Shift Images has installed brand new bone mineral densitometer at our Grande Prairie location. Our exams and diagnostic reports follow the standards set forth by the Canadian Association of Radiologists.
- This service may only be provided once every two years from the date of the last service.
- For patients that are at high risk or have conditions that require more frequent assessments, a supporting history from your referring doctor will be required describing the circumstances.
- May only be provided to patients 50 years of age or older unless the patient is referred by a Endocrinology/Metabolism, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Orthopedic, Pediatric (including sub-specialties), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or Rheumatology specialist.
- Nurse Practitioners and physicians that are part of Cancer Control Alberta may refer for patients under 50 years of age who are at high risk of bone density loss. A supporting history is required by your Provider in order to book your exam.