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Managing ascites in patients with chronic liver disease

Managing ascites in patients with chronic liver disease

Managing ascites in patients with chronic liver disease

Danielle Fullwood and Anan Purushothaman
Danielle Fullwood and Anan Purushothaman
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 29 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 30 Sep 2018

Reference: 186418

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Clara Murphy (30 Sep 2018)
very informative and useful.
Sheila Joyce Bickar (17 Sep 2018)
The amount of information is just right and not overwhelming at all.

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This learning module discusses the pathophysiology of ascites, a complication associated with chronic liver disease. The diagnosis and grading of ascites and assessment of patients with the condition are explored. In addition, the nursing and medical management of ascites is discussed, and recommendations for interdisciplinary working and education are suggested. Nursing knowledge of this complication is essential to ensure that patients with ascites are cared for effectively and that their comfort is maximised.

Objectives

After reading this module you should be able to:
Recognize the signs and symptoms of ascites and the management of these patients.
Danielle Fullwood and Anan Purushothaman

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Danielle Fullwood and Anan Purushothaman
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Danielle Fullwood, Lecturer practitioner for hepatology, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.
Anan Purushothaman, Practice development nurse, Liver Intensive Care Unit, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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Clara Murphy (30 Sep 2018)
very informative and useful.
Sheila Joyce Bickar (17 Sep 2018)
The amount of information is just right and not overwhelming at all.

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