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A-Z of patient leaflets by title

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This page lists patient leaflets by their title. Please use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you.

If you are not sure which leaflet titles are relevant to you, see our list of leaflets grouped by department/topic.

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Dementia information for patients, relatives and carers

Description:
A short guide to dementia including the main types, causes and symptoms, how it is diagnosed and your care in hospital.

Dental care by dental students

Description:
This leaflet explains the role of dental students in delivering dental care at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Dental care with students

Description:
This leaflet explains what you can expect from dental care with our undergraduate students, as part of our training institute.

Dental day surgery under general anaesthetic

Description:
Day surgery for dental treatment is done under general anaesthetic. Find information about this treatment, and what will happen before, during and after dental surgery.

Dental implants

Description:
Dental implants are placed within the jaw bone to help support dentures, crowns (caps) or bridges. Find more information on having a dental implant put in, and the benefits and risks of this dental treatment.

Dental treatment sedation options

Description:
Sedation medicine can help you feel relaxed and calm during dental treatment. Find information on the different sedation options and what to expect.

Diabetes and pregnancy

Description:
This leaflet gives information for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who are pregnant or considering pregnancy.

Diabetes care in hospital

Description:
Information about how we will care for you if you are admitted to hospital.

Diet advice and bowel preparation for your colonoscopy

Description:
Information leaflet on preparing for a colonoscopy investigation at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Diet advice during chemotherapy

Description:
Information to help you eat well during chemotherapy, maintain your weight and prepare food safely.

Direct oral anticoagulants for AF and VTE

Description:
Information about anticoagulants (blood thinning medicines) that may be prescribed for you if you are diagnosed with AF (irregular heart rhythm) or venous thromboembolism (a blood clot).

Duty of candour - communicating when things go wrong

Description:
This leaflet provides information on the duty of candour process for communication when things go wrong and what to expect.

DVT - Preventing DVT and PE following some types of major surgery and fractures

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer some of the questions you may have about the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) following your operation.
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Children's patient information leaflets

Looking for our children's patient information leaflets? You can find these on the Evelina London Children's Healthcare website.

Medicines A-Z

Find out how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions in the NHS medicines A-Z.