Category list : Tuberculosis
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A new guide has been launched to help nurses better support patients struggling with life-limiting side effects such as hearing loss and fatigue from treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
A programme offering recent migrants screening for tuberculosis in primary care has helped identify people with latent infection, who can thus access treatment and avoid developing active disease
New guidance for frontline nurses on treating TBSubscription
New guidelines on treating patients with tuberculosis have been published by the International Council of Nurses.
Tuberculosis is a “significant public health challenge” in London, with rates of the disease in parts of the capital comparable to Iraq, a new report has warned.
Specialist nurses working in infection prevention and control, and also tuberculosis treatment lack clearly defined career pathways and a standardised set of competencies for their roles, which is causing problems for workforce planning and recruitment, a study has indicated.
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Barriers to managing TB in emergency departmentsSubscription
A survey of staff in an emergency department unit explored whether they had the knowledge to recognise and manage patients presenting with tuberculosis
Tuberculosis is now a significant public health issue, and nurses need to know its signs and symptoms and which groups at increased risk of infection
The National Collaborative TB Strategy: Nurses can play a "critical role" in reducing the burden of TBSubscription
Tuberculosis (TB) is an ancient disease but it still manages to be a major source of morbidity and mortality throughout the world in modern day
There is insufficient evidence to support one drug treatment regimen for children with tuberculosis over any other. Research is therefore needed to identify effective medication regimens