Sometimes, undergoing an unfamiliar medical procedure can turn out to be a tense, upsetting, or even frightening experience. Explain briefly and simply the goal of the test to effectively reduce the stress and the anxiety associated with the unknown.
Immobilization is necessary to guarantee child safety and to make an accurate specimen collection to obtain an adequate sample to analyze.
Do not get alarmed if your child cries: this is an usual reaction to an unfamiliar environment and people, to the immobilization and to be apart from parents. Your child will cry mainly for these reasons and not so much for the pain or the discomfort for the blood collection.
The older the child, the earlier you will be able to start with the preparation. Use plain language for the child to understand.
Do I have to make an appointment for all the procedures?
In the pandemic, it is mandatory to make an appointment online; you can do it here.
Which are the insurance companies you work with?
We work with all the insurance companies listed here.
TESTSFind out in our special procedures guidelines:
Sometimes special preparation is required to improve the accuracy of a test.