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TESTING INSTRUCTIONS

     Please Note: there will be a $50 charge if you fail to cancell within 48 hours or do not show up for your scheduled test.


EEG:

  • Be sure to wash your hair and remove any braids, barrettes, or ponytails.
  • DO NOT use hair conditioner, styling products, oils, or lotions the day of the test.
  • DO NOT consume any caffeinated drinks or chocolate 12 hours prior to the test.
  • Be prepared to stay for up to 4 hours.
  • You may take your regularly scheduled medications EXCEPT narcotics, sedatives, pain medications, or stimulants.
  • For sleep deprived EEGs, you may not sleep more than 4 hours the night before the test.
  • Please dress comfortably and remember to bring comfort items (Blanket, favorite toy, pacifier, bottle) if the patient is a small child.
  • You may eat normal meals and take your normal medications, except as listed above.

EMG / Nerve Conduction Studies:

  • Be sure to bathe or shower on the morning of the test. Make sure to scrub arms and legs well to remove any oils.
  • DO NOT apply lotions or oils the day of the test.

ENG / EquiTest / Evoked Potential:

  • DO NOT take any of the following medications the day of the test: sleeping pills, tranquilizers, antihistamines, narcotics of any kind, medications for dizziness or nausea, over-the-counter cold or allergy medications, or consume alcoholic beverages. Check with us about anxiety medications if you are using these daily.
  • PLEASE take your regular medications for heart, blood pressure, diabetes and seizures.
  • DO NOT eat, drink, or smoke 2 - 4 hours prior to the test. If you are diabetic or hypoglycemic, eat a light snack instead of skipping meals.
  • PLEASE wear slacks to your appointment and bring your glasses with you.
  • Plan to be there several hours.

Lumbar Puncture:

  • You may need to make arrangements for someone to drive you home from your appointment.
  • If you should develop a headache, you should lie completely flat. If the headache persists or becomes severe, please do not hesitate to call our office or speak with the answering service regarding your physical condition.
  • Be sure to drink plenty of fluids unless otherwise directed.

MRI:

  • PLEASE advise the nurse and the MRI technician prior to your MRI if you are claustrophobic, have any metal in your body, have a pacemaker or any other implanted mechanical device.
  • Always double check with your insurance company regarding prior authorization and in-network benefits prior to your test.

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Building C
Savannah, GA
(912) 354.7676

 

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119 South
Springfield, GA
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9665 Ford Avenue
Richmond Hill, GA
(912) 354.7676