The 2001 symposium on patient compliance and persistence was held at the University of Gent on November 14.
12:00 – 13:00 Welcome, Registration, Lunch.
13:00 – 13:45 Patient compliance in hypertension: noncomplier or nonresponder?
Michel Burnier, MD. Division of Hypertension and Vascular Medicine and University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
13:45 – 14:30 Relation between visual acuity increase and compliance in patching therapy for amblyopia.
Sjouke Loudon, Drs. AIO, Department of Eye surgery, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
14:30 – 15:15 Relationship between HIV-infected patient’s adherence to therapy and viral load.
Bernard Vrijens, Senior Statistician, Aardex Ltd.
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee break.
15:45 – 16:30 Adherence to asthma therapy: elaborating a measurement model.
Erik Van Ganse, Alexia Marrel, Patrick Marquis, Laurent Laforest, Elisabeth Stahl, Ann-Christin MoerkLyon and Lund, France
16:30 – 17:15 Poor ‘patient’ compliance of healthy volunteers with instructions to self-administered study drugs.
Robert Vander Stichele, MD. Heymans Institute of Pharmacology, Ghent University
17:15 – 18:00 Therapy resistant hypertension and compliance.
Edouard Battegay, MD. University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland
18:00-19:00 Closing remarks.
John Urquhart, Division of Pharmaco-Epidemiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
19:00 Dinner at Restaurant “De Blauwe Zalm”.
Conference venue: “Faculteitszaal”; Ghent University Hospital; De Pintelaan 185; 9000 Gent, Belgium