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.
Effect of a Daily Text Messaging and Directly Supervised Therapy Intervention on Oral Mercaptopurine Adherence in Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 08 03; 3(8):e2014205.