Re-inventing adherence: toward a patient-centered model of care for drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV.

@article{ODonnell2016ReinventingAT,
  title={Re-inventing adherence: toward a patient-centered model of care for drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV.},
  author={Max Roe O'Donnell and Amrita Daftary and Mike Watson Frick and Yael Hirsch-Moverman and K Rivet Amico and Meera Senthilingam and Allison Wolf and John Z. Metcalfe and Petros Isaakidis and J Luke Davis and Jennifer R Zelnick and J C M Brust and Naressa Naidu and M Garretson and David R. Bangsberg and Nesri Padayatchi and G. Friedland},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={430-4}
}
BACKGROUND Despite renewed focus on molecular tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics and new antimycobacterial agents, treatment outcomes for patients co-infected with drug-resistant TB and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remain dismal, in part due to lack of focus on medication adherence as part of a patient-centered continuum of care. OBJECTIVE To review current barriers to drug-resistant TB-HIV treatment and propose an alternative model to conventional approaches to treatment support… CONTINUE READING