Tests and treatments

GOSH nurse carrying out a test on a patient

Here you can read about lots of different tests, treatments and medical procedures offered to teenagers at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

24 hour blood pressure monitoring

This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about 24 hour blood pressure monitorinbg, why you might need it and what it involves.

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Acapella® Choice

If you find it difficult to clear sputum (phlegm) from your lungs, you might use the Acapella® Choice as part of your treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

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After you've had an examination under anaesthetic

It’s normal to feel some discomfort for the first 48 hours after an examination under anaesthetic (EUA). Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has produced the following information to help you cope during that time.

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Balance testing

You might visit the balance clinic to find out whether you have a balance problem and to work out what's causing it. We do this by sending you on a journey into space.

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Blood glucose test

A blood glucose test is a fairly common procedure that's carried out regularly in hospitals, like Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), and clinics. The test is to find out how much glucose (sugar) you have in your blood.

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