This manual describes policies, protocols and recommendations for the prevention, treatment and control of tuberculosis from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH). It was written primarily for the medical providers of the New York City Bureau of Tuberculosis Control (BTBC) as a reference guide on tuberculosis diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The 4th edition was published in 2008.
While this manual is comprehensive and covers both routine and complex issues, it cannot and should not be substituted for the best judgment of individual physicians in specific clinical situations. Those who use this manual are strongly encouraged to seek expert consultation when needed, particularly in special situations such as drug-resistant tuberculosis.
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Tuberculosis (TB): Clinical Policies & Protocols
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