Every second, a new person is subjected to tuberculosis (TB). Every untreated TB-infected person will infect 10-15 people every year. After the success of its predecessor, this new edition of Raviglione’s Tuberculosis: The Essentials, 4th Edition, (PDF) examines the new discoveries and observations of the main aspects of the disease. Recognized world experts provide a brief, state-of-the-art review of the 15 essential elements of TB, supply an international, current view of the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment methods discuss the evolving threat of XDR-TB and the HIV/AIDS factor assess progress in TB research such as new vaccines and drugs reflect on the progress of the “Stop TB” strategy.
See What’s New in the Fourth Edition:
- Revised chapters on diagnosis and treatment cover new tests and molecular detection methods
- Updated chapters on epidemiology and pathogenesis provide new insights on TB infection and disease
- Information on developing effective regiments and discussion of situations deserving specific precautions
Coverage of adherence issues – The ebook is an essential guide for everybody working in the field of TB, from specialists to nurses and medical students, both from public health and clinical perspective.
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