, good taste and long-term patient compliance.
Collectively, these cases demonstrate the use of hypnotic techniques in diagnosing and treating problems with patient compliance and assisting patients to gain greater benefit from their rehabilitation regimen.
However, participation in cardiac rehabilitation continues to be limited due to lack of physician referrals, patient compliance, accessibility and time constraints.
Rubin argues that the mailed reminders would have helped with patient compliance in taking prescribed medications.
The Swift[TM] LT is light to the touch, easy to fit and whisper quiet, offering superior comfort, stability and performance to maximize patient compliance. Ideal for active sleepers, the flexible, lightweight tubing allows for side and back sleeping.
EXAMINE THE EFFECTS OF POST-REHABILITATION TELEPHONE FOLLOW-UP ON PATIENT COMPLIANCE. Chen Edri, University of Memphis, Tennessee.
The tolerability of the preparation was very good, and patient compliance was correspondingly high.

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