Tests and Procedures

If your child has to have a test or procedure, you’ll probably have a number of questions and concerns.

The web sites listed here provide information and answers to your questions, which in turn may help you to better understand what your child will experience.


DailyMed – Current Medication Information

DailyMed provides high quality information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA approved labels (package inserts). This web site gives information to health information providers and the public with a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling as found in medication packages.


FDA – Index to Drug-Specific Information

The US Food and Drug Administration’s index to drug-specific information for the consumers. For every medication, there is information on the usage, adverse effects and a description of the medication in plain language. 


Lab Tests Online

A site for patients and caregivers to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.


MedlinePlus – Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information

This website offers information about prescription and over-the-counter medicines which include side effects, dosage, special precautions and more. There is also information about dietary supplements and herbal remedies and their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions. 


Web MD Health

This website provides health information, tools for managing health, and support for people needing information on many healthcare topics. In-depth reference materials on medical topics are also available.


Group Health

This site contains comprehensive, current, evidence-based information for consumers, including health topics, medical tests, medications and complementary and alternative medicine.


This page contains links to web sites which provide health information. Please note that these sites are not affiliated with The Montreal Children’s Hospital Family Resource Library.