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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 4
First page : ( 290) Last page : ( 292)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2018.00066.5

A Personal Experience with a Tuberculosis patient: A Case Report

Prof. Grace Sr. Prabha*

Vice Principal, HOD, Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Carmel College of Nursing, Chunangumvely. Aluva, 683112

*Corresponding Author E-mail: prabhagrace@gmail.com

Online published on 27 December, 2018.

Abstract

TB is a contagious infection usually affects lungs. It can also affect other organs and other part of the body. Insufficient knowledge about TB is a main cause of more incidences in the people. More over that the stigma attached to TB is causing more burdens to the TB patients especially in girls. Promotion of knowledge and elimination of stigmatization are good measures to control TB in young adult. The sharing of experience with TB also will help others to cope up with treatment and other consequences of TB.

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Keywords

TB, Knowledge, Stigma.

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