Tuberculosis in the Torres Strait

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 06 April 2021
This retrospective study performed in Torres Strait Islands, Australia, observed tuberculosis-positive cases between the years 2000-2018. The authors describe challenges and issues faced by the healthcare workers and patients in the Torres Strait Islands and make valuable recommendations for effective management of treatment to eradicate tuberculosis in this geographical region.

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“Explore the patient experience in the hospital when presenting with the post-sepsis syndrome”

Course Content

This retrospective study performed in Torres Strait Islands, Australia, observed tuberculosis-positive cases between the years 2000-2018. The authors describe challenges and issues faced by the healthcare workers and patients in the Torres Strait Islands and make valuable recommendations for effective management of treatment to eradicate tuberculosis in this geographical region.

In 2016, more than 10 million people worldwide were diagnosed with tuberculosis; and in 2018 alone, 1.4 million tuberculosis patients worldwide died from this disease despite the availability of an effective treatment. 

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Understand the post-sepsis syndrome
  • Explore the patient experience in the hospital when presenting with the post-sepsis syndrome
  • Review the quality of life post sepsis
  • Consider the healthcare system improvements which could improve the way we treat patients presenting with this syndrome
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