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Table 2 Opportunities to improve adherence

From: A systematic review of adherence in Indigenous Australians: an opportunity to improve chronic condition management

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Proven strategy • Dose administration aid
(increased adherence from 70% to 87%)
[16]
Facilitators reported by patients and health professionals • Family support [28, 33]
Facilitators reported by patients • Dose administration aids
• Adjusting alcohol use
• Once daily dosing
[33, 48]
[49]
[48]
Facilitators reported by health professionals • Establishing good rapport with patients
• Patients having a good understanding of Western medicine
• Involvement of Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs)
• Involvement of community members in dispensing
[28]
[28]
[19] [36]
[43]
Strategies suggested by patients and health professionals • Development of culturally appropriate education resources [17, 24, 33, 40, 51, 52]
Strategy suggested by patients • Support group [45, 46]
Strategies suggested by health professionals • Increased involvement of AHPs in medicine management
• Simplification of dose regimens
• Home medicines reviews
• Address social determinants of health
[24, 52,53,54]
[17, 35, 36, 52, 54,55,56]
[24, 42, 51]
[17, 27, 37, 54]