Hepatitis update

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Intravenous literature: Poole, S. (2009) Update on the Treatment and Management of Patients With Hepatitis. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 32(5), p.269-275.

Abstract:

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that can be mild to life-threatening, based on the causative agent. Hepatitis viruses A through G are described along with potential treatments and infusion therapies. Nonviral causes of hepatitis include autoimmune, toxic, drug-induced, and alcoholic. The role of the infusion nurse is critical in prevention, patient education regarding all aspects of the condition, and administering and monitoring appropriate therapy.


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