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The treatment of individuals with multiple chronic conditions represents the single largest driver of Medicare costs. The use of prescription drugs is a major component in the treatment/management of chronic

The treatment of individuals with multiple chronic conditions represents the single largest driver of Medicare costs. The use of prescription drugs is a major component in the treatment/management of chronic disease in the United States. Medication nonadherence, however, is a common problem among older adults and leads to significant morbidity and mortality.

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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2014
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-169)
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    • Field of study: Nursing and healthcare innovation

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    by Anne-Marie O'Brien

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