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Dr. Ramon Bataller reviews the predicting factors of alcoholic liver disease, and identifies current therapeutic options and management of alcoholic hepatitis.
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Dr. Bataller has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.
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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .50 contact hour.
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Release Date: 8/23/2018 | Last Modified On: 8/23/2018 | Expires: 8/23/2019
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