A meta-analysis of the association between adherence to drug therapy and mortality.

@article{Simpson2006AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of the association between adherence to drug therapy and mortality.},
  author={Scot H. Simpson and D T Eurich and Sumit Ranjan Majumdar and Raj S Padwal and Ross T. Tsuyuki and Janice Varney and Jeffrey A. Johnson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={333 7557},
  pages={15}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relation between adherence to drug therapy, including placebo, and mortality. DESIGN Meta-analysis of observational studies. DATA SOURCES Electronic databases, contact with investigators, and textbooks and reviews on adherence. Review methods Predefined criteria were used to select studies reporting mortality among participants with good and poor adherence to drug therapy. Data were extracted for disease, drug therapy groups, methods for measurement of adherence… CONTINUE READING
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