Citations with the tag: TUBERCULOSIS
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- TB incidence declines in US.
// CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 06/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p1691
Reports on the decrease of tuberculosis cases in the United States. Cases reported in 1995.
- TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT AND LUNG STRUCTURE.
// AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Aug98, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p648
Reports that researchers found that supervised therapy of patients with drug-susceptible tuberculosis (TB) results in minimal structural and functional residua. Study of 25 patients with TB; Publication of the results in the April 1998 issue of `Chest Online' journal.
- Number of TB cases drops.
// AHA News; 6/12/95, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p5
Reports on a decline in the number of tuberculosis cases in the United States in 1994 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Coughing up a killer bacteria--but no name.
Verburg, Peter // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 8/29/94, Vol. 21 Issue 37, p28
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- Tuberculosis--one nurse's story.
Aitken, Mark // Australian Nursing Journal; Nov96, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p9
Presents author's experiences relative to his infection with tuberculosis from his nursing of infectious patients. Reliability of anti-tuberculosis vaccine; Risk of developing active tuberculosis; Attack on government's neglect on nurses' health care.
- 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.
Glynn, J.R.; Warndorff, D.K.; Fine, P.E.M.; Munthali, M.M.; Sichone, W.; P�nnighaus, J.M. // 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.
Dreher, Nancy // 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.
Dreher, Nancy // 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.'..
- Tuberculosis: The return of a killer disease.
Dreher, Nancy // Good Housekeeping; Nov92, Vol. 215 Issue 5, p120
Reports on the resurgence of tuberculosis (TB) whose rise has been driven by a complex mix of medical and social factors. An 18 percent increase over a six-year period ending 1991; Description of the disease; Some public health officials have cautioned that some parts of the country are being...
- Drug-resistant TB is not just a big-city problem.
Dreher, Nancy // Modern Medicine; May95, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p58
Presents an abstract of the article `Appearance of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Rural Tennessee,' by J. Mehta, C. Diaz, et al published in the periodical `Southern Medical Journal,' dated January 1995.
- TB is decreasing overall, but not among foreign-born residents.
Dreher, Nancy // 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.
- Deadly ambition.
Chlamydia, Johannes // New Internationalist; Oct95, Issue 272, p14
Focuses on the pathogenesis of tuberculosis. Deaths due to tuberculosis; Course of treatment.
- TB outbreak.
Chlamydia, Johannes // New Scientist; 2/8/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1807, p19
Reveals that killer strains of TB which are resistant to all the known drugs have now reached prisons in New York state. Outbreak in one prison in Syracuse spread to several others; Health workers and patients have become infected; The long timeithas taken labs to diagnose TB.
- 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.
- Tuberculosis epidemic worldwide emergency.
Rubel, Arthur J.; Garro, Linda C. // Public Health Reports; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p8
Presents facts and figures about tuberculosis. Incidence; Transmission; Relationship with HIV-AIDS; Drug-resistant strains; Control strategy.
- TB `hot zones' emerging.
Rubel, Arthur J.; Garro, Linda C. // Public Health Reports; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p107
Focuses on a study which stated that `hot zones' of drug-resistant tuberculosis are emerging around the world, leaving people almost helpless to protect themselves. Number of tuberculosis cases that were reported; Estimated cost for health care per patient; Identification of some of these hot...
- The tuberculosis epidemic.
Ginsberg, Ann M. // Public Health Reports; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p128
Focuses on scientific challenges and opportunities that were addressed by the United States Congress, concerning the tuberculosis epidemic. Number of tuberculosis cases reported in the United States in 1996; Estimation on the global incidence of tuberculosis cases in 1995; What challenges are...
- New cases of TB give rise to CDC concern.
Ginsberg, Ann M. // RN; Apr92, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p12
Reports that CDC efforts to fight the resurgence of tuberculosis in the United States don't seem to be making a dent. More than 4,800 cases of the infectious disease were reported for the first quarter of last year; Concern about the spread of drug resistant tuberculosis to states where the...
- AS TB RE-EMERGES, A BROCHURE OFFERS NURSES SOME HELP.
Ginsberg, Ann M. // RN; Sep92, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p14
Reports that the American Nurses Association recently debuted a new entry in its Workplace Information Series of brochures. `Tuberculosis: A deadly disease makes a comeback'; Question-and-answer format; For more information.
- TB on the rise.
Weider, Betty // Shape; Oct92, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p32
Examines the growing number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States. Discusses how the disease is spread and why it's making a comeback. Treatment; Prevention; Reasons for rise; Funding needs.
- Proposed tuberculosis standards won't affect medwaste industry.
Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News; 12/15/97, Vol. 3 Issue 31, p3
Presents information on the federal government's implementation of standards to protect workers from exposure to tuberculosis, while highlighting the fact that the standards will not affect the waste treatment industry. Information on the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
- Update on tuberculosis.
Theilman, Gary D.; Barabas, Elizabeth I. // Drug Topics; 8/7/95, Vol. 139 Issue 15, p69
Presents a comprehensive clinical discussion of tuberculosis. Method of transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Proper administration and interpretation of a tuberculosis skin test; Recommended antitubercular regimens; Steps that may be taken to increase patient compliance with...
- Increase in tuberculosis causes concern to Dutch.
Sheldon, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 9/2/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7005, p587
Reports on the increase in tuberculosis cases in the Netherlands in 1994. Rapid spread of the disease from high-risk groups to the general population; Role of refugees and immigrant communities in the spread of the disease; Need to study the pattern of the spread of the disease; Lack of...
- Holmes and a mystery.
Dixon, Bernard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 3/2/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7030, p584
Reports on the inquiry of the author on several medical journals concerning the origin of the phrase `white plague' which was used to refer to tuberculosis. Includes data from the 1938 issue of the `American Review of Tuberculosis' periodical; Data from the book `A Bibliography of Internal...
Mallozi, Jennifer // UN Chronicle; 1998, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p73
Provides information on tuberculosis (TB). World Health Organization's (WHO) prediction on mortality from TB; Factors contributing to TB's worldwide reemergence; Management strategies for TB designed by WHO. INSET: Hot zones (TB infections)..
- Awareness drive highlights rise of TB infection in UK.
Mallozi, Jennifer // GP: General Practitioner; 4/1/2002, p2
Highlights the rise of tuberculosis (TB) infection in Great Britain through a launch of a national awareness campaign about TB by the government in the week preceding April 1, 2002.
- Unusual presentation of intra-abdominal tuberculosis.
Paul, Caroline R.; Rabah, Raja // Clinical Pediatrics; Nov96, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p597
Reports a rare presentation of tuberculosis that highlights the diverse clinical manifestations of the disease. Patient report; Rising incidence of tuberculosis in the United States.
- The truth about TB.
Tanne, J.H. // New York; 11/5/90, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p92
Reports that New York City is experiencing a disturbing resurgence of tuberculosis, a disease doctors thought was relegated to the history books. Accurate and inaccurate publicity about TB; Risk of getting the disease; How it spreads; Diagnosis; Testing; Vaccine.
- Q & A about TB.
Tanne, J.H. // New York; 3/23/92, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p30
Provides answers to a variety of questions about the increase of New York's tuberculosis cases. How bad the epidemic is; How the infection is spread; Who should be skin-tested; Treatment; What will bring TB under control; Forcing patients into treatment.
- Will TB perk through the merc.
Walls, Jeannette // New York; 7/27/92, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p10
Looks at an outbreak of tuberculosis recently on New York's Mercantile Exchange. How the disease spreads; What precautions can be taken; Comments from American Lung Association president Lee B. Reichman; More.
- A dread killer makes a comeback.
Woodard, Joe // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/29/96, Vol. 23 Issue 33, p37
Examines the increased threat posed by tuberculosis (TB) in the 1990s. Why TB, once almost eliminated from the developed world, is a danger again; The World Health Organization's declaring TB a global emergency in 1994; Resistance to antibiotics; Commentary from physicians in Canada; Risk factors.
- TB is back.
Woodard, Joe // Education Digest; Oct92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p58
Announces that after a steady, quarter-century decline, TB, the public health threat, is back. Comments by Robert Ross, Philadelphia's deputy health commissioner; Statistics ranging from 1953 projected to the year 2000; Impact of poorly ventilated buildings; Tuberculosis in Robinwood Elementary...
- The old reaper returns.
Woodard, Joe // New Scientist; 8/22/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1835, p3
Discusses the rise in the number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the United States. Why this rise has taken place; Why the government is to blame; Renewed activity on TB research.
- TB researchers build hopes on `missing' gene.
Brown, Phyllida // New Scientist; 8/22/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1835, p6
Reports on recent developments into tuberculosis (TB) in Britain and France. Number of people TB kills each year; HIV's ability to trigger active TB disease in those already infected; Enabling hospitals to diagnose dangerous drug-resistant strains of TB more rapidly.
- Test promises early detection of TB.
Brown, Phyllida // New Scientist; 12/5/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1850, p17
Reports on a new test for tuberculosis (TB) that should enable doctors to detect the disease early and prevent the spread of infection. Developed by scientists at the Medical Research Council's TB unit at the Hammersmith Hospital in London; Number of people that die each year from TB;...
- Seal spreads TB.
Brown, Phyllida // New Scientist; 2/13/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1860, p11
Reports on the first documented case of tuberculosis being transmitted from seals to humans. How the seal may have been infected; Infection with the `Mycobacterium bovis' strain.
- Why don't we stop tuberculosis?
Platt, Anne E. // World Watch; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p31
Focuses on the reemergence of the tuberculosis as the number one killer disease in 1993. Inability to control the disease despite advancements in medicine; Role of inadequate health care and increase in rates of travel and migration; Effect of the evolution of multi-drug resistant strains and...
- Global TB emergency.
Platt, Anne E. // Current Science; 10/18/96, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p7
Presents an activity about tuberculosis (TB) where information about the disease can be inferred. Number of people infected with TB; Projected number of people to die of TB in the year 2030.
- Kentucky delivers TB warning.
Knight, Jonathan // New Scientist; 03/14/98, Vol. 157 Issue 2125, p12
Reports that a strain of tuberculosis (TB) has been identified in rural Kentucky, and is possible that it spread to other parts of the world, according to researches at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Indication that TB bacterium can spread through the air...
- Progressing Toward Tuberculosis Elimination in Low-Incidence Areas of the United States.
Jereb, John A. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 5/3/2002 Supplement RR-5, Vol. 51 Issue 17, p1
Focuses on the recommendations of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis (TB) for TB elimination in low-incidence areas in the U.S. TB profiles of low-incidence states; Challenges to good TB control in low-incidence states; Roles and responsibilities of local and state health...
- Can we control TB this time?
Comstock, George W.; Reichman, Lee B. // Patient Care; 5/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p97
Discusses the resurgence of tuberculosis due to several factors and the resistance of multidrug resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Changes in epidemiology and clinical presentation; Screening and control; Preventing active infection; Treatment; Extrapulmonary TB. INSETS: Thorny...
- Resurgent TB: Stopping the spread.
Gonzalez-Rothi, Ricardo J.; D'Epiro, Nancy Walsh // Patient Care; 5/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p97
Reports on efforts to stop the spread of resurgent tuberculosis. Epidemiology; Diagnostic examinations; Interpretation of purified protein derivative tests; Clinical management of active tuberculosis. INSETS: Immigration and TB: When to screen.;How to obtain sputum for culture..
- WHO declares global emergency over spread of tuberculosis.
Gonzalez-Rothi, Ricardo J.; D'Epiro, Nancy Walsh // Nation's Health; Jul93, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p19
Reports on the declaration of the World Health Organization that tuberculosis (TB) is a global emergency. TB cases in Europe and North America; Link between TB and HIV; Resurgence of TB to public policy.
- Number of TB cases takes first drop in a decade.
Gonzalez-Rothi, Ricardo J.; D'Epiro, Nancy Walsh // Nation's Health; Jul94, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p1
Looks at the cautiously optimistic reaction of public health leaders to a decrease in the number of newly reported cases of tuberculosis (TB) for the first time since 1985. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); The 16 jurisdictions reporting increases in TB cases.
- Tuberculosis prevention strategy slowly expanding.
Gonzalez-Rothi, Ricardo J.; D'Epiro, Nancy Walsh // Nation's Health; May2002, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p15
Focuses on the report 'WHO Report 2002: Global Tuberculosis Control' which was released in connection with the 20th annual World TB Day on March 24, 2002. Information on the Directly Observed Treatment, Shortcourse (DOTS) strategy to fight tuberculosis; Number of countries that were using the...