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Observance; conformity; obedience.

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noun accedence, acceptance, accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptability, adherence, agreeability, agreement, assent, bowing, concession, concord, concurrence, conformability, conformance, conformity, consent, consonance, cooperation, dutifulness, harmony, keeping, obedience, obsequium, observance, pliancy, submission, tractability, tractableness, willingness to commly, yielding
Associated concepts: compliance with the law, in compliince with statute, strict compliance, substantial compliance
Foreign phrases: Impotentia excusat legem.The impossibillty of performing a legal duty is an excuse from the perrormance. Obedientia est legis essentia. Obedience is the essence of the law.
See also: acceptance, accordance, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adherence, agreement, amenability, assent, capitulation, comity, compatibility, conciliation, conduct, conformity, conjunction, consent, consortium, conspiracy, deference, devotion, discipline, fealty, homage, indorsement, loyalty, timeliness, understanding
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Associations between scales of the PedsQL dimensions for self-assessment and parent proxy reports and the adherence to treatment variables were examined by linear regression analysis.
Strategies to improve adherence to treatment in adolescents and young adults with cancer: A systematic review.
It is also important to examine patients' adherence to treatment.
Decision-making competence and adherence to treatment in adolescents with diabetes.
Adequate adherence to treatment for the children randomized into the peanut-avoidance group was defined as eating less than 0.
In contrast, this study looks beyond cognition and perceptions of control to examine the affective component of hope, and how patient hope levels can influence adherence to treatment recommendations.
implementation of community-based care navigators to improve health education and adherence to treatment plans.
Moreover, real-time access to patients' data guarantees the ability to monitor their adherence to treatment regimes, whilst also identifying the sudden deterioration of their conditions.
Resistant or refractory hypertension is defined by a blood pressure of at least 140/90 mmHg despite adherence to treatment with full doses of at least three antihypertensive medications including a diuretic7 whereas uncontrolled hypertension is blood pressure more than 140/90 mmHg which is secondary to poor drug or dietary compliance although patient is taking full doses of at least three anti hypertensive medications including one diuretic.
The adherence to treatment and health-related quality of life are two highly complex conditions for people living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who receive treatment with hemodialysis (HD).
This article aims to relate the schemes adopted in the initial therapy of patients living with HIV with their adherence to treatment rates, changes in ART and treatment costs in order to establish the most advantageous schemes to initiate therapy, both from the point of view of the patient and the health system.