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Management of patients with advanced liver cirrhosis

28 November 2006

Nursing Standard

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This article provides an overview of liver cirrhosis. The pathophysiology, common investigations and the nursing management of patients with advanced liver cirrhosis...

Management of patients with advanced liver cirrhosis

22 November 2006

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of liver cirrhosis. The pathophysiology, common investigations and the nursing management of patients with advanced liver cirrhosis...

How to care for patients undergoing paracentesis for the drainage of ascites

28 October 2019

Nursing Standard

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Rationale and key points Ascites is the excessive accumulation of extracellular fluid within the peritoneal cavity, which usually develops as a result of cirrhosis...

Developing a nurse-led, day-case, abdominal paracentesis service

01 June 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & science

Abdominal ascites can be a debilitating condition resulting in physical and psychological distress for patients. The authors identified that patients who required...

Developing a nurse-led paracentesis service in an ambulatory care unit

25 September 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Ambulatory emergency care units are present in many hospitals and accommodate patients who need urgent medical assessment or procedures but do not require inpatient...

Managing ascites in patients with chronic liver disease

05 February 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses the pathophysiology of ascites, a complication associated with chronic liver disease. The diagnosis and grading of ascites and assessment of...