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What to Expect

Click on the links below to learn about, and help your child prepare for, common procedures and tests preformed at Children's Hospital.

COVID-19 Tests

Nasal Swab COVID-19 Test - What to Expect

Throat Swab COVID-19 Test - What to Expect


Cast Application - What to Expect

 Cast Removal - What to Expect


Echo Test - What to Expect

EKG - What to Expect


Pediatric Sleep Study - What to Expect

Pediatric EEG (Electroencephalogram) - What to Expect

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Support from Child Life During Your Test

Child Life Specialists are trained professionals who help children and families understand and cope with the hospital environment. A Child Life Specialist may be available to help prepare and support your child during the test. To speak to a Child Life Specialist prior to your appointment, please call 423-778-6818.