Writer: Marie Raymond, BScN (Hepatology Service, McGill University Health Centre)

Design: Épicentre

Illustrations: Sébastien Thibault

Copy editor: Jennifer Thomas


Information in this brochure is not medical advice. Decisions about treatment should always be made with the advice of a doctor. Treatment changes, so talk to a doctor to get the latest information. The opinions in this brochure may not be the views of CAHN, CATIE, or any partners or funders.

Information on safer drug use is not meant to promote the use or possession of illegal drugs.

© CAHN (Canadian Association of Hepatology Nurses) and CATIE (Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange), 2015. Updated 2019.
All rights reserved.

We gratefully acknowledge medical review of this resource provided by Dr. Mark Swain (University of Calgary) and general content review provided by the Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF), the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and community members living with cirrhosis.