Lumbar Puncture

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Abstract:

This four-page illustrated handout helps people prepare for a lumbar puncture, also known as a spinal tap, which is a test that involves the removal of a small amount of fluid from the spinal column at the lower back. It provides a basic step-by-step explanation of what will happen during the test, and after. The document identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately, clarifying those for which to call 911.

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Author(s):
Health Information Translations
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
5/1/2010
Record Last Updated:
10/24/2017

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