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*Where Medicare is applicable
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Appointments are required for ultrasound, CT Scans ,CONE BEAM and BMD General X-Rays do not require an appointment.
The following preparations were written with adults in mind. For children or patients who feel they may not be able to cope with the particular preparations required, please contact our staff. Previous history of any allergic reaction with Intravenous Contrast Medium should be reported to our staff importantly radiographers when making your appointment. Medication to reduce the risk of a Contrast Medium reaction may be required & can be arranged by our staff.
Fast for 6 hours. Please do not smoke during this period. Take normal medications with a sip of water – no milk or soft drinks.
It is important that you have a full bladder at the time of the examination. 1hr 30mins before the appointment and then drink 1 litre of clear fluid over the next hour. Do not empty your bladder until after the ultrasound examination.
Fast for 6 hours before the appointment. A full bladder will be required. 1hr 30mins prior to the appointment and then drink 1litre of clear fluid over the next hour. Do not empty your bladder until after the ultrasound examination.
Obstetric Ultrasound (up to 25 weeks):
A full bladder will be required. 1hr 30mins prior to the appointment time, then drink 1 litre of clear fluid over the next hour.
Obstetric Ultrasound (more than 25 weeks):
Drink 3-4 glasses of clear fluid from 1 hour before your appointment.
Breast, Thyroid, Scrotal, Leg Veins or Duplex Carotid Ultrasound:
No preparation is required
Renal arteries or Abdominal Aorta Doppler:
Fast for 6hours prior to the examination, with no smoking during this time.
Fast for 6 hours, No alcohol for 24 hours, preferable morning appointments
CT Scan Preparations
CT Abdomen, CT Pelvis, CT Chest, CT Head, CT Soft Tissue Neck or CT Angiography:
Fast for 4 hours. It is important to remain hydrated. Please advise our staff if you are diabetic, asthmatic or have any allergies. Please drink two glasses of water in the hour before your appointment.
For abdominal or pelvic scans,
fast 4 Hours ,and you have to drink 1 litre of water 1 hour prior to the examination outline the stomach and bowel. Our staff will advise you of this at the time of booking.
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Please ensure that you have your Medicare card and referral with you and pop into our radiology clinic for your X-ray. If you have any questions at all please feel free to contact us, as we are here to help.