Basic tests are directed by medications, history, and physical exam.
More focused tests can be driven by symptoms or exam findings.
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ABG, arterial blood gas
CBC, complete blood count
CT, computed tomography
LFTs, liver function tests
RUQ, right upper quadrant (abdomen)
UTI, urinary tract infection
VBG, venous blood gas