Cirrhosis

Lifestyle modifications

NUTRITION

  • Adequate nutrition is important
  • Daily protein intake for people with cirrhosis: 1.2 – 1.5g/kg (ideal body weight), and up to 2g/kg if critically ill (1)
  • Avoid alcohol (1)

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • Maintain regular exercise (1)

References

1) https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/278/management-approach


Resources

EXPLANATION TO EVIDENCE PRESENTATION

Figure: Evidence pyramid

Evidence based on guidelines and evidence based Clinical Decision Systems is written in BOLD font

Evidence based on meta analysis or systematic reviews is written in BOLD and CURSIVE font

​Evidence based on randomized controlled trials is written in PLAIN font

Evidence based on observational / cohort studies is written in CURSIVE font