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Título : Diagnosis and treatment delays of pulmonary tuberculosis in a tertiary health care centre in a south american country (Guayaquil-Ecuador)
Autor : Cerda, Pablo (dir)
Palabras clave : Medicina
Tuberculosis - Servicios de Salud - Guayaquil (Ecuador)
Tuberculosis - Tratamiento
Fecha de publicación : sep-2006
Editorial : Quito: USFQ, 2006
Citación : Tesis (Doctor en Medicina y Cirugía), Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Colegio de Ciencias de la Salud; Quito, Ecuador, septiembre 2006.
Descripción : Tuberculosis is a major health problem throughout the world. It is the second leading cause of death, affecting approximately 1 million people each year (1-2). Ecuador is a South American country located in the pacific coast of the continent. It is and divided into four main regions, the coast, highlands, rainforest and the Galapagos Islands, and it has 13 026 891 inhabitants (3). Guayas is the province where this study was performed, it is located in a coastal region, its capital is Guayaquil. The city and its surrounding rural areas have 2 515 146 inhabitants. In 2004, 2 318 new cases of AFB + tuberculosis were reported in Guayaquil. This represents 53,41% of the nationwide reported cases (6).
URI : http://repositorio.usfq.edu.ec/handle/23000/580
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