A 26 year old female presents to the ED via EMS from a motor vehicle crash where she was the passenger. The care was T-boned on the passenger side. The patient is complaining of right flank pain. What laboratory work is priority to collect for this patient? Select all that apply.

 

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- Urinalysis

- Hemoglobin

- BUN

- Creatinine

- WBC

Rationale

For this patient, the biggest concern is acute kidney injury or internal bleeding. You want to check a hemoglobin level for the bleeding and kidney labs (BUN and Creatinine) and well as a urinalysis to check for blood in the urine.

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