Optimizing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Author: Nancy Reynolds, PhD, RN, C-NP, FAAN (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/21/18 (What's New)


  • Directly observed therapy has been shown to achieve high levels of adherence in prison and community-based settings[Berg 2011; Gaur 2010; Chaiyachati 2014]
  • Directly observed therapy is impractical for delivery in most clinic settings

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Keywords: Adherence