Adherence to evidence-based guidelines for heart failure in physicians and their patients: lessons from the heart failure adherence retention trial (hart)
Congestive Heart Failure, 05/04/2012
Calvin JE et al. – Thirty–seven percent of patients prescribed evidence–based therapy failed to use the MEMS pill cap bottles appropriately and were more likely a minority or higher new york heart association (NYHA) class. Adherence to evidence–based therapy is less than optimal in heart failure (HF) patients based on a combination of both physician and patient nonadherence.