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Rapid advice: treatment of tuberculosis in children

Publication year: 
2010
Corporate author: 
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Publication details: 
Geneva, WHO, 2010
Abstract:

The aim of this revised guideline is to establish standards for high-quality treatment of tuberculosis in children by providing evidence-based recommendationss while considering the risks and benefits, acceptability, feasibility, cost and financial implications. The book starts by providing an overview of WHO's efforts in treating TB through information dissemination. Recommendations at a glance then follows. This is then followed by the revision process of the publication and lastly dissemination, adaptation, implementation and evaluation among other topics.