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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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For the past several years, CVS Health has been at the forefront of efforts to unlock adherence.
Medication adherence is a complex behavior influenced by factors along the continuum of care, relating to the patient, providers, and health systems (8).
Although adherence to ICS therapy is essential in reducing asthma symptoms, improving lung function, and minimizing the need for rescue inhalers, it is well known that adherence rates are less than optimal in the pediatric population (Morton, Everard, & Elphick, 2014).
Adherence level of patients reporting with rural background was observed higher than the adherence level of patients from urban areas.
Self-reported medication adherence on the preceding day and over the preceding week as well as related barriers was assessed.
Each of these three 6-month endpoints were roughly twice as high in HFrEF patients who had either poor or moderate adherence to guideline treatments, compared with patients with good adherence, in multivariate analyses that controlled for baseline demographic and clinical differences.
Researchers found lower adherence to sulfasalazine (30 percent) compared to all other DMARDs (40 percent), and speculated that daily therapy with hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine, which can require up to six tablets daily, was associated with lower persistence and adherence than once-weekly MTX injections and TNFi once-weekly or less frequent dosages.
Walgreens and the American Society of Transplantation (AST) today announced a collaboration focused on establishing future initiatives to help improve medication adherence for organ transplant recipients.
In 2003, the World Health Organization observed that "increasing the effectiveness of adherence interventions may have a far greater impact on the health of the population than any improvement in specific medical treatments.
To get a better understanding of barriers to good adherence in HIV-positive people across the world, an international team of researchers conducted this combined analysis of studies addressing adherence.
In mental health care, uncertainty about adherence is a challenging source of variation in the effectiveness of treatment.
1,2) However, to achieve viral suppression, prevent disease progression and resistance to antiretroviral drugs, at least 95% adherence to therapy is required.