Chapter

Investigations

Robert Crouch

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199203499
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597932 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199203499.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Investigations

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Biochemical investigations:Urea and electrolytesurea - calcium - chloride - magnesium (Mg) - sodium - potassium (K+) - creatinine - albumin - liver function tests - Blood gases and ‘cardiac enzymes’ - Lipids and other values - Haematological investigations - Urinalysis - Forms of imaging

Chapter.  4227 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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