Which test(s) does the RN anticipate that the healthcare provider (HCP) will order after considering Darlene’s history and symptoms? (Select all that apply.)

A. Urinalysis (UA)
B. Urine pregnancy test
C. Complete Blood Count (CBC)
D. McBurney’s point
E. Abdominal x-ray
F. Serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

A. Urinalysis (UA)
B. Urine pregnancy test
C. Complete Blood Count (CBC)
D. McBurney’s point
F. Serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Based on Darlene’s symptoms, the HCP in the ED orders a UA, urine pregnancy test, CBC, and serum hCG. Darlene’s hCG level is 2550 mU/mL and her Urine Pregnancy Test returns a positive result.

Based on the provided results, the RN can infer which of the following?
A. Darlene has a urinary tract infection and is pregnant.
B. Darlene’s lab results indicate a probable appendicitis.
C. Darlene does not have a urinary tract infection, but is pregnant.
D. Darlene has a urinary tract infection.

C. Darlene does not have a urinary tract infection, but is pregnant.
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