MEDICATION ADHERENCE BEFORE AND AFTER A STAY IN CRITICAL CARE: WHAT NURSES NEED TO KNOW
- Examining compliance from the patient's perspective. Bentley, John P. // Drug Topics;7/19/99, Vol. 143 Issue 14, p58
Focuses on the decisions and behaviors of patients regarding medication consumption. Effectiveness and limitations of using categorization schemes in assisting individual patients; Patient's self-modification of treatment regimens; How pharmacists can be effective decision assistants for patients.
- Drug compliance still a problem packaging can address. Greenberg, Eric F. // Packaging Digest;Sep98, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p28
Presents information on the problems associated with patient compliance in the United States, with reference to the format for drug packaging as a means of combating some of the problems. Recollection of the proposed changes to the medical insurance system by American President Bill Clinton;...
- Nonadherence named 'major health threat'. // Family Practice Management;Oct1999, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p18
Looks at the report identifying patient nonadherence as a major hidden health threat in the United States. Amount spent by the US as a result of patients not following appropriate treatment recommendations; Number of Americans with chronic diseases who do not follow physicians' medication and...
- Compliance with drug treatment. O'Hanrahan, M.; O'Malley, K. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);7/25/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6286, p298
Focuses on the factors considered for the compliance of patients with drug treatment. Definition of compliance; Determination of blood concentrations or urinary excretion of either the drug, a metabolite, or a marker; Efforts to improve compliance.
- Detection of medication nonadherence through review of pharmacy claims data. Bieszk, Nella; Patel, Rosalie; Heaberlin, Andrea; Wlasuk, Ken; Zarowitz, Barbara // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/15/2003, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p360
Assesses the utility of pharmacy claims data in detecting medication nonadherence in the U.S. Demographic characteristics of patients; Types of drug changes; Effect of nonadherence and adherence on medication changes.
- Brand-name drugs not necessarily more expensive than OTC. Edmondson, William // Primary Care Optometry News;May2012, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p4
A response from the author of the article "Studies: Comfort, Cost May Affect Patient Compliance With Medication Regimen" in the February 8, 2012 issue is presented.
- Accounting for Noncompliance in Pharmacoeconomic Evaluations. Hughes, D.A.; Bagust, A.; Haycox, A.; Walley, T. // PharmacoEconomics;Dec2001, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1185
Noncompliance with prescribed drug regimens is a widespread phenomenon which results in decreased efficacy and is often associated with increased medical expenditures. Despite this, economic evaluations based on decision-analytic models rarely incorporate noncompliance to allow for the...
- DRUG COMPLIANCE AND THE NEGLECTED CONCERN FOR VALIDITY. Dwyer, F. Robert // Advances in Consumer Research;1979, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p564
A brief review of the drug compliance literature is presented in order to frame this and perhaps other primary research efforts. A clinical study is outlined and two linear models are used to test the previously examined factors of compliance in conjuction with an untried variable, health locus...
- Non-adherence: A New Way to Measure. // Critical Care Alert;Jan2010 Pharmacology, p1
The article presents research on drug adherence and the rate of prescriptions abandoned at the pharmacy, wherein the results showed that prescription abandonment represents an opportunity to improve and intervene adherence.
- Take 1 of these... Raphael, Donna // Crain's Detroit Business;2/12/96, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the development of the DosePage system which transmits a lifesaving reminder to pagers of people with chronic diseases to take their medication. Operation of system by centralized computer software developed at MediTrac; Aim of reducing problems that result when people fail to take...