Institutionalized management of tuberculosis patients

Authors

  • Eduardo Ticona Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Tropicales, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo. Lima, Perú. Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Lima, Perú. Facultad de Medicina, universidad de San Martín de Porres. Lima, Perú. Médico Infectólogo.
  • Rubén Darío Vásquez Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Tropicales, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo. Lima, Perú. Médico Infectólogo.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17843/rpmesp.2009.263.1388

Keywords:

Tuberculosis, .Hospitalization, .Patient.isolation, .Peru

Abstract

The management of TB patient in close settings, that guarantee a decrease in transmission risk, an adequate surveillance to treatment, and to opt for social support measures, this one becoming a proposal for the management of MDR TB or XDR TB patients and specially in the management of cases that do not comply with an adequate treatment and/or have social conditions that put in risk their adequate follow up. Some strategies are exposed through this article that have already been used in other countries and that we should value implementing them according to our local reality.

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Published

2009-09-30

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Symposium

How to Cite

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Ticona E, Vásquez RD. Institutionalized management of tuberculosis patients. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica [Internet]. 2009 Sep. 30 [cited 2024 Jun. 22];26(3). Available from: https://rpmesp.ins.gob.pe/index.php/rpmesp/article/view/1388

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