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Does reminding TB patients about upcoming clinic appointments, or contacting them if they miss appointments, improve adherence? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2010) Does reminding TB patients about upcoming clinic appointments, or contacting them if they miss appointments, improve adherence? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Patients who receive reminders or tracers if they are late have better adherence to treatment than those who don’t.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK. Adapted from Liu Q, Abba K, Alejandria MM, Balanag VM, Berba RP, Lansang MAD. Reminder systems and late patient tracers in the diagnosis and management of tuberculosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006594. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006594.pub2 Evidence Update published in June 2010.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD006594, Tuberculosis, Late patient tracers, evidence update
Subjects: W General Medicine. Health Professions > Health Services. Patients and Patient Advocacy > W 85 Patients. Attitude and compliance
WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 200 Tuberculosis (General)
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 15:31
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1331

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