Step 1 of the All-Wales Abnormal Liver blood tests pathway focuses on the cause of the abnormality. There are many reasons why liver blood tests can be abnormal, and the first step should focus on the urgency which action is required.
Patients should be admitted if they:
Patients should be referred urgently to hepatology outpatients if they:
Patients should have a repeat LFT if they:
Patients should follow a different investigative and treatment pathway if they: