Bone marrow is a blood-like substance found inside our bones. It’s important because of its role in making all kinds of blood cells: red blood cells that carry oxygen, white blood cells that fight infections and platelets that help blood clot.
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Anne Bossy, nurse from the Insulin Pump Centre, gives you her advice.
Your child is scheduled to undergo a cardiac catheterization (heart cath) in the near future. Although your cardiologist has explained the benefits and risks of this procedure to you, you probably still have some questions.
Your child needs to have an operation? You have plenty of questions about how he will be put to sleep? Here are some answers that could help you.
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