Diagnostic Imaging:

      Diagnostic Imaging Requisition

Diagnostic Imaging Services:

All diagnostic imaging services are by appointment only. To arrange an appointment, please have your physician fax a completed requisition to 519-235-4888.

• X-ray
• Bone Mineral Density Testing
• Ultrasound
• Electrocardiogram
• Holter Monitors - Contact MediShare
• Pulmonary Function Testing

Hours of Operation:

7 days/week, 7:00 am-11:00 pm

Ultrasounds will be booked Monday to Friday only.

After regular working hours, the Diagnostic Imaging Department is staffed by "On Call" personnel for emergencies only.

Patients are requried to present their Health Card and requisition to Diagnostic Imaging registration 10 minutes before their appointment. If you do not have your requisition, the procedure will not be done.

Patients will be referred back to their family physician for follow-up, unless instructed otherwise on the requisition.

Preparations for Ultrasound Procedures:

• Abdominal ultrasound: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight the night before the ultrasound examination.
• Renal & aorta ultrasound: No preparation required.
• Obstetrical or pelvic ultrasound: Finish 40 ounces of water 1½ hours before the appointment time.
• Do not empty the bladder from this time until after the appointment has been completed.

Preparations for Gastric Procedures:

Patients should refer to instructions on the requisition for upper GI and barium swallow procedures.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Diagnostic Imaging Department (519) 235-5163 during hours listed above if you have any questions or concerns regarding your appointment or to verify specific preparations required.

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