Directly Observed Therapy

Known as: Therapy, Directly Observed 
A treatment method in which patients are under direct observation when they take their medication or receive their treatment. This method is designed… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Directly observed therapy (DOT) is a widely recommended and promoted strategy to manage tuberculosis (TB), however… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of a peer-delivered intervention to promote short-term (6-month) and long-term (12-month… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND People with tuberculosis require treatment for at least six months. As many patients do not complete their treatment… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
There is a high prevalence of substance abuse and psychiatric disorders among HIV-infected individuals. Importantly, drug and… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Like tuberculosis, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease is associated with poverty and social inequalities, conditions that… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Effective treatment of tuberculosis requires adherence to a minimum of 6 months treatment with multiple drugs. To improve… (More)
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2004
2004
The objective of this prospective, observational clinical study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of once-daily and twice… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In 2000, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) overtook tuberculosis (TB) as the world's leading infectious cause of adult… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Recent studies suggest that one third of tuberculosis cases in urban areas result from recent transmission. Improved… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To evaluate community-based directly observed therapy (DOT) for tuberculosis (TB) control. DESIGN Ecological study… (More)
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