Category list : Liver
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Simple tests by nurses in GP surgeries could potentially double the diagnosis rate of liver disease where patients are not displaying any symptoms, according to UK researchers.
Alcohol is the main cause of liver disease and associated death. By raising awareness and offering brief interventions, not only to patients but also to family and friends, nurses can potentially save lives, argues Gerri Mortimore
One of the keys to eradicating hepatitis C virus infection is to find infected people who are not engaged with health services and offer them treatment with direct-acting antivirals. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
A new free-to-download liver cancer information smartphone application, or app, has been launched for patients with the support of hepato-pancreato-biliary specialist nurses.
Women with polycystic ovaries having a two-fold increased risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to UK researchers.
’Written by experts in the field they claim that it is based on the latest research, Skinny Liver is not just for your liver, but for your whole body.’
Patients with acute pancreatitis are being repeatedly admitted to hospital because the cause is not always identified or treated properly, an assessment of care has revealed.
Liver transplant operations at one of the country’s flagship teaching hospitals have been cancelled because of a shortage of critical care nurses, it has been revealed.
A nurse at a Birmingham hospital has been helping liver and gastrointestinal patients to recover using traditional board games and plastic model kits.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is set to recommend three new treatments for some adults with hepatitis C, following preliminary positive recommendations in July.