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What would Nurse Brians accurate reply be? A male client with tuberculosis asks Nurse Brian how long the chemotherapy must be continued.



A. 1 to 3 weeks
B. 6 to 12 months
C. 3 to 5 months
D. 3 years and more

This question is part of Practice Test III- Medical Surgical Nursing
Asked by Ayinde waliat odunayo, Last updated: Apr 03, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 19, 2017

6 to 12 months

Tubercle bacillus is a drug resistant organism and takes a long time to be eradicated. Usually a combination of three drugs is used for minimum of 6 months and at least six months beyond culture conversion.
 

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