Chapter

Liver

Edited by Christine Norton, Julia Williams, Claire Taylor, Annmarie Nunwa and Kathy Whayman

in Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298655
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598021 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199298655.003.0011

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Liver

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Structure and function - Viral hepatitis - Non-viral hepatitis - Cirrhosis: background and causes - Cirrhosis: symptoms and management - Complications of cirrhosis - Haemochromatosis (inherited) - Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis - Other liver disorders - Liver disease in pregnancy - Liver cancer: primary - Liver cancer: secondary - Liver transplant - Investigations and findings - Blood tests relating to liver disease

Chapter.  7185 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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