I know how TB patients feel
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I know how TB patients feel

Mel Burden Infection prevention and control nurse specialist, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

Infection prevention nurse and former TB patient Mel Burden says nurses should improve their understanding of the disease

During 2010-11 I spent 6 months working in a rural South African hospital, where drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) was rife. I was diagnosed with TB 10 months after my return to the UK.

Nursing Standard. 31, 12, 29-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.31.12.29.s27

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