European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2018

  • Patient Delay and Associated Factors Among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients at Hadiya Zone Public Health Facilities in South Ethiopia, 2017

    Gedeyon Getahun, Belay Erchafo, Lakew Abebe Gebretsadik, Mulugeta Chaka

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2018
    Pages: 55-62
    Received: Sep. 06, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2018
    Published: Nov. 05, 2018
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    Abstract: Early diagnosis and immediate initiation of treatment are essential for an effective TB control program. Delay in treatment is significant to both disease prognoses at the individual level and within the community. Patient delay and associated factors were assessed among pulmonary tuberculosis patients who are on treatment for the first two months ... Show More