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Tuberculosis; its nature and prevention

Frederick Charles Smith

Tuberculosis; its nature and prevention

by Frederick Charles Smith

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F.C. Smith, surgeon, U.S. Public health service. Prepared by the direction of the surgeon general.
    SeriesUnited States. Public health service. Publid health bulletin,, no. 36
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.T7 S6 1917
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6612935M
    LC Control Number18026156
    OCLC/WorldCa28574425

    Some species of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC), particularly Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes human tuberculosis (TB), are the first cause of death linked to a single pathogen worldwide. In the last decades, evolutionary studies have much improved our knowledge on MTBC history and have highlighted its long co-evolution with by: Tuberculosis is a dangerous bacterial infection that attacks your lungs. Learn more about how it’s spread, who’s at risk, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

    Book Description: In Tuberculosis Then and Now leading scholars and new researchers in the field reflect on the changing medical, social, and cultural understanding of the disease and engage in a wider debate about the role of narrative in the social history of medicine and how it informs current debates and issues surrounding the treatment of tuberculosis and other . Tuberculosis (TB) has been known by many names throughout its long tenure on this earth—as phthisis in ancient Greek medical traditions, as consumption to describe its attendant wasting as the body is consumed by disease, and eventually by the name we know it as today. Calling this ancient disease by the name tuberculosis was homage to the field of science and medicine for .

    Tuberculosis 3| | the disease, its treatment and prevention TB (tuberculosis) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs, although it can affect almost any part of the body. About years ago, it caused about one in eight of all deaths in the UK, but by the s, with better housing and nutrition and.   Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that’s been around for thousands of years, and although it’s still common and fatal in parts of the world, TB is .


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Tuberculosis; its nature and prevention by Frederick Charles Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

What Is Tuberculosis?: Its Control and Prevention provides an introduction to the understanding of tuberculosis, a contagious lung disease caused by tubercle bacillus.

This book discusses the characteristics, causes, treatment, control, and prevention of this disease. A comprehensive textbook on tuberculosis that covers all aspects of the disease: epidemiology, microbiology, diagnosis, treatment, control and prevention.

The main part of the book comprises very detailed and richly illustrated clinical chapters. The copious images are the advantage of this book. Chapters on new methods and treatments and on animal tuberculosis are included/5(4).

Tuberculosis: its nature, prevention, and treatment, with special reference to the open air treatment of phthisis. During the past decade the use of antimicrobial therapy has made necessary considerable revision of books dealing with the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis. Because it has been extensively rewritten, and in order to emphasize its more inclusive nature, the present book has been retitled Tuberculosis: Prevention and Control.

Prevention of Tuberculosis Preventive measures include strict standards for ventilation, air filtration, and isolation methods in hospitals, medical and dental offices, nursing homes, and prisons. If someone is believed to have been in contact with another person who has TB, preventive antibiotic treatment may have to be given.

“The disease is still around, it's still contagious, and despite the fact that the vaccine costs approximately sixteen cents to produce, and $ to buy, tuberculosis continues to ravage periphery countries.

Millions of people die from tuberculosis every year - and it's totally treatable. This is a disease we can eradicate in our lifetime.”. On tuberculosis: its nature, cause, and treatment. With notes on pancreatic juice / ([London]: Churchill, ), by Horace Dobell (page images at HathiTrust) Pulmonary tuberculosis.

(Philadelphia and New York: Lea & Febiger, ), by Maurice Fishberg (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). With over 10 million new TB cases and million deaths, TB is a global health priority. Multidrug-resistant TB is of particular concern to both clinicians and national TB programmes: inthere were new rifampicin-resistant cases and confirmed multidrug-resistant TB cases.

Despite extensive investigation over the years, there is still a great deal to learn about. Tuberculosis: Its Cause, Nature and Treatment Hardcover – January 1, by Bernarr MacFadden (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Bernarr MacFadden. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs, though it can affect any organ in the body.

It can develop when bacteria spread through droplets in the air. Introduction. South Africa suffers from an extremely high burden of tuberculosis (TB) disease: in it was one of the top six countries ranked by number of incident TB cases (04–06 million) [].Globally, TB is the second leading cause of death from an infectious disease [].Several targets for TB control have been set by the United Nations (UN), the World Health Cited by: Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention Division of Tuberculosis Elimination. CS_A. TB Elimination. Tuberculosis: General Information. What is TB. Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by germs that are spread from person to person through.

the air. TB usually affects the lungs, but it can also. American Thoracic Society, Infectious Diseases Society, CDC. Clinical practice guidelines: treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis.

Clin Infect Dis. Oct;63(7):e– CDC. Availability of an assay for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis, including rifampin resistant strains, and considerations for its use—United States,   Introduction.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious, infectious disease, due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MT), which usually lasts throughout the life course and determines the formation of tubercles in different parts of the body [].MT has very ancient origins: it has survived o years and it currently infects nearly 2 billion people worldwide []; with Cited by: Tuberculosis: first signs, symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis An open form of tuberculosis is characterized by the detection of mycobacteria in sputum, urine, feces, as well as obvious signs of the disease, while at the site of contact of the affected organ and the external environment, the infection cannot be detected.

In the World Health Assembly adopted a “Global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after ” This twenty year strategy () aims to end the global TB epidemic and is unsurprisingly called the "End TB Strategy.".

This leaflet gives information on the disease tuberculosis (TB), how it can be treated, and its prevention. Published 10 April Last updated 31 March — see all updates. Public Health. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. written with the aim of developing the knowledge, awareness and skills of primary health care providers regarding tuberculosis and its prevention and control.

The guide is not intended as a complete source of information on tuberculosis, but rather a summary of general principles regarding prevention, detection and Size: 1MB.

Prevention. As with all health conditions, prevention of TB is always better than a cure. Although there is no sure-fire way to completely prevent the spread of TB at this point in time, there are a number of measures that can be put in place to reduce the spread of the illness.The clinical manifestations of tuberculosis represent a complex interaction between the causative organism, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and the human host immune gh the disease of consumption was recognized many centuries ago, the modern understanding of what has remained one of the world's great public health problems is usually traced to the work of Cited by: TUBERCULOSIS A MANUAL FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS CHAPTER 1 THE BASIC SCIENCE OF TUBERCULOSIS TRANSMISSION OF THE TUBERCLE BACILLUS IN HUMANS AND THE IMMUNE RESPONSE Tuberculosis is a bacterial disease spread from one person to another principally by airborne transmission.

The causal agent is Mycobacterium tuberculosis (the .