The BMQ is a self-report tool for screening adherence and barriers to adherence. The tool includes a 5-item Regimen Screen that asks patients how they took each medication in the past week, a 2-item Belief Screen that asks about drug effects and bothersome features, and a 2-item Recall Screen about potential difficulties remembering.
Year: 1999 Authors: Svarstad et al. Disease: Heart Failure Outcome: Adherence to medication or other treatment
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Measure: Adherence to medication
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better, scores range 0-100 Reference: Svarstad, B. L., Chewning, B. A., Sleath, B. L., & Claesson, C. (1999). The Brief Medication Questionnaire: a tool for screening patient adherence and barriers to adherence. Patient education and counseling, 37(2), 113-124.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: No