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When control measures fail

Authors
Journal
Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing
1089-9472
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
11
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s1089-9472(96)80024-4
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Abstract This article describes the author's long ordeal after contracting multi-drugresistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) from a patient in the hospital where she works. The struggle to win the battle with MDR-TB took her to a hospital far from home where she underwent surgery. In addition to physical pain, the author had to also endure frustration, depression, and loneliness.

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