General Radiography (X-Ray)
General radiography covers a wide range of imaging tests. Medical Radiation Technologists perform these exams for all Emergency, Inpatient, Outpatient and clinic patients 24 hours a day 7 days a week at all four QHC sites.
For more information regarding your exam please click on the appropriate exam type.
How to Book an X-Ray Exam
There are two ways to book most general X-Ray exams:
- You may call the Diagnostic Booking office at 613-969-7400 Ext. 2494 between 0830 - 1600 hrs
- Your physician's office can book the exam for you
Attending the Exam
Please arrive at the specified Diagnostic Imaging department 15 minutes before the exam. You must bring your health care card and the requisition with you. Due to government legislation, X-Ray examinations cannot be performed without a signed requisition from the physician.
During your Exam
You may be required to change into a hospital gown for your exam to ensure that no metal objects interfere with your diagnostic images. Please do not bring any valuables with you to the imaging department. If there is a chance that you might be pregnant please tell the technologist before your exam.