Liver Failure Case Studies

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On examination patient is neurological unstable, alert with confusion and slurred speech. Patient appears disheveled and have poor hygiene. Nasal cannula in place. Medications reconciliation was reviewed with Tomas. Tomas was unable to given medication doses and frequencies. Pervious medical records reviewed, show Tomas has been admitted at least 3 times in the last month but left against medical advice (AMA). Tomas Smith is a 60 years old Native American male who presents with chief complaint of abdominal pain and weakness. After history and examination, I feel the diagnosis is most likely liver failure. Differential diagnosis includes, but not limited to pancreatitis, cholecystitis, and appendicitis. The patient is hemodynamically stable
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