Can physicians treat tuberculosis? Report on a national survey of physician practices.

@article{Sumartojo1997CanPT,
  title={Can physicians treat tuberculosis? Report on a national survey of physician practices.},
  author={Esther Sumartojo and Lawrence J. Geiter and Bess I Miller and Beverley Hale},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 12},
  pages={2008-11}
}
OBJECTIVES Researchers examined physicians' treatment strategies for tuberculosis to determine whether they would follow recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Thoracic Society. METHODS A national survey sampled 1772 physicians. Analyses tested correlates of recommended treatment regimens. RESULTS Among respondents, 59.4% described a recommended regimen. Specialists; physicians aware of professional publications, treatment recommendations, and… CONTINUE READING