Also note that ordering a CT does not necessarily require you as the clinician to specify what kinds of contrasts to be used. You may write “contrast at radiologist’s discretion” (along with a detailed indication) and a radiologist will protocol the study according to appropriateness criteria and your clinical question.
The patient says she has been able to keep fluids down today in spite of feeling nauseated, and has been passing stool. A CT of the abdomen and pelvis with IV and oral contrast is performed. What is the main finding?
c) normal examination
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