Directly Observed Therapy
"Directly Observed Therapy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A treatment method in which patients are under direct observation when they take their medication or receive their treatment. This method is designed to reduce the risk of treatment interruption and to ensure patient compliance.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Directly Observed Therapy" by people in Profiles.
Cost-effectiveness of meglumine antimoniate versus miltefosine caregiver DOT for the treatment of pediatric cutaneous leishmaniasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 04; 11(4):e0005459.
A randomized trial comparing standard outcomes in two treatment models for substance users with tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Mar; 19(3):326-32.
Depressive symptoms and adherence to asthma therapy after hospital discharge. Chest. 2006 Oct; 130(4):1034-8.