Electronic monitoring-based counseling to enhance adherence among HIV-infected patients: A randomized controlled trial

M. de Bruin, H.J. Hospers, G.J.P. van Breukelen, G.J. Kok, W.M. Koevoets, J.M. Prins

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Abstract

Objective: To investigated the effectiveness of an adherence intervention (AIMS) designed to fit HIV-clinics' routine care procedures. Design: Through block randomization, patients were allocated to the intervention or control group. The study included 2 months baseline measurement, 3 months intervention, and 4 months follow-up. HIV-nurses delivered a minimal intervention ("adherence sustaining") to patients scoring >95% adherence at baseline, and an intensive intervention ("adherence improving") to patients with
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)421-428
JournalHealth Psychology
Volume29
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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