The role of the community nurse in hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment.

  • Ray Poll
  • Published 2009 in British journal of community nursing
Hepatitis C is a common cause of liver disease and many infected individuals remain undiagnosed. Patients may be asymptomatic or have non-specific symptoms, and community nurses can help to identify those at risk and arrange testing. Community nurses can also encourage and support infected individuals to attend specialist hospital clinics for assessment and… CONTINUE READING