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Section 1: Hepatitis C

(1.1) Section 1: Hepatitis C

(1.2) Interactive exercise: a letter to the clinician

(1.3) Suggested answers

(1.4) The virus

(1.5) The illness

(1.6) Predictors of HCV disease progression

(1.7) CDC figures for source of hepatitis C infection in the US

(1.8) Section 1: Recap

(1.9) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: Injecting drug use and Hepatitis C: the risk factors

(2.1) Section 2: Injecting drug use and Hepatitis C: the risk factors

(2.2) Clinical vignette: an appointment with Matt

(2.3) Suggested answers

(2.4) Hepatitis C and substance misuse

(2.5) Risk factors for HCV infection

(2.6) Risk factors for HCV infection

(2.7) Section 2: Recap

(2.8) Section 2: Summary

 

Section 3: Diagnosis and testing

(3.1) Section 3: Diagnosis and testing

(3.2) Clinical vignette: testing for HCV

(3.3) Suggested answers

(3.4) Who should be screened for HCV infection?

(3.5) What is the principle underlying the advice to test for HCV infection?

(3.6) HCV testing

(3.7) HCV testing

(3.8) HCV testing

(3.9) HCV testing

(3.10) Health care professionals exposed to risk of HCV infection

(3.11) Section 3: Recap

(3.12) Section 3: Summary

 

Section 4: Treatment issues

(4.1) Section 4: Treatment issues

(4.2) Clinical vignette: Matt's treatment programme

(4.3) Suggested answers

(4.4) General measures

(4.5) Interactive exercise: drug treatment

(4.6) Liver transplant

(4.7) The role of the psychiatrist

(4.8) The role of the psychiatrist

(4.9) Hepatology services and psychiatrist

(4.10) Section 4: Recap

(4.11) Section 4: Summary

 

Section 5: Neuropsychiatric symptoms and treatment

(5.1) Section 5: Neuropsychiatric symptoms and treatment

(5.2) Clinical vignette: Matt's response to treatment

(5.3) Quality of life

(5.4) Neuropsychiatric effects of HCV infection

(5.5) Neuropsychiatric effects of HCV infection

(5.6) Depression

(5.7) Fatigue

(5.8) Treatment of depression

(5.9) Management of cognitive impairment

(5.10) Section 5: Recap

(5.11) Section 5: Summary

 

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