Hepatitis
September 2012, Volume 7, No. 9

Hepatitis

Hepatitis

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of hepatitis A in children.
  • Diagnose and confirm hepatitis A in the pediatric patient, and determine the outcome of hepatitis A infection and measures to institute in exposed individuals.
  • Summarize the preventive measures against hepatitis A, including vaccination.
  • List the symptoms of and risk factors for hepatitis E.
  • Relate the risk factors for hepatitis B infection and the impact of vaccination.
  • Detail the preventive measures against hepatitis B infection, including revaccination.
  • Define hepatitis C.
Hepatitis

William F. Balistreri, MD

Current source of funding from Research Grant: Roche This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

Hepatitis

Ronald J. Sokol, MD, FAAP

Current source of funding from Consulting: Ikaria, Yasoo Health, Roche, and Orphan Europe Current source of funding from Stocks/Bonds: Yasoo Health This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

Hepatitis

Michael R. Narkewicz, MD, FAAP

Current source of funding from Research Grant: Merck Current source of funding from Stocks/Bonds: Merck Current source of funding from Consulting: Vertex This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.