Copyright 2001-2007, Daviess Community Hospital
1314 East Walnut Street - Post Office Box 760 - Washington, Indiana 47501- (812) 254-2760
You should report to the Admitting Office (main hospital entrance) 20 minutes prior to your appointment time. Admitting will direct you to Radiology.
To evaluate orthopedic injuries, fractures, tumors, or unexplained bone pain.
A small injection will be made into your arm. Images can be taken over your entire body or sometimes only a certain part may be studied. The material injected into your vein will need to circulate in your body for about 3 hours prior to scanning. The actual scan will take about 1 hour. You may eat or drink anything between the injection and your scan. It is important that you drink a lot of fluids during this time.
You may resume your normal life style.
If you have any questions about your scheduled test, please contact the Nuclear Medicine Department at (812) 254-8898.