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Targeted illustrated patient information improves medicines knowledge in limited literacy tuberculosis patients: a south african randomised controlled trial

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: PATEL, Sonal (Rhodes University, Pharmacy Practice, Grahamstown, South Africa)
  • Co-author(s): Dowse, Ros (Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Tuberculosis (TB) kills about 3800 people every day with 95% of deaths occurring in developing countries. Despite good adherence to TB medicines being essential for a cure, there is no simple, easily understandable TB medicines information available to South African patients. The aim of the study, therefore, was to design and evaluate


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Last update 4 October 2019

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