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An overview of the management of patients with chronic pancreatitis

23 November 2016

Nursing Standard

CPD

Chronic pancreatitis is a complex inflammatory condition characterised by irreversible damage to the pancreas. This article explores the pathophysiology of this...

Understanding the care of patients with acute pancreatitis

14 January 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Although acute pancreatitis can be potentially life-threatening, patients with this condition can be monitored in the ward area. For this reason, it is essential...

The digestive system: part 2

19 February 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, which forms part of the life sciences series and is the second of two articles on the digestive system, explores the structure and function of the...

Pathophysiology and nursing management of acute pancreatitis

28 June 2018

Nursing Standard

gastrointestinal care

Acute pancreatitis is a potentially life-threatening condition primarily associated with gallstones or prolonged and excessive alcohol intake. Although the initial...
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