Instructions For Patients
- • BRING IN ANY PRIOR XRAY OR SCAN FILMS - often these are essential for comparison, enabling us to make a more accurate report of your examination
- • BRING IN YOUR REFERRAL FORM provided by your doctor. This is to ensure that we perform the correct test for you.
- • BRING YOUR MEDICARE CARD - Bring details / cards for any cashless service you are entitled for.
- • FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS detailed below for your imaging procedure
NOTE:When you are required to fast for an examination, you may still take your usual medications with a sip of water.
|Ultrasound Scan of Pelvis, Pregnancy or Kidneys
||You need to have a full bladder. Drink 1 litre of water-based fluids finishing at least 1 hour before your appointment. Do not empty your bladder.
|Ultrasound of Gall Bladder or Upper Abdomen
||Nothing to eat or drink for 6 hours before appointment.
|CT Scan of Abdomen or Pelvis
||Nothing to eat or drink for 4 hours before appointment.
|CT Scan of Head, Neck, Spine or Chest
||No preparation required.