It's option B. Fluid and electrolyte balance should be the theprimary focus of nursing management in a patient with acute pancreatitis.
Acute pancreatitis is a sudden and serious inflammation of the pancreas. Sometimes, it might be life-threatening. When someone suffers from acute pancreatitis, he/she starts losing fluids and electrolytes due to constant vomiting. Hence, the main priority should be managing hypovolemia, thus restoring electrolyte balance.
Acute pancreatitis is commonly associated with fluid isolation and accumulation in the bowel secondary to ileus or peripancreatic edema. Fluid and electrolyte loss from vomiting is a major concern. Therefore. your priority is to manage hypovolemia and restore electrolyte balance.