Units: Conventional Standard

Modified Glasgow Acute Pancreatitis Severity Score

PaO2< 7.9kPa
Yes +1
Age > 55 years
Yes +1
Neutrophils (WBC > 15)
Yes +1
Calcium < 2 mmol/L
Yes +1
Renal function: Urea > 16 mmol/L
Yes +1
Enzymes LDH > 600IU/L
Yes +1
Albumin < 32g/L (serum)
Yes +1
Sugar (blood glucose) > 10 mmol/L
Yes +1

The presence of three or more of these criteria within the first 48 hours is indicative of severe pancreatitis.

If the score ≥ 3, severe pancreatitis likely- suggest refer to HDU/ICU and if the score < 3, severe pancreatitis is unlikely.

In terms of mortality-

Score 0 to 2: 2% mortality

Score 3 to 4: 15% mortality

Score 5 to 6: 40% mortality

Score 7 to 8: 100% mortality

Adapted from: Corfield, AP, Williamson, RCN, McMahon, MJ, et al, Lancet 1985; 24:403.

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