Gheith et al (2008)Gordon et al (2009)Gremigni et al (2007)Orr et al (2007)Russell et al (2010)Taylor et al (2010)Zelikovsky et al (2008)
The 10 key articles had a research aim that explored and investigated the factors thatwere associated with compliance/non compliance to the medication regimen post organtransplantation. Moreover, several of the listed articles also aimed to explore andevaluate the prevalence/patterns of non compliance to the recommended medicationregimen (Gheith et al, 2008, Russell et al, 2010, Berquist et al, 2006 & Feinstein et al,2005). In addition, the outcomes/implications of medication non compliance were to beexamined (Russell et al, 2006, Gordan et al, 2009 & Taylor et al, 2010).
MethodologiesThere are three main types of methodologies used in research. The methodologiesused can be qualitative, quantitative or a combination of both (Polit et al, 2010).Qualitative methods are concerned with exploring meaning and phenomena in their natural setting (Aveyard, 2007). In other words, the facts are usually acquired throughdirect observation, interviewing or gathering information (Macnee at al, 2007). In3