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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. [NICE] (2017) Liver disease. London: NICE. Quality standard QS152

URL: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/QS152


This quality standard covers identifying, assessing and managing chronic liver disease in children, young people and adults, and cirrhosis in young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

 

Statement 1 People with non‑alcoholic fatty liver disease are given advice on physical activity, diet and alcohol.

Statement 2 People with non‑alcoholic fatty liver disease are offered regular testing for advanced liver fibrosis.

Statement 3 Young people and adults with risk factors for cirrhosis are offered non‑invasive testing for cirrhosis.

Statement 4 Adults with cirrhosis are offered 6‑monthly surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Statement 5 Young people and adults with cirrhosis and upper gastrointestinal bleeding are given prophylactic intravenous antibiotics at presentation.

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:NICE
Date:June 2017
Publisher:NICE
Corporate Creators:National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Digestive system disorder > Liver disorder
G Health and disease > Digestive system disorder > Liver disorder > Liver cirrhosis
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care delivery
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Programme planning, implementation, and evaluation > Quality standards
T Demographic characteristics > Substance or health care worker
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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