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Article #3: “Enhancing Medication Adherence Through Communication and Informed Collaborative Choice” Patients’ knowledge and beliefs about the benefits vs. costs and risks and efficacy of adhering, as well as his or her ability to overcome some practical social barriers plays a huge role in their medication adherence PREPARED is a system that has recently been developed to standardize and categorize information about benefits vs. costs and risks of treatment 38% of patients don’t follow short-term treatment plans, and 43% of patients have trouble following long-term treatment plans o Nonadherence is a significant problem Jeopardizes patient care Wasted medical resources Confuses diagnostic process Adds time and money to entire medical procedure PREPARED (using the prepared system, physicians and patients discuss the following) o Recommended procedure or prescription o Reason for the recommendation in terms of observed or potential harm that is or could be threatening to the patient’s health status o The patients’ and providers’ outcome expectations in terms of preventing
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course COMS 418 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '09 term at Cal Poly.

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