Chemotherapy in national tuberculosis programme

Aneja, K.S. (1952) Chemotherapy in national tuberculosis programme. NTI Newsletter, 19. pp. 58-58.

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Abstract

In the National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP), efficient treatment of newly diagnosed tuberculosis patients is considered as a chief tool for prevention and control of tuberculosis in the community. For this, facilities have been provided through the District Tuberculosis Programme (DTP), to diagnose sputum positive TB patients as a priority group, and to put them on treatment with standard drug regimens that are capable of giving favourable response in terms of sputum conversion. In order to ensure regular and adequate drug intake by the patients for the period of at least 12 months, a treatmentorganization with limited supervision and machinery for defaulter retrieval has been provided.

EPrint Type:Article
Additional Information:Abstract prepared by OpenMED staff
Uncontrolled Keywords:National Tuberculosis Programme, Chemotherapy, Case Studies, India
Subjects:Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Health Planning > National Health Programs
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
ID Code:433
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:29 July 2005

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