Dr Maria K checked and updated on information she has looked up:
Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street – site and information leaflet
- Bone marrow biopsy is of 3 types
- GA is usually given and is not done under local anaesthetic
- Generally taken from hipbone
- Types of cells are checked
Visit GOS website and look up parent leaflets – generally adequate information for exam.
Read Gillick competent / Fraser competent
Thank you Maria.