A 23-year-old female complains of severe left lower abdominal/pelvic pain for 6 hours. She states her last menstrual period was "about 3 or 4 weeks ago." She is sexually active and denies using any contraceptive method. She denies other symptoms, significant history, or allergies.
1) In order of importance, describe three questions that you would like to ask this patient and give a brief explanation of why?
2) Which lab or imaging tests would you order for this patient and give a brief explanation of why?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.