Alcohol-Related Liver Disease

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Lecture Overview

Alcohol-related liver disease is one of the major causes of chronic liver disease in Australia. In this lecture, pharmacist Dr Jenny Gowan provides an overview of different types of alcoholic liver disease, including fatty liver disease, alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis. She also looks at inappropriate medicines for people with liver disease and examples of medicines that are associated with liver injury.


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Jenny Gowan View profile
Dr Jenny Gowan is a practising pharmacist, adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University and clinical associate at RMIT University. She has published over 500 educational articles, has copious experience in presentations and lectures and runs a consulting pharmacy company. Jenny was awarded the 2013 PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year award and the 2016 AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year Award. In 2024, she received recognition as a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine as a pharmacist, to professional societies and to community health.
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First Published06 September 2022
Updated06 September 2022
27 February 2025
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Addiction and Substance Abuse
Chronic Illness