Acute Liver Failure, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323583602, 9780323583619

Acute Liver Failure, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, Volume 22-2

1st Edition

Authors: Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos
eBook ISBN: 9780323583619
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323583602
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 28th May 2018

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Table of Contents

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Contents

Foreword: Pediatric Emergencies

Preface: Pediatric Emergencies: The Common and the Critical

Section 1: Common

Evaluation and Management of Dehydration in Children

Bronchiolitis: From Practice Guideline to Clinical Practice

Pediatric Minor Head Injury 2.0: Moving from Injury Exclusion to Risk Stratification

Pediatric Syncope: High-Risk Conditions and Reasonable Approach

Pediatric Pain Management

What to Do when Babies Turn Blue: Beyond the Basic Brief Resolved Unexplained Event

Imaging Gently

Inborn Errors of Metabolism in the Emergency Department (Undiagnosed and Management of the Known)

Section 2: Critical

Pediatric Emergency Noninvasive Ventilation

Pediatric Ventilator Management in the Emergency Department

Postoperative Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage

Emergency Department Management of Pediatric Shock

Emergency Care of Pediatric Burns

Pediatric Major Head Injury: Not a Minor Problem

Pediatric Thoracic Trauma: Recognition and Management


Dr. Pyrsopoulos has assembled the top authors in the field to provide current reviews on acule liver failure, to be the first time this topic is addressed in one volume. Topics are devoted to Classification and Epidemiologic Aspects of Acute Liver Failure; Acute Liver Failure: Mechanisms of disease and multi-systemic involvement; The Pathology of Acute Liver Failure; Liver Regeneration in the Acute Liver Failure Patient; Viral Hepatitis and Acute Liver Failure: Still a Problem; Drug- induced Liver Injury and Acute Liver Failure; Acetaminophen and Acute Liver Failure; Non-Viral Or Drug-Induced Etiologies of Acute Liver Failure; The Clinical Spectrum and Manifestations of Acute Liver Failure; Non ICU Management of Acute Liver Failure; Management of Acute Liver Failure in the ICU Setting; Prognostic Models of Acute Liver Failure; The Role of Liver Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure; and Future Approaches and Therapeutic Modalities for Acute Liver Failure. Readers will come away with a current point of view about how to approach and manage the patient with acute liver failure.


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About the Authors

Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School University Hospital, Newark, NJ