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Therapeutic Failure

  • By: Robert M. Kaiser & Kenneth E. Schmader
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

Therapeutic failure has been defined as a failure to accomplish the goals of treatment resulting from inadequate or inappropriate drug therapy and not related to the natural progression of disease. A lack of therapeutic effect from inadequate drug therapy may include ...

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