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Directly Observed Therapy

"Directly Observed Therapy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Directly Observed Therapy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Directly Observed Therapy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 80 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2004
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