Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Cholecystitis (Acalculous, Suspected Acute)
Population Covered By The Guidance
This pathway provides guidance for appropriate imaging investigation of critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) setting presenting with right upper quadrant pain or when acute acalculous cholecystitis is suspected.
Date reviewed: February 2015
Date of next review: February 2017
Published: July 2015
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|SYMBOL||RRL||EFFECTIVE DOSE RANGE|
|Minimal||< 1 millisieverts|
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