Integrating adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy into children's daily lives: a qualitative study.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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OBJECTIVE: To acquire a deeper understanding of factors that influence adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in a pediatric population.METHODS: We performed a qualitative study of adherence in children who receive HAART in a Belgian pediatric acquired immune deficiency syndrome referral center. Eleven primary caregivers were interviewed to assess their child’s adherence and influencing factors. The interview guidelines were developed on the basis of an extensive literature review. Adherence to treatment was assessed using caregivers’ self-report and laboratory results. C…

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