Critical care patient leaflets

Monitoring and treating patients with life-threatening conditions 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Bipap® A30/40 ventilator - Patient start-up user guide (no humidifier)

Description:
This guide is for the set-up and daily use of your Bipap® A30/40 ventilator.

Bipap® A30/40 ventilator and System One humidifier - Patient start-up user guide

Description:
This guide is for the set-up and daily use of your Bipap® A30/40 ventilator and System One humidifier.

Capsaicin 8% patch

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having capsaicin 8% patch to treat your pain and what happens during capsaicin treatment.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) - Information for patients and their families

Description:
This leaflet provides information about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Continuous epidural pain relief for postoperative pain – Discharge advice for patients

Description:
Advice for patients who have been receiving pain relief by an epidural catheter, a small plastic tube inserted into your back.

Critical care - Communicating with your relative in critical care

Description:
This leaflet is designed to help you communicate with your relative while he/she is being cared for in any critical care area.

Epidural pain relief for postoperative pain

Description:
Advice for patients who have been receiving pain relief by an epidural catheter, a small plastic tube inserted into your back.

INPUT Pain Management Unit - Helping people with ongoing pain reach their goals

Description:
This leaflet provides information about INPUT, our Pain Management Unit which helps people with chronic pain improve their health and sense of well-being.

Lane Fox Unit - Welcome

Description:
This leaflet provides useful information aboout the unit, including what you can expect during your hospital stay.

Nippy® 3+ ventilator - Patient start-up user guide (no humidifier)

Description:
This guide is for the set-up and daily use of your Nippy® 3+ ventilator. For full details, please refer to the manufacturer's instruction manuals inside your ventilator bag.
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