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Flashcards in Investigations Deck (11):
1

What is the first line investigation for RUQ pain and suspected biliary disease?

Ultrasound

2

What kind of investigation can you use to further clarify biliary disease?

MRCP or ERCP

3

What is the first line investigation for pancreatitis?

Serum amylase level

4

What is the first line investigation for suspected perforation?

Erect chest X-ray

5

What is the first line investigation for RIF pain and suspected appendicitis?

Ultrasound

6

What is the investigation for LIF pain and suspected diverticulitis?

Inflammatory markers and CT

7

What is the first line investigation for a distended abdomen and suspected bowel gas and fluid?

Abdominal x-ray

8

What is the first line investigation for heamatemesis?

Endoscopy

9

What is the first line investigation for dysphagia?

Endoscopy

10

Which investigation is absolutely necessary for a change in bowel habit?

PR Exam

11

What is the first line investigation for jaundice?

Ultrasound