Chapter 1. Reasons for Nonadherence
Chapter 2. Strategy to Monitor Adherence
Chapter 3. Strategies to Improve Adherence
Chapter 4. Psychological Techniques to Promote Adherence
Chapter 5. Adherence in Pediatric Populations
Chapter 6. Adherence in Patients with Comorbidities
Chapter 7. Adherence in Psoriasis
Chapter 8. Adherence in Atopic Dermatitis
Chapter 9. Adherence in Acne
Chapter 10. Technological Advancements to Promote Adherence.
Patient adherence to a given treatment plan directly correlates to the quality of disease outcome. In looking at the how and why behind patient adherence and non-adherence to a treatment regimen, understanding realistic expectations of a patient can provide a beneficial guide towards providing optimal healthcare.
Treatment Adherence in Dermatology offers insight and strategies for understanding and promoting treatment adherence with a focus on dermatological conditions, specifically psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and acne. Reasons for non-adherence are investigated particularly in populations such as children and patients with multiple co-morbidities. The proposed text provides patient and physician-centered strategies alongside technological advancements to promote adherence. Written for the practicing dermatologist, this title will find audience with primary care physicians, students, residents, and other practicing doctors alike.
-Part of the Updates in Clinical Dermatology series
-Addresses reasons, specific to the field of dermatology, that patients may not adhere to their treatment plans
-Offering patient and physician-centered strategies alongside technological advancements to promote adherence
-Focuses in on populations with the most common occurrence of adherence issues: children and patients with multiple co-morbidities