Tuberculosis patients submitted to supervised treatment. Ribeirão Preto-São Paulo-Brazil. 1998 and 1999.

@article{Hino2005TuberculosisPS,
  title={Tuberculosis patients submitted to supervised treatment. Ribeir{\~a}o Preto-S{\~a}o Paulo-Brazil. 1998 and 1999.},
  author={Paula Hino and Cl{\'a}udia Benedita dos Santos and Tereza Cristina Scatena Villa and Jordana Nogueira Muniz and Aline Aparecida Monroe},
  journal={Revista latino-americana de enfermagem},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={27-31}
}
This study presents a survey conducted among 132 Tuberculosis patients submitted to Supervised Treatment between 01/1998 and 12/1999, with a view to describing epidemiological aspects, according to the gender, (final) treatment result and HIV immunology result variables. The number of patients covered by Supervised Treatment rose from 19% to 30%. For each of these years, 64% and 71% of the patients were male, while 89% and 77% evolved towards cure. The rate of abandonment increased from 7% to… CONTINUE READING
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