Liver Function Tests: Shaken, not Stirred

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Use a stepwise diagnostic approach to evaluate patients with elevated liver transaminase levels if the history and physical examination do not suggest a cause.
2. Develop a collaborative care plan that involves observation with lifestyle modification as appropriate if the initial history, physical examination, and workup do not suggest a cause of elevated liver transaminase levels. 
3. Coordinate referral and follow-up in patients with unexplained elevation of liver transaminase levels for six months or more. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
Parent activity set: 

Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP, Program  Director, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency; Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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