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The management of acute hepatic failure

By Sheila Sherlock and S. P. Parbhoo


Acute fulminant hepatitis leads to complex biochemical and circulatory disturbances including coma. These can be predicted to some extent by knowledge of the functions of the normal liver cells. Ineffective haemostasis, coma, hypoglycaemia, electrolyte abnormalities, hypotension and renal circulatory failure are particularly important

Topics: Hepatitis
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