Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a new era in prevention and control.

  title={Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a new era in prevention and control.},
  author={J M Serkey},
  journal={Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN},
  volume={14 5},
  • J M Serkey
  • Published 1995 in Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN
Failure to recognize Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been the cause of explosive outbreaks. To avoid this devastating consequence of the disease, especially among HIV-infected persons, critical care staff must use preventive strategies. This article provides information on the pathogenesis of MDR-TB, its epidemiology, and some case management… CONTINUE READING