Editor: Rafael Laniado-Laborín

Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Practical Guide for Clinical Management

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ISBN: 978-1-68108-067-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-066-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2015
DOI: 10.2174/97816810806661150101

Introduction

This book is a concise, straightforward practical guide to the clinical management of patients having drug resistant tuberculosis infections. It covers every aspect of drug resistant tuberculosis, starting from epidemiology and bacteriology to a description of the latest diagnostic tests and a list of tuberculosis drugs. Readers will find clear guidelines for selection and administration of treatment regimens for the different types of drug resistant infections as well as instructions on follow-up procedures for such cases.

The book also includes a series of clinical cases illustrating some of the most frequent problems encountered by doctors while treating drug resistant tuberculosis in a clinical setting.

Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Practical guide for clinical management is a useful handbook for general practitioners and medical students interested in learning about multi drug resistant tuberculosis and pulmonary care of patients having advanced infections.

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Foreword

- Pp. i-ii (2)
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Preface

- Pp. iv
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Epidemiology of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

- Pp. 3-4 (2)
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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: Etiological Agent of Tuberculosis

- Pp. 5-13 (9)
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Biological Basis for Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

- Pp. 14-17 (4)
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Clinical Diagnosis of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

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Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: Laboratory Diagnosis

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Antituberculosis Drugs

- Pp. 29-49 (21)
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Treatment of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

- Pp. 50-64 (15)
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Adverse Effects and Toxicity of Antituberculosis Drugs

- Pp. 65-73 (9)
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Follow Up of Drug Resistant Cases During Treatment

- Pp. 74-75 (2)
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Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Special Situations

- Pp. 76-83 (8)
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Hypothetical Illustrative Cases

- Pp. 84-96 (13)
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Subject Index

- Pp. 97-99 (3)
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