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The purpose of the study was to evaluate adherence to prescribed antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and influencing factors in children with epilepsy from western China.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Epilepsy & behavior : E&B
The majority of people afflicted with epilepsy live in developing countries. Poor adherence to prescribed medication is considered the main cause of unsuccessful drug treatment for epilepsy. Our study...
This article sets out to evaluate the prevalence and factors associated with adherence to enzyme replacement therapy among adolescents with cystic fibrosis. It is a cross-sectional, descriptive and ob...
To validate the Diabetes Medication Adherence Scale (DMAS-7), determine its concordance with another validated scales and to assess factors affecting medication adherence.
Opioid and cocaine use epidemics continue to be substantial in the United States and intersect with the HIV epidemic. Antiretroviral medication (ARV) adherence is critical for optimum HIV outcomes. Wh...
Control of vascular risk factors is essential for secondary stroke prevention. However, adherence to secondary prevention medications is often suboptimal, and may be affected by cognitive impairment. ...
Background: Non-adherence to medication among patients on chronic hemodialysis compromises treatment effects and results in increased morbidity, mortality and extensive costs to the healt...
Medication non-adherence is an economic problem and a major public health challenge. Factors influencing medication adherence can be modelled according to five dimensions: disease, medicat...
This multi-center prospective observational cohort study will examine the prevalence of non-adherence along with analyze the risk factors of non-adherence for patients presenting to dermat...
This study aims at finding degree of adherence of patients to their chronic pain medication prescriptions containing opioid e.g. Morphine, using Morisky Medication Adherence 8, self- repor...
This study will determine whether Medication Adherence Therapy (MAT) can improve medication adherence and lower the risk of rehospitalization in older patients with psychosis.
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.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in taking drugs or medicine as prescribed. This includes timing, dosage, and frequency.
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.
Test for cell-mediated antitumor immunity and related serum blocking factors based on the finding that leukocytes from cancer patients, but not from controls, when mixed in vitro with antigenic extracts of tumors of the same histological type, undergo a diminution in their normal adherence to glass surfaces. Sera from tumor-bearing patients block the LAI reaction of their own leukocytes or those of other patients with the same type of tumor.
Approach to improve the quality of care by selectively encouraging or discouraging the use of specific health care services, based on their potential benefit to patients' health, relative to their cost. One element is lowering beneficiary cost sharing or out-of-pocket spending to increase medication adherence.
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...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Epilepsy is defined as a disorder of brain function characterized by recurrent seizures that have a sudden onset. (Oxford Medical Dictionary). A seizure is caused by a sudden burst of excess electrical activity in the brain, causing a tempora...