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Courses in Therapeutics and Disease State Management | Infectious Disease I:

16. Tuberculosis

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AUTHORS:
Michael W. Perry
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify the risk factors for TB infection and active disease.
  • Design an appropriate therapeutic plan for latent tuberculosis in immunocompetent, immunocompromised, and special patient populations.
  • Design an appropriate therapeutic plan for active tuberculosis in immunocompetent, immunocompromised, and special patient populations.
  • Distinguish between the diagnostic tests used for patients potentially infected with tuberculosis.
  • Identify the common adverse effects associated with medications used for the treatment of tuberculosis.
  • Implement an alternative therapeutic plan for patients with tuberculosis who are experiencing adverse drug reactions or not responding to therapy.
  • Implement an alternative therapeutic plan for patients with tuberculosis who are at risk of or are experiencing clinically significant drug interactions.
  • Formulate a monitoring plan for a patient being treated for latent or active TB.
  • Select patients for whom therapeutic drug monitoring may be valuable and identify the necessary laboratory monitoring parameters for patients on antituberculosis medications.

 

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AccessPharmacy > Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 10e > Tuberculosis
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Tuberculosis Quiz(Passing Score )
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