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This book was written with the aim of defining a practical approach to every aspect of tuberculosis. In total there are 50 chapters in the book. Chapters practically cover all the aspects of tuberculosis ranging from epidemiology, varying presentation of tuberculosis, diagnosis and practical approach to the treatment of pulmonary as well as common extrapulmonary tuberculosis including HIV and TB. It also covers practical approach to drug resistant including multidrug resistant tuberculosis and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis. Chapters also include prevention of tuberculosis and TB control in India. Pharmacokinetics of antituberculosis used in new and retreatment cases of tuberculosis including their doses, regimens, adverse effects are highlighted. Special chapters on case-based approach to treatment of tuberculosis in special situation and MDR-TB have also been included. Chapters on TB in children, TB in elderly, nontuberculous mycobacteria and infection control in TB are also included. Chapters have been written in the background of current literature and practical experience gained from day-to-day dealing with different patients suffering from tuberculosis. Advances up to 2013 have been included making all the chapters well referenced with the latest references.

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Author(s)PRASAD RAJENDRA
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Edition1
ISBN9789351522218
Pages644
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2015