Condition

Skull fracture.(depressed) Head trauma Intracranial hemorrhage Acute stroke Multiple sclerosis Brain tmnor/metastases Pneumonia Chest trauma Chest mass Hem opt ysis Pulmonary embolism Aortic aneurysm/dissection Aortic tear (trauma) Carotid stenosis Esophageal obstruction Esophageal tear Bowel perforation Hematemesis Peptic nicer disease Abdominal trauma

Ahdonnna) aortic: aneurysm

Abdominal abscess

Cholelithiasis

Cholecystitis

Intestinal obstruction

Appendicitis

Nephrolithiasis

SCUMMING (OR ONLY) TEST TO ORDER Computed tomography . (CT) scan G'J'without contrast CT without contrast CT without, contrast

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of brain

CT or MRI with contrast

Chest x-ray

Chest x-ray

CT scan

Chest x-ray

Ventilation/perfnsion scan (nuclear .scan)

CT with contrast

Angiogram

Duplex ultrasound

Barium x-ray or endoscopy

Barium x-ray or endoscopy

Chest and--abdominal x- rays (free, air)

Endoscopy

Upper G'i .series t>i endoscopy

CT or diagnostic peritoneal 'lavage (see emergency medicine chapter)

CT with contrast

CT with contrast

Ultrasound

'Ultrasound

Ultrasound

Abdominal x-ray (supine and upright) Abdominal x-ray; then ultra sou ad Abdominal x-ray, then ultrasound

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