Articles In This Section
Medical Tests and Procedures (Video Landing Page)
Sometimes you need a medical test to give your doctor more information about your health. Find out how 10 common tests are done in these videos for kids.
Like an X-ray, an ultrasound is a way of looking at what's going on inside a person's body.
Word! Spinal Tap
A spinal tap is an important test for diagnosing illnesses, such as meningitis.
X-rays are special pictures of the inside of your body.
Word! Complete Blood Count (CBC)
Blood is made up of different parts, such as red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Word! CT Scan or CAT Scan
Actually, CT scans have nothing to do with cats, except that when people talk about them, they usually say "CAT scan" instead of "CT scan."
Sometimes, when doctors are not sure what's wrong with a part of your body, they might decide to do a test called a biopsy.