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    Hepatitis (and Other Liver Diseases)

    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 two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
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    Overview
    May 15, 2023 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Diagnosis and Management Guidelines From the AACE [Practice Guidelines]   CME
    Apr 15, 2022 Alcoholic Hepatitis: Diagnosis and Management   CME   Alg
    Dec 15, 2021 Hepatitis C: Diagnosis and Management   Alg
    Oct 15, 2021 Hepatitis A
    Nov 15, 2020 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Common Questions and Answers on Diagnosis and Management   Alg   PtEd
    Dec 15, 2019 Cirrhosis: Diagnosis and Management
    Mar 01, 2019 Hepatitis B: Screening, Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment   PtEd
    Dec 15, 2011 Cirrhosis: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention   Alg   PtEd
    Feb 15, 2009 AASLD Updates Chronic Hepatitis B Recommendations [Practice Guidelines]   Alg
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Oct 15, 2023 NASHnext: A Noninvasive Test for Identifying Risk of NASH Disease Progression [Diagnostic Tests]
    Dec 15, 2022 Overdiagnosis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [Lown Right Care]   CME
    Apr 15, 2021 Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Apr 15, 2021 Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Sep 15, 2020 Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Sep 15, 2020 Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Jan 15, 2020 Screening for Hepatitis B Virus in Pregnant Women [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Jan 15, 2020 Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnant Women: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Dec 01, 2017 Mildly Elevated Liver Transaminase Levels: Causes and Evaluation   Alg   PtEd
    Jun 15, 2017 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Identifying Patients at Risk of Inflammation or Fibrosis [Point-of-Care Guides]   Alg   Tool
    Feb 01, 2017 Evaluation of Jaundice in Adults   Alg   PtEd
    Jul 01, 2013 CDC Issues Recommendations for Identifying HCV Infection in Persons Born in 1945 Through 1965 [Practice Guidelines]
    Mar 15, 2013 Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Infection [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Oct 15, 2012 Evaluation of Elevated Serum Transaminase Levels [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]   Alg
    Complications and Special Situations
    Oct 15, 2022 Albumin Infusion for Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Jan 01, 2020 Branched-chain Amino Acids for Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy [Medicine by the Numbers]
    May 01, 2017 Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients with Cirrhosis and Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Nov 15, 2010 Caring for Pregnant Women and Newborns with Hepatitis B or C
    Nov 15, 2006 Predicting Prognosis in Patients with End-stage Liver Disease [Point-of-Care Guides]   POC
    Treatment
    Feb 15, 2019 Metformin for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Nov 15, 2018 Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir (Mavyret) for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C [STEPS]
    Jun 01, 2017 Efficacy of Direct-Acting Antivirals Compared with Older Agents for Hepatitis C [Medicine by the Numbers]
    May 15, 2017 Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir (Epclusa) for Hepatitis C [STEPS]
    Mar 15, 2017 Elbasvir/Grazoprevir (Zepatier) for Hepatitis C Virus Infection [STEPS]
    Sep 01, 2012 Weight Loss for Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Oct 15, 2009 NIH Consensus Statement on Management of Hepatitis B [Practice Guidelines]
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Mar 01, 2019 Hepatitis B [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    Dec 01, 2017 Elevated Liver Enzymes [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    Feb 01, 2017 Jaundice in Adults [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jun 15, 2015 Hepatitis C [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Dec 01, 2012 Hepatitis A [Information from Your Family Doctor]   DDx   PtEd
    Dec 01, 2012 Hepatitis A   DDx   PtEd
    Dec 15, 2011 Cirrhosis and Liver Damage [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Sep 01, 2006 Cirrhosis and Chronic Liver Failure: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Other AFP Content
    Aug 15, 2019 Treating Hepatitis C in the Family Medicine Office [Close-ups]
    Prevention
    Aug 15, 2022 Increased Physician Awareness Is Needed to Implement Universal Hepatitis B Vaccination [Graham Center Policy One-Pager]   FREE
    Jul 15, 2018 Hepatitis B Virus Vaccination and Screening: Best Practices from the ACP and CDC [Practice Guidelines]
    Jul 15, 2005 CDC Releases Guidelines for Improving Vaccination Rates Among High-Risk Adults [Practice Guidelines]
    Editorials and Letters
    Oct 01, 2018 Family Physicians Can Manage Adults with Hepatitis C [Editorials]

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