The Client with Pancreatitis

The Client with Pancreatitis for your nursing review.

A client’s amylase level is 450 units per liter, and his lipase level is 659 units per liter. The customer is experiencing nausea and pain in the mid-epigastric region. What type of evaluation aids the nurse in determining the severity of the client’s condition?

A. Ranson’s criteria.

B. Vital signs.

C. Urine output.

D. Glasgow Coma Scale

The correct answer is A. Acute pancreatitis is indicated by high amylase and lipase levels as well as symptoms. Ranson’s criteria is a clinical prediction scale for determining the severity and prognosis of acute pancreatitis. Hemodynamic stability is assessed using vital signs. Urine production is measured in order to determine fluid volume status. The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is a neurological scale used to determine whether or not a person is aware.