Laboratory tests

A complete blood cell count, coagulation and serum chemistries (creatinine, liver and pancreatic enzymes, lactate dehydrogenase, lactate, creatine phosphokinase, glucose, and electrolytes) should be drawn. Rapid serum potassium and glucose determination is crucial, as is blood gas analysis. The arterial blood gas should be analysed without temperature correction. Drug and/or alcohol screening and thyroid or adrenal gland function tests are obtained as indicated. Blood, urine, and sputum cultures should be obtained if sepsis is suspected. Radiography, including CT scanning, is performed as indicated. A baseline ECG is obtained.

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