Promoting adherence to antibiotics: a test of implementation intentions.

  title={Promoting adherence to antibiotics: a test of implementation intentions.},
  author={Cath Jackson and Rebecca J. Lawton and David K Raynor and Peter Knapp and Mark T Conner and Catherine J Minns Lowe and S. Jos{\'e} Closs},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={61 2},
OBJECTIVE This prospective study tested whether implementation intentions increased adherence to short-term antibiotics in a patient sample. Implementation intentions specify exactly when and where an individual will undertake an activity. They may help people achieve health behaviours, such as taking medicines. METHODS A total of 220 patients with an antibiotics prescription were randomly assigned to four groups (control, Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) questionnaire, TPB questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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