Abdominal ultrasound

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: US_Abd
CCMDB Label: not stated
CCMDB tab: Lab
Table: L_Labs_Flowsheet table
Data type: integer
Length: integer
Program: CC
Created/Raw: Raw
Start Date: 1988-07-11
End Date: 2018-12-31
Sort Index: 20

Contains the number of abdominal ultrasounds a client has had during an admission to our unit.

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This count of medical imaging procedures is manually collected as part of the Lab Collection Process. The data might in future be part of Direct Data Access for RIS/PACS.


  • abdominal ultrasound evaluates the organs and other structures in the upper abdomimal area (upper: liver, spleen, pancreas, gallbadder, kidney…..)
  • renal ultrasound - U/S of kidney so count as an abdominal U/S.

Not included

  • pelvic ultrasound evaluates the structures and organs in the lower abdominal area (pelvis). (bladder, uterus, ovary, prostate……) - we don't include in test counts.

Also see: Echocardiogram