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supportive therapy

Syllabification: sup·port·ive ther·a·py

Definition of supportive therapy in English:

noun

Treatment designed to improve, reinforce, or sustain a patient’s physiological well-being or psychological self-esteem and self-reliance.
Example sentences
  • For the more psychologically impaired patient, supportive therapy was the treatment of choice.
  • It is important to continue TB treatment and give supportive therapy to patients with IRS.
  • Patients in Group I received standard quinine and doxycycline therapy along with supportive therapy and placebo capsules for 10 days.

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