Acute Liver Failure

September 29, 2020 00:36:03
Acute Liver Failure
Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine
Acute Liver Failure
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Show Notes

Patients with acute liver failure can be incredibly sick and have an exceedingly high mortality.  Early identification and prompt, evidence-based management of the patient with acute liver failure may improve patient-centered outcomes.  In this podcast, we discuss updated guidelines for the management of adult patients with acute liver failure. Key resuscitation topics include fluid resuscitation, blood pressure targets, vasopressor selection, bleeding and thrombosis risk, and mechanical ventilation.  

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