A new taxonomy for describing and defining adherence to medications.

@article{Vrijens2012ANT,
  title={A new taxonomy for describing and defining adherence to medications.},
  author={Bernard C Vrijens and Sabina De Geest and Dyfrig A Hughes and Kardas Przemyslaw and Jenny Demonceau and Todd M. Ruppar and Fabienne Dobbels and Emily Fargher and Valerie L Morrison and Pawel Lewek and Michal Matyjaszczyk and Comfort Mshelia and Wendy Clyne and Jeffrey K Aronson and James Michael Urquhart},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={
          691-705
        }
}
Interest in patient adherence has increased in recent years, with a growing literature that shows the pervasiveness of poor adherence to appropriately prescribed medications. However, four decades of adherence research has not resulted in uniformity in the terminology used to describe deviations from prescribed therapies. The aim of this review was to propose a new taxonomy, in which adherence to medications is conceptualized, based on behavioural and pharmacological science, and which will… CONTINUE READING
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