Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Carotid Studies
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Carotid Doppler, carotid ultrasound, arterial ultrasound, cerebrovascular ultrasound.
To visualize and assess blood flow through the carotid arteries toward evaluating risk for stroke related to atherosclerosis.
There are no food or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Some protocols may require the patient to restrict nicotine and caffeine for 1 to 2 hr before the procedure in order to avoid vasoconstriction or vasodilation.
- Normal blood flow through the carotid arteries with no evidence of occlusion or narrowing.
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Carotid Studies." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425380/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Carotid_Studies.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Carotid Studies. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425380/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Carotid_Studies. Accessed October 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Carotid Studies. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425380/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Carotid_Studies
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Carotid Studies [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425380/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Carotid_Studies.
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