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Title Reichman and Hershfield's tuberculosis : a comprehensive, international approach
Edition Third edition / edited by Mario C. Raviglione
Published New York ; London : Informa Healthcare, [2006]


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Description 2 volumes (xxixx, 1246 pages, 22 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Lung biology in health and disease ; 219
Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 219
Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 219
Lung biology in health and disease ; 219
Contents The global tuberculosis epidemic: scale, dynamics, and prospects for control -- Bacteriology of tuberculosis -- Genomics and evolution of tubercle bacille -- Epidemiology of tuberculosis -- Overview of the pathogenesis of tuberculosis from a cellular and molecular perspective -- The human host: immunology and susceptibility -- Diagnosis of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis -- Treatment of tuberculosis -- Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection -- Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection -- Childhood tuberculosis -- Tuberculosis in the elderly -- Tuberculosis-HIV coinfection: epidemiology, clinical aspects, and interventions -- Diagnosis and treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis -- Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis -- History of tuberculosis control -- Tuberculosis control interventions: a stepwise approach -- The laboratory network in tuberculosis control in high-prevalence countries -- BCG vaccines: history, efficacy, and policies -- The role of contact tracing in low- and high-prevalence countries -- Managing tuberculosis patients: the centrality of nurses -- Involving community members in tuberculosis care and control -- Molecular epidemiology: its role in the control of tuberculosis -- Economic and financial aspects of global tuberculosis control -- Advancing and advocating tuberculosis control globally through the stop tuberculosis partnership -- The global drug facility: a revolution in tuberculosis control -- Fundamentals of tuberculosis control: the DOTS strategy -- Tuberculosis control in the countries of Eastern Europe and the former soviet union -- Tuberculosis control in low-prevalence countries of Europe -- Tuberculosis in the United States: toward elimination? -- Tuberculosis transmission and infection control in congregate settings -- Tuberculosis drug resistance in the world -- Programmatic control of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis -- Tuberculosis control and migration -- Tuberculosis control in refugee and displaced populations -- Tuberculosis control in prisons -- Tuberculosis control in mines -- Programmatic management of human immunodeficiency virus-associated tuberculosis -- Engaging private providers in tuberculosis control: public-private mix for DOTS -- Controlling tuberculosis in large metropolitan settings -- Health education and social mobilization in tuberculosis control -- Workforce constraints in tuberculosis control -- The practical approach to lung health strategy for integrated respiratory care -- The responsibilities of medical and nursing schools in tuberculosis care and control in countries with medium and high tuberculosis incidence -- Tuberculosis in the poverty alleviation agenda -- New diagnostics for tuberculosis: an essential element for global control and elimination -- New drugs for tuberculosis -- The future of tuberculosis vaccinology -- Research priorities in tuberculosis -- The new stop TB strategy of WHO: reaching global targets
Notes Rev. ed. of: Tuberculosis. 2nd ed., rev. and expanded, c2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Tuberculosis.
Author Raviglione, Mario C.
Reichman, Lee B., 1938-
Hershfield, Earl S., 1934-
LC no. 2006048589
ISBN 9780849392719 cased
0849392713 cased
Other Titles Tuberculosis
OTHER TI Tuberculosis