Drug default in tuberculosis

Khanna, B.K.; Srivastava, A.K. and Ali, Mohd. (1977) Drug default in tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 24 (3). pp. 121-126.

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Abstract

Out of a total of 400 cases, only 272 cases could be followed up during the last 1 year in Kasturba T.B. clinic, Lucknow. Of these, 112 patients defaulted 210 times during a period ranging from 4 months to 1 year. 82 cases were “lost”. The causes of default and their remedy have been discussed. The implementation of the urban T.B. control programme in the city of Lucknow is considered essential to minimise this problem.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Drug Default, Tuberculosis, Thioacetazone, Isoniazid, Streptomycin, Causes
Subjects:Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Psychology, Social
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Investigative Techniques > Drug Administration Schedule
Persons > Patients
Organic Chemicals > Sulfur Compounds > Thiosemicarbazones
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Attitude
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Behavior
ID Code:1779
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:09 October 2006

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