- Practical and affordable measures for the protection of health care workers from tuberculosis in ... Harries, A.D.; Maher, D. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1997, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p477
Presents information on the global increase in tuberculosis, which is fuelled by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and the health problems it presents for health care workers. Details on sub-Saharan Africa who have the highest risk of HIV and tuberculosis and whose health care workers are...
- Measurement and determinants of tuberculosis outcome in Karonga District, Malawi. Glynn, J.R.; Warndorff, D.K.; Fine, P.E.M.; Munthali, M.M.; Sichone, W.; P�nnighaus, J.M. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1998, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p295
Focuses on the factors influencing the measurement and determinants associated with the outcome of tuberculosis (TB) in Karonga District, Malawi. What TB control policies emphasize; Information on what the interpretation of outcome data depends on; How cure rates are usually calculated.
- Tuberculosis returns. // Current Health 2;Oct92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p26
Discusses the alarming increase in tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States since 1985. American Lung Association estimates; How the Mycobacterium tuberculosis spreads from person to person; Impact of homelessness and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); High risk groups such as the...
- TB a renewed threat. Dreher, Nancy // Current Health 2;Dec96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p13
Discusses issues related to tuberculosis (TB). Etiology; Airborne transmission; Contributing factors to the re-emergence of TB; Treatment; Recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics for yearly skin tests for persons at high risk of getting the disease.
- New deadly TB spreads rapidly. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Sep92, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1
Looks at the report in the June 1992 issue of `Medical World News,' that the new wave of tuberculosis (TB) in several large cities includes a new drug-resistant strain. Use of air-tight masks by many doctors who car for TB patients; Atlanta and TB; Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control.
- TB: Curable, preventable, but still a killer. // FDA Consumer;Dec86/Jan87, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p7
Description of pulmonary (lung) tuberculosis; Stages of infection; Contamination spread; Susceptible populations; Cure; Drug therapy; Isoniazid. INSET: TB's well-known victims.;`White plague.'..
- TB is decreasing overall, but not among foreign-born residents. // Modern Medicine;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p60
Presents an abstract of the article `Tuberculosis Morbidity--United States, 1994,' by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from `Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report' dated May 26, 1995.
- Tuberculosis in a small semi-rural county. Robinson, Donald B.; Comstock, George W. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p179
Reviews tuberculosis cases in a semi-rural county of western Maryland to identify high-risk groups at which tuberculosis control efforts could be targeted. Study methods and results; More.
- The multidrug-resistant tuberculosis challenge to public health efforts to control tuberculosis. Villarino, Margarita E.; Geiter, Lawrence J. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p616
Assesses the nature, epidemiology, and implications of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Suggestions for preventing drug resistance; Recommendations for managing patients with MDR-TB; Mechanism of drug resistance; Factors influencing the likelihood of drug resistance; MDR-TB...
- Social and cultural factors in the successful control of tuberculosis. Rubel, Arthur J.; Garro, Linda C. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p626
Explores sociocultural factors within the health problem of tuberculosis. Sociocultural research models; Perception and interpretation of symptoms; Social stigma and tuberculosis; Adherence to treatment; Contextualizing sociocultural factors; Recommendations; Conclusions.