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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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A review of the literature failed to identify studies that explicitly and empirically investigate hope in relation to perceptions of control in the context of adherence to treatment regimens.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse will repeat the trial, but this time the investigators will try to enroll people who appear motivated to stop cocaine use so that adherence to treatment can be better measured, Dr.
Drug readiness training is run over 3 weeks in small-group sessions and includes modules on positive living with HIV infection, preparation for appropriate administration of medicine and adherence to treatment regimens.
You see the problems every day in your institutions--fragmented care, poor provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient communication, poor patient adherence to treatment regimens.
A program in which individuals used a standardized form signed by a physician to communicate their end-of-life care preferences on issues such as levels of medical intervention and tube feeding lead to significantly better adherence to treatment preferences than more traditional methods of communication, according to a new study.
They look at the benefits antiretroviral drugs have brought but also at the challenges of maintaining long-term adherence to treatment.
Studies show that this reduces hospitalization, homelessness, arrest and incarceration among people with severe psychiatric disorders, while also increasing adherence to treatment and overall quality of life.
Because many people with high blood pressure have not been diagnosed with the condition and the majority of patients do not have it under control, the report also called on public health and medical officials to explore ways to improve health care providers' adherence to treatment guidelines and for more research into that issue.
Patients' beliefs about prescribed medicines and their role in adherence to treatment in chronic physical illness.
Accordingly, in this study, we investigated the effects of content of knowledge on medication adherence and knowledge-based predictors of adherence to treatment in hypertensive patients.
Applied behavior analysts have proposed various factors for improving adherence to treatment regimens and have repeatedly shown that adherence responds to properly managed contingencies (Allen & Warzack, 2000).
3,5) Internationally, the factors commonly associated with relapse include poor adherence to treatment, substance abuse, co-morbid psychiatric illness, a co-morbid medical and/or surgical condition, stressful life events, and the treatment setting.