Patient Education

What Parents Need to Know About Tuberculosis (TB) Infection In Children

 

This brochure provides parents with important information on tuberculosis infection in children. It is designed in a question and answer format with highlighted information for quick and easy readability. The information covered ranges from the definitions of tuberculosis (TB) infection and TB disease to diagnosis and treatment of TB infection. In addition, tips on treatment improving adherence are provided to ensure completion.

The brochure can be distributed to parents of children with latent tuberculosis infection and can also used by health care providers when providing education on LTBI to parents. This product is intended to be downloaded, printed and distributed at health department clinics or other locations where treatment of children with LTBI is provided.

The brochure is available online only and may be printed and distributed as is, or modified to include specific contact information for your clinic by:

  • Typing or writing clinic information in the designated spot on the back of the brochure
  • Placing a label containing clinic information on the printed brochure
  • Using Adobe Acrobat PDF Writer to electronically add clinic information to the brochure

For technical assistance with this product, please contact Anita Khilall at khilalan@umdnj.edu or at (973) 972-9102.

This material is available on-line only.
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Lo que deben saber los padres sobre la infección de la tuberculosis en los niños (What Parents Need to Know About Tuberculosis (TB) Infection In Children)

 

This brochure contains the same information as the English language brochure, except in Spanish, however, it prints on legal sized paper (8.5"x 14") and is designed to be folded in thirds. It provides parents with important information on tuberculosis infection in children. It is designed in a question and answer format with highlighted information for quick and easy readability. The information in the tri-fold brochure ranges from the definitions of tuberculosis (TB) infection and TB disease to diagnosis and treatment of TB infection. In addition, tips on treatment improving adherence are provided to ensure completion.

The brochure can be distributed to parents of children with latent tuberculosis infection and can also used by health care providers when providing education on LTBI to parents. This product is intended to be downloaded, printed and distributed at health department clinics or other locations where treatment of children with LTBI is provided. The brochure is available online only and may be printed and distributed as is using the pdf version. You may also modify it to include specific contact information for your clinic by doing one of the following:

  • Place a label containing clinic information on the printed brochure
  • Use Adobe Acrobat PDF Writer to electronically add clinic information to the brochure
  • Or, download the Word version and type or write clinic information in the designated spot on the back of the brochure.

For technical assistance with this product, please contact Anita Khilall at khilalan@umdnj.edu or at (973) 972-9102.

This material is available on-line only.
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What You Need to Know About Tuberculosis

Designing a Drug O Gram

 

This portable TB patient education resource was developed for TB program staff, including physicians, nurses, disease investigators, and case managers who provide one-on-one or small group patient education. The TB patient education flipbook has sections on TB testing, TB infection, and TB disease and includes panels for patients with simple text and images to reinforce key points. Corresponding panels for providers include an easy to deliver script and teaching points.

If you would like additional copies, please contact us or download the pdf

  • The pdf file can be printed, laminated, and bound by any retail copy store
  • The pdf file can be printed on any color copier. Pages can be placed in page protector covers and inserted in a three ring binder for use as a flipbook
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Get The Facts About TB Disease

Designing a Drug O Gram

 

A booklet about TB transmission, treatment for TB disease, and how to communicate with family and friends about TB.

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Protect Your Family and Friends From TB: The TB Contact Investigation

Diagnosis and Treatment of LTBI Pocket Card

 

A booklet on how to protect family and friends from TB and how to talk to a healthcare worker during a contact investigation.

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Staying on Track with TB Medicine

Facility TB Profile

 

A booklet about treatment and ways to adhere to medication regimens for TB infection and TB disease.

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Take Steps to Control TB When You Have HIV

Guidelines for the Diagnosis of LTBI for the 21st Century

 

A booklet about the importance of TB testing, treating TB infection, and treating TB disease when a person has HIV infection.

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What You Need to Know About the TB Skin Test

 

A fact sheet on the basics of the TB skin test.

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What You Need to Know About TB Infection

Identifying Missed Opportunities for Preventing TB

 

A booklet on TB infection, including the TB skin test, treatment, and adherence to medication.

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