Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
The liver is a vital organ located in the right upper area of your abdomen under the ribs. Liver failure is a life-threatening condition in which there is a severe deterioration of liver function. Liver failure is caused by liver damage, which makes it difficult or impossible for the liver to function normally in processes that are critical to life and your overall health including Blood clotting, clearing the blood of toxins, fighting infection, removing waste, metabolizing medications and other substances etc. Treatment usually involves controlling protein consumption, limiting sodium in the diet, completely avoiding alcohol, and treating the cause, but sometimes liver transplantation is required.
Last date updated on September, 2014