Table 2

Patient-centred outcomes within domain of physical outcomes from imaging tests

Preparation for the test
  • Undergoing preparation such as bowel preparation, or fasting, or ensuring full bladder

Physical discomfort, tolerability during the test
  • Pain from interventions or manipulation needed as part of testing procedure

  • Bruising from body parts being compressed or held in certain positions

Longer term physical effects
  • Reactions to contrast material

  • Cumulative effects of ionising radiation

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