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What is the most common causeof acute liver failure

viral

2

when are you most worried about liver failure with hev?

pregnant women

3

what are various hepatotoxic drugs?

anesthetics - halothane
non-steroidals
anti-tb (isoniazid)
acetominophen
mushroom poisoning
herbal remedies
alcohol

4

what are vascular causes of acute liver failure?

budd-chiari
hypotension
hypoxia

5

what are various metabolic liver failure causes?

wilson's dz
fatty liver of pregnancy
reye's syndrome

6

what is characteristic of wilson's dz?

ceruloplasmin low, copper high, psychiatric problems, hemolysis with hepatic failure
high school,

7

what is reye's syndrome?

givin aspirin to kids with fevers

8

eosinophils with liver dz associated with

parasites, rx-induced

9

neutrophils with liver dz associated with

alcohol-induced

10

in acute liver failure, do we commonly see hypoglycemia, increased insulin, lactic acidosis

yes

11

What does hyponatremia refect in live dz?

cell death, total body Na high but not intravascular

12

When do you get ATN

uNA>20

13

wht factors for coagulopathy does the liver produce

everything except 8 and inhibitors, platelet production and function abnormal

14

what are bad indicators for survival of acute live dz

under ten and over forty
small liver
ascites
jaundice less than 7 days before enceph
hypoglycemia
hapticyte necrosis over 75%