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Adherence issues in clinical practice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9166627     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To combat the millions of days of restricted activity and the billions of dollars spent in respiratory clinical practice, national health objectives are targeting people with asthma. Research data depict nurses and other health care providers as encountering patients with asthma and allergies who do not adhere to their medical and nursing care management plans. The skills and success with which these professional caregivers are able to assist these patients depends on an understanding of how to measure and evaluate compliance and adherence issues. In turn, this implementation of effective strategies for optimal patient outcomes can be actualized. Patient-related, practice-related, and health care provider-related factors must be considered to ensure that patients get the best chance to succeed and to be compliant. Achieving adherence with regimens not only reduces health care expenditures but ultimately results in patients' reaching their highest level of wellness.
K Huss; P Travis; R W Huss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lippincott's primary care practice     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1088-5471     ISO Abbreviation:  Lippincotts Prim Care Pract     Publication Date:    1997 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-06-05     Completed Date:  1997-06-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706704     Medline TA:  Lippincotts Prim Care Pract     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-206     Citation Subset:  N    
School of Nursing/Joint Appointment School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Asthma / prevention & control*,  psychology
Holistic Nursing
Hypersensitivity / prevention & control*,  psychology
Models, Nursing
Nurse Practitioners
Patient Care Planning
Patient Compliance*

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