A Clinician's Guide to Tuberculosis
Written by an eminent tuberculosis specialist from a premier medical institution, this volume is a practical clinical reference on tuberculosis. The major focus is on bedside care, including diagnosis, treatment, and patient management. The author clearly and concisely explains which treatments are most effective and addresses the problems of managing HIV-positive patients and drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis. Also included are chapters on basic science, epidemiology, and transmission and a discussion on vaccination and prevention of transmission.
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Tuberculosis Down Through the Centuries
Biology and Laboratory Diagnosis of Tuberculosis
How Is Tuberculosis Transmitted?
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