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By E. Seruk. Brevard College.

Some clinicians include at least one in- fever and cough minomycin 50 mg visa, weight gain and improved well-being, and jectable agent. Treatment should generally be contin- after cultures become negative, preferably with direct ued for at least 6 months, or 3 months after cultures become observation. If the client is symptomatic or the culture is • In the intermittent schedules, health care providers (or positive after 3 months, noncompliance or drug resistance other responsible adults) either administer the drugs or must be considered. Cultures that are positive after 6 months observe the client taking them (called DOT). This often include drug-resistant organisms, and an alternative method was developed for clients unable or unwilling to drug therapy regimen is needed. DOT increases lence of MDR-TB, guidelines for treatment have changed and adherence to and completion of prescribed courses of continue to evolve in the attempt to promote client adherence treatment. It is considered desirable for all treatment reg- to treatment and to manage MDR-TB, two of the major prob- imens and mandatory for intermittent regimens (eg, 2 or lems in drug therapy of tuberculosis. These atyp- Nursing Notes: Ethical/Legal Dilemma ical mycobacteria are found in water and soil throughout the United States. The organisms are thought to be transmitted by inhalation of droplets of contaminated water; there is no evi- Hong Pham was recently diagnosed with active tuberculosis dence of spread to humans from animals or other humans. Pham is against taking medications (isoniazid, munocompetent people but causes an opportunistic pulmonary rifampin, and ethambutol) that the doctor is prescribing, request- infection in approximately 50% of clients with advanced HIV ing that he be allowed to cure the TB with herbal remedies. Symptoms include a productive cough, weight loss, Reflect on: hemoptysis, and fever. The main drugs used in prevention of MAC disease are the • How to work with Mr.

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