Tuberculosis: clinical features, diagnosis and management
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Tuberculosis: clinical features, diagnosis and management

Virginia G Williams Head of the nursing division, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, City University, London

This article presents an overview of tuberculosis and includes general information on the disease, signs, symptoms and diagnosis, up-to-date statistics and the implications for nursing practice.

Nursing Standard. 20, 22, 49-53. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.02.20.22.49.c4063

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gwilliams@iuatld.org

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