Adherence to Treatment in Medical Conditions
Poor adherence (or compliance) to treatment is well recognized, and has major medical, psychological, and economic consequences. This book fulfils a pressing need by providing up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of recent issues and research in the area of adherence to treatment in medical conditions.
Adherence to Treatment in Medical Conditions covers all aspects within its fields and includes chapters on the role of doctor-patient communication; memory; adherence in specific groups, such as children and the elderly; adherence to different treatments, such as diet and exercise; and reviews of adherence in specific conditions such as diabetes and asthma.
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Methodological and Conceptual Issues in Adherence
Doctorpatient communication and adherence
The influence of written information on patient
Prospective memory and medicinetaking
Adherence to treatment in children
Adherence to lipidlowering dietary advice
Adherence to prescribed exercise
Adherence to physiotherapy
Adherence and asthma
Adherence and diabetes
Adherence in children with renal disease
Adherence in hypertension and coronary heart
Adherence issues in methadone treatment
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