Home visits to pediatric patients with kidney transplant: adherence to the immunosuppressive regimen and risk factors
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: VEGA, Elena María (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile, 1Department of Pharmaceutical and Technology Sciences, Santiago, Chile)
- Co-author(s): Elena María Vega:|Andrea Escárate:1Department of Pharmaceutical and Technology Sciences,Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile,Santiago,Chile|Fernanda Castro:,Children’s Hospital Dr. Exequiel González Cortés,Santiago,Chile|Andrea Campos:,Children’s Hospital Dr. Exequiel González Cortés,Santiago,Chile
Renal transplantation is an accepted mode of therapy in children with severe renal failure. These patients could fail in taking their immunosuppressive and co-medications correctly. Also, it is necessary know factors that affect medication adherence. Graft losses and late acute rejection episodes are associated with nonadherence (NA).
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