Methods for Measuring Multiple Medication Adherence- A Systematic Review–Report of the ISPOR Medication Adherence and Persistence Special Interest Group
follow link A broad literature base exists for measuring medication adherence to monotherapeutic regimens, but publications are less extensive for measuring adherence to multiple medications. Read more here.
Improving medication adherence research reporting: ESPACOMP Medication Adherence Reporting Guideline (EMERGE)
http://www.slccolorado.org/storage/proscar/ Medication non-adherence is a major public health issue and is associated with serious clinical and economic consequences. Because of its striking amplitude, medication adherence is a topic regularly addressed in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing and the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.1–4 Indeed, nurses as part of multidisciplinary healthcare teams play a crucial role in medication adherence management in different healthcare settings. Nurses drive innovation in medication adherence management. Read more here.
Behaviour change: could it improve medication adherence?
enter site Increases in the number of prescribed medications and regimen complexity are both correlated with lower levels of adherence to medication.1 As such, although a sustained, high level of medication adherence is essential to achieve optimal health outcomes, this can be a struggle for some patients. In the UK alone, the annual cost of non-adherence is thought to be in the region of £500 million, and in the European Union an estimated 200,000 people die every year as a result of not taking their medication as prescribed.2Read more here.