Dr Rachel Pryke explains how to implement the recommendations of the NICE guideline on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in primary care. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance, what to do differently in practice, which tests can be used to diagnose advanced liver fibrosis, when to refer patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease to secondary care and how to manage patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in primary care.
Guidance: NICE guidance NG49. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): assessment and management. July 2016.
A `useful resources' link to the relevant NICE quality standard was added in January 2018.