Bone Marrow Biopsy
This two-page handout helps people prepare for a bone marrow biopsy, which is a test where a small sample of bone marrow, the soft tissue inside your bones where blood cells are made, is taken for testing. It explains what a bone marrow biopsy is and why it is done. It contains guidelines to help the patient prepare, including questions the staff may ask them, and explains what will happen during the test. The document discusses what the patient can do after the test, and identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called.
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