Adherence issues in pediatric bone marrow transplantation.

  title={Adherence issues in pediatric bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Sean Phipps and S DeCuir-Whalley},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  volume={15 4},
The procedure of bone marrow transplantation entails a prolonged, aversive regimen in which adherence problems often develop, particularly with administration of oral antibiotic medications. A retrospective chart review revealed that 52% of pediatric patients evidenced significant adherence problems during the procedure. The highest rates of noncompliance were found in preschool and school-age children, with a surprisingly lower frequency in adolescents. Case summaries are presented to… CONTINUE READING

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