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Gastroenterology Medicine

Decompensated Liver Disease and Cirrhosis

Decompensated liver disease and cirrhosis are common pathological states present on the gastroenterology ward. It is important to understand the basic principles of management and aetiology as a junior doctor in these complex and unwell patients. Dr Liz Sweeney is a specialist hepatology registrar at the Royal Liverpool Hospital. In this episode, she talks to […]

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Gastroenterology Medicine

Acute Alcohol Withdrawal and Alcoholic Hepatitis

Acute alcohol withdrawal and alcoholic hepatitis are common scenarios presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) and the ward. Recognition, investigation and management principles are imperative to prevent serious complications. Dr Liz Sweeney is a specialist hepatology registrar at the Royal Liverpool Hospital. In this episode, she talks to us about acute alcohol withdrawal and alcoholic […]