Example sentences for: adherence

How can you use “adherence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • QIOs and other groups working in quality improvement need to acknowledge nursing home providers' requirements for regulatory adherence, but also must be aware of the regulations and clarify questions from nursing home staff about any perceived conflicts between regulations and quality improvement strategies (for examples of such conflicts, see Table 4).

  • However, this unfairly mislabels some adherent patients as nonadherent [ 10 ] . In general, patients tend to overestimate their adherence [ 8 12 ] and unless a patient is not responding to therapy, it may be extremely difficult to identify under-adherence.

  • The study of the elderly was an RCT that assessed the effect of a computer-controlled, automated telephone system versus usual office-based care on adherence and blood pressure control in older hypertensive patients [ 27 ] . Mean antihypertensive medication adherence improved 17.

  • In research settings, pill counts, drug levels, pharmacy dispensing records and electronic medication monitors are available to measure medicinal adherence but even some of these methods such as pill counts may be susceptible to overestimating adherence [ 8 13 14 15 ] . In many non-research situations these approaches may be difficult to implement due to their obtrusiveness, cost, or complexity.

  • The SHAS questionnaire also did not adequately capture the composition of a person's past and current antiretroviral therapies, or the duration of, and adherence to, those therapies.


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