Annals of Hematology

, Volume 96, Issue 8, pp 1419–1419 | Cite as

Erratum to: Good adherence to imatinib therapy among patients with chronic myeloid leukemia—a single-center observational study

  • Sofia Jönsson
  • Bob Olsson
  • Jenny Söderberg
  • Hans Wadenvik
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Erratum to: Annals of Hematology 91(5): 679–685

DOI 10.1007/s00277-011-1359-0

The authors of this paper regret to advice that the following corrections are required in order to rectify copyright infringement of the Morisky Medication Adherence scale (MMAS-8) – a retroactive license has been obtained.

A statement is to be added to Table 1 to acknowledge the copyright of MMAS. The correct table is as follows:
Table 1

Adherence was evaluated using the 9-item MMAS. Use of the MMAS is protected by US copyright laws. Permission for use is required. A license agreement is available from Donald E. Morisky, MMAS Research (MORISKY) 16,636 159th Place SE, Renton, WA 98058, USA, dmorisky@gmail.com

Nine-item MMAS

 

1. Do you sometimes forget to take medication?

Y/Na

2. People sometimes miss taking their medications for reasons other than forgetting. Thinking over the past 2 weeks, were there any days when you did not take your medicine?

Y/N

3. Have you ever cut back or stop taking your medication without telling your doctor, because you felt worse when you took it?

Y/N

4. When you travel or leave home, do you sometimes forget to bring along your medicine?

Y/N

5. Did you take your medicine yesterday?

Y/N

6. Do you have a special routine or reminder system to help you take your medications?

Y/N

7. Do you sometimes stop taking your medication if it feels like your disease is under control?

Y/N

8. Taking medication everyday is a real inconvenience for some people. Do you ever feel hassled about sticking to your treatment plan?

Y/N

9. How often do you have difficulty remembering to take of your medicines?

Scale 1-5b

aQuestions 1–8 are answered by (Y/N). In question 1–4,7,8, the answer “yes” gives 0 point and “no” gives 1 point. In questions 5–6, the answer “yes” gives 1 point and “no” 0 point

bQuestion 9 is answered by “never/rarely” (5 points), “once in a while” (4 points), “sometimes” (3 points), “usually” (2 points), or “all the time” (1 point)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sofia Jönsson
    • 1
  • Bob Olsson
    • 2
  • Jenny Söderberg
    • 3
  • Hans Wadenvik
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Hematology, Department of Internal MedicineSahlgrenska University HospitalGothenburgSweden
  2. 2.Department of Neurochemistry and PsychiatrySahlgrenska University HospitalGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Health Solutions ABStockholmSweden

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