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acute pancreatitis from Lewis study guide
Combining of calcium with fatty acids during fat necrosis is?
Cavity continuous with pancreas filled with necrotic products and secretions is?
Pancreatic enzymes pass from peritoneal cavity through diaphragmatic lymph channels is?
Exudation of blood and plasma into retroperitoneal space is?
Extensive pancreatic necrosis with resultant fluid-filled cavity is?
Lab test that is most commonly used to diagnose acute pancreatitis?
Why would a pt with AP need NG suction?
to prevent gastric contents from entering the duodenum
Pt complaining of pain is given analgesics. What is another intervention to help relieve pain?
position pt on the side with HOB elevated to 45 degrees.
Nurse should teach AP pt to:
observe for fat in stool
do not drink alcohol
continue to monitor blood glucose until pancreas is healed.
What is a nursing intervension when giving pt with Chronic Pancreatitis pancreatic enzymes?
should be given with meals and snacks
A risk factor associated with cancer of the pancreas is?
In a radical pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple's procedure) for tx of pancreatic cancer, what structures are completely resected?
What anatomic structures are partially resected in Whipple's procedure?
distal common bile duct
What anastomoses are made in Whipple's procedure?
pancreatic duct to jejunum
common bile duct to jejunum
stomach to jejunum