Tuberculosis – Practical guidance for clinicians, nurses, lab technicians and medical auxiliaries

When selecting and prescribing products for diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis.
This guide aims at providing useful information to the clinicians and health staff for the comprehensive management of tuberculosis. Forms of susceptible and resistant tuberculosis, tuberculosis in children, and HIV con-infection are all fully addressed.

Selection, Use

  • Sub-categories TB
  • Commodities Diagnostics, Medicines
  • Latest update 2013
  • Version 2013 Edition
  • Developed by MSF
  • When to use When selecting and prescribing products for diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. This guide aims at providing useful information to the clinicians and health staff for the comprehensive management of tuberculosis. Forms of susceptible and resistant tuberculosis, tuberculosis in children, and HIV con-infection are all fully addressed.
  • Languages English, French
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form PDF document, 900 KB and CD-ROM
  • Amount of training / TA required None
  • Inputs & outputs N/A
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages The manual helps caregivers take maximum possible advantage of both existing methods and rare innovations, which can provide improved diagnosis and treatment.
  • Limitations None
  • Availability English: http://refbooks.msf.org/msf_docs/en/tuberculosis/tuberculosis_en.pdf French: Currently not available
  • Remarks For more information or to request a CD-ROM, contact Médecines Sans Frontières, France.
  • Contact guide.tuberculosis@msf.org
  • Submission date 2013-06-17 16:20:36