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Missed opportunities in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
In 52% of children with confirmed and probable tuberculosis the diagnosis could have been made earlier than it was. The main clinical clues which should have led to suspicion of tuberculosis were close adult contacts and ...
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996-3)
INTRODUCTION: One of the most intriguing features of the epidemiology of tuberculosis is the well-known variation in the age incidence of disease and the variation in the nature of the disease with age. During infancy and ...
Sociological and anthropological factors related to the community management of tuberculosis in the Western Cape communities of Ravensmead and Uitsig
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1997)
Objective. To determine the socioculturel understanding of tuberculosis among patients and their household members. Design. Qualitative descriptive study. Setting. Two adjacent Western Cape suburbs with a population of ...
The use of a geographical information system (GIS) to evaluate the distribution of tuberculosis in a high-incidence community
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996)
Objective. To determine the geographical distribution of tuberculosis in the two Western Cape suburbs with the highest reported incidence of tuberculosis. Design. Descriptive illustrative study. Setting. Two adjacent Western ...
TB or not TB? An evaluation of children with an incorrect initial diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1995)
Object. The aim of the study was to identify diagnoses that are confused with pulmonary tuberculosis in children. Design. Prospective, investigative clinical study. Setting. Tertiary care teaching hospital and an urban ...