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.

Patient blood management - preoperative anaemia management

Description:
This leaflet will tell you about your blood tests before surgery.

Plasma exchange

Description:
This leaflet explains more about plasma exchange, including the benefits, risks, alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Preventing hospital-acquired blood clots

Description:
This leaflet explains more about blood clots, which can form after illness and surgery.

Priapism associated with sickle cell disease

Description:
This leaflet explains about priapism associated with sickle cell disease.

Pulmonary embolism

Description:
This leaflet explains more about pulmonary embolism (PE) and how to treat it.

Rituximab in TTP

Description:
This leaflet explains more about rituximab treatment for TTP, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives, and what you can expect during your treatment.

Specialist anticoagulant pharmacist clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the specialist anticoagulant pharmacist clinic that you have been referred to.

The Sickle Day Unit: Pain management and support for patients

Description:
Information leaflet on the Sickle Day Unit at Guy's Hospital, for the treatment of patients with sickle cell disease who are experiencing a painful crisis.

Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy

Description:
This leaflet is about thrombocytopenia (low platelets) in pregnancy.
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