Pancreatitis 562

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  1. Objective: Review the pathophysiology of pancreatitis
    • inflammatory process involving the pancreas
    • marked by severe abdominal pain
    • involvement of regional tissues and other organs variable
    • subtypes: chronic and acute
  2. Objective: List the risk factors for pancreatitis
    • Obstruction: gallstones, tumor
    • Toxins and medications: alcohol, scorpion venom, meds
    • Trauma: abdominal trauma, post ERCP
    • Metabolic derangements: hypercalcemia, hyertriglyceridemia
    • Infection
    • Vascular
    • Idiopathic
  3. Objective: Discuss the management of acute pancreatitis
    • Remove offending agents
    • Aggressively manage fluid and electrolytes
    • Treat nausea and vomiting
    • Treat acut pain
    • Provide nutrition support
    • Use antibiotics judiciously
  4. Objective: Discuss the long-term management of chronic pancreatitis
    • Discontinue alcohol and tobacco use
    • Manage Pain
    • Treat malabsorption
  5. Objective: Describe the complications of pancreatitis
  6. Pancreatic Function: Endocrine and Exocrine
    Endocrin function: islets of langerhans, secrete insulin, glucagon and somatostatin

    Exocrine function: Acinar cells - secrete water, electrolytes, digestive enzymes. Ductular cells - secrete bicarbonate

    nerual and endocrine control
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Pancreatitis 562
2012-05-03 06:54:49
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