International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 9, Part Q (2015)
Study of treatment outcomes and adverse reactions in patients treated under RNTCP in Karad Tuberculosis unit
document the effectiveness of RNTCP regimens under programme conditions. With this in view the present study was undertaken.
Material and Method: There are three Integrated Counseling and Testing Centres (ICTC) – KH, SDH and Undale. Delivery of TB activities is carried out by trained staff based in general health facility for their earmarked population.
Result: There was no significant association between Treatment of ADR and DOTS treatment.147(21.4%) patients continued DOTS treatment after giving treatment for ADR, 240(34.9%) continued DOTS treatment even if they were not treated for their ADR, 301(43.8%) continued DOTS treatment after given reassurance foe ADR.
Conclusion: Males 225 (27.9%) were more aware about the curability of tuberculosis than females 151 (18.7%). With community involvement and highly motivated staff and their attitude towards patients and close supervision of treatment we achieve high cure rate as well as completion rate.
How to cite this article:
UT Kumbar, SV Kakade. Study of treatment outcomes and adverse reactions in patients treated under RNTCP in Karad Tuberculosis unit. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(9):1119-1121.