oa South African Medical Journal - Tuberculosis management in a rural community - factors in failure
|Article Title||Tuberculosis management in a rural community - factors in failure|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Moroka Hospital, Selosesha, Thaba N'chu, Bophuthatswana|
|Publication Date||Jan 1981|
|Pages||14 - 16|
|Keyword(s)||Community health, Demographic data, Management, Relapse, Rural health, Treatment failure and Tuberculosis|
An investigation was carried out during 1978 to establish the proportion of tuberculosis patients who had a relapse or whose treatment had failed and who presented together with new patients with smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis at a regional hospital.
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