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Patient Education Resources

6 Patient Education Resources

Having an X-ray

| .pdf | PRINT CODE WN85-2264

X-rays are the most common type of diagnostic imaging test. They can be used to identify a fractured bone, a chest infection, something blocking the bowel, and more. Topics include: who will do the X-ray, how long it will take, what happens during, and what to do if you are pregnant.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

| .pdf | PRINT CODE WN85-0456

The MRI machine takes detailed images that show tissues in your body to help health care providers diagnose your condition. This pamphlet explains how long an MRI takes, how to get ready for your MRI, what to bring to your appointment, and what will happen during and after the MRI. This pamphlet is also available in French.

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