PIF Categories: Tests - paeds

Collecting a urine sample from your baby

Date: 23/11/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Babies and small children cannot wee ‘on demand’, which makes it difficult to get a sample for testing. Urine tests may be done for a number of reasons and they […]

Paediatric drug challenges

Date: 26/07/2022 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

How we determine if a child is allergic to a specific medication Drug Challenges Why do a Drug Challenge? It is sometimes presumed that a child has a particular drug […]

Routine pregnancy testing before treatment

Date: 30/06/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Information for young people This advice sheet explains why all female patients who have started their periods are asked to have a routine pregnancy test before certain tests or operations. […]