Ultrasound Scanning Protocols

Basic Abdominal Scanning Protocol

Images to guide one through performing a basic abdominal ultrasound exam of the 'Big 5' organs (liver, spleen, kidneys and urinary bladder). This protocol is recommended for beginning scanners.

Complete Abdominal Scanning Protocol

Images to guide one through performing a complete abdominal ultrasound exam. Note: See the telemedicine abdominal scanning protocol (PDF) for suggestions of which of these images to transmit for a telemedicine consult.

Telemedicine Abdominal Scanning Protocol

Suggested images to collect and transmit for a telemedicine abdominal ultrasound exam.

Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

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