'Take as directed'—strategies to improve adherence to cardiac medication

@article{Tajouri2014TakeAD,
  title={'Take as directed'—strategies to improve adherence to cardiac medication},
  author={Tanya H. Tajouri and Steven L. Driver and D. Holmes},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={304-307}
}
In patients with cardiovascular diseases, adherence to medication is a fundamental prerequisite for pharmacological therapy to be effective. Nonadherence to medication is a major public health problem that compromises the effectiveness of therapies and results in suboptimal clinical outcomes. The behaviour of nonadherence is complex and is strongly influenced by an interaction between various factors, such as patient education, communication between patients and physicians, drug dosing… Expand
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