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Definition of the noun adherence
What does adherence mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adherences
- faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
- example: adherence to a fat-free diet
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of adherence: adhesion / attachment
- more generic word: support = aiding the cause or policy or interests of
- more specific words:
- ecclesiasticism = excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities
- kabbalism / cabalism = adherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation
- royalism = adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government
- traditionalism = adherence to tradition
- the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
Alternative definition of the noun adherence
- A close physical union of two objects.
- Faithful support for some cause.
- [medicine] An extent to which a patient continues an agreed treatment plan.
Specialised definition of the noun adherence
Glossary of healthcare
the extent to which a patient keeps to a schedule for taking medicines
Glossary of sports
the act of sticking to a routine or programme (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for adherence
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Health Psychology (2009)
Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives by Margaret Snooks
Adherence refers to the practice offollowing recommendations made by medical professionals or the advice ofother health experts. Adherence is...
Human Centered Design (2009)
First International Conference, HCD 2009, Held as Part of HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009 Proceedings by Masaaki Kurosu
Medication adherence is an important concern for many people. This is especially...
by Arch G. Mainous III, Claire Pomeroy
Vigilant adherence is the best protection against the development of resistance. Adherence is...
Adherence is a challenge for many HIV+ patients because of various factors including high pill burdens, cost, adverse effects, HIV/AIDS 91.
The Bear Slayer (2007)
Women's Self Defense by Gerald W. Goble
Adherence: Adherence is the practice of the hands, arms and body of the defender by adhering to the attacker without actually grabbing or capturing the attacker. This technique often uses open hand blocks to redirect the opponent's attack.
by H. Elkis, H.Y. Meltzer
Adherence is the final and perhaps pivotal component in the assessment of RTT. As indicated in figure 1, once the majority of RTT confounders have been examined, we are often left with an essential question – is the poor outcome the result ...
Sport Psychology: The Basics (2016)
Optimising Human Performance by Rhonda Cohen
Adherence is a vital contributor to the outcome of the rehabilitative process and without it the effectiveness of the programme and its progress...
A Practical Handbook for Health Care Providers by William T. O'Donohue, Eric R. Levensky
Adherence is the degree to which patients follow advice, treatments, or recommendations made by health care providers as directed. The degree of adherence in the client will undoubtedly determine the results, with increased adherence ...
A Textbook for Therapists by Hubert van Griensven, Jenny Strong, Anita M. Unruh
change with an increase in physical activity 4* 1B D A Group exercise and home exercise are equally effective and patient preference should be considered 1A** 4 A D Adherence is the principal predictor of long-term outcome from exercise ...
2-Volume Set by Robert J. Mason, V.Courtney Broaddus, Thomas R Martin, Talmadge E King Jr., Dean Schraufnagel, John F. Murray, Jay A. Nadel
Assuming an adequate regimen is prescribed, patient adherence is the critical factor that determines the success of treatment. • The treatment of extrapulmonary tuberculosis is largely the same as the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
by Irving B. Weiner, W. Edward Craighead
Patient adherence is defined as the extent to which patients follow prescribed treatment regimens (Haynes et al., 2008). Adherence supports health promotion ( e.g., exercise and diet), treatment of disease, symptom management, and efficient ...
by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
Models for understanding adherence behavior have been developed primarily for adults and include social cognitive models (e.g.,
by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Meredith Kazer
Adherence is defined as the degree to which behavior corresponds to a recommended therapeutic regimen (Haynes, Taylor, & Sackett, 1979). Numerous terms have been used to describe this behavior, including compliance, therapeutic ...
The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN
Measurement Adherence and persistence should be monitored as an important clinical variable in patients on (chronic) medication regimens. Yet, there is no “ gold standard” to evaluate adherence and persistence. A combination of different ...
by Arthur T. Hubbard
Difference Between the Theoretical Adhesion and the Measured Adherence Basically, ...
by Jennifer Shoquist, Diane Stafford
ical that the instability of homelessness would automatically lead to a lack of adherence, but that has not proved to be the case universally. One program had a 70 percent adherence rate in homeless HIV-infected individuals, and the high rate ...
Volume I: Adult Clinical Applications Volume II: Child Clinical Applications Volume III: Educational Applications by Michel Hersen
Administrative support for behavioral interventions is a relatively distal but important antecedent to adherence and nonadherence to behavioral interventions. As mentioned above, behavior management plans can be lost in the shuffle of daily ...
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- Adherence Meaning
Video shows what adherence means. A close physical union of two objects.. Faithful support for some cause.. An extent to which a patient continues an agreed ...
- Wellness Works: Medicine Adherence Definition
Approximately one third of all prescriptions are never filled, and over half of prescriptions that are filled are not taken as prescribed in the United States. This rate ...
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Quotes about adherence
The Establishment Clause prohibits government from making adherence to a religion relevant in any way to a person's standing in the political community. (Sandra Day O'Connor)
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Scrabble value of A1D2H4E1R1E1N1C3E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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