Jennifer Best, MD, FACP
What Is the Best Therapy for Acute Hepatic Encephalopathy?
April 1, 2010
Case A 56-year-old man with a history of cirrhosis, complicated by esophageal varices and ongoing alcohol abuse, is admitted after his wife found him lethargic and disoriented in bed. His wife said he’d been increasingly irritable and agitated, with slurred speech, the past two days.