Fulminant Liver Failure


Pathophysiology

Diagnosis

Treatment

  1. Supportive; intubation for airway protection, shock
  2. Antibiotics for specific infections
  3. Lactulose (by enema if necessary)
  4. Vitamin K
  5. Monitor glucose freq, treat w/ IV D10 or D20
  6. H2-receptor antagonists
  7. GI/transplant consult