||Patient Preparations for US (Ultrasounds)|
For all exams, please check in at the north or south hospital Admitting desk 10-15 minutes prior to your exam.
No food or drink after midnight. This can be one of several specific exams such as spleen, kidney, liver, gallbladder or pancreas. These exams will be scheduled in the morning.
Pelvic and OB
Drink 1 quart (32 oz.) of water 1 hour prior to exam and "hold it". You need a full bladder for this exam.
If this is the only exam you are having, no food or drink after midnight and drink one 8 oz. glass of water 45 minutes prior to exam.
You may drink clear liquids, but no food, after midnight.
If this is the only exam you are having, no food or drink after midnight.
|North Valley Hospital Imaging Services|