Definition of supportive therapy in English:

supportive therapy

Line breaks: sup¦port|ive ther|apy


[mass noun]
  • Treatment designed to improve, reinforce, or sustain a patient’s physiological well-being or psychological self-esteem and self-reliance.
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    • 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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