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Nursing patients with liver and gall bladder problems

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0009

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with liver and gall bladder problems

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Nursing assessment of patients with liver and gall bladder problems - Special liver tests and investigations - Nursing problems for patients with liver disorders - Variceal bleed (melaena or haematemesis) - Hepatic encephalopathy - Liver failure - Liver cirrhosis - Liver transplantation - Patients with gall bladder problems - Acute pancreatitis - Chronic pancreatitis - Cancer of the pancreas - Pancreatic surgery - Nursing interventions - Psychosocial issues for liver patients - Patient education for liver patients - Discharge and continuing care - Common drugs used for liver and gall bladder disorders

Chapter.  7057 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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