Aims : To describe the aims of medical and palliative care; to contrast sociological and biological explanations of tuberculosis as a disease and define patient-centred care; to answer the question « How do people die from tuberculosis ? »; to match palliative care to the different modes and duration of dying from tuberculosis (case illustrations).
Target audience :
Clinical researcher, Adult pulmonologist/Clinician, Respiratory critical care physician, General practitioner, Nurse, Paediatrician, Patient, Medical Student, Respiratory therapist, Respiratory physiotherapist
General respiratory patient care, Palliative care, Public health
Palliative care in tuberculosis
G. Bothamley(London, United Kingdom)