Definition of supportive therapy in English:

supportive therapy

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

noun

Treatment designed to improve, reinforce, or sustain a patient’s physiological well-being or psychological self-esteem and self-reliance.
More 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.

More definitions of supportive therapy

Definition of supportive therapy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day wiseacre
Pronunciation: ˈwīzˌākər
noun
a know-it-all…