Clinical management of acute hepatic failure

  title={Clinical management of acute hepatic failure},
  author={Tony Manibur Rahman and Humphrey Julian Francis Hodgson},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
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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