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TB/HIV : a Clinical Manual.

Author: Anthony D Harries; Dermot Maher; Stephen M Graham; Charles Gilks; Paul Nunn
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2005.
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Developments since 1996, particularly in the TB/HIV field, have now prompted a second edition of this popular manual which provides a pocket-sized guide to the clinical management of TB, particularly in patients suffering from co-infection with HIV. Designed for use by busy clinicians, the manual aims to promote the best possible diagnosis and treatment in low-income countries where the prevalence of TB and HIV  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony D Harries; Dermot Maher; Stephen M Graham; Charles Gilks; Paul Nunn
ISBN: 9789241546348 9241546344 9240681388 9789240681385
OCLC Number: 181845491
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries --
CONTENTS --
Foreword to second edition --
Foreword to first edition --
Preface to second edition --
Glossary and abbreviations --
1 Background information on tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus --
2 An expanded framework for effective tuberculosis control --
3 Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in adults --
4 Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children --
5 Diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in adults and children --
6 Diagnosis of HIV infection in adults with tuberculosis --
7 Diagnosis of HIV infection in children with tuberculosis. 8 Standardized tuberculosis case definitions and treatment categories --
9 Management of patients with tuberculosis --
10 Side-effects of anti-tuberculosis drugs --
11 Antiretroviral therapy for the treatment of HIV infection --
12 Treatment and prevention of other HIV-related diseases in TB/HIV patients --
13 Coordinated care in different settings --
14 Prevention of tuberculosis in HIV-infected individuals --
Index.

Abstract:

Developments since 1996, particularly in the TB/HIV field, have now prompted a second edition of this popular manual which provides a pocket-sized guide to the clinical management of TB, particularly in patients suffering from co-infection with HIV. Designed for use by busy clinicians, the manual aims to promote the best possible diagnosis and treatment in low-income countries where the prevalence of TB and HIV infection is high, case loads are heavy, and laboratory support may be limited. With these needs in mind, the manual combines the latest scientific knowledge about TB and HIV with autho.

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