Alcoholic Liver Disease

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

February 1, 2018

Last Updated Month/Year

January 22, 2024

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Document Objectives

To develop this practice guideline document on the management of patients with ALD.

Target Patient Population

Patients with alcohol liver disease

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Prevention, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D020751 - Alcohol-Induced Disorders, D019973 - Alcohol-Related Disorders, D005235 - Fatty Liver, Alcoholic, D008108 - Liver Diseases, Alcoholic, D064829 - Alcohol Abstinence, D008104 - Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic


alcohol, liver disease, alcohol use disorders, chronic liver disease

Source Citation

Singal, Ashwani K MD, MS, FACG; Bataller, Ramon MD, PhD, FACG; Ahn, Joseph MD, MS, FACG (GRADE Methodologist); Kamath, Patrick S MD; Shah, Vijay H MD, FACG. ACG Clinical Guideline: Alcoholic Liver Disease, American Journal of Gastroenterology: February 2018 - Volume 113 - Issue 2 - p 175-194 doi: 10.1038/ajg.2017.469

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