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Does watching patients take their TB drugs improve treatment cure and completion? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2006) Does watching patients take their TB drugs improve treatment cure and completion? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Cure and completion is similar whether patients are directly observed or take the treatment themselves.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Programme Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK; and the Australasian Cochrane Centre. Adapted from Volmink J, Garner P. Directly observed therapy for treating tuberculosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003343.pub2 Evidence Update published in June 2006.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD003343, Patients, Treatment, Tuberculosis, Evidence Update
Subjects: W General Medicine. Health Professions > Health Services. Patients and Patient Advocacy > W 85 Patients. Attitude and compliance
WB Practice of Medicine > Therapeutics > WB 340 Drug Administration
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 200 Tuberculosis (General)
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 360 Drug therapy
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2010 13:57
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1392

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