This page explains about about the direct isotope cystogram (DIC) scan on your child’s bladder, what is involved and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for the scan.
When a child or young person shows discomfort by crying or shouting, it is not only distressing for them, but also parents and caregivers, as well as the staff attempting treatment. Children and young people can be helped through painful or difficult procedures using distraction therapy. This information sheet explains about distraction therapy and how it is used at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic condition that affects mainly boys, causing gradual deterioration of muscle strength and eventually leading to full-time wheelchair use. Your child may not need surgery for many years, if ever, but we would like you to be aware of the potential risks and benefits in advance so that you and your child are prepared when surgery is needed.