My Child Has a Sweat Test to Diagnose or Rule Out Cystic Fibrosis
This video shows children what happens in a sweat test. The physiologist explains they do the test to diagnose or rule out Cystic Fibrosis. Annelise first has electrodes on her arm and then a sweat collector. The test doesn't hurt but she feels lots of tingles in her arm. Parents can watch this video themselves or together with their child before the appointment depending on the age and ability of the child. This video was developed in partnership with the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh.
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