Howard LM, Tique JA, Gaveta S, Sidat M, Rothman RL, Vermund SH, Ciampa PJ. Health literacy predicts pediatric dosing accuracy for liquid zidovudine. AIDS (London, England). 2014 Apr 24;28(28). 1041-8. PMID: 24463393 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4171732 NIHMSID: NIHMS612611.
Little is known about adult caregivers' ability to accurately dose pediatric antiretroviral medications. We aimed to characterize the frequency of dosing errors for liquid zidovudine using two dosing devices and to evaluate the association between HIV literacy and dosing errors in adults living with HIV infection.