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Strategies to improve case finding in tubeculosis programme

Xavier, Thresa (1992) Strategies to improve case finding in tubeculosis programme. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 39 (3). pp. 125-126. ISSN 0019-5705

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Abstract

To augment case-finding under NTP, Dais were used in a rural area for identifying chest symptomatics by making door-to-door visits and collecting sputum specimens from them. Theycould pick up 87% of the expected case-load in the community. In an urban area; student vol unteers and propaganda measures were used for the purpose. Among those who reported at the area dispensaries for examination, 79% of the expected case-load was diagnosed.

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Item Type: Article
Subjects: Tuberculosis > Socio Behavioral
Divisions: Social and Behavioural Research
Depositing User: Dr. Rathinasabapati R
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2013 09:51
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2016 07:30
URI: http://eprints.nirt.res.in/id/eprint/332

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