Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) Case Study

Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Currently a Nursing Local Board Examination Reviewer. Subjects handled are Pediatric, Obstetric and Psychiatric Nursing. Previous work experiences include: Clinical instructor/lecturer, clinical coordinator (Level II), caregiver instructor/lecturer, NC2 examination reviewer and staff/clinic nurse. Areas of specialization: Emergency room, Orthopedic Ward and Delivery Room. Also an IELTS passer.

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14 Responses

  1. jazz says:

    PTB is common in the Philippines. For those who have PTB, take your medications religiously for 6 months and avoid crowded places to decrease the risk of infecting others because PTB can be transmitted through sneezing, coughing etc.

  2. sophie says:

    Just got home from the clinic.. I have PTB.. The doctor told me to buy the medicine..6 months treatment.. Quadmax 2 tablets before breakfast that will be for 2 months everyday..and Duomax good for 4 months..after the last two tablets of quadmax you will take the duomax on the next day.. dont skip.. she also gave me multivtamins..

  3. tata libo on says:

    ive been infected of ptb tell me what the causes of these coz i dnt have any vices

    • Mike says:

      We're same… I also don't have any vices… I went in medical center for chest-pa, the result of my x-ray found that I have PTB… Radiologist told me about my case, that is a minimal… not seriously condition.. I went to Pulmonology for check-up.. The doctor's gave me a medicine for it. He explained to me of how this PTB can get… by person who already had a TB through coughing or sneezing.

  4. gail says:

    take your medicines religiously for 6 months. don't skip any of the day.

  5. REY says:

    Go to a doctor specialist to know what stage your PTB and follow all medications. Healthy exercise daily and Food.

  6. Jhean says:

    What should the right food to eat to cure PTB.. i Don't no why i got PTB.

    • liz says:

      Eat healthy foods.. such as vegetables,fish, fruits.. you also need enough rest and sleep and vitamins to boost your immune system.. TB is caused by a bacilli called mycobacterium tuberculosis that can be easily spread in the air from a person infected when they talk and sneeze. people with weak immune system are more prone to this illness..

  7. beno says:

    how to heal of (PTB)

    • john carlo says:

      first they need to test your sputum (phlegm) to determine if ur positive or negative to TB. u need to go to the nearest hospital. they will provide right medications there.

  8. tun says:

    now i got the PTB .how you can help me?