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Liver health in prisoners: an opportunity for care

Publication date: Sunday, 07 July 2013
Contributor(s): Iain Brew

The prison population in the UK tends to have several risk factors for the development of chronic liver disease. Prison provides a stable environment, which often enables thorough health assessment, monitoring and stabilisation of substance misuse, management of chronic disease and mental health issues, and treatment for viral hepatitis to be performed.

Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 7 Number 1 Jan-Feb-Mar 2014
Print edition page(s): 20
Contributor(s): Iain Brew

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