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Suitability of measures of self-reported medication adherence for routine clinical use: A systematic review

Sara Garfield1*, Sarah Clifford1, Lina Eliasson12, Nick Barber1 and Alan Willson3

Author Affiliations

1 The Centre for Medication Safety and Service Quality, The School of Pharmacy, Mezzanine Floor, BMA House, Tavistock Square, UK

2 Centre for Haematology, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK

3 National Leadership and Innovation Agency for Healthcare, Bridgend Road, Llanharan, Glamorgan, UK

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BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011, 11:149  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-149

Published: 3 November 2011

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Additional file 1:

Properties of adherence scales. A table of all measures included in the review and their properties including number of items, scale type, time period over which adherence is measured, measurement of reasons for non adherence and acceptability.

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Additional file 2:

Validity and reliability of self reported adherence scales. A table giving details of validity and reliability studies on included measures.

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