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Acute Presentations of Tuberculosis (TB)

Acute Presentations of Tuberculosis (TB)

Acute Presentations of Tuberculosis (TB)

Will Ricketts
Will Ricketts
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 17 Aug 2018
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This session discusses how tuberculosis might present acutely to the Emergency Department or on the Acute Medical Take (e.g. pulmonary, spinal, meningitis). It also examines the complications of anti-tuberculous chemotherapy that may present acutely (e.g. hepatotoxicity and skin reactions) and their management.


By the end of this session youwill be able to:
Describe the factors that make TB a possible/probable diagnosis in patients presenting to the Emergency Department/Acute Medical Take
Explain the initial management of TB
Identify common side-effects of anti-tuberculous chemotherapy and manage them accordingly
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Will Ricketts
on behalf of Health Education England

Will is a Respiratory Registrar and Clinical Teaching Fellow on the NE Thames rotation. In addition to an interest in education, his main clinical interest is in tuberculosis (TB). He has presented nationally and internationally on the subject of TB, has multiple published abstracts and is currently the SpR representative on the BTS TB SAG.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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