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Table 5 Themes arising from included papers

From: Treatment non-adherence in pediatric long-term medical conditions: systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies of caregivers’ views

Themes Asthma papers Cystic fibrosis papers HIV papers Diabetes papers Juvenile arthritis papers Mixed long-term conditions
Reference 19 20 21 33 34 35 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 31 37 29 32 15
Competing beliefs and concerns regarding treatment and the condition itself   
Difficulty, unpalatability or complexity of treatment             
Child resistance              
Preserving family relationships               
Preserving normality or prioritising a ‘normal life’ for the child              
Input from health professionals