This Pulse Plus looks at liver disease, covering non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, managing abnormal LFTs, hepatitis B and C and jaundice.
This module will update your knowledge on liver disease, including:
- Managing patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
- Diagnosing alcoholic liver disease
- When to refer patients with isolated raised liver enzymes
- diagnosing and managing viral hepatitis
- identifying jaundice
This module will be free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 28th September 2011.
Key questions on NAFLD:
Professor Mark Thursz is professor of hepatology at Imperial College London and Secretary-General of the European Association for Study of the Liver (EASL). As a consultant hepatologist at St Mary's Hospital, he set up one of the first fatty liver clinics in the UK working jointly with diabetology consultants. Professor Thursz is a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for the British Liver Trust.
Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester and senior primary care lecturer at Oxford Brookes University
Ten top tips on alcoholic liver disease:
Dr Jim Donaldson is a GP in Glasgow with a clinical interest in addiction
A guide to managing abnormal LFTs:
Dr Stuart Smellie is a consultant chemical pathologist at the County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Hepatitis B and C: testing and treating:
Dr Euan Lawson is a GP in Cumbria and clinical lead for the RCGP certificate in the detection, diagnosis and management of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in primary care
A patient with jaundice:
Dr Naseem Ali is a consultant hepatologist at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
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