Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 99
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Costa, Elísio Giardini, Anna Prados-Torres, Alexandra Cahir, Caitriona and Marengoni, Alessandra 2015. Interventional Tools to Improve Prescription and Adherence to Medical Plans. BioMed Research International, Vol. 2015, p. 1.


    Desborough, Jane Phillips, Christine Banfield, Michelle Bagheri, Nasser and Mills, Jane 2015. Impact of nursing care in Australian general practice on the quality of care: A pilot of the Patient Enablement and Satisfaction Survey (PESS). Collegian, Vol. 22, Issue. 2, p. 207.


    Golden, Sara E. Wiener, Renda Soylemez Sullivan, Donald Ganzini, Linda and Slatore, Christopher G. 2015. Primary Care Providers and a System Problem. Chest, Vol. 148, Issue. 6, p. 1422.


    Gross, Christiane Schübel, Thomas and Hoffmann, Rasmus 2015. Picking up the pieces—Applying the DISEASE FILTER to health data. Health Policy, Vol. 119, Issue. 4, p. 549.


    Halcomb, Elizabeth J. Salamonson, Yenna and Cook, Alexandra 2015. Satisfaction and comfort with nursing in Australian general practice. Collegian, Vol. 22, Issue. 2, p. 199.


    Halcomb, Elizabeth Davies, Deborah and Salamonson, Yenna 2015. Consumer satisfaction with practice nursing: a cross-sectional survey in New Zealand general practice. Australian Journal of Primary Health, Vol. 21, Issue. 3, p. 347.


    Zornitza, Еmilova Mitkova Konstantin, Tihomirov Tachkov Guenka, Ivanova Petrova and Manoela, Metodieva Manova 2015. Factors influencing generics and fixed dose combinations recommendation by pharmacists for cardiology patients. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Vol. 9, Issue. 43, p. 1020.


    Britten, Nicky 2014. The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society.


    Desborough, Jane Banfield, Michelle and Parker, Rhian 2014. A tool to evaluate patients’ experiences of nursing care in Australian general practice: development of the Patient Enablement and Satisfaction Survey. Australian Journal of Primary Health, Vol. 20, Issue. 2, p. 209.


    Penge, Justin and Crome, Peter 2014. Appropriate prescribing in older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, Vol. 24, Issue. 01, p. 58.


    Berger, Ronald J. Corroto, Carla Flad, Jennifer and Quinney, Richard 2013. 40th Anniversary of Studies in Symbolic Interaction.


    Halcomb, Elizabeth J Peters, Kath and Davies, Deborah 2013. A qualitative evaluation of New Zealand consumers perceptions of general practice nurses. BMC Family Practice, Vol. 14, Issue. 1,


    Latif, Asam Pollock, Kristian and Boardman, Helen F 2013. Medicines use reviews: a potential resource or lost opportunity for general practice?. BMC Family Practice, Vol. 14, Issue. 1,


    Latif, Asam Boardman, Helen F. and Pollock, Kristian 2013. Understanding the patient perspective of the English community pharmacy Medicines Use Review (MUR). Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Vol. 9, Issue. 6, p. 949.


    Unni, Elizabeth J Shiyanbola, Olayinka and Farris, Karen B 2013. Medication adherence: a complex behavior of medication and illness beliefs. Aging Health, Vol. 9, Issue. 4, p. 377.


    Campbell, Noll L. Boustani, Malaz A. Skopelja, Elaine N. Gao, Sujuan Unverzagt, Fred W. and Murray, Michael D. 2012. Medication Adherence in Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Evidence-Based Review. The American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Vol. 10, Issue. 3, p. 165.


    Dodd, Susanna White, Ian R and Williamson, Paula 2012. Nonadherence to treatment protocol in published randomised controlled trials: a review. Trials, Vol. 13, Issue. 1,


    Kanji, Noureen Coe, Jason B. Adams, Cindy L. and Shaw, Jane R. 2012. Effect of veterinarian-client-patient interactions on client adherence to dentistry and surgery recommendations in companion-animal practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 240, Issue. 4, p. 427.


    Purc-Stephenson, Rebecca J. and Thrasher, Christine 2012. Patient compliance with telephone triage recommendations: A meta-analytic review. Patient Education and Counseling, Vol. 87, Issue. 2, p. 135.


    Saleem, F. Hassali, M.A. Shafie, A.A. and Atif, M. 2012. Drug Attitude and Adherence: A Qualitative Insight of Patients with Hypertension. Journal of Young Pharmacists, Vol. 4, Issue. 2, p. 101.


    ×
  • International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, Volume 11, Issue 3
  • July 1995, pp. 443-455

Patient Decision Making: The Missing Ingredient in Compliance Research

  • Jenny L. Donovan (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266462300008667
  • Published online: 01 March 2009
Abstract
Abstract

Medical noncompliance has been identified as a major public health problem that imposes a considerable financial burden upon modern health care systems. There is a large research record focusing on the understanding, measurement, and resolution of noncompliance, but it is consistently found that between one third and one half of patients fail to comply with medical advice and prescriptions. Critically absent from this research record has been the patient's role in medical decision making. For patients, particularly those with chronic illnesses, compliance is not an issue: they make their own reasoned decisions about treatments based on their own beliefs, personal circumstances, and the information available to them. The traditional concept of compliance is thus outmoded in modern health care systems, where chronic illness and questioning patients predominate.

Copyright
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

4.E. E. Bartlett , M. Grayson , R. Barker , D. M. Levine , A. Golden , & S. Libber The effects of physician communication skills on patient satisfaction, recall and adherence. Journal of Chronic Disease, 1984, 37, 755–64.

6.D. W. Brock , & S. A. Wartmen When competent patients make irrational choices. New England Journal of Medicine, 1990, 322, 1595–99.

10.J. L. Donovan Patient education and the consultation: The importance of lay beliefs. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 1991, 50, 418–21.

11.J. L. Donovan , & D. R. Blake Patient non-compliance: Deviance or reasoned decision-making? Social Science and Medicine, 1992, 34, 507–13.

12.J. L. Donovan , D. R. Blake , & W. G. Fleming The patient is not a blank sheet: Lay beliefs and their relevance to patient education. British Journal of Rheumatology, 1989, 28, 5861.

13.V. Franicis , B. Korsch , & M. Morris Gaps in doctor-patient communication. New England Journal of Medicine, 1969, 280, 535–38.

15.S. Garattini , & L. Garattini Pharmaceutical prescriptions in four European countries. Lancet, 1993, 342, 1191–92.

18.R. J. Henbest , & M. Stewart Patient centredness in the consultation: Does it really make a difference? Family Practice, 1990, 7, 2833.

19.I. Heszen-Klemens , & E. Lapinska Doctor-patient interaction, patients' health behaviour and effects of treatment. Social Science and Medicine, 1984, 19, 918.

20.B. S. Hulka , J. H. Cassel , L. L. Kupper , & J. A. Burdette Communication, compliance and concordance between physicians and patients with prescribed medications. American Journal of Public Health, 1976, 66, 847–53.

21.D. A. Kessler Communicating with patients about their medications. New England Journal of Medicine, 1991, 325, 1650–52.

23.W. Kruse Patient compliance with drug treatment: New perspectives on an old problem. Clinical Investigator, 1992, 70, 163–66.

26.D. J. Malenka , J. A. Baron , S. Johansen , J. W. Wahrenberger , & J. M. Ross The framing effect of relative and absolute risk. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 1993, 8, 543–48.

28.N. F. Olivieri , D. Matsui , C. Hermann , & G. Koren Compliance assessed by the Medication Event Monitoring System. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 1991, 66, 13991402.

30.D. H. Redelmeier Understanding patients’ decision. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1993, 270, 7276.

32.P. H. Rivers Compliance aids: Do they work? Drugs and Aging, 1992, 2, 103–11.

33.D. L. Roter , & J. A. Hall Strategies for enhancing patient adherence to medical recommendations. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1994, 271, 8081.

34.P. Rudd , S. Ahmed , V. Zachary , C. Barton , & D. Bonduelle Issues in patient compliance: The search for therapeutic sufficiency. Cardiology, 1992, 80(Suppl.) 210.

37.J. F. Steiner , S. D. Fihn , B. Blair , & T.S. Inui Appropriate reductions in compliance among well-controlled hypertensive patients. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 1991, 44, 1361–71.

38.L. Stockwell Morris , & R. M. Schulz Patient compliance: An overview. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 1992, 17, 283–95.

41.M. J. Tetersell Asthma patients' knowledge in relation to compliance with drug therapy. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 1993, 18, 103–13.

44.H. Waitzkin A critical theory of medical discourse. Journal of Health and Social Behaviour, 1989, 30, 220–39.

46.E. C. Wright Non-compliance: Or how many aunts has Matilda? Lancet, 1993, 342, 909–13.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
  • ISSN: 0266-4623
  • EISSN: 1471-6348
  • URL: /core/journals/international-journal-of-technology-assessment-in-health-care
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×