Clinical Tuberculosis by Peter D Davies, Peeter Barnes, Stephen B Gordon
English | 2008 | ISBN: 034094840X | 670 pages | PDF | 11,5 MB
Clinical Tuberculosis remains an indispensable resource for respiratory physicians, infectious disease specialists, public health workers and other individuals involved in the management and control of tuberculosis worldwide. This established reference is a comprehensive accoutn of tuberculosis, providing up-to-date and authoritative information on all aspects of the disease. It gives practical guidance to health professionals who may be involved in any aspect of patient management or disease control, including chapters on epidemiology, pathology, immunology, disease presentation, diagnosis, treatment and management options.
Specific consideration is given to the problems of TB associated with HIV infection, and issues of control relating to low and high prevalence countries respectively. The ongoing issues surrounding the BCG vaccination and preventive therapy are also covered, as are the increasing problems of multi-drug resistant strains and environmental opportunist mycobacteria.