The psychometric properties and practicability of self-report instruments to identify medication nonadherence in adult transplant patients: a systematic review.

@article{Dobbels2010ThePP,
  title={The psychometric properties and practicability of self-report instruments to identify medication nonadherence in adult transplant patients: a systematic review.},
  author={Fabienne Dobbels and Lut Berben and Sabina De Geest and Gerda Drent and Annette Lennerling and Clare Whittaker and Christiane Kugler},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={205-19}
}
INTRODUCTION Nonadherence to immunosuppressive therapy is recognized as a key prognostic indicator for poor posttransplantation long-term outcomes. Several methods aiming to measure medication nonadherence have been suggested in the literature. Although combining measurement methods is regarded as the gold standard for measuring nonadherence, self-report is generally considered a central component of adherence assessment. However, no systematic review currently exists to determine which… CONTINUE READING

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