Accession Number:

ADA222192

Title:

A Study to Determine the Correlation between Continuity of Care and Patient Medication Compliance

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis Jul 1984-Jul 1985

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

76.0

Abstract:

This study examined medication noncompliance patterns to determine a relationship between continuity of care and compliance. This study found a ten percent noncompliance rate among the patients researched. The author found the noncompliance rate to be very favorable compared to the range reported in the literature. The author also found a significant difference between those patients given a continuity of care through a family practice clinic versus a general outpatient clinic. Keywords Drug administration Medication compliance Drug regimens Continuity of care.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE