What is acute pancreatitis? Acute pancreatitis describes a sudden inflammation of the pancreas, which can lead to a variety of severe complications. This video discusses the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of acute pancreatitis.
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First Aid 2016
Script/Visuals: Vincent Waldman, PhD
Audio: Tanner Marshall, MS
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH