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Tests could include:
- History and Physical Exam
- Prothrombin Time Assay
- Partial Thromboplastin Time
- Fibrin-Fibrinogen Split Products (FDP) Assay
- Serum Electrolyte Panel
- Blood Urea Nitrogen Measurement
- Peripheral Blood Smear
- Blood Type and Cross
- Chest X-Ray
- Fibrinogen Assay
- Creatine Kinase Level
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test
- Electrocardiogram (EKG)
- Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
- Basic Metabolic Panel Test
- Lung Function Tests
A partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test helps doctors assess your body’s ability to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series of reactions known as the “coagulation cascade.” Coagulation is the process your bod...
A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
A blood smear is a diagnostic test used to look for abnormalities within the blood. The cell types are examined under a microscope for unusual shapes or sizes. There are three main cells within the blood that the test focuses on: red cells (which ...
An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it can help spot abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart, ...
The creatine phosphokinase test measures the amount of creatine phosphokinase (CPK) present in the blood. The test is also known as creatine kinase, CPK test, and CK test. Creatine phosphokinase is a specific enzyme found primarily in the heart, s...
A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes waste and toxins. The system that takes care of that is broadly called the excretory ...
A complete blood count, or CBC, is an easy and very common test that screens for certain disorders that can affect your health. A CBC measures several components of your blood and can help diagnose a broad range of conditions, from anemia and infe...
An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by an electrical signal that starts at the top of your heart and travels to the bottom. Hear...
Your red blood cells transport oxygen and carbon dioxide - blood gases - throughout the body. The oxygen and carbon dioxide levels of your blood and the pH balance of your blood can indicate the presence of certain medical conditions, such as card...
Whether you're going to see your doctor for a routine checkup or are admitted to the hospital, your doctor needs information about how your body is functioning. A basic metabolic panel is a combination of tests that helps your doctor assess import...
From asthma to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there are a variety of conditions that can affect the lungs. Wheezing or general shortness of breath may be signs that the lungs are not functioning exactly as they should be. When patie...
Pulmonary function tests are a group of tests that measure how well your lungs work. This includes how well you are able to breathe and how well your lungs are able to supply oxygen to the rest of your body. Your doctor may order these tests: if y...