Haematology patient information leaflets

 

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.

Bone marrow biopsy

Description:
This information aims to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a bone marrow biopsy.

Clinical trials - Information for cancer and haematology patients

Description:
This leaflet contains information for cancer and haematology patients taking part in clinical trials.

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Description:
This leaflet explains more about deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and how to treat it.

Ferinject intravenous iron

Description:
This leaflet tells you how Ferinject can be used to treat your iron deficiency or iron deficiency anaemia in Guy's Haematology Day Unit.

Haematopoietic stem cell transplant

Description:
This leaflet gives information to help answer questions that you and your potential donors may have about bone marrow transplants for sickle cell disease.

Hydroxycarbamide for sickle cell disease

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about taking hydroxycarbamide for the management of sickle cell disease. It contains information on the benefits and risks of taking hydroxycarbamide, how to take and store it, and how it works, including the changes it causes in the blood.

Immune thrombocytopenia

Description:
This leaflet is about Immune thrombocytopenia which is is a medical term for an immune condition causing a shortage of platelets (thrombocytopenia) and bruising (purpura).

Information about your Desferal Infusors (pump)

Description:
This leaflet provides you with information about using a Desferal Infusor (pump)

Patient blood management - Ferinject

Description:
This leaflet will tell you about Ferinject treatment for your anaemia.

Patient blood management - iron deficiency anaemia

Description:
This leaflet will tell you what iron deficiency is and explain some of the treatments available.
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