Critical care and tuberculosis.

  • Roni Leibowitz
  • Published 1995 in Critical care nursing clinics of North America

Abstract

The scientific literature documents the resurgence of airborne nosocomial transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to patients and health care providers that has occurred in the last decade. Tuberculosis may not be recognized or diagnosed at the time of admission to the intensive care unit, adding to the risk of disease transmission to nurses, other… (More)

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