UAB Vitacon LT

VitaScan PD Quick Start June 2018

Quick Start

2 Pages

1  Position the Probe Proper probe position is essential for a good measurement: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.  Place patient in the supine position (lying on the back, face upward). Find the midline position on the patient’s lower abdomen. Palpate the pubis bone. Apply ultrasound gel on the probe head or on the patient’s abdomen (walnut size amount recommended). Place the probe head one inch above the pubis bone on the midline with the red label facing upward.  1”  Pubis Bone  Pubis Bone  Bladder  2 Locate and Scan the Bladder 1. 2.  3.  Select Start or press and release the device button to locate the bladder. Angle the probe so that the bladder takes up the largest area on the screen and the green line is in the middle of the bladder and around the bladder border. Keep this angle and select Scan or press and release the device button to make the measurement. Hold steady until two static images appear on screen (approximately 3 seconds).  While scanning, avoid making any changes in the position, angle or pressure of the scan probe.  VITACON US 600 Twelve Oaks Center Drive, Suite 685, Wayzata MN 55391 (800) 757-8450 | |  Rev 06252018
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