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A prospective study of predictors of adherence to combination antiretroviral medication
AbstractOBJECTIVE: Adherence to complex antiretroviral therapy (ART) is critical for HIV treatment but difficult to achieve. The development of interventions to improve adherence requires detailedExpand
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A Comparison Study of Multiple Measures of Adherence to HIV Protease Inhibitors
Nonadherence to medication is a major obstacle to successful medical treatment. Despite the efforts of providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and health systems to encourage adherence, irregularExpand
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Interventions to Improve Adherence to Self-administered Medications for Chronic Diseases in the United States
BACKGROUND Suboptimum medication adherence is common in the United States and leads to serious negative health consequences but may respond to intervention. PURPOSE To assess the comparativeExpand
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"It's all the time in my mind": facilitators of adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a Tanzanian setting.
Although HIV positive patients' adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is relatively high in African nations, as compared with industrialized nations, few studies have explored why. In theExpand
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Prevalence and Predictors of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Use in Patients With HIV Infection in the United States
Background: Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) became standard for HIV in 1996. Studies at that time showed that most people infected with HIV had initiated HAART, but that members ofExpand
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Barriers to accessing HIV/AIDS care in North Carolina: Rural and urban differences
Abstract Many HIV-positive individuals face multiple barriers to care and therefore frequently experience unmet medical and support services needs. Rural areas often lack the infrastructure toExpand
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A 2-Arm, Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Motivational Interviewing-Based Intervention to Improve Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Among Patients Failing or Initiating ART
Rationale and Purpose: Motivational interviewing (MI) is a counseling technique that has been used effectively to change a number of health-related behaviors. We sought to assess the impact onExpand
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Challenges of a Hidden Epidemic: HIV Prevention Among Women in the United States
HIV/AIDS trends in the United States depict a concentrated epidemic with hot spots that vary by location, poverty, race/ethnicity, and transmission mode. HIV/AIDS is a leading cause of death among USExpand
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Barriers to and facilitators of adherence to pediatric antiretroviral therapy in a sub-Saharan setting: insights from a qualitative study.
Despite the need for HIV-positive children to adhere effectively to antiretroviral treatment (ART), a guiding theory for pediatric ART in resource-limited settings is still missing. UnderstandingExpand
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Medication therapy management interventions in outpatient settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
IMPORTANCE Medication therapy management (MTM) services (also called clinical pharmacy services) aim to reduce medication-related problems and their downstream outcomes. OBJECTIVE To assess theExpand
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