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The 2003 symposium on patient compliance and persistence was held at the University of Utrecht on November 6.


Registration and lunch


Update session A – Marcel Bouvy

Nurse-led adherence support in hypertension: pragmatic primary care based randomised controlled trial
Knut Schroeder, Tom Fahey, Tim J Peters.
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol

Electronic recording of patching for amblyopia study (erpas): preliminary results
S.E. Loudon, B. Simonsz, M.V. Joosse, M. Fronius, M. Awan, D. Newsham, R.A. Harrad, H.J. Simonsz.
Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam

Supporting Medication Adherence in Renal Transplantation. The SMART-study: Pilot findings
Petra Schäfer-Keller, Kris Denhaerynck, Nicole Thannberger, Susanne Köfer, Andreas Bock, Christian Surber, Jürg Steiger, Sabina De Geest.
Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel&Division of Clinical Nursing Science, Department of Internal Medicine University Hospital Basel  

Update session B – Welmoed Meijer

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)  to enhance effective fluid management in haemodialysis patients on a fluid restriction
Linda Fisher.
Department of Health Training Fellow/Cognitive Behaviour, Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London

The Impact study: Evaluation of the effects of a GP communication training on discussing medication adherence with asthma patients
Sandra Broers MA, EMA Smets, PJE Bindels, JCJM de Haes.
Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam OTIS: an intervention aimed at improving compliance in transplant patients.Kenneth Youngstein. Biocom Ltd, Zurich
Orientation on adherence improvement in Dutch pharmacies
B.J.G. Daemen.
Scientific Institute Dutch Pharmacists, The Hague

Update session C – Rob Heerdink

The association between non-compliance and change in medication regimen
Boris L.G. Van Wijk, Olaf H. Klungel, Eibert R. Heerdink, Anthonius de Boer.
Department of  Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht

Patterns of inhaled corticosteroid use in The Netherlands: a 10-year follow-up study
Tanja Menckeberg, Marcel Bouvy, Madelon Bracke, Patrick Souverein, Svetlana Belitser, Jan Raaijmakers, Bert Leufkens.
Department of  Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht.

Compliance with drug use after first prescription of chronic medication.
J.G. Hugtenburg, A.Th.G. Blom, S.U. Kisoensingh.
Department of  Pharmaco­epidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht

Customer loyalty: what can healthcare learn from commerce?
Michiel van Mens
Bureau M, Amsterdam

Deviant behaviour and health risks
Prof dr Marianne Junger,
Department of Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University
Final words

Informal dinner in a fine local establishment

Conference venue: Faculty Club of the Department of Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Utrecht
Date meeting
2003-11-06 → 2003-11-06