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 ?
139 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
151 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
146 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
132 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
156 days
Lunenburg
Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
46 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
47 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
53 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
61 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
36 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
35 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
43 days
Lunenburg
Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
28 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
29 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
29 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
56 days

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