25. Patient Adherence to Prescribed Drug Dosing Regimens in Ambulatory Pharmacotherapy

  1. Brian L. Strom and
  2. Stephen E. Kimmel
  1. John Urquhart1 and
  2. Bernard Vrijens2

Published Online: 31 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118707999.ch25

Textbook of Pharmacoepidemiology

Textbook of Pharmacoepidemiology

How to Cite

Urquhart, J. and Vrijens, B. (2006) Patient Adherence to Prescribed Drug Dosing Regimens in Ambulatory Pharmacotherapy, in Textbook of Pharmacoepidemiology (eds B. L. Strom and S. E. Kimmel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9781118707999.ch25

Author Information

  1. 1

    AARDEX Ltd, Zug, Switzerland, Biopharmaceutical Sciences, UCSF, San Francisco, USA, and Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands;

  2. 2

    Pharmionic Systems Ltd, Visé, and University of Liège, Belgium.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2013
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470029251

Online ISBN: 9781118707999

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Keywords:

  • Ambulatory patients;
  • Beware of averages;
  • Common dosing errors;
  • Drug action;
  • Electronic medication event monitoring (eMEM);
  • Optimal dosing regimen;
  • Patient adherence;
  • Pharmionics;
  • Prescription drugs;
  • Rebound effects, drug holidays

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Problems to be Addressed by Pharmacoepidemiologic Research

  • Methodologic Problems to be Addressed by Pharmacoepidemiologic Research

  • Currently Available Solutions

  • The Future