AffiliationUniversity of Derby
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AbstractThis presentation will look at the death rates from liver disease over the last 40 years as well as the causes. Signs and symptoms of decompensated liver disease will be discussed to include the causes and types of ascites. The manifestation of Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) will also be discussed along with the treatment of SBP, large volume paracentesis; including it's associated complications and the importance of written consent for these procedures.
CitationMortimore, G. (2018) 'Ascites: drainage and management.' Presented at 5th National Gastrointestinal Nursing Conference, Liverpool, 25th January.