By Stephen Chapman MB BS MRCS MRCP FRCR, Richard Nakielny MA BM BCh FRCR
This publication provides a synoptic description of the sensible information of ways to hold out the typical systems in imaging on which an exam candidate should be anticipated to be generic. It doesn't try to conceal rarer thoughts past the scope of the examination or to teach the ensuing photos. each process is defined less than a collection of ordinary headings (for instance: equipment, symptoms, gear, sufferer training, strategy, aftercare, issues, additional reading).
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G. 5 h before scanning Child Newborn 1 month-1 year 1 -5 years 5-10 years Over 10 years 60-90 120-240 240-360 360-480 As for adult Full dose 1 h before scanning and a further half dose immediately prior to the scan If the large bowel needs to be opacified then give the contrast medium the night before or 3 - 4 h before scanning satisfactorily can be problematic. Water-soluble contrast medium (2-3% Urografin flavoured to disguise the taste [15-20 ml Urografin 150 diluted in 1 1 of orange squash]) or low-density barium suspensions (2% w/v) can be used.
Pregnancy Although no conclusive evidence of teratogenesis exists in humans, scanning should be avoided, particularly during the first trimester, unless alternative diagnostic procedures would involve the exposure of the fetus to ionizing radiation. Pregnant staff are advised to remain outside the controlled area (10 Gauss line) and to avoid exposure to gradient or RF fields. References 1. Kanal, E. G. & Talagala, L. (1 990) Safety considerations in MR imaging. Radiology 1 7 6 , 5 9 3 - 6 0 6 .
A Guide to Radiological Procedures by Stephen Chapman MB BS MRCS MRCP FRCR, Richard Nakielny MA BM BCh FRCR