Neurology patient 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.

Lumbar puncture

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a lumbar puncture, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information about what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Multiple cranial nerve blocks for headache and facial pain

Description:
This leaflet will answer your questions about multiple cranial nerve blocks (MCNBs), how we use them to treat pain, and what happens after your treatment.

Nerve conduction studies and electromyography

Description:
This leaflet explains about nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG). If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Neurofibromatosis clinical psychology service

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the clinical psychology service for people and families attending the neurofibromatosis clinic at Guy's Hospital.

Neurofibromatosis type 1

Description:
This leaflet offers information about neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1), how it is diagnosed, and how it might affect you.

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and breast cancer

Description:
This leaflet is for women with a moderate risk of breast cancer in association with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). It gives information on how common breast cancer is, screening, genetic testing and how the risk of breast cancer can be altered.

Neurofibromatosis type 2 clinic

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) clinic.

Neurovascular clinic - Access information

Description:
Information leaflet for a patient admitted to A&E at St Thomas' Hospital after a suspected transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Gives details about their follow-up appointment at the neurovascular clinic.

Somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs)

Description:
An information leaflet for patients about to have a somatosensory evoked potentials test at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Tilt EEG, having a

Description:
This leaflet explains what a tilt-EEG is, the benefits and risks and what you can expect when you come to hospital.
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