oa Professional Nursing Today - Provinces struggle with drug-resistant TB : professional news
|Article Title||Provinces struggle with drug-resistant TB : professional news|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||Nov 2008|
|Pages||10 - 11|
Health officials countrywide are battling to cope with the growing numbers of patients with drug-resistant TB and provinces are divided about whether to hospitalise all patients or not.
A recent national workshop that brought together public health officials working on multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug resistant (XDR) TB in all nine provinces revealed vastly different standards of care and practices.
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