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Plasma protein tests: how to interpret abnormal results

2018-08-23T08:31:00+01:00By Dr Jez Thompson

Dr Jez Thompson describes the range of plasma protein tests available in primary care and explains what abnormal results might indicate

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Liver blood tests: how to interpret abnormal results


Dr Jez Thompson highlights the key recommendations from the British Society of Gastroenterology on liver blood tests and early detection of liver disease

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Primary biliary cholangitis needs structured, life-long management


Dr Jez Thompson discusses the European Association for the Study of the Liver guideline on diagnosis and management of patients with this progressive, long-term condition

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Identifying people at risk of liver disease progression is crucial

2016-12-09T00:00:00+00:00By , Dr Rachel Pryke

Drs Rachel Pryke and Iain Brew (pictured) discuss NICE guidance on liver disease and cirrhosis, and the importance of making a diagnosis before the onset of complications

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: what is the role of primary care?

2015-09-01T00:00:00+01:00By , ,

Vi Nguyen, Jiawei Li, and Dr Jude Oben (pictured) discuss the causes and diagnosis of NAFLD, and the need for a holistic, multidisciplinary, and individualised approach for optimal disease management

NICE outlines how to treat alcohol-related physical conditions

2010-08-01T00:00:00+01:00By ,

Dr Stephen Stewart and Dr Sharon Swain explain how the NICE guideline on the management of alcohol-related physical complications aims to raise standards of care


The new BSG/UK-PBC guideline on the treatment and management of primary biliary cholangitis

Commissioned by Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland Ltd

Commissioned by Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland Ltd

Educational resources

Rifaximni-a for hepatic encephalopathy

Animation on the decompensated cirrhosis care bundle—the first 24 hours

2018-03-07T07:05:00+00:00Commissioned by Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited

This Guidelines in Practice animation has been commissioned and funded by Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited and developed in partnership with Guidelines in Practice.  Watch this short animation to learn about appropriate investigations that should be undertaken, and initial management and postdischarge management.