Service/Procedure Summary

Bone mineral density (BMD) tests are usually done with low dosage x-rays. Doctors conduct these tests to determine the health of your bones or to confirm a diagnosis of osteoporosis.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
120 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
167 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
64 days
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
72 days

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