2022 Undergraduate Research Showcase
 

Title

Management of Cirrhosis

Document Type

Student Presentation

Presentation Date

4-22-2022

Faculty Sponsor

Jason Blomquist and Dr. Renee Walters

Abstract

We researched the social determinants of health that can impact the development of cirrhosis. We overviewed what cirrhosis is and the education that the nurse should give the patient, as education is a major part of a nurse's job. We then researched how social, environmental, food, and economic burden factors can impact whether a patient develops cirrhosis, and how it progresses. Finally, we propose a plan to address these social determinants in order to reduce the percentage of people who have cirrhosis, and assist patients in receiving help earlier.

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