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- Pharmacovigilance: Monitoring the safety of medicinesPharmacovigilance is the practice of detecting, understanding, and preventing adverse events or any other medicine-related problem.
- Medicine adherenceMedicine adherence (also known as ‘patient adherence’ or ‘compliance’) is how well patients follow doctors’ instructions about the timing, frequency, and dosage when taking a medicine.
- Guidance for patient involvement in ethical review of clinical trialsThe European Patients’ Academy (EUPATI) guidance document on patient involvement in ethical review aims to support the integration of patient involvement across the entire process.
- Glossary: European Medicines Agency