TITLE

MEDICATION ADHERENCE BEFORE AND AFTER A STAY IN CRITICAL CARE: WHAT NURSES NEED TO KNOW

AUTHOR(S)
Alspach, JoAnn Grif
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the concept of medication adherence including its multiple definitions and the behaviors that encompass it. Also highlighted are the various forms of medication nonadherence, its consequences, its contributing factors and the U.S. statistics related to the same between 2003 and 2011. She also mentions the National Consumers League's "Script Your Future" campaign and an interest group planned by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the issue.
ACCESSION #
63644075

 

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