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Category list : Compliance

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    Breast cancer patients fail to complete tamoxifen therapySubscription

    News14 December, 2016

    Around 20% of breast cancer patients do not complete prescribed endocrine therapy, such as tamoxifen, according to researchers.

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    Regular urine tests can improve painkiller complianceSubscription

    News5 September, 2016

    Patients being prescribed regular opioid painkillers should have their compliance monitored with regular urine tests, according to US researchers.

  • How to recruit caring and compassionate HCAs

    How to recruit caring and compassionate HCAsSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2014

    Value-based recruitment is a challenge in healthcare, but multiple mini-interviews, which use a series of clinical scenarios, may offer a solution

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    From compliance to concordanceSubscription

    Clinical26 February, 2011

    Concordance involves a shared approach to medication

  • Elderly person with dementia

    Can nurse prescribing improve medication concordance in people with dementia?Subscription

    Clinical22 November, 2010

    People with dementia often have problems taking medication. A memory clinic nurse prescriber was effective in offering timely advice and support for patients 

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    Using participation groups to improve diabetes careSubscription

    Clinical5 November, 2008


  • Compliance and concordanceSubscription

    Clinical19 November, 2007

    When medicines are administered in hospital there is a high degree of certainty that medicines are given to or taken by the patient for whom they are intended. In the community, however, such certainties do not exist, and one of the major drawbacks of our reliance on pharmacotherapy in treating ill health is that, either intentionally or unintentionally, a high proportion of patients do not take or use their medicines in the way that is intended.

  • drug pills older person

    Improving drug concordance in patients with chronic conditions.Subscription

    Clinical15 June, 2004

    A study reported in Nursing Times last week (Chatterjee, 2004) found that a significant proportion of chronically ill patients fail to take their medication as prescribed (Barber et al, 2004). This has major implications for both them and the health service.