To visualise the chest, airways, spine, and bones, digital X-rays are widely employed. This is a type of X-ray imaging that uses digital X-ray sensors. Time efficiency and the ability to digitally transfer photographs are two advantages.
Perth Medical Imaging does not require an appointment for an X-ray. Simply bring your referral to your local provider. Perth Medical Imaging prefers that all patients call the practice before arriving for initial screening during Covid lockout times.
No, x-rays are painless.
From 15-45 minutes depending on the region requested.
For an exact description of the technique, it will depend on what area you are having X-rayed. In general, however;
It's possible that you'll be requested to change into a gown. You may be asked to lie on a table, stand, or sit depending on the area being examined.
It is critical that you remain completely still during your X-ray.
It is important that you tell your own doctor and staff at PMI, if there is any chance you might be pregnant. This is important information, as it will make a difference in the way the X-ray is carried out or a different test altogether might be required.
It is the radiographer’s duty to perform the test and ensure the images are of high quality for the radiologist (specialist) to interpret them.
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