The standard of care for pancreatitis has been aggressive (liters) of intravenous fluids. New data suggests that this level of fluid resuscitation may not be needed – and possibly harmful. Join host Geoff Wall as he evaluates the role of fluids in pancreatitis treatment.
In patients with mild disease, moderate fluid resuscitation is safer than aggressive fluid use.
00:00 - Introduction
01:17 - Current Standard of Care
04:37 - The WATERFALL Study
10:20 - GameChanger: Study Findings
16:00 - Closing Remarks
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
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1. Discuss the current standard of care for treating pancreatitis
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