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Provider Feedback Forum on HCV Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care

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On February 28, 2008, the Public Health Strategic Health Care Group (PHSHG) convened the Provider Feedback Forum on HCV Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care. The primary purpose of the forum was to obtain feedback from frontline providers about their experiences in diagnosing and treating hepatitis C virus (HCV) in patients receiving care from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). PHSHG sought this input in order to help determine priority areas for ongoing and future program and policy efforts.

NIH Consensus Development Conference Statement on Management of Hepatitis B

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The objective of this Conference Statement is to provide health care providers, patients, and the general public with a responsible assessment of currently available data on the management of hepatitis B. This Statement is charged with answering the following critical questions about the management of hepatitis B: What is the current burden of hepatitis B? What is the natural history of hepatitis B? What are the benefits and risks of the current therapeutic options for hepatitis B? Which persons with hepatitis B should be treated?

Health Maintenance in Chronic Hepatitis

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This information sheet explains what an individual with chronic hepatitis can do to maintain good health. It recommends getting vaccines such as the annual flu vaccine, pneumonia vaccine, and hepatitis A or B vaccines, whichever is necessary; a healthy balanced diet, avoiding raw seafood and alcohol; limiting certain medications; and checking with one’s medical provider or pharmacist before taking herbal medicines.

Kab Mob Siab B

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This information sheet, for the general public, discusses the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It explains HBV, risk factors for contracting HBV, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic HBV infection. It discusses ways of preventing HBV including vaccination, and provides a list of facts about the disease.

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis A

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This pamphlet provides general facts about hepatitis A. It describes hepatitis A, the liver and how hepatitis A affects the liver; who gets hepatitis A, its transmission and symptoms, how it is diagnosed and treated, what to do if exposed to the disease, and prevention including vaccination and proper hygiene. The pamphlet makes it clear that anyone is susceptible to hepatitis A, and lists populations who have a higher risk of getting the virus than the average person. The pamphlet also explains that patients can participate in clinical trials, and provides contacts for more information.

Lo Que Usted Debe Saber Sobre La Hepatitis A

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This pamphlet provides general facts about hepatitis A. It describes hepatitis A, the liver and how hepatitis A affects the liver; who gets hepatitis A, its transmission and symptoms, how it is diagnosed and treated, what to do if exposed to the disease, and prevention, including vaccination and proper hygiene. The pamphlet makes it clear that anyone is susceptible to hepatitis A, and lists populations with a higher risk of getting the virus than the average person. The pamphlet also explains that patients can participate in clinical trials, and provides contacts for more information.

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis B

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This pamphlet provides information about hepatitis B, a viral disease that affects the liver. It discusses the liver and how it is affected by the hepatitis B virus (HBV), what is chronic hepatitis B, who gets HBV, its transmission and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment such as liver transplantation if chronic hepatitis B causes liver failure. The pamphlet also discusses HBV prevention including vaccination, what to do if exposed to HBV, getting tested and early treatment to prevent liver damage, and participating in clinical trials. The pamphlet also provides contacts for more information.

Lo Que Usted Debe Saber Sobre La Hepatitis B

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This pamphlet provides information about hepatitis B, a viral disease that affects the liver. It discusses the liver and how it is affected by the hepatitis B virus (HBV), what is chronic hepatitis B, who gets HBV, its transmission and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, such as liver transplantation if chronic hepatitis B causes liver failure. The pamphlet also discusses HBV prevention, including vaccination, what to do if exposed to HBV, getting tested and early treatment to prevent liver damage, and participating in clinical trials. The pamphlet also provides contacts for more information.

Hepatitis B Podcasts

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This information kit contains 44 podcasts on hepatitis B. They educate the listener on hepatitis B disease, its treatment, new advances in treatment, hepatitis in children, liver cancer and transplantation, nutrition and healthy lifestyles. The podcasts may be accessed on the computer using an MP3 player, or directly with just a web browser and the user can listen to the episodes one at a time or to an entire podcast series. The podcasts are provided in Mandarin, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Korean, and English.

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