Simple, illustrated medicines information improves ARV knowledge and patient self-efficacy in limited literacy South African HIV patients.

@article{Dowse2014SimpleIM,
  title={Simple, illustrated medicines information improves ARV knowledge and patient self-efficacy in limited literacy South African HIV patients.},
  author={Ros Dowse and Kirsty Barford and Sara H Browne},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={1400-6}
}
Few studies have investigated antiretroviral (ARV) knowledge and self-efficacy in limited literacy patients. Using a randomized controlled study design, we investigated the influence of a simple pre-tested patient information leaflet (PIL) containing both text and illustrations on HIV- and ARV-related knowledge and on self-efficacy over six months in a limited literacy African population. The recruited patients were randomly allocated to either control (standard care) or intervention group… CONTINUE READING
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