Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians, 2nd edition

About this Product

First released in 2004, the Guide is a joint publication of CNTC and the Tuberculosis Control Branch of the California Department of Public Health. It contains information and user-friendly tools and templates for use by any clinician who participates in the management of patients with drug-resistant TB. The 10 chapters and 15 appendices cover major topics pertaining to epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, medications, monitoring, special situations, adverse reactions, case management, legal issues, and treatment of contacts.

Date of Release
December 2004.

Date of Release for Second Edition
April 2008.

Entire Guide 

Cover Pages 

Front Matter 

  • About the Authors, Table of Contents, Acknowledgements, Learning Objectives, Foreword

Chapter 1. Epidemiology and Background 

Chapter 2. Diagnosis 

Chapter 3. Treatment 

Chapter 4. Medication Fact Sheets

Chapter 5. Special Situations 

  • Extrapulmonary TB
  • HIV
  • Liver Failure
  • Pregnancy
  • Pediatrics

Chapter 6. Monitoring Patients 

Chapter 7. Adverse Reactions 

Chapter 8. Case Management 

Chapter 9. Ethical and Legal Issues 

Chapter 10. Managing Contacts