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Hepatitis (and Other Liver Diseases)

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on hepatitis and other liver disease and related issues, including cirrhosis, chronic liver failure, hemochromatosis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, jaundice, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care



Overview

06/15/2015 Diagnosis and Management of Hepatitis C Algorithm
07/01/2013 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Diagnosis and Management Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
12/01/2012 Hepatitis A Differential Diagnosis
12/15/2011 Cirrhosis: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention Algorithm Patient Education
04/15/2010 Hepatitis B: Diagnosis and Treatment
02/15/2009 AASLD Updates Chronic Hepatitis B Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] Algorithm
03/01/2002 Recognition and Management of Hereditary Hemochromatosis Algorithm Patient Education

Screening and Diagnosis

08/15/2015 Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults [Putting Prevention into Practice]
04/15/2015 Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
09/15/2014 Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults [Putting Prevention into Practice]
09/15/2014 Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
07/01/2013 CDC Issues Recommendations for Identifying HCV Infection in Persons Born in 1945 Through 1965 [Practice Guidelines]
03/15/2013 Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Infection [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
10/15/2012 Evaluation of Elevated Serum Transaminase Levels [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] Algorithm
11/01/2011 Causes and Evaluation of Mildly Elevated Liver Transaminase Levels Algorithm Patient Education
02/15/2010 Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnancy: Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
01/15/2004 Jaundice in the Adult Patient Algorithm

Prevention

07/15/2005 CDC Releases Guidelines for Improving Vaccination Rates Among High-Risk Adults [Practice Guidelines]

Treatment

09/01/2012 Weight Loss for Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
10/15/2009 NIH Consensus Statement on Management of Hepatitis B [Practice Guidelines]

Complications and Special Situations

11/15/2010 Caring for Pregnant Women and Newborns with Hepatitis B or C
11/15/2006 Predicting Prognosis in Patients with End-stage Liver Disease [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Editorials and Letters

01/01/2016 Should Family Physicians Routinely Screen Patients for Hepatitis C? Yes: Screening Makes Sense for High-Risk Adults [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
01/01/2016 Should Family Physicians Routinely Screen Patients for Hepatitis C? No: One-time Screening Still Has Too Many Unanswered Questions [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
03/15/2011 Injection Drug Users Can Be Effectively Treated for Hepatits C [Letters to the Editor]

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

09/01/2008 Vaccination Management: Is Your Practice on Target?

Patient Education, Self-Care

06/15/2015 Hepatitis C Patient Education
07/01/2013 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Patient Education
12/01/2012 Hepatitis A Patient Education
12/15/2011 Cirrhosis and Liver Damage Patient Education
11/01/2011 Elevated Liver Enzymes Patient Education
09/01/2006 Cirrhosis and Chronic Liver Failure: What You Should Know Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Consumer Education Resource

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C

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