Type your tag names separated by a space and hit enter

Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD)

Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD) is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Anesthesia Central is an all-in-one web and mobile solution for treating patients before, during, and after surgery. This collection of drug, procedures and test information is derived from Davis’s Drug, MGH Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, and MEDLINE Journals. Explore these free sample topics:

Anesthesia Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

First Things First (assess for & treat the following)

  • Clinical manifestations resulting from 3 factors
    • Hepatocellular insufficiency
      • Coagulopathy
      • Encephalopathy
    • Portal hypertension
      • GI bleeding
      • Thrombocytopenia
      • Ascites
    • Extrahepatic damage by alcohol
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Malnutrition/vitamin deficiency
      • Immunocompromise/infection
      • Pancreatitis
  • Mortality of hospitalized pts varies from 0-100%!
  • Patients with altered mental status may need intubation for airway protection.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Last updated: April 16, 2010

Citation

"Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD)." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534236/all/Alcoholic_Liver_Disease__ALD_.
Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD). Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534236/all/Alcoholic_Liver_Disease__ALD_. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD). (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534236/all/Alcoholic_Liver_Disease__ALD_
Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD) [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534236/all/Alcoholic_Liver_Disease__ALD_.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD) ID - 534236 Y1 - 2010/04/16/ BT - Pocket ICU Management UR - https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534236/all/Alcoholic_Liver_Disease__ALD_ PB - PocketMedicine.com, Inc DB - Anesthesia Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -