Volume 26-4. Care of the Patient with Hepatitis C Virus Infection, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics

1st Edition

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Description

Hepatitis C infection can be an acute or chronic illness and is the most common cause of liver disease in the US. It often goes undiagnosed until significant organ damage has occurred. This issue of the ID Clinics discusses the staging of liver disease, treatments for those newly diagnosed, and those who are dealing with chronic illness, along with managing drug therapy and virus resistance.

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455747191
Print ISBN:
9781455748990

About the author

Barbara McGovern

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts