compliance

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the act of obeying a regulation or conforming to a set of standards

Electronics

Health Economics

  • (written as Compliance)
    The extent to which patients follow the health advice they receive, despite the fact that in everyday parlance 'comply' is more usually associated with 'instruction' than 'advice'. Yet another form is the extent to which health care professionals follow professional guidelines on best practice.

Law

Medical

  • noun the agreement of a patient to co-operate with a treatment

Military

  • noun the act of complying with e.g. an order or the terms of a treaty
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