• Sixty-one patients with cystic fibrosis were studied to determine the relationship between degree of compliance with taking antibiotics and severity of the disease. The compliance rate was high in these patients, suggesting that perception of the severity of the disease and the potential consequences of discontinuing medication is a principal factor.
(Am J Dis Child 129:1011-1013, 1975)
Meyers A, Dolan TF, Mueller D. Compliance and Self-Medication in Cystic Fibrosis. Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(9):1011-1013. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120460005002