TITLE

Adherence to the Dialysis Prescription: Partnering with Patients for Improved Outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
White, Breiterman Randee
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Nephrology Nursing Journal;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p432
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nonadherence is common in the U.S. dialysis population. No single strategy has been definitely proven to yield universal and/or lasting improvements in adherence. However, using a patient-centered approach, including the removal of barriers to adherence, ongoing education, and cognitive behavioral strategies, may generate increased opportunities for patients and the nephrology staff to improve both adherence and outcomes.
ACCESSION #
14247291

 

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