Overcoming barriers to medication adherence
Osterberg L, Blaschke T. Adherence to medication. N Engl J Med. 2005 Aug 4;353(5):487-97. Review. PubMed PMID: 16079372. This review article discusses what is known of barriers to medication adherence and describes options for measuring it. It also includes examples of challenges faced by patients with several specific conditions, from HIV infection to pediatric illnesses.