Assessing Treatment Burden, Complexity May Improve Therapy Adherence

Assessing Treatment Burden, Complexity May Improve Therapy Adherence

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Assessing Treatment Burden, Complexity May Improve Therapy Adherence

Routine evaluations of how cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and their families are coping with the burden of therapeutic regimens — usually daily therapies that are complex and time-consuming — are an important tool to enhance treatment adherence and create a strong working relationship between patient and care provider, a study reports. The study, “Assessment of treatment burden and complexity in cystic fibrosis: A quality improvement project,” was conducted by researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical…

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