Chest X-ray

What to expect during the procedure:
• Chest x-rays may be taken in the following positions:
o From the back
o From the side
• You will be asked to raise your arms or put your hands on your hips during the x-rays.

Preparation:
• Please tell your physician and the technologist if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
• You will be provided with your own private locked dressing room which has an area to hang your clothing. You will be asked to remove any clothing, jewelry, or other objects that could obscure the x-ray. If you are asked to remove clothing, you will be given a gown to wear.