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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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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

Author(s)
UT Kumbar and SV Kakade
Abstract
Aim: 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.
Pages: 1119-1121  |  222 Views  6 Downloads
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.
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