Promoting Treatment Adherence provides health care providers with a comprehensive set of information and strategies for understanding and promoting treatment adherence across a wide range of treatment types and clinical populations. The information is presented in a practical how-to manner, and is intended as a resource that practitioners can draw from to improve skills in promoting treatment adherence. 

Promoting Adherence Through Collaborative Teams (PACT): A Practice Model

Promoting Adherence Through Collaborative Teams (PACT): A Practice Model

Promoting adherence through collaborative teams (PACT): A practice model
BrianGiddensLana Sue I.Ka'opua

Case Study: A Set-up for Failure

Marie is a 47-year-old African American widow with two teenage sons and one adult daughter. She works as a teller in a metropolitan bank. On detecting a breast lump, she goes immediately to a primary care physician. As she has not sought care for 6 years, the physician does a complete workup, which includes a clinical breast examination. A suspicious lump is confirmed and non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus is diagnosed. Following a diagnostic mammogram, referrals are made to an oncologist and an endocrinologist, each of whom practices at different medical facilities. Motivated by a family history of breast cancer and diabetes, Marie ...

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