Understanding rational non-adherence to medications. A discrete choice experiment in a community sample in Australia Full Text
BMC Family Practice, 07/11/2012
Laba TL et al. – Medication–taking decisions are the subject of rational choices, influenced by the attributes of treatments and potentially amenable to intervention through education, strategic pricing and the altering of dosing characteristics. Understanding individual treatment preferences is thus an important step to improving adherence support provision in practice. Re–framing future interventions and policies to support rational and informed individual patient choices, is the way forward to realising the full potential health and economic benefits from the efficacious use of medications.