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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: clinical review

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


May 25, 2012


August 16, 2016

Programme Description

This article, reviewed and updated in 2016 by Professor Philip Newsome, covers the diagnosis and management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include suitable investigations, non-invasive assessment, new treatments and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Diagnose non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the general practice setting.
  • Understand the spectrum of diseases that encompass NAFLD.
  • Understand the complications of NAFLD
  • Recognise the treatment principles for NAFLD
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Rebeca Carter, Angelina Mouralidarane, Dr Junpei Soeda and Dr Jude Oben
    University College London
    Royal Free Hospital

    Dr Shuvra Ray
    Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

    Reviewed and updated by:
    Professor Philip Newsome
    Director of Centre for Liver Research
    Professor of Experimental Hepatology and Honorary Consultant Hepatologist
    University of Birmingham

    Test author
    Dr Raj Thakkar
    General Practitioner


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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