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Notice on Examinations

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Notice on CT Scan

1. Fasting for 3 hours before contrast-enhanced CT scan.

2. You must inform the doctor if you have a history of allergy and the following diseases: hyperthyroidism, multiple myeloma, hypertension, diabetes, and the function of heart, liver and kidneys.

3. If you are a patient with hypertension, please make sure you take the medicine, and the blood pressure is controlled before the examination.

4. The elderly and/or infirm patient are requested to be accompanied with their families for the examination. 

5. For patients with cardiac pacemaker, please contact the Pacemaker Center for debugging before coronary angiography.

6. Please to be informed, in quite few cases that intravenous injection of contrast agent may cause some accidents, like allergy, or even worse, death.

 

Notice on Magnetic Resonance Inspection

1. Please arrive and wait for the inspection as per the appointment, and please to be kindly noticed that your inspection will be delayed if the appointment is overdue.

2. Family members are requested to accompany the elderly, infirm and children on the day of the examination and to assist in transporting the patient if necessary.

3. Patients with implanted cardiac pacemaker, implanted coronary stent, implanted metal joint, implanted vertebral plate (needle), etc., are prohibited from magnetic resonance imaging.

4. Please do not wear clothes with metal button or metal ornaments; for the patient who needs vertebral examination, please remove the metal bracket underwear.

5. For the patient who needs head and neck examination, please remove metal dentures, metal necklace, etc.

6. For the patient who needs abdominal and pelvic examination, please prepare and bring 200 ml milk or soy milk for potential use.

7. For the patient with contraceptive ring who needs lumbosacral pelvic examination, the contraceptive ring must be removed before the examination.   

 

Notice on B Ultrasound Examination

1. B ultrasound for liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas and kidneys:  Fasting is required.

2. B ultrasound for prostate: Please hold your urine before examination.

3. Gynecological B ultrasound: For the patient who has never had sex, please hold the urine before examination; for the patient who has had sex and needs intracavitary B ultrasound, please empty the urine bladder.

 

 

Notice on Gastroscopy

1. Abstain from food and drink for eight hours before the examination.

2. Abstain from food and drink for 2 hours after the examination, and take warm, cool, semi-liquid diet on the examination day.

3. In a few cases, some patient may have sore throat and/or foreign body sensation in throat, then forceful cough should be avoided as not to damage the throat mucosa; please immediately come to the hospital for treatment if severe abdominal pain, abnormal color in stool and other conditions occurs.

4. Fetch the examination report on the second floor of the outpatient department one week after the examination.

5. Please notify the gastroscopy room 2 days earlier if you will not receive the examination due to any reason. (Tel.: 0571-81595056)

 

Notice on colonoscopy

1. Please take low-fiber diet for 3 days before the examination. Porridge, noodles, fish, eggs, meat, etc. are suggested but fibrous vegetables and red fruits, like watermelon or tomatoes, should be avoided. Fasting for breakfast on the day of examination.

2. On the day of the examination, take 2 boxes of compound polyethylene glycol electrolyte powder in advance as prescribed by the doctor. Specific administration method: Dissolve 2 boxes of polyethylene glycol electrolyte powder in 2000 ml of warm boiled water and take orally in divided doses with 500-600ml for the first dose and 200-250ml for each other dose at the interval of 15 to 20 minutes until finished. In case of bloating during the administration, the dosage of each dose may be reduced or the interval between doses may be extended. Move around as much as possible during the administration.

3. About one hour after administration, defecation may be started, and enteroscopy should be performed until clear watery stool or yellow transparent watery stool.

4. For patient who needs painless colonoscopy, please and prepare and bring 250 ml of 0.9% saline, 5mg of midazolam, 40mg of drotavirine and 0.5mg of flumazenil to the gastroscopy room (which are not necessary for those who do not need painless colonoscopy).

5. The patients for painless colonoscopy must be accompanied by a family member and bring previous examination data. Before the examination, you must inform the doctor if you are a patient with hypertension, diseases in heart, brain and lungs, mental illness and history of drug allergy or if you have taken taking aspirin, Plavix and other anticoagulant drugs before the examination.  Patients taking hypertension medication may orally take antihypertensive drugs on the morning of examination day.

6. After the examination, if you have significant abdominal pain, blood in the stool, etc., please come to our hospital for treatment immediately. The patients undergoing painless colonoscopy must avoid driving and biking after the examination.  If you do not receive any treatment under colonoscopy (e.g. polyp removal), you can take normal diet after the examination.

7. Fetch the examination report on the second floor of the outpatient department one week after the examination.

8. Please notify the gastroscopy room 2 days earlier if you will not receive the examination due to any reason.

 

Notice on Dynamic Electrocardiogram (DCG) Examination

1. The patient must arrive in the DCG room and wait for the examination as per the appointment date and time.

2. If you cannot arrive due to any reason, please inform the DCG room at least 1 day earlier and make the appointment again.

3. On the examination day, please wear cotton inner and outer clothing, and chemical fiber inner and outer clothing (such as nylon, acrylic, polyester, cool, etc.) should be avoided so as not to affect the examination results due to electrostatic interference.

4. Wash the chest skin prior to the examination and keep it clean to facilitate adhesion of the electrodes.

5. DCG recorder is a high precision instrument, so any collision should be avoided. It is strictly forbidden to open the ECG recorder by yourself, to arbitrarily move the electrode and its lead, or to insert the lead into the belt.

6. During the wearing of the recorder, do not get close to powerful power supply or magnetic field and radiation place (such as X-ray) , do not use electrically heated bedding, so as to avoid potential effect on the results analyzed by the device.

7. Strictly prevent the recorder from moisture, and do not wear the recorder for bath, shower or swimming; avoid excessive sweating to prevent electrode detachment.

8. If any abnormality is found during the wearing of the recorder, please come to the hospital immediately for treatment by a doctor, and it is forbidden to press any button of the device by oneself.

9. Please return to the DCG room as per the appointment time to remove the device, and do not remove the device by yourself.

10. Avoid excessive movement of the upper limbs or elevation of the arms over the head during the recording. Avoid strenuous exercise, tai chi, setting-up exercises to music, etc.