Nieuwenhuis, M., Jaarsma, T., van Veldhuisen, D. & van der Wal, M. (2012). Self-reported versus 'true' adherence in heart failure patients : A study using the Medication Event Monitoring System. Netherlands Heart Journal,20(7-8), 313-319. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s12471-012-0283-9
Background: Adherence to (non)pharmacological treatment is important in heart failure (HF) patients, since it leads to better clinical outcome. Although self-reported and objectively measured medication adherence in HF patients have been compared in previous studies, none of these studies have used an evidence-based cutpoint to differentiate between adherence and non-adherence.
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