Explaining the lumbar puncture procedure to patient with suspected Guillain Barré Syndrome
You are an FY1 working in Neurology.
Mr Narendra Chandrasekara is a 40 year old gentleman with suspected Guillain Barré Syndrome seen by your neurology consultant. Your consultant has asked you to talk to the patient about the need to do a lumbar puncture and what it involves. Please explain the procedure to Mr Chandrasekara and answer any questions he may have. You do not need to consent the patient.
Recommended time: 5 mins
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