A 39-year-old member asked:
my doctor is too busy and 'forgets' to put requisition through? can i just schedule my own test in radiology?
6 doctor answers
Dr. Douglas Bey answered
57 years experience Psychiatry
No: You might want 2 enlist the help of his nurse.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Michael Korona answered
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Call : His nurse to help schedule test. If urgent go to er.
Answered on Jul 4, 2012
Dr. Steven Greenberg answered
32 years experience Radiology
No: You need requisition to permit facility to perform radiology study.
Answered on Jul 28, 2012
Dr. Joseph Maklansky answered
24 years experience Radiology
Depends: It depends on the state and exam. In ny a prescription is needed for a exam.
Answered on May 5, 2013
Dr. Frank Welte answered
17 years experience Radiology
No, but...: A patient can call a radiology department and tell them that their physician would like them to have a test, but that he has not put in an order/requisition. The radiology department will often track down the orders for you.
Answered on Apr 9, 2015
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
I had went to the hospital last week and i had just got my result today and the doctor said everything was fine but test result for my pee said MULTIPLE SPECIES PRESENT
My ear is itchy 1 month ago an insect got in but got back out what can i put in my ear to stop the itch
I have a bump in my vagina and i hurts when its touched what can i do to get rid off it without going to the doctors
My doctor has diagnosed me with many seborrheic keratoses on my chest and back is there a home remedy or otc product that i can use to remove these
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
$15 per month