Bone Density - Nova Scotia Health Authority

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.

Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
117 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Lunenburg
Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
38 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
53 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
68 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
69 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
110 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
111 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
141 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
141 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Lunenburg
Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
22 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
42 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
46 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
57 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
78 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
91 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
115 days

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