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Ch 14- Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases
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What is the route of exposure for TB?
What percentage of Americans have more than one chronic disease?
In the US from the 1940s on, TB was "under control." Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons that TB was controlled at that time?
The TB vaccine
Approximately, how long is the antibiotic treatment protocol for TB?
What does DOTS stand for?
Directly Observed Treatment
TB is exclusively a disease of the respiratory system.
If you got a biopsy to determine if you have cancer, which result is preferable?
Which of the following does not increase your risk of cancer?
Of the following countries, which is most likely to have the higher percentage of MDR-TB?
What is the cure rate for those patients with MDR-TB who are receiving treatment?
From the video, who were the physicians- researchers who fought MDR-TB in Peru?
Farmer and Kim
People who had the TB (BCG-Guerin and Calmette) vaccine will have a positive skin test.
So far, the US has not reported a case of XDR-TB.
From the video, how did the Peruvian patients get MDR-TB drugs?
They were "borrowed" from a Boston hospital and snuck into the country.
What is the historical name for TB?
What is the lethal type of TB?
Which factor(s) contribute to the spread of TB?
All of the above
All of the above
What are the different types of TB?
TB, MDR-TB, XDR-TB
He/ she advised his/her medical students against treating TB.
The term for when a disease is carried by many people in a population without high morbidity/ mortality rates.
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