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Tuberculosis Reference Set from C.H.I.P.S.

Reichman & Herschfield's
Tuberculosis
A Comprehensive International Approach
2-Volume Set
Third Edition
edited by Mario C. Raviglione

Tuberculosis merges state-of-the-art research developments with principles of programmatic TB management.

Features:

  • Assesses what has been achieved in the past decade since the launch and promotion of modern TB control practices, commonly referred to as DOTS
  • Succinctly compiles our current knowledge of TB, its control, and related scientific discoveries
  • Stands as an authoritative compendium of information on all aspects of TB
  • Spans various priorities for the control of tuberculosis in different regions of the world
  • Presents the new Stop TB Strategy, as well as approaches to reach the U.N. Millennium Development Goal relevant to TB control

Contents

Basic Aspects of Tuberculosis

  • The Global Tuberculosis Epidemic: Scale, Dynamics, and Prospects for Control
  • Bacteriology of Tuberculosis
  • Genomics and Evolution of the Tubercle Bacilli
  • Epidemiology of Tuberculosis
  • Overview of the Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis from A Cellular and Molecular Perspective
  • The Human Host: Immunology and Susceptibility

Clinical Tuberculosis

  • 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
  • TB-HIV Co-infection: Epidemiology, Clinical Aspects, and Interventions
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
  • Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Contol of Tuberculosis

  • Basic Principles and Tools
  • History of Tuberculosis Control
  • Tuberculosis Control Interventions: A Stepwise Approach
  • The Tuberculosis Laboratory Network in Low Income 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
  • Global Tuberculosis Control: Economic and Financial Aspects
  • Advancing Tuberculosis Control Globally Through the Advocacy Network
  • The Global Drug Facility: A Revolution in Tuberculosis Control
  • Tailoring 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 USA: Towards 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

New Challenges for a New Century

  • Programmatic Management of HIV-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
  • Practical Approach to Lung Health: The PAL Strategy for Integrated Respiratory Care
  • The Responsibilities of Medical and Nursing Schools in Tuberculosis Care and Control
  • Countries with Medium and High Tuberculosis Incidence
  • Tuberculosis and Poverty: Considerations for Expanding TB Control

Building the Future

  • 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
  • Reaching the Global Targets: The New Stop TB Strategy

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A Comprehensive International Approach
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Third Edition
edited by Mario C. Raviglione

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