gastroenterology
Hepatology

Cirrhosis readmissions could be prevented with patient education

A South Australian team has developed and validated a Cirrhosis Knowledge Questionnaire (CKQ) to assess patients’ disease knowledge and self-management capabilities. It may help with patient education and their engagement with interventions such as salt restriction, monitoring of serum electrolytes or lactulose dose titration necessary to improve outcomes. The CKQ, comprising seven questions related to ...

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