Lab Assignment : Assessing the Abdomen
Analyze the subjective portion of the note. List additional information that should be included in
Analyze the objective portion of the note. List additional information that should be included in
Is the assessment supported by the subjective and objective information? Why or why not?
What diagnostic tests would be appropriate for this case, and how would the results be used to
make a diagnosis?
Would you reject/accept the current diagnosis? Why or why not? Identify three possible
conditions that may be considered as a differential diagnosis for this patient. Explain your
reasoning using at least three different references from current evidence-based literature.