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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. [NICE] (2016) Cirrhosis in over 16s: assessment and management. London: NICE.

URL: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng50


This guideline covers assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people who are 16 years or older. It aims to improve how cirrhosis is identified and diagnosed. It recommends tools to assess the severity of cirrhosis and gives advice on monitoring people with cirrhosis to detect and manage complications early, and referral criteria for tertiary care.

 

Recommendations

The guideline includes recommendations on:

Who is it for?

  • Healthcare professionals caring for people with cirrhosis
  • Commissioners and providers of healthcare services
  • People with cirrhosis, their families and carers
Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:NICE
Date:2016
Publisher:NICE
Corporate Creators:National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use > Alcohol dependence
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
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care administration > Health care quality control
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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