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Liver transplantation

Emmanuel Duma Intensive care nurse, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Reading a learning zone article enhanced Emmanuel Duma’s understanding of post-operative care

Common causes of liver disease include alcohol misuse, viral hepatitis and unhealthy diet. Liver transplantation may be required for some patients, and as a nurse working in intensive care, I am involved in the immediate post-operative management of such patients.

Nursing Standard. 26, 41,59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.06.26.41.59.c9156

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