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DOT. This French word is adopted in Louisiana. It signifies the fortune, portion, or dowry, which a woman brings to her husband by the marriage. 6 N. S. 460. See Dote; Dowry.

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A procedure was developed to allow these persons to use video directly observed therapy (VDOT) to successfully complete their treatment.
Finalmente en 1950, Karel Styblo desarrollo la estrategia DOTS (por sus siglas en ingles, directly observed therapy short course) o tratamiento acortado directamente supervisado, la cual fue adoptada en 1995 por la OMS como estrategia mundial contra la TB; hoy dia es implementada como una estrategia obligatoria.
Video directly observed therapy for treatment of tuberculosis is patient-oriented and cost-effective.
The most important step to ensure treatment is introduction of directly observed therapy short course (DOTS).
Evaluation of directly observed therapy for tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The effects of directly observed therapy on the rates of drug resistance and relapse in tuberculosis.
Government officials on the other hand defend themselves by saying that Directly Observed Therapy short-courses (DOTS) are active in the hospitals in the district but the locals should take the initiative of coming forward and getting the treatment.
Directly observed therapy and measurement of drug concentrations (e.
In poor countries with prevalent tuberculosis infection, a strategy that includes patient counseling, decentralized treatment and a choice of directly observed therapy greatly improves patient outcomes when compared with traditional TB control methods, a recent study found.
Another unpublished study looked at the cost-effectiveness of directly observed therapy, which requires keeping women in the hospital during the third trimester.
Directly observed therapy, which has served as the primary strategy worldwide for preventing drug-susceptible tuberculosis transmissions, also is effective for reducing the transmission and incidence of drug-resistant tuberculosis, a study suggests.