Dick Menzies, MD
McGill University, Montréal, QC

This presentation will explain the changes and updated recommendations for management of active TB that are part of the newly released 8th edition of the Canadian TB Standards.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Learn and understand the rationale for the updated recommendations for treatment of drug-sensitive active TB;
  • Learn the rationale and updated recommendations for treatment of drug resistant TB; and
  • Learn about the management of common extra-pulmonary forms of TB.

CanMEDS Roles Addressed: Health Advocate, Medical Expert, Scholar