Documents

These downloadable documents explain what will happen during common tests or procedures your child may have.

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration (PDF)
    Also available in  Spanish (PDF), Russian (PDF) and Vietnamese (PDF).
    Explains care after bone marrow aspiration. Includes how to prevent infection, when the test results will be ready, what to do for pain and when to call the clinic.
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy (PDF)
    Also available in  Spanish (PDF), Russian (PDF) and Vietnamese (PDF).
    Explains care after bone marrow biopsy. Includes how to prevent infection, when test results will be ready, what to do for pain and when to call the clinic.
  • Lip Biopsy (PDF)
    Also available in  Spanish (PDF), Russian (PDF) and Vietnamese (PDF).
    Explains what to expect after a lip biopsy, when to call the clinic and what your child can eat after the biopsy.
  • Lumbar Puncture (PDF)
    Also available in  Spanish (PDF), Russian (PDF) and Vietnamese (PDF).
    Explains care after lumbar puncture (also called a spinal tap). Includes how to prevent infection, what to do about pain, when to call the clinic and how to manage side effects.
  • Skin Biopsy (PDF)
    Also available in  Spanish (PDF), Russian (PDF) and Vietnamese (PDF).
    Discusses skin biopsy procedures and describes what to expect after the procedure.

Videos

  • Port-a-Cath
    This video shows you what to expect when you come to the clinic for port access. It shows the steps you can take to get ready, and also what happens during the appointment.