publication . Article . 2021

Treatment Adherence to Drug Therapyin Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic

S. Y. Martsevich; Y. V. Lukina; E. D. Zharkova; N. P. Kutishenko;
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  • Published: 03 Mar 2021 Journal: Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology, volume 17, pages 99-104 (issn: 1819-6446, eissn: 2225-3653, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Stolichnaya Izdatelskaya Kompaniyaizdat
Abstract
The new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) pandemic and the subsequent quarantine measures, particularly home isolation of the population, could have seriously affected the quality of pharmacotherapy and adherence to it by patients with chronic non-communicable diseases.Aim. To assess the dynamics of adherence to pharmacotherapy by patients with stable coronary artery disease (SCAD) in self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.Material and methods. To accomplish the aim of the study, we selected 39 patients with SCAD who previously completed the ALIGN study, the purpose of which was to align patients’ medical therapies according to current clinical guidelines. F...
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free text keywords: adherence, pharmacotherapy, stable coronary artery disease, covid-19 pandemic, home isolation, telephone survey, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950, Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system, RC666-701
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