Scott Howell, D.O., Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News
Scott Howell, D.O.

Scott Howell, D.O.

Most recent articles by Scott Howell, D.O.

Non-invasive technology can halt liver disease in elderly patients

Given the nation’s aging population, skilled nursing clinicians must be prepared to make proper identification and management of liver disease. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is common in the elderly and common comorbid factors such as diabetes and obesity can create progression of more substantial liver disease, such as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), cirrhosis and hepatocellular…

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