Explaining the use of ultrasound scan to confirm a diagnosis of gallstones
You are an FY1 working in A&E.
Miss Celine Turner is a 26 year old lady who presented to A&E Majors with symptoms suggesting gallstones. The consultant in charge wants you to talk to the patient about the need for an ultrasound scan to confirm the diagnosis. Please explain to Miss Turner why she'll need to have an ultrasound scan and run through the procedure with her. Please clear up any misunderstandings and answer any questions she may have.
Recommended time: 5 mins
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