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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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Renal appointments - coronavirus

Description:
This leaflet gives information about your outpatient appointment with the renal team during the pandemic.

Renal rehabilitation

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the 12-week Renal Rehab Physiotherapy course.

Research Biobanking

Description:
This leaflet is about helping research for a better diagnosis and treatment for patients.

Restorative dentistry - new patient clinic

Description:
This leaflet provides information about your first dental appointment with the Restorative dental service.

Retinal detachment requiring buckling

Description:
This leaflet helps answer your questions about treating your retinal detachment with a buckling procedure. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Retinal vein occlusion

Description:
This leaflet explains more about retinal vein occlusions.

Return to exercise (Intermediate Lower Limb class)

Description:
This leaflet is for patients returning to exercise - intermediate lower limb class

Returning to running after an injury

Description:
Patient information leaflet that providesa plan for returning to your running activities. For runners who are restarting training, or recovering from an injury.

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.

Richard Bright Ward

Description:
This leaflet gives you more information about Richard Bright Ward and what you can expect when you come to hospital. Richard Bright Ward specialises in looking after patients who have kidney-related conditions.

Rifampicin and clindamycin for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer any questions you may have about taking rifampicin and clindamycin for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).

Risk feeding - making the decision to eat and drink with acknowledged risk of deterioration

Description:
This leaflet explains about eating and drinking when there might be a risk of deterioration. It explains this term and why this plan might be used to manage nutrition and hydration.

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.

Robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy technique.

Robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy

Description:
This leaflet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

Description:
This leaflet gives you information about having robotic-assisted surgery to treat your prostate cancer, referred to as a robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy

Description:
This leaflet explains what a robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy is. It includes information about the benefits and risks of the surgery, whether there are any alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Ropinirole for restless legs syndrome

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the use of ropinirole to treat your restless legs syndrome.

Rotator cuff-related shoulder pain

Description:
This booklet gives information on the common causes, management options, and how physiotherapy can help manage your shoulder pain.

Rotigotine for restless legs syndrome

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the use of rotigotine to treat your restless legs syndrome.

Rotigotine patch for REM behaviour disorder

Description:
This leaflet provides some information about rotigotine, which has been prescribed to treat your sleep disorder.
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