Care of patients following liver transplantation
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Care of patients following liver transplantation

Danielle Fullwood Lecturer practitioner, Liver, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London
Fiona Jones Recipient liver transplant co-ordinator, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Margaret Lau-Walker Lecturer, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London. Email: danielle.fullwood@nhs.net

This article provides an overview of the care of patients following liver transplantation. It focuses on the immediate post-operative care, the role of the transplant co-ordinator in providing support and education and the long-term follow up required to promote health and quality of life in this specific patient group.

Nursing Standard. 25, 49,50-56. doi: 10.7748/ns.25.49.50.s54

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