How can the patients present with acute pancreatitis be described?

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Patients presenting with acute pancreatitis are often hypovolemic as a result of vomiting, reduced oral intake, third spacing of fluids, and diaphoresis. In fact, one expert has written that the minimal intravenous fluid requirements of a 70kg person during the first 48 hours after admission is 6 Litres without considering intravascular fluid sequestration loss. In addition, it is believed that the release of cytokines, chemokines, neutrophils, and macrophages leads to a pro-inflammatory state causing local...
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