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Liver Disease

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AUTHORS:
Joanna Odenthal
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Discuss the non-specific presentations of liver disease as well as the laboratory tests that indicate liver injury.
  2. Formulate a differential diagnosis for acute hepatitis and identify the risk factors that make different etiologies more or less likely.  
  3. Compare and contrast findings in non-alcoholic and alcoholic steatohepatitis. List other etiologies of chronic liver disease including infectious and autoimmune.
  4. Discuss the etiologies and clinical findings of cirrhosis as well as the diagnostic steps needed to make a the diagnosis of cirrhosis.
  5. Recognize findings concerning for Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE). Use the pathophysiology of the disease process to explain the methods to manage HE.
  6. Develop a systematic approach to the work-up of hyperbilirubinemia.
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Approach to the Patient with Liver Disease
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Evaluation of Liver Function
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Toxic and Drug-Induced Hepatitis
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Acute Viral Hepatitis
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Chronic Hepatitis
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Alcoholic Liver Disease
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
Required
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Cirrhosis and Its Complications
Required
Section
AccessMedicine > Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7e > Algorithms > ASCITES: DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine 4th ed. > Case 46 > Jaundice
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Anatomy 3e > Case 23 > Cirrhosis
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Gastroenterology Case 7.10 > Gastroenterology Case 7.10
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Sherris Medical Microbiology Cases > Case 5 > Hepatitis Viruses
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 79 > Cirrhosis
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 78 > Chronic Hepatitis B
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Gastroenterology Case 7.11 > Gastroenterology Case 7.11
Required
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 36 > Abnormal Liver Tests
Required
Video
AccessMedicine > VIDEO CP03-1: Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Abdominal Paracentesis. > VIDEO CP03-1: Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Abdominal Paracentesis.
Required
Video
AccessMedicine > Video 483e–1 Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Abdominal Paracentesis > Video 483e–1 Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Abdominal Paracentesis
Optional

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