Utility of routine laboratory testing for detecting intra-abdominal injury in the pediatric trauma patient.

@article{Isaacman1993UtilityOR,
  title={Utility of routine laboratory testing for detecting intra-abdominal injury in the pediatric trauma patient.},
  author={Daniel J Isaacman and Richard Scarfone and Sue Kost and Robert Francis Gochman and H. Winston Davis and Lisa Marie Bernardo and Don K. Nakayama},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={691-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of laboratory abnormalities (complete blood cell count, electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, glucose, aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, amylase, lipase, urinalysis [U/A]) and the sensitivity and specificity of the physical examination (PE) and screening laboratory tests for identifying intra… CONTINUE READING