Pitfalls in the care of patients with tuberculosis. Common errors and their association with the acquisition of drug resistance.

@article{Mahmoudi1993PitfallsIT,
  title={Pitfalls in the care of patients with tuberculosis. Common errors and their association with the acquisition of drug resistance.},
  author={A Mahmoudi and Michael D. Iseman},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1993},
  volume={270 1},
  pages={65-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine, among a group of patients with multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis, whether there had been management practices that deviated from established guidelines, and whether these decisions were associated with the acquisition of multidrug resistance and adverse medical sequelae. DESIGN Case series. SETTING Referral center. PATIENTS All patients with pulmonary tuberculosis admitted to the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine in 1989… CONTINUE READING

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