Medication adherence among pediatric patients with sickle cell disease: A systematic review

Kathleen E. Walsh, Sarah L. Cutrona, Patricia L. Kavanagh, Lori E. Crosby, Chris Malone, Katie Lobner, David G. Bundy

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Describe rates of adherence for sickle cell disease (SCD) medications, identify patient and medication characteristics associated with nonadherence, and determine the effect of nonadherence and moderate adherence (defined as taking 60%-80% of doses) on clinical outcomes. METHODS: In February 2012 we systematically searched 6 databases for peer-reviewed articles published after 1940. We identified articles evaluating medication adherence among patients

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1175-1183
Number of pages9
JournalPediatrics
Volume134
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Medication adherence
  • Sickle cell disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

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Walsh, K. E., Cutrona, S. L., Kavanagh, P. L., Crosby, L. E., Malone, C., Lobner, K., & Bundy, D. G. (2014). Medication adherence among pediatric patients with sickle cell disease: A systematic review. Pediatrics, 134(6), 1175-1183. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2014-0177