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Cost-effectiveness of directly observed versus self-administered therapy for tuberculosis.

Abstract:

Decision analysis was used to compare three alternative strategies for a 6-mo course of treatment for tuberculosis: directly observed drug therapy (DOT), self-administered fixed-dose combination drug therapy, and self-administered conventional individual drug therapy. Estimates of effectiveness were obtained from the published literature. Estimates of costs were obtained from the literature and the Baltimore City Health Department. Both DOT and fixed-dose combination therapy were less costly ...

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Journal:
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume:
154
Issue:
4 Pt 1
Pages:
1013-1019
Publication date:
1996-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1535-4970
ISSN:
1073-449X
URN:
uuid:6d969cff-51e0-4abb-a6d9-cd18a6e96881
Source identifiers:
359394
Local pid:
pubs:359394

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