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Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy by Persons Accessing Services from Non-Governmental HIV Support Organisations in Three Caribbean Countries

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Pages: 
269–75
Synopsis: 
This study takes an ecological approach and uses multivariate analysis to identify factors associated with ART adherence. Findings suggest that improvements in ART adherence may be achieved by counselling, focussed attention to alcohol users and developing drugs with reduced side effects.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To identify factors associated with antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence in order to guide the development of strategies to improve the situation.

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e-Published: 30 Jan, 2014

3Ps-Pharmacist, Physician and Patient: Proposal for Joint Cooperation to Increase Adherence to Medication

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.222
Pages: 
744–51
Synopsis: 
Older people receive medications for chronic diseases and therefore adherence is an important health and economic concern. Enhancing communication between the physician, the pharmacist and the patient is key in boosting the patient's ability to follow a medication regimen and thus improve adherence to medication.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Older people receive medications for chronic diseases and therefore adherence is an important health and economic concern. The objective of the study is to determine relationships between pharmacist, patient and patient's family physician with special emphasis on the comparison of adherent and non-adherent patients.

Accepted: 
28 Nov, 2013
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e-Published: 29 Aug, 2014
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