Guidelines for Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa
Recommended citation: Republic of South Africa Department of Health. Guidelines for Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa. 2010. http://www.tbonline.info/media//media/uploads/documents/mdr-tb_sa_2010.pdf
DescriptionThese policy guidelines contain recommendations for how to manage mono resistant, poly resistant, multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensive drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis patients in South Africa. The document focuses on the clinical management, referral mechanisms and models of care. It covers how to ensure comprehensive management of patients through psycho-social support as well as strategies for infection prevention and control in occupational health services for health care workers.
Catalogue: South Africa