Safety questions

Before confirming a referral, safety questions must be answered via the Update a referral endpoint.

The documentation of that endpoint includes a description of each of these questions (See the safety_question_list section)

The list of questions to answer depends on the modality.

MRI

If the modality is MRI, these boolean questions must be answered:

brain_aneurysm_clip
brain_operation
claustrophobia
cochlear_implant
epilepsy
fits_or_blackouts
medicine_patch
metal_injuries
overweight
pacemaker
past_six_weeks_operation
programmable_hydrocephalus_shunt
spine_operation

If any of these questions is true, the safety_questions_details string attribute is required, and further details can be entered.

CT

If the modality is CT, these boolean questions must be answered:

allergies
asthma
barium
body_piercings
diabetic
hearing_aid
high_blood_pressure
kidney_function
kidney_problems
metformin
xray_contrast_injection

If any of these questions is true, the safety_questions_details string attribute is required, and further details can be entered.

All modalities

Regardless of the modality (MRI, CT, Ultrasound), these 3 boolean questions must also be answered:

  previous_surgery
  previous_imaging
  allergies

Depending on the value of these 3 booleans, these additionals string attributes must be filled:

previous_surgery_details if previous_surgery is true.

previous_imaging_details if previous_imaging is true.

allergies_details if allergies is true.

Labels

For each of these safety question attributes, you could present these labels to your users:

attributelabel
previous_surgeryHave you had any previous surgery?
previous_imagingHave you had any previous imaging?
allergiesDo you have any allergies?
previous_surgery_detailsProvide details on the previous surgery.
previous_imaging_detailsProvide details on the previous imaging.
allergies_detailsProvide details on the allergies.
asthmaDo you suffer from asthma attacks or hay fever?
bariumHave you had a barium meal, dental work or eaten game pie recently?
body_piercingsHave you got any body piercings? (If so, please remove prior to scan)
brain_aneurysm_clipDo you have an aneurysm clip in your brain?
brain_operationHave you had any operations on your brain?
claustrophobiaDo you suffer from claustrophobia?
cochlear_implantDo you have a cochlear implant?
diabeticAre you a diabetic?
epilepsyDo you suffer from epilepsy?
fits_or_blackoutsDo you suffer from regular fits/blackouts?
hearing_aidDo you wear a hearing aid, dental plate or dentures, or jewelleries? (If so, please remove prior to scan)
high_blood_pressureDo you have a history of high blood pressure?
kidney_functionHave you had a kidney function blood test (eGFR) in the last 3 months?
kidney_problemsDo you suffer from kidney problems or had any kidney surgery?
medicine_patchDo you wear a medicine patch e.g. nicotine, angina, contraception?
metal_injuriesHave you had any injuries or operations involving metal? Or do you believe you have any metal fragments in your body?
metforminAre you taking Metformin?
over_6_foot_4_inchesAre you over 6 foot 4 inches tall?
overweightDo you weigh over 18 stone (114kg)?
pacemakerDo you have a cardiac (heart) pacemaker or capsule endoscopy?
past_six_weeks_operationHave you had any operations in the last 6 weeks?
pregnantAre you pregnant?
programmable_hydrocephalus_shuntDo you have a programmable hydrocephalus shunt?
spine_operationHave you had any operations on your spine?
xray_contrast_injectionHave you had any procedures using X-ray contrast injection? E.g. CT, Angiogram, IVU