A review of biopsychosocial strategies to prevent and overcome early-recognized poor adherence in growth hormone therapy of children.

@article{Haverkamp2011ARO,
  title={A review of biopsychosocial strategies to prevent and overcome early-recognized poor adherence in growth hormone therapy of children.},
  author={Fritz Haverkamp and Christoph Gasteyger},
  journal={Journal of medical economics},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={448-57}
}
BACKGROUND Adherence to growth hormone (GH) therapy among children is variable and remains a problem, possibly affecting growth outcomes and future health, and having economic consequences. OBJECTIVE To provide a review of the issues related to poor adherence to GH therapy in children and describe integrative strategies that may improve adherence. RESULTS Poor adherence may be caused by various factors, affecting both the children and their families. The key reasons for adherence… CONTINUE READING

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