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Identification and evaluation of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in the Department of Pulmonary Diseases at the Regional Hospital of Vlora in 2014.

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1 Identification and evaluation of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in the Department of Pulmonary Diseases at the Regional Hospital of Vlora in 2014 Rozeta Luci 1 Glodiana Sinanaj 1, Yllka Bilushi 1, Brunilda Subashi 1, Eno Nocka 2, Denada Selfo 1, Saemira Durmishi 1, Engjell Lazaj 3 1 Faculty of Public Health, University of Vlora, Albania 2 Mother Tereza Hospital, Tirane Albania 3 Rajonal Hospital of Vlora, Albania

2 Introduction Tuberculosis is one of the oldest infectious diseases. Are known in details the causes of disease, mode of transmission and treatment. Although centuries have passed from the discovery of tuberculosis, the disease still exists today. Materials and methods Data collection was conducted in a single phase. Was used descriptive method that consisted of collecting data from the Department of Pulmonary diseases registers in Vlora’s Regional Hospital. Were gathered data on age, sex, occupation, residence, health education to patients and families to improve health conditions.

3 Results During the year 2014 were 9 patients diagnosed with TB. Men were 89% and females 11%. 45% of patients has been retired. 23% of patients were unemployed and 32% were farmers. 6 patients were from the village and 3 with residence in the city. Age of patients with TB ranges from 32 to 75 years old. 2 patients were agitated, and 7 of them are presented calm. 56% of patients have had blood in sputum, 34% have respiratory difficulties and 10% of patients have had a cough with sputum. Conclusions In 9 cases was done health education on how to maintain control of the disease and prevent its transmission to persons living with them, in 3 cases was continued treatment with medications scheme. There is no information for one patient because he has migrated. Conclusions In 9 cases was done health education on how to maintain control of the disease and prevent its transmission to persons living with them, in 3 cases was continued treatment with medications scheme. There is no information for one patient because he has migrated.

4 Recommendation Improvements should be made to increase the diagnostic capacity to identify the pulmonary TB in the early stages. Should be done continuously education of medical staff for the newest prophylactic methods.. Thankyou Conclusions In 9 cases was done health education on how to maintain control of the disease and prevent its transmission to persons living with them, in 3 cases was continued treatment with medications scheme. There is no information for one patient because he has migrated.


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