Liver Failure

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Questions and Answers
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781118274231
ISBN (Print)9780470654613
StatePublished - Apr 25 2012


  • Acute alcohol ingestion, exception in acetominophen toxicity
  • End-stage liver disease (MELD) score of 15, TIPS for ascites
  • Hematemesis, variceal bleeding, not controlled by liver transplantation
  • Hepatic encephalopathy, exception in portocaval shunt
  • Hepatorenal findings, high sodium in urine, an exception
  • Liver failure
  • MELD score, morbidity and mortality in cirrhotic patients
  • Propranolol for variceal hemorrhage prevention, that never bled
  • Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, gram-negative, bacteria
  • Stent placement in TIPS, stenosis rate, greater than 50%

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing

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