Journal of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems

Journal of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
Open Access

ISSN: 2376-0419

Heeb RM

Heeb RM
Johannes Gutenberg-University Medical Center Mainz,

  • Review Article
    Physicians' Assessment of Medication Adherence: A Systematic Review
    Author(s): Heeb RM, Kreuzberg V and Grossmann VHeeb RM, Kreuzberg V and Grossmann V

    Objective: Medication adherence and the assessment of patients’ adherence are known to be problematic. There is often a discrepancy between the adherence rate estimated by the physician and the actual adherence rate of the patient. This literature review gives an overview about the published studies investigating physicians’ assessment of patient adherence in comparison to the actual medication adherence. Methods: This review was conducted in compliance with the Grade system in March 2016 and September 2018. Articles included in this review were identified by literature search in Medline and the Cochrane Library. Search terms included patient compliance, physicians, physician-patient relations and assessment. We included every type of study, in German or in English language. Results: Out of 588 results, 41 we.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0419.1000202

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