Tuberculosis: a new threat from an old nemesis.

Robert Ismeurt, C. O. Long

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Abstract

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB), which only a few years ago was thought to be under control and soon to be eliminated, has resurfaced as a real threat in the home and community setting. This article discusses TB symptoms, therapies (including a discussion of the drug-resistant forms of TB), prevention and control strategies, and the role of the home healthcare nurse in the surveillance for and management of TB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-23
Number of pages8
JournalHome Healthcare Nurse
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

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contagious disease
Tuberculosis
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Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Community Health Nurses
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Delivery of Health Care
surveillance
nurse
drug
Therapeutics
management
community

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  • Health(social science)
  • Community and Home Care
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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Tuberculosis : a new threat from an old nemesis. / Ismeurt, Robert; Long, C. O.

In: Home Healthcare Nurse, Vol. 11, No. 4, 01.01.1993, p. 16-23.

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Ismeurt, Robert ; Long, C. O. / Tuberculosis : a new threat from an old nemesis. In: Home Healthcare Nurse. 1993 ; Vol. 11, No. 4. pp. 16-23.
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