Clinical Tuberculosis: A Practical Handbook by Peter D. O. DaviesClinical Tuberculosis: A Practical Handbook by Peter D. O. Davies

Clinical Tuberculosis: A Practical Handbook

EditorPeter D. O. Davies, Ajit Lalvani, Muhunthan Thillai

Paperback | December 7, 2015

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Clinical Tuberculosis: A Practical Handbook is a much-needed portable clinical reference providing practical guidance on key aspects of the disease. This pocket-sized book is a useful "how-to" handbook for the clinician managing patients with tuberculosis in either a well-resourced or poorly-resourced setting.

Packed with case studies, clinical pearls of wisdom, and practical advice, this clinical manual outlines day-to-day management of patients as well as treatment and control of this important and ever-spreading global disease. A wealth of diagrams and clinical photographs also helps to make information available at a glance.

It is intended for respiratory physicians, infectious disease physicians, public health workers, and nurses less familiar with the disease, especially in developing world markets where TB and HIV are endemic.

Edited by Peter D. O. Davies, MA, DM, FRCP, professor and consultant physician, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, UK Ajit Lalvani, chair of infectious diseases, director, Tuberculosis Research Centre, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK Muhunthan Thillai, BA, MBBS, MRCP, PhD, consultant chest physici...
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Title:Clinical Tuberculosis: A Practical HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.5 inPublished:December 7, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1444163205

ISBN - 13:9781444163209

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Table of Contents

Epidemiology
Diana Lees

Pathophysiology, Microbiology and Immunopathology

William J. Kent

Pulmonary Disease
Dilip Nazareth and Andrea M Collins

Extra-Pulmonary Disease
Gurinder Tack and Laura Watkins

Tuberculosis in Children
David K.K. Ho

Treatment
Rahuldeb Sarkar

New Drugs for TB
Syed Murtaza H. Kazmi

Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Manish Gautam

Tuberculosis and HIV Co-Infection
Daniel Komrower and Muhunthan Thillai

Vaccination
Gareth H. Jones

Tuberculosis Control
Maria Elpida Phitidis