2. OB Ultrasound Transabdominal Approach

OB Ultrasound Transabdominal Approach

Patient Preparation

  • Supine
  • Full urinary bladder is preferred if in the 1st-trimester

Ultrasound Machine Preparation

  • Transducer: Curvilinear Ultrasound Probe (Ideal Choice) or Phased Array Probe.
  • Preset: Pelvic or Abdomen
  • Machine Placement: Position the ultrasound machine on the right side of the patient with the screen facing you. With this configuration you can face both the patient and the ultrasound screen, scanning with your right hand and manipulating buttons on the machine with the left hand.
Pelvic Gynecology Ultrasound Patient and Machine Positioning