WHO guidelines for treatment of tuberculosis: the missing links
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Worldwide, the treatment of tuberculosis is based on evidence-based guidelines developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) for national tuberculosis programs. However, the importance of health related quality of life, the adequate management of side effects associated with antituberculosis drugs and the elaboration of tuberculosis treatment outcome categories are a few issues that need to be addressed in forthcoming WHO guidelines for the treatment of tuberculosis.
KeywordsAntihistamines Health related quality of life Side effects Sputum induction Treatment outcomes Tuberculosis WHO Guidelines
Authors would like to thank Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) at University Sains Malaysia for their financial support in carrying out this work through USM-RU-PRGS (1001/PFARMASI/844011).
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