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Best Primary Care Practices for Hepatitis B Infection: Focus on Screening and Diagnosis

12-06-2012

According to the report issued by the Institute of Medicine entitled Hepatitis and Liver Cancer: Information for Health Care Providers, chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) constitutes a public health problem—one that primary care clinicians can play a critical role in addressing. Specifically, the report calls frontline clinicians to increase screening of at-risk adults, provide better patient education about HBV serologic results, and strengthen efforts toward patient access to treatment and monitoring services either in primary care or via timely referral to specialist care.

This CME Outfitters Chart Review features national experts as your guides on a patient case expedition that will cover the terrain of current national guidelines (from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases), emerging data, and expert experience.

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Filetype: M4A - Size: 21.56MB - Duration: 57:32 m