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Patient & Staff Education Tool: 'Think TB!' Poster

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The CDC provides a free, downloadable "Think TB!" poster.

 

The poster encourages healthcare providers and patients to recognize the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis.

 

The signs and symptoms of tuberculosis listed on the poster are: coughing up blood, weakness, loss of appetite, chest pains, anorexia, exposure to tuberculosis, significant skin test, weight loss, chills, failure to thrive, positive skin test, malaise, fatigue, abnormal x-ray, night sweats, fever, hemoptysis, difficult breathing, cough and shortness of breath.

 

Download the Think TB poster in English (pdf) and Spanish (pdf) for use in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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