Patients with rheumatoid arthritis at high risk for noncompliance with salicylate treatment regimens.

@article{Beck1988PatientsWR,
  title={Patients with rheumatoid arthritis at high risk for noncompliance with salicylate treatment regimens.},
  author={Niels C. Beck and Jerry C. Parker and Richard Gabriel Frank and Elizabeth Geden and Donald R. Kay and M Carolyn Gamache and N Shivvers and Elizabeth I. Smith and Steve Anderson},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1988},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={1081-4}
}
Recent studies indicate the adherence of many patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to their treatment regimens is poor. Management of this problem depends on identification of noncompliant patients, followed by interventions to increase their level of adherence. In this study, 63 patients with RA receiving salicylate drugs completed a questionnaire during an outpatient visit. The questionnaire contained items believed to be predictive of future compliance, including patient self-predictions… CONTINUE READING

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