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Caring for patients with chronic liver disease in practice

Publication date: Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Contributor(s): Beverley Bostock-Cox

Liver disease is now the fifth leading cause of death in the UK but the good news is that liver disease is largely preventable and there is much we can do in primary care to educate people about the risks. This article explains the importance of identifying those patients who are at risk of liver disease, implementing risk reduction strategies, ensuring an accurate diagnosis is made and optimising ongoing management, including self-care strategies.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 9, Number 1, Jul-Aug-Sep 2012
Print edition page(s): 5-8
Contributor(s): Beverley Bostock-Cox

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