Loopogram

LOOPOGRAM (X-RAY OF UROSTOMY) = PREP INSTRUCTIONS

  • Patient must bring extra ostomy supplies for drainage bag replacement.

CT Neck

CT NECK = CT I.V. CONTRAST PREP (UROGRAM/ADRENAL MASS/CHEST/HEAD)

  • Nothing to EAT 4 hours prior to exam.
  • Drink at least 16 ounces of water starting 2 hours before your exam.
  • Patients can take their normal medications unless directed otherwise.

CT Head

CT HEAD = IF CONTRAST IS ORDERED THEN CT I.V. CONTRAST PREP otherwise none.

  • Nothing to EAT 4 hours prior to exam.
  • Drink at least 16 ounces of water starting 2 hours before your exam.
  • Patients can take their normal medications unless directed otherwise.

IVP

IVP = CLEAR LIQUID PREP

  • 2 Dulcolax tablets at 5:00 pm the night before the exam.
  • Take any other prescribed medication on schedule.
  • Clear liquid dinner the night before the exam, including:
  • Jello, Bouillon, Popsicles, Tea, Coffee, Apple/Cranberry juice or Sports drink.
  • Clear liquid breakfast OK the day of exam.
  • Drink 8 to 16 oz. fluid 1-2 hours before exam time.

CT Chest Abdomen Pelvis

CT CHEST ABDOMEN PELVIS = CT ORAL & I.V. CONTRAST PREP (ABD/PEL, RENAL MASS PROTOCOL)

  • Nothing to EAT 4 hours prior to exam.
  • Drink at least 16 ounces of water starting 2 hours before your exam.
  • Patients may have clear liquids, coffee, tea, juice, etc. prior to exam.
  • Patients can take their normal medications unless directed otherwise.
  • Patients should arrive 1 hour prior to scheduled exam time in order to drink the oral contrast.

CT Chest

CT CHEST = CT I.V. CONTRAST PREP (UROGRAM/ADRENAL MASS/CHEST/HEAD)

  • Nothing to EAT 4 hours prior to exam.
  • Drink at least 16 ounces of water starting 2 hours before your exam.
  • Patients may have clear liquids, coffee, tea, juice, etc. prior to exam.
  • Patients can take their normal medications unless directed otherwise.

CT Kub

  • Patient to arrive with full bladder.
  • If possible, wear clothing with no metal zippers, buttons, etc.