Nuclear Medicine Patient Preparation

Bone Scan

  • The exam duration for this test is 15 minutes initially for explanation of the procedure and injection of radiopharmaceutical.
  • You will then be instructed by the technologist to return 2 to 4 hours after the injection for your bone scan.

HIDA Scan

  • Do not have anything to eat or drink 4 hours before your scheduled scan.
  • The procedure will take between 1 to 2 hours.

Meckel’s Scan

  • Do not have anything to eat or drink 4 hours before your scheduled scan.
  • The procedure will take between 1 to 2 hours.

How do I contact Diagnostic Imaging Services?

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
60 Riverside Drive
PO Box 6600
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 8T5

Telephone:  (902) 894-0294

 

Published date: 
March 9, 2021
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General Inquiries

Health PEI
16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
Fax: 902-368-6136

healthpei@gov.pe.ca

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If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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