The AnswersIn Medicine Alcoholic Liver Disease module contains 60 minutes of high quality videos on the topic developed by Professor Owen Epstein and presented by Dr Nasser Khan, a Specialist Registrar in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Royal Free and University College Medical School, London. The modules have been produced in association with University College London Business (UCLB) plc and are based on the latest British Society of Gastroenterology Guidelines.
The high quality medical information is delivered at the standard required for medical and nursing graduates and undergraduates, but the engaging videos are equally accessible to patients and individuals who want to find out the impact of alcohol consumption on the liver.
Each video covers an aspect of the condition delivered as an engaging interview and accompanied by illustrations and animations:
- Pathogenesis (16m 57s) - Introduction to the risks of alcohol consumption on the liver and the mechanisms responsible for liver damage
- Clinical Features (11m 49s) - Screening for alcoholism and the clinical features of alcohol related liver damage including alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis
- Investigations (13m 04s) - The role of blood tests, imaging and biopsy in investigating alcoholic liver disease
- Management of Withdrawal (6m 52s) - Symptoms and treatment of alcohol withdrawal
- Treatment (12m 16s) - The role of drugs, nutrients and transplantation in the treatment of alcoholic liver disease
In addition to the videos, each section is accompanied by bullet point text summaries which provide an at a glance overview of each topic.
The module is part of the AnswersIn series, delivering specialist level knowledge to your iPhone / iPad ensuring access to high quality medical information and learning on the move.
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