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Adherence

The percentage of doses of a drug taken correctly, as prescribed, for the required period of time, adherence is a combination of compliance and persistence, ie, the correct self-administration of treatment for the study period or treatment duration. The patient makes an informed decision about treatment and agrees this with the physician.

See also:
Compliance
Concordance

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