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LiFe Score of Edmark et al for a Critically-Ill Patient with Acute-on-Chronic Liver Injury

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Gastroenterology

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Edmark et al developed the LiFe (liver injury and failure evaluation) score to evaluate patients with acute-on-chronic liver injury in the intensive care unit (ICU). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Karolinska Institute, Kings College Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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