Acceptability of the Medication Adherence for Patients Support intervention to improve adherence to patients prescribed medications for hypertension or comorbidities, as an adjunct to primary care: A qualitative study.

@article{Kassavou2018AcceptabilityOT,
  title={Acceptability of the Medication Adherence for Patients Support intervention to improve adherence to patients prescribed medications for hypertension or comorbidities, as an adjunct to primary care: A qualitative study.},
  author={Aikaterini Kassavou and Vikki Houghton and Simon Edwards and James Brimicombe and Ed Wilson and Simon J Griffin and Stephen Sutton},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2018},
  pages={
          1359105318819051
        }
}
Tailored interventions delivered via text and voice messages can improve adherence to multiple medications. However, no such intervention has been developed in the UK primary-care setting. We conducted focus groups with 12 patients with hypertension, type 2 diabetes, or both conditions, presumed to be non-adherent and recruited from deprived neighborhoods, to assess the acceptability and inform the development of an intervention to provide ongoing support for adherence, as an adjunct to primary… CONTINUE READING
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