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Programs & Services

Lumbar Puncture Clinic

This clinic is provided as a means of determining a diagnosis (ruling in or out).

This is a procedure clinic for a lumbar puncture. The patient will be educated, consent form signed and then will change into gown. The physician will collect a specimen of cerebrospinal (CSF) fluid from the lower back area, with the assistance of clinic staff. The physician will follow up with results at a later date. The patient will be assessed and cared for until discharge. Post procedure care and instructions will be provided.

Contact Details

Royal Alexandra Hospital

Location Info
Outpatient department ATC B410
10240 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5H 3V9
780-735-4450, 780-735-4451
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 11:30 am

Service Providers May Include
doctors, registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

These are non urgent referrals, wait time 4-6 weeks.

Service Languages
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Also Known As
LP Clinic