Medication Adherence Measures: An Overview

@inproceedings{Lam2015MedicationAM,
  title={Medication Adherence Measures: An Overview},
  author={Wai Yin Lam and Paula Fresco},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2015}
}
WHO reported that adherence among patients with chronic diseases averages only 50% in developed countries. This is recognized as a significant public health issue, since medication nonadherence leads to poor health outcomes and increased healthcare costs. Improving medication adherence is, therefore, crucial and revealed on many studies, suggesting interventions can improve medication adherence. One significant aspect of the strategies to improve medication adherence is to understand its… CONTINUE READING
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