Liver & Nutrition; Everyday problems of nutrition and of patients with liver disease

Improve your management and care of patients with liver failure with this long-running study day.

Improve your management and care of patients with liver failure with this long-running study day. In depth talks will be given by dieticians, sports scientists and geneticists as well as clinicians, on topics such as nutrition in the pre-transplant NAFLD patient, acute-on-chronic liver failure and unrecognised problems in ICU patients.

Topics covered will allow you to:

  • Increase your knowledge of liver and nutrition
  • Hear the best practice in pre-habilitation and nutrition in the pre-transplant NAFLD patient
  • Improve your management of metabolic conditions
  • Learn more about unrecognised problems with liver patients
  • Hear from experts regarding the latest treatment of acute-on-chronic liver failure
  • Join the debate on whether albumin should no longer be used in the ICU

Programme details below from 9.15am:

Title of Talk

Faculty

General introduction to the day

Tony Whitehouse, Consultant Critical Care, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Pre-habilitation and nutrition in the pre-transplant NAFLD patient

Matt Armstrong, Consultant Hepatologist, QEHB

Q&A

 

The acute management of the severely ill adult with a metabolic condition

Tarekegn Hiwot/Charlotte Dawson, Consultant Metabolic Medicine, QEHB

Q&A

 

Coffee break

 

Malabsorption diarrhoea in liver patients on ICU – an unrecognised problem?

Ruth S. Chinuck, Clinical Lead – Dietetics, QEHB

Dr Jill Johnson - Lecturer and Principal Investigator (Biosciences) at Aston University         

Q&A

 

Nutrition in acute liver failure

Will Bernal, Consultant Intensivist, King’s College Hospital

Q&A

 

Lunch break

 

Acute-on-chronic liver failure

Abhishek Chauhan, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Q&A

 

Albumin should no longer be used in the ICU

Pro – Alastair O’Brien, Consultant Hepatologist, University College London

Con – Mansoor Bangash, Consultant Critical Care, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Q&A

 

Closing Remarks

Tony Whitehouse

Close

 

Speakers

Matthew Armstrong

Matthew Armstrong

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Will Bernal

Will Bernal

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Abhishek Chauhan

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Ruth Chinuck

Ruth Chinuck

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Charlotte  Dawson

Charlotte Dawson

Consultant in metabolic medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

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Alastair O'Brien

Alastair O'Brien

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Tony  Whitehouse

Tony Whitehouse

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