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Translated information for patients about preparing for tests and examination procedures. These 1 page instructions have space to write in appointment date, time, location and/or phone number.

 

Abdominal Ultrasound

Description of ultrasound, with specific information about reducing air in the bowel two days before the procedure. 2 pages with target language/English. 

Amharic          Chinese             English             Khmer (Cambodian)            Oromo 
Somali            Spanish             Tigrinya            Vietnamese 

Barium Enema

Instruction Sheet about how to prepare for Barium Enema, with place to write in date, time, location of appointment.

English             Khmer (Cambodian)            Vietnamese 

Colonoscopy

Instructions for patients about praparations the week before a colonoscopy test is scheduled.

Instructions specific to using Fleets Phosphosoda Brand test:

English               Khmer (Cambodian)            Vietnamese 

 

Instructions specific to using Golytely Brand test:

English                Khmer (Cambodian)             Vietnamese 

CT Scan

Instructions for patients about preparing for a CT scan, including abdominal scan needing oral contrast solution.  2 pages, target language and English.

Amharic           Chinese          English           Khmer (Cambodian)           Oromo

Somali             Spanish          Tigrinya         Vietnamese 

Excretory Urogram (IVP)

Instructions for patients about how to prepare beginning the night before they are scheduled for an excretory urogram procedure.   2 pages, target language and English.

Amharic           Chinese           English           Khmer/Cambodian           Oromo

Somali             Spanish          Tigrinya           Vietnamese 

Fecal Occult Blood Test / Stool Sample

Instructions for collecting a stool sample. Includes a note explaining that there are many different kinds of medical tests requiring different kinds of preparation, encouraging patients to talk to their doctors about the test preparation that is right for them.  2 pages, target language and English.

Amharic           Chinese          English          Khmer/Cambodian          Korean 

Somali             Spanish          Tagalog         Tigryinya                         Vietnamese 

Mammogram

Guidelines for patients about dressing for a mammorgram procedure, and encouragement for doing self-exams.

Amharic          Chinese           English           Khmer (Cambodian)           Oromo 

Somali            Spanish           Tigrinya           Vietnamese 

Pelvic Ultrasound

Information sheet for patients describing ultrasound and filling the bladder to prepare for a pelvic ultrasound procedure.

Amharic          Chinese          English          Khmer (Cambodian)          Oromo

Somali            Spanish          Tigrinya          Vietnamese

Sigmoidoscopy

Detailed instructions for patients about how to prepare for a flexible sigmoidoscopy beginning 10 days before the scheduled examination.  1 page

English          Khmer (Cambodian)          Vietnamese

Upper Gastrointestinal (UGI)

Instruction sheets for patients about how to prepare after midnight and on the morning before the scheduled UGI examination.

Amharic          Chinese          English          Khmer (Cambodian)          Oromo

Somali            Spanish          Tigrinya          Vietnamese