A blog post of questions that are calling out to be answered.
Ever looked at the Archimedes section and thought “I wonder what I could write about?” or “I wish they’d look at this?” Here’s the space you were looking for.
Well, here’s the first one. Feel free to add some more:
Q: Encouraging adolescents to take their medication
Question– In adolescents with malignant disease on chronic medication (>3 months duration) [patients] does text messaging [intervention] or emailing [intervention] or phone contact [intervention] or anything [desperate intervention] compared with just keeping telling them how important it is [comparison] improve adherence to prescriptions and survival/morbidity [outcomes]
Context – So my primary interest is oncology, but it could be adapted to any area, I guess. How do you help adolescents keep taking the medicines that might save their lives?
Feel free to register your interest and intention to answer the question as a comment on this post. We can then turn it into it’s own little blog-stream and remove it from the pool. You’d have 3 months to come back with something (see here for hints) or we’d pop it back into the pot for answering.
(Remember if you’re posting, follow this format)
Question– structured format
Context – 100 words max
[ Contact details – optional, if the poster wishes]