Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alcohol Alert #64

About the Course:

This issue of Alcohol Alert examines the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholic liver disease(ALD), a serious and potentially fatal consequence of drinking alcohol. Another disorder, hepatitis C, also featured here, often is found in patients with ALD.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

January 2005

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the alcoholic liver disease. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the alcoholic liver disease from steatosis to cirrhosis.

  2. Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of alcohol liver disease.

  3. Identify the correlation between hepatitis C and alcohol.

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