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* Learn how to manage patients with tuberculosis in all sorts of settings - whether well resourced or poorly resourced.
* Provides a comprehensive, practical text detailing all you need to know to manage patients, their treatment and control of TB.
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Practical yet authoritative, this handbook contains all the background information and clinical advice that the healthcare worker needs to know for the step by step diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with tuberculosis in whatever circumstances and environment they might be.
The history of Tuberculosis from Earliest Times to the Development of Drugs, Charlotte A. Roberts and Jane E. Buikstra
Epidemiology, Ted Cohen and Christopher Dye
Pathology and Immunology
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis – The Organism, John M. Grange
Genotyping and Its Implications for Transmission Dynamics and Tuberculosis Control, Laura Anderson
Histopathology, Helen C. Wainwright
Immunodiagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection, Ajit Lalvani, Manish Pareek, and Katrina Pollock
Diagnosis of Tuberculosis, Luis E. Cuevas
Tuberculosis Clinical Immunology, Robert S. Wallis
Respiratory Tuberculosis, Aravind Ponnuswamy
Tuberculosis of the Central Nervous System, Guy Thwaites
Non-Respiratory Tuberculosis, Peter Ormerod
Tuberculosis in Childhood, Delane Shingadia
Clinical Pharmacology of the Antituberculosis Drugs, Charles A. Peloquin and Abdullah Sultan
Chemotherapy Including Drug Resistant Therapy, Gerry Davies
New Developments in Treatment, Alexander Pym
The Surgical Management of Tuberculosis and Its Complications, Richard Steyn
Tuberculosis in Special Situations
Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Tuberculosis Co-Infection, Keertan Dheda and Greg Calligaro
Tuberculosis and Migration, Einar Heldal
Tuberculosis and Poverty, S. Bertel Squire
Multi and Extreme Drug Resistance: The Experience of India, Zarir F. Udwadia
Preventive Therapy, Jean-Pierre Zellweger
BCG and Prospects for New Vaccines against Tuberculosis, Helen McShane
Control in Low-Prevalence Countries, Ibrahim Abubakar and Robert Aldridge
Control in High-Prevalence Countries, Jayant N. Banavaliker
The Role of the TB Nurse Specialist, Christine E. Bell
Community Approaches to Tuberculosis Treatment, Kwonjune J. Seung and Michael L. Rich
Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria, Jakko van Ingen
Animal Tuberculosis, Dirk U. Pfeiffer and Leigh A.L. Corner
Conclusions and Future Developments, Peter D.O. Davies, Stephen Gordon, and Gerry Davies