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Your patient is a 72-year-old African American male who came in "throwing up blood". This came on suddenly when he

was at a nearby McDonalds. He states he feels like he could pass out, but denies any pain or any other symptoms. His only medication is 400 mg Ibuprofen q6hrs for "joint pain". Reports being told he has high blood pressure, but does not take anything for it. What lab test or diagnostic test are you going to anticipate?

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The lab tests that may be ordered in this case include, (labtestsonline, 2018); Urine... View the full answer

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