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We compare estimates of Proportion of Days Covered (PDC) based on dispensation-only data versus linked prescription and dispensation information, and we analyse their differences in a real-world cohort of patients with osteoporosis.
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Inaccurate medication records and poor medication adherence result in incomplete knowledge of therapy for patients.
We reviewed measures used to estimate adherence and persistence to multiple cardiometabolic medications from prescription data, particularly for blood pressure-lowering, lipid-lowering, and/or glucose...
Adherence to maintenance medication for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is essential for disease control, albeit often poor. Adherence can be measured by drug metabolites, self-report tools, and pres...
To develop and validate a risk assessment tool called Prescription Medication Non- Adherence Prediction Tool (Rx-NAPT) to predict medication non-adherence in patients with fibromyalgia.
Adherence-enhancing interventions have been assessed in the literature, however heterogeneity and conflicting findings have prohibited a consensus on the most effective approach to maintain adherence ...
This is a randomized, controlled study that will compare two medication adherence strategies in adults with moderate or severe persistent asthma as a method for improving or maintaining tr...
The study's aim is to test a tailored telemetric intervention to reduce rejection incidence by improving medication adherence in a group of adolescent liver transplant recipients identifie...
The aim of this research project is to compare the use of "Talking Pill Bottles" to usual care in patients who have low functional health literacy and who purchase medications for primary ...
Many post Acute Coronary Syndrome(ACS) patients do not take their medications (including aspirin) as prescribed, leading to an increase in mortality. Patients enrolled in this study will b...
This study will determine the efficacy of a computerized telephone system called Telephone-Linked Care (TLC) in improving adherence to antidepressant medication regimens in people with dep...
Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.
Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.
The use of a medication in an amount more than as prescribed.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in taking drugs or medicine as prescribed. This includes timing, dosage, and frequency.
The transfer of prescription drugs from legal to illegal distribution and marketing networks.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
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