Medication Regimen Complexity and Adherence in Haemodialysis Patients: An Exploratory Study.

@article{Ghimire2016MedicationRC,
  title={Medication Regimen Complexity and Adherence in Haemodialysis Patients: An Exploratory Study.},
  author={Saurav Ghimire and Gregory M Peterson and Ronald L. Castelino and Matthew D. Jose and Syed Tabish Razi Zaidi},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          318-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND The impact of medication regimen complexity on adherence in hemodialysis patients is unknown. We investigated regimen complexity, perceived burden of medicines (PBM) and health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) as potential predictors of adherence. METHODS Adult (≥18 years) hemodialysis patients were included. Data on medication regimen complexity index (MRCI), self-reported and objective adherence, comorbidity index, PBM and HR-QoL were obtained using established measures… CONTINUE READING
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