A review of compliance to treatment in Alzheimer's disease: potential benefits of a transdermal patch.

@article{Small2007ARO,
  title={A review of compliance to treatment in Alzheimer's disease: potential benefits of a transdermal patch.},
  author={Gary W. Small and Bruno Dubois},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={2705-13}
}
BACKGROUND Following prescribed medication regimens is essential for the effective treatment of any medical condition. Unfortunately, patients often fail to follow recommendations, and treatment non-compliance represents a widespread, often underestimated problem, placing tremendous burden on the healthcare system. Compliance in Alzheimer's disease (AD), a chronic neurodegenerative disease typically afflicting older adults, is especially challenging. SCOPE To review factors contributing to… CONTINUE READING

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