Picmonic NCLEX® Question of the Day

A 48-year-old, male patient comes to the ED presenting with nausea and severe epigastric pain radiating to the back. He is suspected to have acute pancreatitis. Which of the following lab value changes would the nurse correlate with this possible diagnosis?

Decreased Amylase and Lipase
Increased Amylase and Lipase
Increased BUN and Creatinine
Decreased BUN and Creatinine
Increased ALT and AST
Decreased ALT and AST

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