New! Hep C CHI: NYC Health Dept Publication for Medical Providers

August 4, 2014

 

New! NYC Department of Health City Health Information (CHI) on Hep C 2014Hep C CHI 2014

 

The Diagnosing and Managing Hepatitis C CHI provides a thorough summary of risk assessment, testing recommendations, laboratory tests, and managing current HCV infection. There is specific information on how providers should speak to patients currently infected with HCV, as well as tables detailing common HCV antiviral medications and treatment timelines. The publication also refers both providers and patients to reliable sources for further research. This issue of City Health Information will be particularly useful for primary care providers who play an essential role in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of hepatitis C.