A clinical risk stratification tool to gauge the severity of disease in patients with acute pancreatitis. It consists of measurements of the patient's blood pressure, serum creatinine level, and oxygenation. These are combined with evidence of hemorrhage, abscess formation, pseudocyst formation, or necrosis along with Ranson criteria, C-reactive protein levels, and APACHE-III scores.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Atlanta Classification of Acute Pancreatitis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736111/all/Atlanta_Classification_of_Acute_Pancreatitis.
Atlanta Classification of Acute Pancreatitis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736111/all/Atlanta_Classification_of_Acute_Pancreatitis. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Atlanta Classification of Acute Pancreatitis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736111/all/Atlanta_Classification_of_Acute_Pancreatitis
Atlanta Classification of Acute Pancreatitis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736111/all/Atlanta_Classification_of_Acute_Pancreatitis.
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