Michel Burnier on Drug Adherence and Compliance

Michel Burnier (Switzerland) answers the following questions:

- Please explain the difference between drug adherence and drug compliance.

- What is the role of adherence in resistant or difficult to control hypertension? (30-40% of patients are not adherent)

- How do you control drug compliance in daily clinical practice in your patients?

- Where do you see the role of the GP in the adherence system of a patient?