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Why is HIV drug adherence low?

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Jackson H (2013) Motivational interviewing and HIV drug adherence. Nursing Times; 109: 41, 21-23.

“Despite advances in HIV treatment, adherence rates remain low, with only around 50-70% of those who should be taking antiretroviral therapy fully concordant with the treatment regimen.

“This article explores why this might be. It analyses the literature on motivational interviewing, and its effectiveness in improving patient adherence to antiretroviral therapy in the treatment of HIV.”

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