Follow the directions below to get your child ready for their test.
If you do not follow the directions, we will have to reschedule your child’s visit.
Drink only water six hours before the test
No gum chewing
Limit exercise and play, such as running, jumping and climbing, for 24 hours before the test
No caffeine 24 hours before the test
If your child has diabetes, call 404-785-6579 for special directions.
Sedation (sleep medicine)
If your child is being sedated (sleep medicine) for the test, you should get a phone call one to three days before the test. We will:
Follow these directions in addition to the above if your child is being sedated:
Preparación para una tomografía por emisión de positrones (TEP), (PET, según sus siglas en inglés)