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The practitioner, the patient and resistance to change: recent ideas on compliance.

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Despite the explosion of research into the effect of medical advice on patient behaviour, only about 50% of patients comply with long-term drug regimens. And when it comes to changes in lifestyle, the percentage of patients who comply with medical advice often falls to single figures. Review articles on compliance have traditionally concentrated on factors that make it easier for patients to adhere to medical advice. However, recent articles urge clinicians to be more understanding of the wid...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
Volume:
154
Issue:
9
Pages:
1357-1362
Publication date:
1996-05-05
EISSN:
1488-2329
ISSN:
0820-3946
URN:
uuid:ef1af9ff-9734-4356-958e-77e5ebabae5d
Source identifiers:
430962
Local pid:
pubs:430962

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