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Methods to improve medication adherenceMar 23, 2012 17:35 EDT
Piazza et al's recent study, which focused on patient education, is a starting point for improving adherence to medication, but the onus should be on drug manufacturers to devise innovative methods to promote adherence to their medications.
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