Kathy Chen

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Pancreas disorders-Pancreatitis-acute, chronic, hereditary

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Pancreatitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? The clinical definition of acute pancreatitis (AP) requires a minimum of TWO of the following THREE features: 1. Acute onset of abdominal pain or tenderness, epigastric in nature, with guarding, associated with nausea…

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