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Foreword by C. Everett Koop, MD, ScD
When Patients Choose to Stop Medications: Core Principles
||- Nonadherence: The Extent of the Problem
||- The Crux of the Problem: The Nature of Medication Nonadherence
||- How Do Patients Choose to Take a Medication?
||- Is It Really "Noncompliance?"
Why Do Patients Choose to Stop Medications: Three Key Questions
||- Outside the Office: The Weighing of the Pros and Cons
||- A Question of Efficacy
||- A Question of Cost
||- A Question of Meaning
Helping Patients Make the Right Choice: Finding Solutions
||- Medication Interest Redux - Caring for the Patient
Appendix: Tip Archive - A Quick Reference and Summary of All 43 Tips
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