Care for the Liver Failure Patient, An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America

Edited by Cynthia Benz, DNP APRN
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In this issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics, guest editor and clinical nurse specialist Cynthia Benz brings her considerable expertise to the topic of Care for the Liver Failure Patient. Nurse involvement in chronic and fatal liver diseases requires interventions to improve symptom control, reduce inpatient care, prevent worsening of condition, and improve quality of life. In this issue, top experts focus on these nursing interventions for patients experiencing liver failure or the eventuality of liver failure. 

Key Features
  • Contains 11 practice-oriented topics including acute liver failure in the pediatric patient; right sided heart failure and liver failure; hepatocellular carcinoma; ascites; esophageal varices; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on care for the liver failure patient, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323987615
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Cynthia Benz, DNP APRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist Hepatology, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, GI/Hepatology, Preceptor, University of South Alabama
Table of Content Acute Liver Failure in Children
Hepatitis B and Acute Liver Failure
Drug-Induced Liver Injury
HELLP Syndrome
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Variceal Bleeds in Patients with Cirrhosis
Management of the Adult Patient with Cirrhosis Complicated by Ascites
Hepatorenal Syndrome: From the Beginning to Now
Hepatic Encephalopathy: Diagnosis and Treatment in Advanced Liver Disease
Right-Sided Heart Failure and the Liver
Trends in Reduction of Mortality in Liver Trauma
Publication Date 05-09-2022
Stock Status In Stock
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