AGA issues new guidelines on palliative care management in cirrhosis

AGA issues new guidelines on palliative care management in cirrhosis

The American Gastroenterological Association published new clinical practice guidelines on palliative care management in patients with cirrhosis.“Associated with a high burden of physical and psychological symptoms even in the compensated state, the quality of life of patients [with cirrhosis] with worsening disease severity parallels that of patients with advanced cancer,” Puneeta Tandon, MD, MSc, division of gastroenterology at the University of Alberta in Alberta, Canada, and colleagues wrote in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. “Despite this high symptom burdenRead More

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