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Strategic DOTS to Increase Medical Knowledge for the Treatment of TB Patients

Elvina Amanda, Marischa Elveny, Rahmad Syah.

Abstract
The DOTS strategy is the most effective strategy for controlling TB. The DOTS strategy is an important element in the international policy program recommended for TB control. This strategy ensures TB patients to take anti-TB drugs correctly, at appropriate dosages and intervals. The implementation of DOTS depends on the settings, facilities, resources and environment. There must be flexibility in implementing the DOTS strategy. The results of the research level of knowledge based on the level of education, obtained data where patients with junior and senior high school education have good knowledge of (54.5%). Obtained men with a good level of knowledge 8 people (72.7%). Whereas in women, there were 3 people who were well-informed (27.3%).Based on the work found that those who work have a sufficient level of knowledge there are 30 people (66.7%). While those who did not work had 1 person lacking knowledge and there were 15 people who were knowledgeable (33.3%). Based on the latest level of education, high school has enough knowledge of 22 people (48.9%) and good as many as 6 people (54.5%).

Key words: Directly Observe Treatment Shortcourse, Medical Knowledge, Knowledge Medical, TB Control.


 
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