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Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 11th, 2012
I. Pathophysiology a. Inflammation of pancreas with premature activation of pancreatic enzymes resulting in localized damage to the pancreas, autodigestion, and fibrosis of the pancreas b. Leads to wide range of metabolic consequences and lifethreatening complications, such as hypovolemia, shock, acute renal failure, diabetes, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and multiorgan failure II. Types a. Acute i. Sudden inflammation occurs ...

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