Harvard Heart Letter

February 2012 references and further reading

Medications help the heart — if you take them

Fischer MA, Choudhry NK, Brill G, Avorn J, Schneeweiss S, Hutchins D, Liberman JN, Brennan TA, Shrank WH. Trouble getting started: predictors of primary medication nonadherence. American Journal of Medicine 2011; 124:1081.e9-22.

Bosworth HB, Granger BB, Mendys P, Brindis R, Burkholder R, Czajkowski SM, Daniel JG, Ekman I, Ho M, Johnson M, Kimmel SE, Liu LZ, Musaus J, Shrank WH, Whalley Buono E, Weiss K, Granger CB. Medication adherence: A call for action. American Heart Journal 2011; 162:412-24.

Wolf MS, Curtis LM, Waite K, Bailey SC, Hedlund LA, Davis TC, Shrank WH, Parker RM, Wood AJ. Helping Patients Simplify and Safely Use Complex Prescription Regimens. Archives of Internal Medicine 2011; 171:300-5.

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