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A library of resources for the prevention,
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This document lists competencies in the areas of knowledge, judgement, skills, and attitudes important for TB Screening.

Health Professionals Nurses
1969

This guide answers questions about using respirators to prevent TB transmission.

Health Professionals
1995

This report summarizes CDC and State health departments investigations and provides guidance about notification of passengers and flight crew after exposure to TB during travel on commercial aircrafts. From January 1993 through February 1995, CDC and State health departments completed an investigation of six instances in which passengers or flight crew traveled on commercial aircraft while infectious with TB...

Health Professionals
1995

This report summarizes potential uses of nucleic acid amplification (NAA) tests such as the Amplified Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Direct Test (MTD) for TB diagnosis and provides interim guidelines for the use of such tests. The report lists the current NAA tests, their FDA approved uses, their non-approved indications also known as off-label uses, limitations, and cautions...

Health Professionals
1996

This report summarizes findings of the epidemiologic study conducted by health departments in the four US states bordering Mexico (Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas) to characterize patterns of immigration and migration among foreign-born Hispanic patients with TB and their behaviors in seeking health care...

Health Professionals
1996

This report describes approaches for managing patients with TB who are candidates for or who are undergoing protease inhibitor therapy and presents interim recommendations for managing these patients until additional data are available and formal guidelines are issued. Protease inhibitors interact with rifamycin derivatives, which are used to treat and prevent the mycobacterial infections commonly observed in patients with the HIV...

Health Professionals Physicians
1996
These guidelines for laboratory services are contained in a series of three manuals, two of which are focused on the technical aspects of tuberculosis microscopy and culture and a third which deals with laboratory management, including aspects such as laboratory safety and proficiency testing. These manuals have been developed for use in low-and middle-income countries with high tuberculosis prevalence and incidence rates...
Health Professionals Managers and Supervisors Lab Personnel
1998
These guidelines for laboratory services are contained in a series of three manuals, two of which are focused on the technical aspects of tuberculosis microscopy and culture and a third which deals with laboratory management, including aspects such as laboratory safety and proficiency testing. These manuals have been developed for use in low-and middle-income countries with high tuberculosis prevalence and incidence rates...
Health Professionals Lab Personnel
1998
These guidelines for laboratory services are contained in a series of three manuals, two of which are focused on the technical aspects of tuberculosis microscopy and culture and a third which deals with laboratory management, including aspects such as laboratory safety and proficiency testing. These manuals have been developed for use in low-and middle-income countries with high tuberculosis prevalence and incidence rates...
Health Professionals Lab Personnel
1998
This manual provides information about TB program reviews and planning and technical support. It provides a view of international partnership towards the goal of eliminating TB.
Community Leaders Health Professionals
1998
This guide is to help providers establish and enhance social support services in a TB clinic. The purpose of this guide is to help the worker to (1) establish social services, (2) develop a therapeutic alliance with clients, (3) create an Intake Form to identify barriers to TB treatment and formulate goals to reduce those barriers and increase client functioning, (4) counsel and help clients achieve their goals, (5) form support groups, and (6) lead or participate in case management.
Health Professionals Managers and Supervisors Outreach Workers Social Service Providers
1999

This report discusses ways to reduce the spread and impact of infectious diseases, such as the six most deadly: HIV/AIDS, pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria, measles, and TB.

Health Professionals International Agencies
1999
This book describes the procedures used in the Fast Track program, a program of the Charles P. Felton National Tuberculosis Center of Harlem Hospital that provides treatment for health care workers with latent TB infection, and delineates methods that may be useful for other institutions to develop similar programs.
Health Professionals
1999
This book describes exposure, infection, disease, and death from TB using epidemiological data. It reviews statistics, including the number of TB cases, the duration of infection in these cases, and the number of case contact interactions per unit of time.
Health Professionals International Agencies
1999
This book presents information about implementing, maintaining, and evaluating respirator protection programs in health care facilities.
Managers and Supervisors Health Educators/Communicators Health Professionals Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
1999