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Medical Update: Management of Tuberculosis in Emergency Department Settings

The risk of TB transmission is high in settings such as emergency departments where care may be provided to patients before they are diagnosed with TB disease. This web-based seminar is intended to discuss the typical presentation of TB patients in the emergency department and outline the steps necessary to reduce missed opportunities for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. The seminar will also cover administrative, environmental, and respiratory protection control measures with the goal of improving infection control practices in emergency department settings.

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