John O'Grady, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Acute liver failure

How can I be sure that the patient has acute liver failure? In patients with acute liver disease, the combination of encephalopathy and laboratory evidence of a coagulopathy is the basis for the diagnosis of acute liver failure. The diagnosis must be made within 26 weeks of the first symptoms of the liver disease and…

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