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Journal June 2013 (Vol 35, No 6)

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Hepatic Encephalopathy: Diagnosis and Treatment by Melissa Salgado , DVM, Yonaira Cortes , DVM, DACVECC

1. Which factor can precipitate development of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in an animal with a portosystemic shunt?
2. Which laboratory value, if significantly elevated in serum, does not correlate with HE?
3. Which of the following does not support a diagnosis of HE?
4. Lactulose can be an effective treatment for HE because it
5. Which statement is true with regard to antibiotic therapy in the treatment of HE?
6. Which statement regarding nutrition in patients with HE is false?
7. Mannitol decreases intracranial hypertension in HE patients by
8. L-Ornithine-L-aspartate therapy may be effective in treating HE because the drug
9. The Molecular Adsorbent Regenerating Systemdoes not lower plasma levels of
10. The clinical signs of intracranial hypertension associated with type A HE do not include
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