Discuss the pathologic changes occurring during the development of active tuberculosis

home work/ nursing each questions one paragraph require reference and citation (Nursing research only) Please no…

home work/ nursing each questions one paragraph require reference and citation (Nursing research only)

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Ms. mary age 47, has had a persistent unproductive cough for several months that did not respond to cough medications. Recently he has developed a productive cough accompanied by fatigue, anorexia and night sweats. Examination indicated abnormal chest sounds and weight loss. A chest radiograph showed a small cavity and infiltrate; the tuberculin test was positive, and the sputum sample contained a small amount of blood and numerous acid-fast bacilli, confirming the diagnosis of active tuberculosis.

Discussion Questions

  1. Discuss the pathologic changes occurring during the development of active tuberculosis.
  2. Discuss the transmission of TB and the conditions predisposing to the development of TB.
  3. Discuss the treatment of tuberculosis and the precautions involved for health care personnel coming in contact with the patient.
  4. Suggest how family members or co-workers can protect themselves