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Lumbar Puncture (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A lumbar puncture is a procedure where a doctor uses a needle to withdraw fluid from the space around your spinal cord for testing purposes. This factsheet provides details on how the test is performed and what to do when you go home. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104728
Body Location:
  • Brain and Nerves
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Diagnostic Tests and Medical Equipment
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Brain ,
  • Back and Spine Injuries and Disorders
Keywords:
  • Needle,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Fluid,
  • Biopsy,
  • Patient,
  • Testing,
  • Diagnostic,
  • Spinal,
  • Cord,
  • Neurological,
  • Lumbar,
  • Puncture ,
  • Tap
Demographic:
  • All
Program:
  • Surgical Services
Format:
Factsheet
Revision Date:
May 01, 2011
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