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Adherence, compliance, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?

So, one of the buzzwords nowadays is medication "compliance" or "adherence". I think someone felt like the term compliance insinuated a more authoritarian approach to telling someone to take their medications. I get it. No one likes to be told what to do. Well, whatever you call it, sometimes patients can use a little help in taking their medications. I like to help with this. First of all, I have to sit down with someone to find out the details of why they may or may not be taking their medications. The sit down is crucial. To be a good pharmacist, you must listen to your patient. Well, this is step 1 in the blog series. It's time for me to go and open the store now. Catch ya'll later!

Jim

p: (417) 753-7774

jim@momandpopdrug.com

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