Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 11th, 2003
According to published research from Los Angeles, "A pharmacist-managed clinic for treating latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in health care workers (HCWs) is described."
"The hospital-based clinic was begun in 1993 after a review showed that only 0.8% of HCWs at the institution who were prescribed isoniazid for LTBI completed it," explained S.M. Tavitian and coauthors at working at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
"The goals of the clinic are to improve HCWs adherence to LTBI treatment, enhance outcomes and minimize adverse drug reactions," they wrote...
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