KidNeedsaKidney is a blog that follows a mom and her child through kidney failure and the transplant process. In this post she looks at the issue of compliance:
Compliance is a term used in medicine to indicate how well a patient is following directions. If I'm told to take a pill once a day and I do, I am compliant. If I'm told to follow a diet and exercise program, and I don't, I'm non-compliant.
With Babygirl, compliance is largely up to us. We buy the medications, make sure the refills are called in on time, sort the pills and measure the liquids into syringes. I have a text message sent to my phone twice daily from MyMedSchedule.com to remind ME to remind HER to take her medications. I schedule her appointments, TAKE her to those appointments, and make sure any necessary tests get scheduled and performed in a timely manner.
I've been doing all of this for almost a year and a half now.
All except one thing.
Read the rest here.