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Title Alcohol abuse and liver disease / editors, James Neuberger, Andrea DiMartini.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015.

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Subject Alcoholism -- Complications.
Alcoholic liver diseases.
Alcoholism -- Diagnosis.
Alcoholic liver diseases -- Treatment.
Alcoholism -- complications.
Liver Diseases, Alcoholic -- etiology.
Alcoholism -- diagnosis.
Liver Diseases, Alcoholic -- therapy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Neuberger, James,
DiMartini, Andrea F.,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Epidemiology of alcohol use / Ian Gilmore and William Gilmore -- Epidemiology of alcohol related liver disease / Ed Britton and Martin Lombard -- Alcoholism : diagnosis and natural history in the context of medical disease / Thomas P. Beresford, Narin Wongngamnit and Benjamin A. Temple -- Alcohol and other substance misuse / John B. Saunders -- Risk factors for alcohol related liver disease / Stuart Kendrick and Chris Day -- Mechanisms of alcohol toxicity / Guruprasad P. Aithal and Jane I. Grove -- Extra-hepatic manifestations of alcohol excess / Karl-Heinz Schulz, Sandra van Eckert, Daniela Schon and Jens Reimer -- Patterns of alcohol associated liver damage / Peter Hayes and Michael Williams -- Co-factors and alcohol-related liver disease / John G. O'Grady -- Impact of alcohol and liver disease on prescribing / Richard Parker and Amanda Smith -- Psychiatric examination of liver transplant with alcohol use disorders / Robert Weinrieb and Omair Abbasi -- Abnormal liver tests in the context of alcohol excess / James Ferguson -- Biochemical determination of alcohol consumption / Friedrich Martin Wurst, Natasha Thon, Wolfgang Weinmann, Michel Yegles, Jessica Wong, Ulrich W. Preuss -- The role of histology / Desley A.H. Neil -- General assessment and management / Patrizia Burra and Giacomo Germani -- Brief alcohol interventions / Stephanie Scott and Eileen Kaner -- Alcohol withdrawal syndrome : diagnosis and treatment / Julie Taub and Thomas Beresford -- Psychosocial treatments of alcohol use disorders : liver transplant patients as an exemplar / Terry D. Schneekloth -- Pharmacological interventions / Renata Yang and Marian Fireman -- Treatment of extra-hepatic manifestations of alcohol abuse / Joaquim Fernandez-Sol -- Treatment of liver disease / James Neuberger -- Treatment of alcoholic hepatitis / Mark Thursz and Stephen Atkinson -- Alcohol abuse and liver disease role of liver transplantation / Santiago Tome and Michael R. Lucey -- Future directions : the need for early identification and intervention for patients with excessive alcohol use / Andrea Dimartini, Shari Rogal, and Stephen Potts.
Summary For people with alcohol excess and liver disease, successful management must be two-fold with management of both their psychological/physical addiction to alcohol and their liver disease. Alcohol Abuse and liver disease, with its joint focus on hepatology and psychiatry, provides both hepatologists and psychiatrists of all levels with a practical, concise and didactic guide to the investigation and clinical management of those with alcohol-related problems. Edited by a practicing hepatologist in the UK and a practising specialist in psychiatry/substance abuse in the US, it covers areas suc.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
ISBN 9781118887295 (ePub)
1118887298 (ePub)
9781118887301 (Adobe PDF)
1118887301 (Adobe PDF)
9781118887288 (cloth)
OCLC # 904400008
Additional Format Print version: Alcohol abuse and liver disease. Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015 9781118887288 (DLC) 2015007953