Drug-Resistant TB

Nursing Guide for Managing Side Effects to Drug-resistant TB Treatment

Nursing Guide for Managing Side Effects to Drug-resistant TB Treatment is a collaborative project between CITC and the International Council of Nurses (ICN). The guide was developed by nurses with experience in the clinical care and programmatic management of tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in both high- and low-resource settings.

The guide is designed as a reference and job aid, so nurses can quickly: 

Basics of MDR-TB Clinical Care: Online Video Series

The Basics of MDR-TB Clinical Care: Online Video Series is comprised of a series of short, online lectures presented in easy to digest segments. The first three installments are now available and the complete series will cover major topics pertaining to epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment regimens, monitoring and case management, side-effects, prevention and isolation, treatment of contacts, and special situations. 

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians, 3rd edition

First released in 2004, the Guide is a joint publication of CITC 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 4 appendices cover major topics pertaining to epidemiology, diagnosis, laboratory issues, treatment, medications, pediatrics, co-morbidities and special situations, monitoring and case management, adverse reactions, and treatment of contacts.

Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide, 2nd edition

The first edition (2009) of Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide was derived from Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians (2nd edition) produced in 2008 by the Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) and the State of California Department of Public Health, Tuberculosis Control Branch (CDPH).

The information in Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide, 2nd edition was updated in December, 2012.