Drug use for non-hepatic associated conditions in patients with liver cirrhosis

  title={Drug use for non-hepatic associated conditions in patients with liver cirrhosis},
  author={Maria Isabel Lucena and Raul Andrade and Gianni Tognoni and Ram{\'o}n Hidalgo and Felipe Sanchez de la Cuesta},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
Aims. To study the prescribing patterns of practising physicians for the most frequent non-hepatic associated conditions in patients with liver cirrhosis. Methods. A multi-centre prospective observational study carried out in 25 Spanish hospitals. Inpatients admitted to gastrointestinal and liver units with a diagnosis of liver cirrhosis were included in five centrally assigned index days, between February and June 1999. Information was collected about pharmacological treatments used on… CONTINUE READING


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