Moosomin Family Practice Centre

Abdominal:

Adults > Nothing by mouth for 8 hours before the test. No smoking, candy or gum.

0 to 3 years old > Fast for 4 hours before the test. 4 to 10 years old > Fast for 6 hours before the test.

11 years and older > Fast for 8 hours before the test.

Medications may be taken with a sip of water if necessary. Diabetic patients booked in early morning slots.


Aorta for Aneurysm:

Nothing by mouth for 8 hours before the test.

Pelvic: Adults > Finish drinking 1 litre of water 1 hour before the test and Do Not empty bladder.

0 to 3 years > Encourage child to drink 8-12 oz of water 1 hour prior to the test.

3 to 10 years > Encourage child to drink 12-20 oz of water 1 hour prior to test and
Do Not empty bladder.

11 years and older > 20-32 oz of water prior to the test and Do Not empty bladder.


Abdominal/Pelvic:

Nothing to eat or drink for 8 hours prior except for 1 litre of water finished 1 hour before the test and

Do Not empty bladder.


Renal:

Adults > Finish drinking 32 oz of water 1 hour before the test andDo Not empty bladder.

Children > Same prep as for pelvic.


Pyloric Stenosis:

Bring bottle of water for baby if possible.


Baby Hips:

Fasting for 3 hours before the test. Bring bottle of formula or expressed milk for use during the test. If baby does not take a bottle, mother should breast feed just before the test.


Baby Spine:
Bring bottle of formula or expressed milk for use during the test.


Obstetrics:

05 to 14 weeks Empty the bladder 2 hours before the test. One hour before the test, finish drinking 1 litre of water and Do Not empty bladder.

14 to 16 weeks Finish drinking 32 oz / 1 litre of water 1 hour before the test and Do Not empty bladder.


Over 16 weeks No prep is required.

Over 28 weeks Mother should have a light snack 30 minutes before the exam.

ULTRASOUND PREPARATIONS

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