Predictors of refill non-adherence in patients with heart failure

Johnson George, Stephen J Shalansky

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AIM: To identify the health beliefs and patient characteristics associated with medication non-adherence in patients attending a heart failure outpatient clinic. METHODS: A survey was administered to 350 consenting clinic patients. Questions focused on relevant demographic and clinical characteristics, the Health Belief Model, the Beliefs About Medicines Questionnaire and the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control. Multivariate logistic regression was used to identify independent predictors of refill non-adherence (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)488 - 493
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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