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    Glasgow Alcoholic Hepatitis Score

    Predicts mortality in patients with alcoholic hepatitis by lab results and age.
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    The Glasgow Alcoholic Hepatitis Scale (GAHS) is useful in determining which patients may require more intensive management based on their estimated mortality.
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    Patients with alcoholic hepatitis should be counseled on alcohol cessation, as continued drinking will eventually contribute to their death.
    Dr. Ewan H. Forrest

    About the Creator

    Ewan H. Forrest, MD, practices and researches alcoholic liver disease and portal hypertension in the Department of Gastroenterology at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He is also an honorary clinical senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow School of Medicine. Dr. Forrest completed a Fellowship at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, researching haemodynamic derangement of chronic liver disease.

    To view Dr. Ewan H. Forrest's publications, visit PubMed