# Ranson’s Criteria

Ranson’s Criteria

 [php] if (\$_POST) { \$a = \$_POST[‘age’]; \$b = \$_POST[‘wbc’]; \$c = \$_POST[‘glucose’]; \$d = \$_POST[‘ldh’]; \$e = \$_POST[‘ast’]; \$f = \$_POST[‘hct’]; \$g = \$_POST[‘ça’]; \$h = \$_POST[‘po2’]; \$i = \$_POST[‘base’]; \$j = \$_POST[‘fluids’];\$var1 = \$a + \$b + \$c + \$d + \$e + \$f + \$g + \$h + \$i +\$j; \$result = \$var1;echo \$result; echo “*”;} [/php]
 Age > 55 : NoYes WBC > 16 on admit : NoYes Glucose > 200 on admit : NoYes LDH > 350 on admit : NoYes AST > 250 on admit : NoYes Hct drop > 10% within 48 hours : NoYes Ca < 8 within 48 hours : NoYes Arterial pO2 < 60 within 48 hours : NoYes Base deficit (24-bicarb) > 4 within 48 hours : NoYes Fluid needs > 6 liters within 48 hours : NoYes

[pullquote]The Ranson’s score is used to predict the severity of acute pancreatitis.[/pullquote]
Formula :
1 point for each positive response.
Explanation of Result :

Score 0 to 2 = 2% mortality
Score 3 to 4 = 15% mortality
Score 5 to 6 = 40% mortality
Score 7 to 8 = 100% mortality

* Please verify all calculations prior to clinical use.