Clinical guidelines

Clinical guidelines are used by the health professionals at Great Ormond Street Hospital for a wide range of conditions, treatments and tests.

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Clinical guidelines

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Bone marrow biopsy

The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance about bone marrow biopsies at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). 

Note: While this guideline refers to the ‘child’ throughout, all activities are applicable to young people.

Cytotoxic and cytostatic medication - safe handling and administration

The term cytotoxic drug is used to refer to all drugs with direct anti-tumour activity including anti-cancer drugs, monoclonal antibodies, partially targeted treatments and immunosuppressive drugs. 

NOTE: We review our guidelines regularly and this guideline is now past its review date. The content of the guideline below may not reflect the most recent evidence based practice. Please use with caution.