- Care of patients following liver transplantationDanielle Fullwood
King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
Nurs Stand 25:50-6; quiz 58, 60. 2011..It focuses on the immediate post-operative care, the role of the transplant co-ordinator in providing support and education and the long-term follow up required to promote health and quality of life in this specific patient group...
- Portal hypertension and varices in patients with liver cirrhosisDanielle Fullwood
Institute of Liver Studies, King s College Hospital, London
Nurs Stand 26:52-7; quiz 58. 2012..Long-term management to prevent re-bleeding may involve surgery to implant shunts, which aim to reduce portal venous pressure. However, patients often require referral to specialist centres for transplant assessment...