Chapter 14. Nutrition in Liver Disease

  1. Suzanne Sargent MSc, PGC (TLHE), BSc (Hons), RGN Lecturer Practitioner
  1. Susie Hamlin BSc (Hons), RD Liver Specialist Dietician and
  2. Julie Leaper BSc, RD Liver Specialist Dietician

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322682.ch14

Liver Diseases: An essential guide for nurses and health care professionals

Liver Diseases: An essential guide for nurses and health care professionals

How to Cite

Hamlin, S. and Leaper, J. (2009) Nutrition in Liver Disease, in Liver Diseases: An essential guide for nurses and health care professionals (ed S. Sargent), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322682.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Author Information

  1. St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163064

Online ISBN: 9781444322682

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Keywords:

  • Protein calorie malnutrition (PCM);
  • Malnutrition and nutritional assessment;
  • Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST);
  • Use medium chain triglycerides (MCTs);
  • Types of nutritional support in chronic liver disease;
  • Gastrostomy and jejunostomy feeding;
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD);
  • Dietetic management of metabolic syndrome;
  • Patients with decompensated NASH;
  • Post-transplant nutrition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Malnutrition and nutritional assessment

  • Dietetic management of ascites

  • Nutrition in hepatic encephalopathy

  • Malabsorption and steatorrhoea

  • Diabetes in liver disease

  • Osteodystrophy

  • Types of nutritional support in chronic liver disease

  • Nutritional support in alcoholic liver disease

  • Refeeding syndrome

  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

  • Post-transplant nutrition

  • Chapter summary