oa Modern Medicine - Investigating patients for tuberculosis
|Article Title||Investigating patients for tuberculosis|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 *Prince of Wales Hospitals, Randwick and Tuberculosis Clinic, St George Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia **Board of Continuing Education, Royal Australasian College of Physicians|
|Publication Date||Oct 2004|
|Pages||18 - 24|
|Keyword(s)||Clinical features, Community health, CPD points, Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Transmission and Tuberculosis|
The challenge for all health carers ï¿½ and particularly GPs ï¿½ is to know when to consider tuberculosis in the differential diagnosis, what initial tests to order and where to refer the patient for management.
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