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Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE)

Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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  • HE is a syndrome of neuropsychiatric dysfunction caused by portosystemic venous shunting with or without intrinsic liver disease. It is classified into episodic (previously acute), persistent (previous chronic) or minimal (previously subclinical).

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Last updated: May 2, 2010

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"Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE)." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534164/all/Hepatic_Encephalopathy__HE_.
Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE). Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534164/all/Hepatic_Encephalopathy__HE_. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE). (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534164/all/Hepatic_Encephalopathy__HE_
Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534164/all/Hepatic_Encephalopathy__HE_.
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