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Screening test to order for depressed skull fracture
CT scan
Screening test to order for head trauma
CT scan non-contrast
Screening test to order for intracranial hemorrhage
CT scan non-contrast
Screening test to order for acute stroke
CT scan non-contrast
Screening test to order for multiple sclerosis
MRI brain with contrast
Screening test to order for brain tumor
CT or MRI with contrast
Screening test to order for Pneumonia
CXR
Screening test to order for Chest trauma
CXR
Screening test to order for chest mass
CXR
Screening test to order for hemoptysis
CXR
Screening test to order for pulmonary embolism
V/Q scan
Screening test to order for aoritc aneurysm/dissection
CT with contrast
Screening test to order for trauma aortic tear
CT with contrast
Screening test to order for carotid stenosis
duplex ultrasound or MRA
Screening test to order for esophageal obstruction
barium x-ray or endoscopy
Screening test to order for esophagela tear
gastrografin x-ray or endoscopy
Screening test to order for bowel perforation
abdominal x-ray
Screening test to order for hematemesis
endoscopy
Screening test to order for peptic ulcer disease
upper GI series or endoscopy
Screening test to order for abdominal trauma
CT scan with contrast
Screening test to order for abdominal abscess
CT scan with contrast
Screening test to order for cholelithiasis
ultrasound
Screening test to order for choledocholithiasis
ultrasound
Screening test to order for choleystitis
ultrasound
Screening test to order for intestinal obstruction
abdominal x-ray
Screening test to order for Appendicitis
abdominal s-ray then US or CT with contrast
Screening test to order for nephrolithiasis
- abdominal x-ray then
- IVP or CT without contrast
Screening test to order for Ovarian pathology
ultrasound
Screening test to order for diverticulitis
CT scan with contrast
Screening test to order for upper GI bleed
upper GI series or endoscopy
Screening test to order for lower GI bleed
barium enema or endoscopy
Screening test to order for unknown GI bleed
nuclear medicine bleeding study
Preferred test for "brisk" GI bleeding
endoscopy
Screening test to order for hydronephrosis
US or CT scan
Screening test to order for hematuria
CT scan
Screening test to order for uterine fibroids
US
Screening test to order for pelvic mass
US
Screening test to order for bone metastases
bone scan
Screening test to order for pregnancy
US (transvaginal detects earlier)
Screening test to order for fracture
x-ray
Screening test to order for osteomyelitis
x-ray
Screening test to order for arthritis
x-ray
Screening test to order for pyloric stenosis
US
(upper GI is 2nd choice)
Screening test to order for Meckels' diverticulum
Meckel's scan (nuclear med)
Confirmation test to order for acute stroke
MRI of brain without contrast
Confirmation test to order for chest trauma
CT scan with contrast
Confirmation test to order for chest mass
CT scan with contrast
Confirmation test to order for hemoptysis
Bronchoscopy or CT scan with contrast
Confirmation test to order for PE
pulmonary arteriogram or CT with contrast
Confirmation test to order for aortic aneurysm/dissection
angiogram
Confirmation test to order for traumatic aortic tear
angiogram
Confirmation test to order for carotid stenosis
angiogram
Confirmation test to order for esophagela obstruction
endoscopy
Confirmation test to order for esophageal tear
endoscopy
Confirmation test to order for bowel perforation
CT scan or laparoscopy
Confirmation test to order for choledocholithiasis
ERCP or MRCP
Confirmation test to order for cholecystitis
HIDA scan
HIDA scan stands for
hepatobilitary study (nuclear med)
Confirmation test to order for intestinal obstruction
CT scan with contrast
Confirmation test to order for appendicitis
laparoscopy
Confirmation test to order for upper GI bleed
endoscopy
Confirmation test to order for lower GI bleed
endoscopy
Confirmation test to order for hematuria
cystoscopy or CT scan with contrast
Confirmation test to order for pelvic mass
CT with contrast or laparoscopy
Confirmation test to order for osteomyelitis
bone scan and/or MRI with contrast
What should you NOT order in acute diverticulitis?
endoscopy or barium enema
Preferred test for "brisk" unknown bleeding
angiography or laparotomy
Test of choice for multiple myeloma
plain x-ray
x-ray is better than bone scan for detecting this bone lesion
multiple myeloma
In the setting of fracture, when is CT scan indicated
complex fractures (order without contrast)