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compliance

, compliancy
a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness.

Compliance

Meeting legislated performance standards; “beyond compliance” means voluntarily exceeding those standards.

compliance

see TYPES OF COMPLIANCE.

compliance

[kəm′plī·əns]
(mechanics)
The displacement of a linear mechanical system under a unit force.

certificate of compliance

A document issued by the responsible governmental authority stating that all of a building, or any designated portion thereof, complies with all provisions of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations.

compliance

Conforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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Adherence to treatment was measured indirectly by the median Phe level in the first year of life and in the last year of treatment evaluated by this study (2010-2012).
Poor adherence to treatment was found more commonly among patients who were prescribed multiple antihypertensive drugs and those with more than once daily dose formulation.
When it comes to cancer, behaviors incompatible with adherence to treatment include inconsistent use of prescribed medication, failure to attend medical appointments, and the absence of necessary self-care behaviors, such as a balanced diet and adequate hygiene (4).
The hypothesis that there are differences in the way that the discrepancy variable influences the adherence level at the patients under study was verified with the help of a linear regression analysis that compared in which way the improvement on insight modified the adherence to treatment.
Indeed, as value-based payment models emerge, physicians increasingly will be held accountable for patients' adherence to treatment regimens, said Marina Karp, associate director of research at Navigant.
2010) found high adherence to treatment for patients with HCV.
Adherence to treatment guidelines for acute diarrhea in children up to 12 years in Ujjain, India- a cross sectional prescriptional analysis.
Discrepancies between mother and adolescent perceptions of diabetes-related decision-making autonomy and their relationship to diabetes-related conflict and adherence to treatment.
The findings suggest that the animal-assisted visits significantly improved participants' quality of life and made adherence to treatment easier.
Several children who were initially enrolled and randomized either dropped out or were excluded because of inadequate adherence to treatment or missing data.
Carolina Carpio, head of PDS skin safety campaign, said:"While medical management is the cornerstone of acne treatment, it is important to note that a daily skincare routine improves patient adherence to treatment.
Lawrence Huntoon writes in the August issue of AAPS News: "According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, insurance companies are paying oncologists $350 per patient per month for strict adherence to treatment protocols--which are geared to cost containment.