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Paediatric Hepatology Dependency (PHD) Score of Cowley et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a pediatric patient with liver disease using the Paediatric Hepatology Dependency (PHD) score of Cowley et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K72

Description:

Cowley et al developed the Paediatric Hepatology Dependency (PHD) score for evaluating children with liver disease. This can be monitored over time to evaluate the patient's clinical course and need for medical care. The authors are from Birmingham Children's Hospital in England.

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