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List of Famous Tuberculosis Victims

In the past, tuberculosis has been called consumption, because it seemed to consume people from within, with a bloody cough, fever, pallor, and long relentless wasting. Famous sufferers of TB include. Robert Louis Stevenson, Henry David Thoreau, Voltaire, Albert Camus, Hermann Goetz, Eleanor Roosevelt, Doc Holliday, Vivien Leigh, Florence Nightingale. The list is long, read on to discover more famous victims.

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The Tuberculosis Survival Handbook

The “Tuberculosis Survival Handbook” is an engrossing personal account as well as an invaluable source of information for people with TB around the world. In recognition of the worldwide TB epidemic, this useful publication has been extensively updated. The comprehensive and easily readable text covers the clinician’s and patient’s perspective; practical information including the DOT strategy for adherence to treatment; treatment and management. A must read for patients and healthcare workers.

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UCSF HIV InSite - Tuberculosis and HIV

Although HIV-related tuberculosis is both treatable and preventable, incidence rates continue to climb in developing nations where HIV infection and tuberculosis are endemic and resources are limited. TB is the leading infectious killer of people living with HIV/AIDs in the world. Written for the medical audience, this chapter on Tuberculosis and HIV provides comprehensive information on the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis for HIV patients.

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Clinical Trials on Tuberculosis

ClinicalTrials.gov is an easy-to-use Web site that provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical trials, including more than 100 open studies on Tuberculosis.

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