Treating the Patient with Tuberculosis: A Guide for Collaborating with Community Physicians

This guide was designed to facilitate communication between state and local health department personnel and community providers who treat TB patients. It contains templates for letters and forms to facilitate this communication.

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Additional documents (forms/templates):

  • DOT Contact/Authorization to Release Medical Records [PDF]
  • DOT Log [PDF]
  • Letter of Introduction to the Private Physician [DOC]
  • Medical Evaluation at Initial Visit [DOC]
  • Medical Update from Private Physician [DOC]
  • Monthly Update for Private Physician [DOC]
  • Nursing Assessment Form [DOC]
  • Physician's Evalutaion of TB Services [DOC]
  • Script for Contacting Private Physician [DOC]
  • Treatment Completion Letter [DOC]