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Newell, S, Bowman, JA & Cockburn, JD 1996, Improving patient compliance with treatments for cardiovascular disease: a critical review of the recent literature (1985-1995) and recommendations for current implementation and for future research,, report prepared for National Heart Foundation, Canberra, ACT.


This report details the methods and results of a systematic, critical review of the literature regarding the effectiveness of interventions to improve patient compliance with treatments, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological, for cardiovascular disease.