TB case management desk guide for private hospitals/clinics

Abstract

This document is intended to ensure the quality of community-based DOTS treatment for tuberculosis delivered through private sector hospitals/clinics in Pakistan, by providing guidance in how to deal with tuberculosis patients: identification of subjects, diagnosis, drug therapy, registration and education, managing directly observed treatment, managing household contacts, follow-up, retrieving patients who lose contact, managing treatment interruptions, ensuring quality, key problems to consider in patients with cough, and definitions.

Citation

National Tuberculosis Control Programme (Pakistan); Association for Social Development Pakistan; Nuffield Center for International Health (UK). TB case management desk guide for private hospitals/clinics. (2008) 17 pp.

TB case management desk guide for private hospitals/clinics

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