A digital picture is worth a thousand words in a different dialect: improving adherence to antiretroviral medication

Bryant, Penelope A.; Bordun, Louise; Connell, Tom G.
June 2013
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2013, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p467
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case study of a four-year-old HIV-positive girl is presented who had chronic otitis media and poor growth. After her resistance testing and education through a Swahili interpreter, her viral load was increased. It presents a pictorial representation of medications given to her to reduce viral loads. It states that the potential barriers for effective treatment included non-native language, low literacy level and poor health understanding.


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