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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Risk Factors for Nonadherence to Drug Therapy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with inflammatory bowel disease for factors affecting adherence with drug therapy based on the study of D'Inca et al.

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, compliance/adherence

ICD-10:

K50-K52

Description:

D'Inca et al identified factors associated with nonadherence with drug therapy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Nonadherence with therapy may be associated with relapses and other complications. The authors are from the University of Padua in Italy.

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