Adherence to Long-Term Therapies - Evidence for Action
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Table of Contents
View the documentPreface
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentScientific writers
View the documentIntroduction
View the documentTake-home messages
Close this folderSection I - Setting the scene
Close this folderChapter I - Defining adherence
View the document1. What is adherence?
View the document2. The state-of-the-art measurement
View the document3. References
Open this folder and view contentsChapter II - The magnitude of the problem of poor adherence
Open this folder and view contentsChapter III - How does poor adherence affect policy-makers and health managers?
Open this folder and view contentsSection II - Improving adherence rates: guidance for countries
Open this folder and view contentsSection III - Disease-Specific Reviews
Open this folder and view contentsAnnexes
Open this folder and view contentsWhere to find a copy of this book

3. References

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