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2nd National Conference: Addiction And The Liver

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Start Date 11-06-2009 End Date12-06-2009
Venue Institute of Physics
City London Country United Kingdom
Category Education, Health & Medicine, Medical Equipment, Pharmaceuticals, Psychology & Mental Health

Event Profile

The 2nd National conference: Addiction and the Liver aims to bring together leading experts in the field to discuss the current issues, latest developments and practical management of drug and alcohol users with clinical and psychiatric problems. The objectives of the conference are to provide a comprehensive overview of the incidence and pathophysiology of drug or alcohol-related liver damage, an insight into the clinical course of viral hepatitis infection in drug users, an understanding of the harmful effects of alcohol, and how best to prevent alcohol-related harm, and an update on developments in the treatment of addiction. The attendees at the conference will be able to hear expert opinions on the optimal treatment strategies for hepatitis and alcoholic liver disease in primary and secondary care and will also get an opportunity to meet, share and exchange ideas with leading practitioners in the field.

The 2nd national conference: Addiction and the Liver will cover the following topics:
• Growing incidence of substance-related liver disorders in UK
• Neurobiology of addiction
• Substance-related damage of the liver: how much damage can the liver repair?
• Introduction and overview of viral hepatitis
• Current understanding of the clinical course of hepatitis B and C infection
• Hepatitis and HIV in drug users
• Management of drug users with hepatitis in primary care
• Impact of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in hepatitis treatment
• Advances in diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis
• Promotion of treatment adherence in drug users with hepatitis
• Hepatitis vaccinations: should they be universally offered?
• Intro: incidence of alcohol-related liver disease
• Aetiology and complications of alcoholic hepatitis
• Reducing deaths from liver disease
• Genetics and alcohol-related liver disorders
• Alcohol and liver cancer
• Developments in the treatment of alcoholic liver disease
• Managing patients with comorbidities
• Tackling poly-substance misuse
• Pain management and addiction
• Pharmacological treatment of addiction within the primary care setting
• Addiction following liver transplantation

Visitor Profile

The targeted visitors at The 2nd National Conference: Addiction And The Liver are all medical professionals, including:
  • Clinicians and Nurse Specialists in hepatology
  • Clinicians and Nurse Specialists in gastroenterology
  • General Practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Public Health Specialists
  • PCT Leads on hepatitis and substance misuse
  • Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT) Coordinators and Commissioners
  • Drug and alcohol agency managers and staff from both the voluntary and statutory sector
  • Prison Health professionals
  • All trainees in this discipline

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