Drug compliance in pediatrics. Clinical and research issues.

  title={Drug compliance in pediatrics. Clinical and research issues.},
  author={Doreen M. Matsui},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  volume={44 1},
Noncompliance with therapy is widespread in children, with potentially important implications in clinical practice and the research setting. Compliance with therapy is a critical element in the success of therapy, that is, for an efficacious medication to be effective, it must be taken. Demonstration of patterns of drug adherence and the association between compliance and outcome in clinical practice have been facilitated by the recent introduction of electronic monitoring of medication… CONTINUE READING