Child-Pugh classification of liver disease
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Child–Pugh classification of liver disease
Adapted from: Sloss A, Kubler P. Prescribing in liver disease. Aust Prescr 2009; 32:32–5.
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Total score of 5–6 = Grade A (well compensated disease)
Total score of 7–9 = Grade B (disease with significant functional compromise)
Total score of 10–15 = Grade C (decompensated liver disease)
For more information about prescribing for people with liver disease, refer to the Australian Prescriber article at www.australianprescriber.com/magazine/32/2/32/5.