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Gut 58:156 doi:10.1136/gut.2008.170795
  • Gut tutorial

Dyspnoea in a patient with cirrhosis

  1. M W James1,
  2. Nick Taylor2,
  3. Guruprasad P Aithal1
  1. 1
    Nottingham Digestive Diseases Biomedical Research Unit, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
  2. 2
    King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  1. M W James, Consultant hepatologist and gastroenterologist, Nottingham Digestive Diseases Biomedical Research Unit, Queen’s Medical Centre Nottingham, NG7 2UH; martinwynnjames{at}gmail.com

    This is an introduction to the Gut tutorial "Dyspnoea in a patient with cirrhosis" hosted on BMJ Learning—the best available learning website for medical professionals from the BMJ Group.

    Clinical assessment, investigation and management of breathlessness in patients with chronic liver disease can be challenging and is often poorly performed or ignored. The …