Online Education | Evaluation of New Onset Ascites in a Patient with Chronic Hepatitis C
In this case study, you will learn the steps required to perform diagnostic paracentesis and initial tests to order when performing a diagnostic paracentesis.
Hepatitis Web Study is co-provided by the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals across all settings
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, you will be better able to:
Describe the appropriate steps required to perform diagnostic paracentesis.
List the appropriate initial tests to order when performing a diagnostic paracentesis.
Steps required to perform diagnostic paracentesis.
Initial tests to order when performing a diagnostic paracentesis.
Atif Zaman, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Section Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Director of Clinical Hepatology, Oregon Health & Science University
- 0.50 Contact hours