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The long shadow post-tuberculosis

Allwood, Brian, van der Zalm, Marieke, Makanda, Goodman and Mortimer, Kevin ORCID: (2019) 'The long shadow post-tuberculosis'. Lancet Infectious Diseases, Vol 19, Issue 11, pp. 1170-1171.

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The meta-analysis investigating the excess mortality after tuberculosis published by Kamila Romanowski and colleagues1 is an important piece of work confirming a long-held belief by health workers in the field; however, death frequently comes only at the end of prolonged periods of suffering and morbidity. We would like to highlight the hidden epidemic of chronic disease, impairment, and social costs after microbiological cure of tuberculosis, as discussed by Sumona Datta and Carlton Evans in the Comment2 accompanying the Article

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > Statistics. Surveys > WA 950 Theory or methods of medical statistics. Epidemiologic methods
WF Respiratory System > WF 100 General works
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 200 Tuberculosis (General)
WF Respiratory System > Lungs > WF 600 Lungs
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
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Depositing User: Julie Franco
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2019 10:59
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2020 02:02


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