COMMENTARY: Review: Good adherence (compared with poor adherence) to drug therapy is associated with a reduction in mortality
- A Meta-Analysis of the Association between Adherence to Drug Therapy & Mortality. // Professional Safety;Dec2006, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p46
The article presents a study about the significance of meta-analysis in drug therapy and mortality in the U.S. The study will allow safety, health and environmental professionals to seek knowledge about what happen when patient follow doctor's advice for taking drugs. Related study from various...
- Poor medication adherence increases healthcare costs. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;6/18/2005, Issue 480, p5
Discusses research being done on the costs of proper adherence to prescription medication. Reference to a study by Medco Health Solutions Inc. released on June 8, 2005; Medical condition of patients who participated in the study; Benefits of compliance with medication in patients with more than...
- Review: Good adherence (compared with poor adherence) to drug therapy is associated with a reduction in mortality. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p80
The article presents information on a study that was conducted to examine how good adherence to drug therapy is associated with a reduction in mortality. Meta-analysis showed that fewer patients with good adherence died than did those with poor adherence; similar results were found when...
- Why are patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia (non-)adherent? Abraham, I; MacDonald, K // British Journal of Cancer;9/4/2012, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p901
The authors present their views on the patients suffering with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and their treatment. It informs that before the use of the drug imatinib mortality rate due to CML was very high. They have also focused on several studies conducted to see the patient's compliance on...
- Understanding Patientsâ€™ Adherence-Related Beliefs about Medicines Prescribed for Long-Term Conditions: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Necessity-Concerns Framework. Horne, Rob; Chapman, Sarah C. E.; Parham, Rhian; Freemantle, Nick; Forbes, Alastair; Cooper, Vanessa // PLoS ONE;Dec2013, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p1
Background: Patientsâ€™ beliefs about treatment influence treatment engagement and adherence. The Necessity-Concerns Framework postulates that adherence is influenced by implicit judgements of personal need for the treatment (necessity beliefs) and concerns about the potential adverse...
- FOLLOWING DOCTOR'S ORDERS? // Consumers' Research Magazine;May2000, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p7
Deals with the noncompliance of patients to their original prescriptions in the United States. Cost of such noncompliance; Contribution of doctors to the problem.
- Small proportion of prescriptions are abandoned. // Ophthalmology Times;Jan2011, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p35
The article reports on the findings of a survey, which states that prescription abandonment accounts for a small proportion of drug non-adherence in prescriptions with higher co-payments while those delivered electrically are more likely to be abandoned.
- Deaths from strong prescription painkillers are on the increase. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/12/2011, Vol. 21, p305
The article reports on the rising case of deaths caused by strong painkillers prescription in the U.S. and Canada.
- Patient's Therapeutic Preferences in an Ambulatory Care Setting. Povar, Gail J.; Mantell, Maxine; Morris, Louis A. // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1984, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p1395
Abstract: One thousand two hundred-fifteen adult outpatients of an urban health maintenace organization completed questionnaires containing four hypothetical clincal situations. Of these patients, 72 per Â¢ preferred a non-drug "home remedy" when given a choice among that and two different...