Intensive care of patients with acute liver failure: Recommendations of the U.S. Acute Liver Failure Study Group

@article{Stravitz2007IntensiveCO,
  title={Intensive care of patients with acute liver failure: Recommendations of the U.S. Acute Liver Failure Study Group},
  author={R. Todd Stravitz and Andreas H. Kramer and Timothy J. Davern and A. Obaid S. Shaikh and Stephen Hugh Caldwell and Ravindra L. Mehta and Andres T. Blei and Robert John Fontana and Brendan M. Mcguire and Lorenzo Rossaro and Alastair D. Smith and William M. Lee},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={2498-2508}
}
Objective:To provide a uniform platform from which to study acute liver failure, the U.S. Acute Liver Failure Study Group has sought to standardize the management of patients with acute liver failure within participating centers. Methods:In areas where consensus could not be reached because of divergent practices and a paucity of studies in acute liver failure patients, additional information was gleaned from the intensive care literature and literature on the management of intracranial… Expand

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