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Health Check Guideline

Health Check Guideline

Health Check Guideline

Health Check Guideline

Please do not wear Contact lens

Fasting for Laboratory Examination

  • No drinking and eating for six to eight hours prior to examination. 

 

Pap Smear Test (Female Only) 

  • Avoid intravaginal drugs for one week prior to examination. 
  • Avoid douching and sexual intercourse for one day prior to
         examination. 
  • It should not be done during menstrual period.
  • Dress yourself in casual clothing. 

 

Urine Test (Female Only)

  • It should not be done during menstrual period.

 

Ultrasound of Pelvis / Prostate / Flow Rate

  • Drink a lot of water until you have full bladder thirty minutes prior to
         examination. 

 

Flow Rate

  • Drink a lot of water until you have full bladder thirty minutes prior to
         examination. 

 

Ultrasound of Upper Abdomen 

  • Fasting for six to eight hours prior to examination.

 

Ultrasound of whole Abdomen

  • Fasting for six hours prior to examination.
  • Drink a lot of water until you have full bladder thirty minutes prior to
         examination. 

 

Mammography

  • Avoid any deodorant lotion and powder prior to examination.

 

X-Ray / Contrast Studies / Computed Tomography / PET-CT / MRI

  • Please inform our staff with confirmed / suspected Pregnancy.

 

Intravenous Urography

  • Fasting for four hours prior to examination.
  • Must empty bladder before examination.
  • Please inform our staff if you have asthma, diabetes mellitus or other
         allergies.
  • For diabetes patient requiring medication, please consult the referral
         clinician and inform our staff for the adjustment of insulin dosage and
         Metformin if necessary.

 

Computed Tomography

  • Contrast / Abdomen Scan – Fasting for six to eight hours prior to
         examination.
  • Please inform our staff if you have asthma, diabetes mellitus or other
         allergies.
  • Abdomen Scan – Oral contrast (provided by our centre) may be 
         required for certain examinations, please consult our staff in the centre
         if you have any problems.
  • For diabetes patient requiring medication, please consult the referral
         clinician concerned for the adjustment of insulin dosage and
         Metformin if necessary.

 

Treadmill Exercise ECG

  • Dress yourself in casual clothing, preferably in sports wear and
         running shoes.
  • Do not apply lotions, oils or powders to the chest area.
  • Do not eat too much prior to examination.
  • Please inform our staff when booking appointment if you are under
         anyregular medications.


Urodynamic studies

  • All sedatives, cholinergics and anticholinergics should be
         discontinued as doctor's order procedure.
  • Empty bowel or use laxatives as required.

 

Cystoscopy

  • Light breakfast or snack is allowed on the examination day.
  • Due to sedation effect, it is essential to have someone to accompany
         you home and not to drive or operate any machinery after the
         examination.
  • You are advised not to have any make up or nail polish for it may
         interfere our medical observations.

 

Gastroscopy

  • Patient should keep fasting for six hours before the examination.
  • Due to sedation effect, it is essential to have someone to accompany
         you home and not to drive or operate any machinery after the
         examination.
  • Please register at our clinic 15 mins prior to the examination.
  • You are advised not to have any make up or nail polish for it may
         interfere our medical abservations.

 

Colonoscopy

  • Notes before Colonoscopy:
  • Four days before examination, all drugs containing iron and cellulose,
         such as Metamucil etc. should be discontinued.
  • One day before examination, liquid diet only. For example: soap,
         congee, soy milk etc.
  • For the diabetic patients, please do not taking hypoglycemic drugs and
         insulin injections on the test day.
  • Please consult your doctor before the examination regarding about
         method of taking oral laxative
  • Notes after Colonoscopy:
  • Due to sedation effect, it is essential to have someone to accompany
         you home after the examination. 

 

Note: Please bring your previous films and report for reference.