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Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy

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P J Williamson, A G Smith

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Abstract

Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy have a central place in the diagnosis of haematological disorders. Marrow procedures have a reputation for being unpleasant and painful but when performed carefully, with appropriate use of local anaesthetic and intravenous sedation, they should hold no fears for the patient.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-30
Number of pages3
JournalThe British Journal of Hospital Medicine
Volume46
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1991

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  • Biopsy/methods, Bone Marrow/pathology, Bone Marrow Examination, Humans, Punctures/methods

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