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GI - Liver: Hepatic Encephalopathy

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Hepatic coma; clinical and laboratory observations on 40 patients.
Murphy TL, Chalmers TC, et al.
N Engl J Med. 1948 Oct 21;239(17):605-12.

Rationale for inclusion: This is again an interesting window into our past; the first reference is to a publication from 1860, describing terminal mental status changes in patients with "acute yellow atrophy with cirrhosis"..

Citations  - To review the number of citations for this landmark paper, visit Google Scholar.

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