Strategies to reduce the high cost of patient noncompliance.

D. L. McNally, D. Wertheimer

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The documented low rate of compliance can result from ineffective communication by the pharmaceutical and medical profession, and poor comprehension of prescription instructions by the public. Presented are several examples of how pharmacists can assist physicians in improving and monitoring their patients' compliance behavior. Strategies to enhance communication through the written prescription are offered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-225
Number of pages3
JournalMaryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1992
Externally publishedYes


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  • Medicine(all)

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