Treatment of Tuberculosis: Guidelines
Publisher: World Health Organization 2010
Number of pages: 160
This is fourth edition of Treatment of tuberculosis: guidelines, adhering fully to the new World Health Organization process for evidence-based guidelines. Several important recommendations are being promoted in this new edition.
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- 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.
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.