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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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  • Risks for TB are defined based on social, economic, and medical factors.
  • 80% of patients manifest TB as pulmonary disease, though disease can occur anywhere in the body.
  • If TB is suspected or confirmed, 4 drugs are used initially until the mycobacterial susceptibilities are known.
  • Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and extended drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) have emerged and have complicated treatment strategies.

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Last updated: May 16, 2010

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"Tuberculosis." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534039/all/Tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534039/all/Tuberculosis. Accessed April 26, 2019.
Tuberculosis. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534039/all/Tuberculosis
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