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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-11-22T05:06:13-0500
The purpose of this study is to understand the feasibility of using a 3D printer to create tailored assistive technology rehabilitation devices. Specifically, we are investigating if a tai...
Patients often have problems with their medications after leaving the hospital and going back home. The goals of this study are to provide a special electronic pill-box with pre-filled wee...
By conducting the SPPA trial we try to find out, whether personalized Short Message Service (SMS) reminders of blood pressure-lowering medication can effectively increase patients' adheren...
Medication adherence is defined as the extent to which a patient takes his or her medication as prescribed by their healthcare provider. One third to one half of all patients in the United...
The purpose of this study is to test the USE-MI system hardware and software to see if it can accurately measure when subjects take their HIV-related medications and help them remember to ...
Mobile phone short messaging service (SMS) reminders may be a low-cost method for promoting medication adherence. Our objective was to determine whether text SMS reminders improve medication adherence...
We examined adherence, medication-taking practices, and preferences to inform development of a wrist-worn adherence system. Two convenience samples of persons taking antiretroviral therapy and HIV pre...
To investigate whether medication self-efficacy moderates or mediates the relationship between health literacy and medication adherence. To propose a path model that illustrates the interrelated relat...
Non-adherence or partial adherence to psychotropic medication is found in 18-70% of patients. However, many previously used methods for the assessment of adherence (e.g., questionnaires, pill counts, ...
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.
Mental fatigue experienced by health care providers who encounter numerous alerts and reminders from the use of CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS. As the numbers of alerts and reminders designed to provide meaningful assistance to the patient care process increases, many health personnel may ignore them.
The formal process of obtaining a complete and accurate list of each patient's current home medications including name, dosage, frequency, and route of administration, and comparing admission, transfer, and/or discharge medication orders to that list. The reconciliation is done to avoid medication errors.
Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients in hospitals. Elements of the system are: handling the physician's order, transcription of the order by nurse and/or pharmacist, filling the medication order, transfer to the nursing unit, and administration to the patient.