Tuberculosis: The Essentials (4th Edition)


Download Tuberculosis: The Essentials (4th Edition) written by Mario C. Raviglione in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1420090216;1138117668;1420090232/9781420090215/ 9781138117662/ 9781420090239. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


Every second; a new person is subjected to tuberculosis (TB). Every untreated TB-infected person will infect 10-15 people every year. After the success of its predecessor; this new edition of Raviglione’s Tuberculosis: The Essentials; 4th Edition; (PDF) examines the new discoveries and observations of the main aspects of the disease. Recognized world experts provide a brief; state-of-the-art review of the 15 essential elements of TB; supply an international; current view of the pathophysiology; epidemiology; diagnosis; and treatment methods discuss the evolving threat of XDR-TB and the HIV/AIDS factor assess progress in TB research such as new vaccines and drugs reflect on the progress of the “Stop TB” strategy.

See What’s New in the Fourth Edition:

  • Revised chapters on diagnosis and treatment cover new tests and molecular detection methods
  • Updated chapters on epidemiology and pathogenesis provide new insights on TB infection and disease
  • Information on developing effective regiments and discussion of situations deserving specific precautions

Coverage of adherence issues – The ebook is an essential guide for everybody working in the field of TB; from specialists to nurses and medical students; both from public health and clinical perspective.

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Mario C. Raviglione


CRC Press; 4th edition




408 pages








9781420090215/ 9781138117662/ 9781420090239

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