Tuberculosis a comprehensive clinical references 1st edition
Tuberculosis is a very old disease which we are still unable to contain. Since early biblical times the two main mycobacterial diseases, tuberculosis (consumption) and leprosy have caused great suffering and death. Although leprosy is now largely controlled, TB continues its rampant course throughout the world.This Tuberculosis a comprehensive clinical references 1st edition pdf textbook with excellent illustrations and photographs will assist the professional and lay reader to understand TB from a variety of perspectives. It provides the latest updates on progress in tackling the disease such as finding solutions for rapidly diagnosing TB, newer drugs and shorter treatment regimens, and more effective vaccines.
This pandemic is further complicated by the additional burden of drug-resistant TB, HIV and poor health services in many countries that experience the highest number of TB infections. Tuberculosis is primarily a disease of poverty—patients are often victims of their circumstances rather than being responsible for the problem themselves. The resurgence of TB reflects the failure of global, political and economic institutions to improve the lives of poor people.
The chapters in Tuberculosis a comprehensive clinical references 1st edition ominously illustrates the enormity of the problem: nearly two million deaths each year, the emerging problems of drug-resistant TB and the serious hindrances in diagnosing and managing the disease caused by coinfection with HIV.
Author am encouraged that this Tuberculosis a comprehensive clinical references 1st edition book contains substantial contributions from authors from Africa, particularly South Africa, where TB is taking its toll. By uniting African authors with their colleagues in Europe, Asia, and the USA the editors have demonstrated that the way forward in the fight against TB is to move forward together.A vast amount of knowledge has been generated on the
subject of TB in the past decade.
This Tuberculosis a comprehensive clinical references 1st edition pdf book gives a very helpful overview of this material in a readable form. Its publication is timely. Author remind the donor community of the urgent need
to work towards controlling TB worldwide.