A Study to Determine the Correlation between Continuity of Care and Patient Medication Compliance
Master's thesis Jul 1984-Jul 1985
ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
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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.
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