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Determinants of Medication Adherence Among Iranian Elderly Patients with Chronic Diseases

Zahra Taheri Kharameh 1 , 2 , Sahar Khoshravesh 2 , 3 , * , Roghayeh Noori 4 , Mahsa Abdolmalaki 5 and Mohammad Bakhshi 1
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1 School of Paramedical Sciences, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
2 Students Research Committee, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
3 Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
4 Health Education and Health Promotion, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, IR Iran
5 Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Kurdistan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: July 2018, 7 (3); e68310
  • Published Online: July 21, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 5, 2018
  • Revised: June 20, 2018
  • Accepted: July 8, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjcdc.68310

To Cite: Taheri Kharameh Z, Khoshravesh S, Noori R, Abdolmalaki M, Bakhshi M. Determinants of Medication Adherence Among Iranian Elderly Patients with Chronic Diseases, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2018 ; 7(3):e68310. doi: 10.5812/jjcdc.68310.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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