Chapter 15. Drug-Induced Liver Injury

  1. Suzanne Sargent MSc, PGC (TLHE), BSc (Hons), RGN Lecturer Practitioner
  1. Suzanne Sargent MSc, PGC (TLHE), BSc (Hons), RGN Lecturer Practitioner

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322682.ch15

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

Sargent, S. (2009) Drug-Induced Liver Injury, in Liver Diseases: An essential guide for nurses and health care professionals (ed S. Sargent), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322682.ch15

Editor Information

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

Author Information

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

  • Diagnosis of drug-induced liver injury;
  • Hepatocellular drug-induced liver disease;
  • Commonly used drugs that cause hepatotoxicity;
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs;
  • Statins (3-hydroxy-3-methyglutaryl coenzyme A (HGM-CoA) reductase inhibitors);
  • Amanita phalloides mushroom poisoning;
  • Jin Bu Huan (Lycopodium serratum);
  • Herbal remedies for treatment in liver disease;
  • (Silybum marianum (L)Gaertneri)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanisms of hepatotoxicity

  • Diagnosis of drug-induced liver injury

  • Classification of drug injury

  • Commonly used drugs that cause hepatotoxicity

  • Herbal remedies for treatment in liver disease

  • Chapter summary

  • Illustrative case study