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adherence

(Adhesion), noun attachment, bond, coherence, cohesion, cohesiveness, concretion, conglutination, connectedness, firmness, fixedness, holddng together, sticking together, tenaciousness, tenacity, tie

adherence

(Devotion), noun allegiance, attachment, bona fide, bond, compliance, constancy, dedication, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, homage, loyalty, observance, steadfastness, tenaciousness, tenacity, tie, troth
Associated concepts: adherence to a contract, adherence to the principles of the Constitution
See also: accession, adhesion, allegiance, coalescence, coherence, compliance, conformity, continuation, loyalty

adherence

in Scots family law, parties to a marriage are obliged to adhere, or live one with the other, but since 1984 the court will no longer compel parties to do this.
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Over the next few months, customers will be transitioning from Omnicell's RxMap and MTS branded blister cards to the new SureMed by Omnicell blister cards, the Company's new global platform for promoting medication adherence.
Adherence * is the term health professionals use to describe how faithfully people take pills prescribed by their provider.
Patient adherence to dabigatran therapy varied enormously in a nationwide study of pharmacy data, and three factors were identified that markedly enhanced adherence, according to a report published online April 14 in JAMA.
Researchers have long struggled to effectively and efficiently validate adherence relying on an arduous and often inaccurate combination of self-reporting and lab tests.
The lack of adherence to medical advice is a widely recognized health care concern with important implications for consumer well-being.
SAN ANTONIO -- Treatment adherence is a problem for about half of all psychiatric patients, but certain high-yield techniques for enhancing adherence can be used effectively during brief cognitive-behavioral therapy sessions, according to Dr.
LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health psychology experts from Atlantis Healthcare, a global company specialising in patient adherence solutions, have published a review supporting an innovative psychology-based model for understanding treatment non-adherence and designing behaviour change interventions to improve adherence.
Pay for performance is here to stay, and central to the evolving reimbursement schema is the measurement of quality indicators, including adherence to practice guidelines.
The purpose of this study was to determine the association between adherence to prescribed antiepileptic medication in a convenience sample of caregivers (n = 100) of children diagnosed with epilepsy, ages 2-14 years, and caregivers' beliefs about the medication.
In an article published in the Journal of Nutrition, Spanish researchers report a significantly reduced risk of dying in association with greater adherence to a Mediterranean diet by middle-aged men and women.
Poor adherence rather than drug resistance appears more likely to be the cause of virological failure among patients on second-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-poor settings, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the advance online edition of AIDS.