A-Z of patient leaflets by title

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This page lists patient leaflets by their title. Please use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you.

If you are not sure which leaflet titles are relevant to you, see our list of leaflets grouped by department/topic.

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm open repair

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an abdominal aortic aneurysm open repair operation.

Abdominal breathing

Description:
This leaflet provides useful information about how abdominal breathing can help to manage your stress.

Abdominal massage for constipation

Description:
This leaflet provides advice on how to massage your tummy to relieve constipation.

Abdominal surgery - Returning to everyday activities afterwards

Description:
Information leaflet on how you can gradually go back to doing your daily activities while you're recovering from surgery to your abdomen (stomach).

Accident and emergency (A&E) leaflet

Description:
This leaflet explains how the Emergency Department (A&E) works, what you can expect and the other specialty areas you may be referred to.

Acid reflux

Description:
This leaflet is about acid reflux, also known as laryngo-pharyngeal reflux (LPR) or heartburn. It tells you some of the things you can do to reduce the risk, frequency and/or severity of attacks.

Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) stabilisation (Surgilig™)

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an ACJ stabilisation. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Activity list

Description:
This leaflet lists of daily activities and their classification (light, medium or heavy). You should use this leaflet along with the advice given by your hand therapist.

Acupuncture - Information for patients

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to provide you with information on acupuncture and answer some of your questions.

Acupuncture - Seated acupuncture

Description:
This leaflet is about seated acupuncture, a complementary therapy offered to patients at Dimbleby Cancer Care. It explains what to expect, the risks and alternatives.

Acute (urgent) dental care

Description:
This leaflet includes information about the Acute Dental Care Clinic at Guy's Hospital which provides acute (urgent) dental care and emergency dental treatment.

Acute Dental Care Clinic at Guy's Hospital

Description:
This leaflet includes information about the Acute Dental Care Clinic at Guy's Hospital which provides acute (urgent) dental care and emergency dental treatment.

Acute Dental Care Clinic at Guy's Hospital

Description:
This leaflet includes information about the Acute Dental Care Clinic at Guy's Hospital which provides acute (urgent) dental care and emergency dental treatment.

Acute non-invasive ventilation

Description:
This leaflet explains more about acute non-invasive ventilation (NIV), including the benefits, risks, any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Adenomyosis

Description:
This leaflet explains about adenomyosis, its symptoms and treatments.

Advanced back rehabilitation programme

Description:
This booklet explains what happens during the advanced back rehabilitation programme and how the exercises may help your condition.

Air travel - A guide for Lane Fox patients

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer some of the questions you might have about travelling by aeroplane. It also gives advice about planning in advance, especially if you need oxygen or ventilation during the flight.

Allergic reactions adult plan 1

Description:
This leaflet outlines the action plan for persons suffering from severe allergic reaction.

Allergic reactions adult plan 2

Description:
This leaflet outlines the action plan for persons suffering from severe allergic reaction.

Ambulatory gynaecology clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the ambulatory gynaecology clinic in the McNair Centre at Guy's Hospital. It gives details of the services the clinic provides and what you can expect at your appointment.

Ambulatory oxygen

Description:
This information leaflet has been developed to provide information for patients and their relatives about how best to use oxygen therapy at home.

Ambulatory oxygen - Your ambulatory oxygen clinic appointment

Description:
This information leaflet has been developed to provide information for patients and their relatives about what to expect from your ambulatory oxygen clinic appointment.

Amputee Rehabilitation Unit - Welcome to the ARU

Description:
This leaflet offers more information on the Amputee Rehabilitation Unit at the Lambeth Community Care Centre in Kennington. It explains more about the service itself, how to get a referral and offers details of the rehabilitation programme.

Anaesthetic - Further information

Description:
This information is for adults expecting to have an operation that needs an anaesthetic. It explains what an anaesthetic is, how to prepare for one and what to expect when you come into hospital. This is longer leaflet than our standard leaflet, 'Having an anaesthetic' and is for people who want to know more about the whole process or a specific subject such as side effects.

Anal fistula - Having an operation to treat your anal fistula

Description:
This leaflet explains what an anal fistula is, why an operation may have been recommended for you and what this involves.
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Children's patient information leaflets

Looking for our children's patient information leaflets? You can find these on the Evelina London Children's Healthcare website.