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Directly observed therapy to promote medication adherence in paediatric heart transplant recipients.

Authors
  • Killian, Michael O1, 2
  • Clifford, Stephanie A3, 4
  • Gupta, Dipankar3, 5
  • 1 College of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA.
  • 2 College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA.
  • 3 Congenital Heart Center, Shands Children's Hospital, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.
  • 4 College of Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.
  • 5 Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cardiology in the Young
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2021
Volume
31
Issue
12
Pages
2048–2050
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1017/S1047951121002109
PMID: 34092272
Source
Medline
Keywords
Language
English
License
Unknown

Abstract

Medication non-adherence causes poor outcomes in paediatric organ transplantation. COVID-19 pandemic has led to an exponential use of mobile health approaches for patient care. Herein, we describe a pilot intervention study using mobile video directly observed therapy building on emerging trends in research and clinical practice pertaining to medication adherence in paediatric organ transplantation.

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