RAKURS REGISTER OF PREDICTED ADHERENCE TO TREATMENT: STUDY DESIGN AND RESEARCH STRATEGY


DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2018.s3.22-27

M.A. Livzan, N.A. Nikolaev, M.V. Kolbina, Yu.P. Skirdenko, A.N. Sudakova

Department of Faculty Therapy and Occupational Diseases, Omsk State Medical University, Omsk, Russia
Background. To implement the state task of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation № ГР АААА-А18-118011190076-1»Introduction of technology of patient-oriented treatment for patients with chronic internal diseases associated with metabolic syndrome», the Register of students of the Medical Faculty of the Omsk State Medical University was created to develop a scale for the assessment of potential adherence to treatment (RAKURS). Objective: is the development of design, structure and main directions of the formation and use of the register. Methods. The design of the study determined the formation of primary database on the expected adherence to treatment for students of all university classes with the ability of prospective database seeding in a format of cross-sectional study. The criteria for the formation of the register included the depersonalization (coding) of information about the participant at baseline; inclusion of data on participants in the general population who participated in paper-and-pencil interviewing during formation of continuous cross-sectional register sample, including sex, age, height, body weight, average monthly income, training course, history of chronic somatic diseases; formation of an autonomous electronic database of the register; development, creation and official registration of software products that ensure the functionality of the register in terms of storage, automated processing and use of data. The processing of data included in the Respondent Register serves as a basis for quantifying the expected integral adherence to treatment and its individual components. Conclusion. Assessment of these indicators allows to form mean-sample parameters and scale of expected adherence to treatment, typical for the sample of respondents controlled by age, sex, average income and educational level.

About the Autors


Corresponding author: N.A. Nikolaev – MD, Associate Professor, Prof. at the Department of Faculty Therapy and Occupational Diseases, Omsk State Medical University, principal investigator on the subject of state assignment of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation № ГР АААА-А18-118011190076-1; Omsk, Russia; e-mail: niknik.67@mail.ru


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