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VOLUME 4 , ISSUE 2 ( April-June, 2018 ) > List of Articles



DOI: 10.5005/jmeds-4-2-iv

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Published Online: 01-10-2018

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  21. Duong M, Piroth L, Grappin M, Forte F, Peytavin G, Buisson M, Chavanet P, Portier H. Evaluation of the Patient Medication Adherence Questionnaire as a tool for self-reported adherence assessment in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral regimens. HIV Clin Trials 2001 Mar-Apr;2(2):128-135.
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