Support Programs for Tuberculosis Treatment: Clinical Utility and Guidelines


( Last Updated : October 26, 2020)
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Reference List
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Summary of Abstracts
Project Number:
RB1514-000

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Question


  1. What is the clinical utility of support programs for those who require assistance to complete their tuberculosis treatment?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of support programs in those who require assistance completing their tuberculosis treatment?


Key Message

Three systematic reviews, two with meta-analyses, one randomized controlled trial, and nine non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical utility of support programs for those who require assistance to complete their tuberculosis treatment. Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of support programs in those who require assistance completing their tuberculosis treatment.