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An intensive nurse-led occlusion therapy programme

01 July 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Some children and parents find it difficult, if not impossible, to adhere to a prescribed occlusion regime for treatment of amblyopia. A nurse-run, one-day admission...

An intensive nurse-led occlusion therapy programme

09 July 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Some children and parents find it difficult, if not impossible, to adhere to a prescribed occlusion regime for treatment of amblyopia. A nurse-run, one-day admission...

Health service factors that affect adherence to tuberculosis treatment in Ghana

23 February 2018

Primary Health Care

Evidence & practice

Most of the global cases of tuberculosis (TB) are found in Asia and Africa. This is largely due to deficient educational information, myths, beliefs and suboptimal...

Adherence to oral chemotherapy: a review of the evidence

08 May 2014

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Oncology is rapidly changing. Over the past few years there has been an increase in the number of patients receiving oral chemotherapy, which is often administered...

Promoting a discussion about adherence to psychiatric medication

07 November 2012

Mental Health Practice

Feature

People who were being adversely affected by psychiatric medication were invited to participate in a pilot group, called ‘Thinking about Medication’. The project...

Helping patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease adhere to regimens

04 June 2010

Primary Health Care

CPD

The management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is complex because people need to make behavioural and lifestyle changes while also taking...

Exploring perceptions and experiences of oral chemotherapy in people with cancer

01 June 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

evidence and practice

The increasing use of oral chemotherapy treatment for cancer offers benefits in terms of care closer to home. However, these formulations are associated with a...

Strategies to improve patients’ adherence to medication

18 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article explores issues surrounding adherence to medication. Terminology associated with the use of medication, most notably the terms compliance, concordance...

Pulmonary tuberculosis: clinical features and patient management

02 August 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious disease and a major cause of illness and death throughout the world, particularly in developing countries. This...

Strategies to improve patients’ adherence to medication

12 August 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article explores issues surrounding adherence to medication. Terminology associated with the use of medication, most notably the terms compliance, concordance...