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SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas

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CRUZ, Vania Dias et al. Crack consumption and tuberculosis: an integrative review. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2013, vol.9, n.1, pp. 48-55. ISSN 1806-6976.

This article aimed to verify the scientific production regarding the consumption of crack and its favoring in the occurrence of tuberculosis (TB), identifying the main approach adopted in these publications and describing the main results of the studies found. It is an integrative review in the database of PUBMED, LILACS and SCIELO portal. The found articles have the following main approaches: the profile and behavior of users, the relationship between TB and drug use, and health strategies presented for the control of TB in these individuals.

Keywords : Tuberculosis; Crack Cocaine; Drug Users.

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