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Patients’ Experience of Tuberculosis Treatment Using Directly Observed Treatment, Short-Course (DOTS): A Qualitative Study

Masoud Behzadifar 1 , 2 , Masoud Mirzaei 3 , * , Meysam Behzadifar 4 , Abouzar Keshavarzi 5 , Maryam Behzadifar 2 , 6 and Maryam Saran 7
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1 Department of Health Technology Assessment (HTA), Faculty of Health, University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
2 Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Yazd University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
4 Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, IR Iran
5 Department of Health Education, Faculty of Health, Yazd University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
6 Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Science, Razi University, Kermanshah, IR Iran
7 Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: April 2015, 17 (4); e59656
  • Published Online: April 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 16, 2014
  • Revised: September 13, 2014
  • Accepted: March 20, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.17(4)2015.20277

To Cite: Behzadifar M, Mirzaei M, Behzadifar M, Keshavarzi A, Behzadifar M, et al. Patients’ Experience of Tuberculosis Treatment Using Directly Observed Treatment, Short-Course (DOTS): A Qualitative Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2015 ; 17(4):e59656. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.17(4)2015.20277.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
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