Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

  • Lynne Pearce
  • Published 2016 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…

Abstract

Essential facts Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an excess of fat in the liver that is not the result of excessive alcohol consumption or other secondary causes, such as hepatitis C. According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, fatty liver - steatosis - affects between 20% and 30% of the population and its prevalence is… (More)
DOI: 10.7748/ns.30.52.15.s16

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