Trauma and orthopaedic 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.

Hip fracture surgery - Hemi-arthroplasty

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having surgery for a hip fracture. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital and after you have gone home.

Hip fracture surgery - Intramedullary nail insertion

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having surgery for a hip fracture. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital and after you have gone home.

Hip fracture surgery - Total hip replacement

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having surgery for a hip fracture. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital and after you have gone home.

Metatarsal fracture

Description:
This leaflet explains more about how to care for you metatarsal fracture

Morton's neuroma

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having surgery for Morton's neuroma. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Open shoulder stabilisation

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an open shoulder stabilisation.

Physiotherapy information for wearing slings

Description:
This leaflet explains more about returning to your everyday activities after your arm injury or operation.

Plaster cast - caring for your plaster cast

Description:
This leaflet explains about how to look after your cast.

Preparing your skin before orthopaedic surgery

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about how to prepare your skin before orthopaedic surgery using chlorhexidine gluconate skin cleanser.

Reverse shoulder replacement

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a reverse shoulder replacement.
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