Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) among Tuberculosis Patients: A Study from Chennai, South India

@inproceedings{Suhadev2011AlcoholUD,
  title={Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) among Tuberculosis Patients: A Study from
                    Chennai, South India},
  author={Mohanarani Suhadev and Beena Elizabeth Thomas and M RajaSakthivel and P Murugesan and V Chandrasekaran and Niruparani Charles and R Durga and M Auxilia and T A Mathew and Fraser Wares},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Alcohol Use Disorders (AUDs) among tuberculosis (TB) patients are associated with nonadherence and poor treatment outcomes. Studies from Tuberculosis Research Centre (TRC), Chennai have reported that alcoholism has been one of the major reasons for default and mortality in under the DOTS programme in South India. Hence, it is planned to conduct a study to estimate prevalence of alcohol use and AUDs among TB patients attending the corporation health centres in Chennai, India… CONTINUE READING

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