Liver: Questions to ask

Last updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

You'll often need to ask for more information before answering a clinical question about use of medicines in liver dysfunction. There are some general questions to ask when problem solving, but what do you need to know that's specific to patients with renal disease?

Think about the kind of questions you'd ask if a consultant enquired about prescribing in liver dysfunction, or wanted advice on drug-induced hepatotoxicity. What further information might you need?

When you've had a think, look at the infographic below which captures some important questions you ought to consider. 

On the next page you can see a brief explanation as to why these questions may be important in practice.