Tuberculosis: Current Issues in Diagnosis and Management
by Bassam H. Mahboub, Mayank G. Vats (eds)
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 489
Data are rapidly accumulating from all over the world regarding the efficacy of standardized treatment regimens for drug-sensitive, drug-resistant TB and latent TB infection. While we are facing the menace of multi drug-resistant TB [MDR-TB], extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis [XDR TB] has emerged threatening to undermine global efforts at TB control. Hence we have included chapters to cover all aspects of the diagnosis and management of MDR TB. This book will cover all these developments in great detail.
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by F. Varaine, M. Henkens, V. Grouzard - Medecins Sans Frontieres
Tuberculosis is a disease that caregivers in poor countries face every day. The purpose of this manual is to help caregivers take maximum possible advantage of both the existing methods and rare innovations offering improved diagnosis and treatment.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This curriculum was designed to present basic information about TB for health care professionals. It is intended for use as a reference manual for clinicians caring for persons with or at high risk for TB disease or infection.
- World Health Organization
WHO has developed guidelines on systematic screening for active tuberculosis, based on a thorough review of available evidence. Early detection of TB is essential to further improve health outcomes for people with TB, and to reduce TB transmission.
- National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
This is the full version of NICE clinical guideline 117. It contains details of the methods used to develop the guideline. New recommendations on the use of interferon-gamma tests for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis have been added.