DOTS redirects here. For the medical mnemonic, see DOTS (mnemonic). DOTS
is the name given to the tuberculosis control strategy recommended by the ...
Standardized treatment, with supervision and patient support · An effective drug
supply and management system · Monitoring and evaluation system, and impact
For a new or fresh case of tuberculosis the duration of treatment is six months, ...
WHO recommends Directly Observed Treatment Short course (DOTS) strategy ...
Abstract. Directly observed treatment, short-course (DOTS), is recommended by
the World Health Organisation (WHO) globally, for control of tuberculosis (TB).
There is no debate that the standard short-course chemotherapy regimen
effectively cures TB.6 Because .... Directly observed therapy for treating
National TB treatment guidelines strongly recommend using a patient-centered
case management approach - including directly observed therapy (“DOT”) ...
Oct 11, 2003 ... Directly observed treatment for tuberculosis ... programme of integrated care in
1994, called directly observed treatment, short course (DOTS).
Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) for tuberculosis control
program in Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia: ten years experience. Solomon
The WHO Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) strategy employing
a standardised treatment for 6 months produces the highest cure rates for drug ...
Directly observed treatment short-courses (DOTS) are both practical and effective
for diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of TB. Each of the five components of ...