Reasons for dropout from an arterial hypertension control program at a government-run health center in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: OSHIRO, Maria de Lourdes (Universidade Católica Dom Bosco, Campo Grande, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Castro, Lia Lusitana Cardozo (UnB, Brasilia, Brazil)
One of the chief concerns in programs for the control of long-term diseases is the high rate of dropout from treatment. In Brazil, few studies have been conducted on the causes of this behavior and on the profile of noncompliant patients. To identify the reasons for dropout from treatment, as described by noncompliant patients enrolled in a.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.