Acute liver disease is often associated with toxin or drug induced changes however the etiology in most cases is never determined. Discussion will include potential etiologies how to differentiate acute liver from other conditions and therapy. Managing these cases include glutathione replacement, hepatic encephalopathy therapy and general support
Upon completion, participant will become aware of some of the more common causes of acute liver damage.
Upon completion, participant will understand the role of antioxidants such as glutathione replacement in the management of acute liver failure.
Upon completion, participant will learn the complications of acute liver failure and how to manage the complications.
Upon completion, participant will learn the types of liver damage that can result from toxins or drugs.