1. Abdominal Ultrasound indications and Preparation

Abdominal Ultrasound Preparation

Patient Preparation

  • Your patient should be supine with the head of the bed flat.
  • Ask the patient to bend their legs at the knees, if possible, to help relax the abdominal muscles.
  • Some applications such as the gallbladder ultrasound exam will require your patient to be on the left lateral decubitus position.

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