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dc.contributor.authorGriffiths, Chrispor
dc.contributor.authorBarne, Monicapor
dc.contributor.authorSaxena, Puneetpor
dc.contributor.authorYaphe, Johnpor
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-13T08:53:24Z-
dc.date.available2014-10-13T08:53:24Z-
dc.date.issued2014-03-
dc.identifier.issn1471-4418por
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/30486-
dc.description.abstractIn this issue of the PCRJ, Bishara et al.1 present a case report about the treatment of a pregnant woman with tuberculosis (TB). She had emigrated from a country with a high prevalence of TB to one with a lower prevalence. This presented a challenge to her physicians who were faced with identifying and treating close contacts who were also infected. This Perspective article explores in more depth some of the questions raised by this case report. It discusses the role of primary care physicians in low prevalence countries who can implement evidence-based screening programmes, it discusses effective strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of TB in countries with high TB prevalence, and it presents insights from medical anthropology that can help practitioners overcome the barriers to TB diagnosis, treatment and screening described in the case report.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherElsevierpor
dc.rightsopenAccesspor
dc.subjectTuberculosispor
dc.subjectAnthropologypor
dc.titleChallenges of tuberculosis management in high and low prevalence countries in a mobile worldpor
dc.typearticlepor
dc.peerreviewedyespor
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://www.thepcrj.org/por
sdum.publicationstatuspublishedpor
oaire.citationStartPage106por
oaire.citationEndPage111por
oaire.citationIssue1por
oaire.citationVolume23por
dc.identifier.doi10.4104/pcrj.2014.00019por
dc.identifier.pmid24615415por
dc.subject.fosCiências Médicas::Ciências da Saúdepor
dc.subject.wosScience & Technologypor
sdum.journalPrimary Care Respiratory Journalpor
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