Clinical management of acute hepatic failure

@article{Rahman2001ClinicalMO,
  title={Clinical management of acute hepatic failure},
  author={Tony Manibur Rahman and Humphrey Julian Francis Hodgson},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={467-476}
}
Acute hepatic failure is a rare clinical syndrome associated with high mortality. Hepatic failure leads to a well-recognised pattern of clinical signs and symptoms, sometimes with rapid deterioration and progression to multi-organ failure. Early recognition of this syndrome is essential for appropriate treatment; once identified, patients benefit from early interventional support and treatment in the intensive care unit. Aggressive management may allow stabilisation of patients before their… CONTINUE READING

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