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.

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) open repair operation

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an abdominal aortic aneurysm open repair operation.

Abdominal hysterectomy

Description:
This booklet aims to help you prepare for your hysterectomy and your recovery afterwards. It will give you general information about your operation, as well as a list of useful contacts.

Abdominal myomectomy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having an abdominal myomectomy, including the benefits, risks and alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Abdominal surgery - Returning to everyday activities afterwards

Description:
Information leaflet on how you can gradually go back to doing your daily activities while you're recovering from surgery to your abdomen (stomach).

Abdominal ultrasound scan

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having an abdominal ultrasound scan.

Abdominal ultrasound scan_large print

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having an abdominal ultrasound scan.

Accessing a chaperone

Description:
This leaflet explains how to access a chaperone in the Sleep Disorders Centre.

Achilles tendinopathy

Description:
This leaflet provides information on what Achilles tendinopathy is and how you can manage it.

Acid reflux

Description:
This leaflet is about acid reflux, also known as laryngo-pharyngeal reflux (LPR) or heartburn. It tells you some of the things you can do to reduce the risk, frequency and/or severity of attacks.

ACLD knee induction session

Description:
Information about your anterior cruciate ligament deficient (ACLD) knee induction session.

ACLR middle phase_web

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the middle phase rehabilitation exercise programme for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), and includes the exercises. This should be used in conjuction with the classes at St Thomas' Hospital.

ACLR rehabilitation class

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the post-operative ACL rehabilitation classes at St Thomas' Hospital.

Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) stabilisation

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) stabilisation (Lockdown™).

Activity list - Recovering from surgery on your hand

Description:
This leaflet lists of daily activities and their classification (light, medium or heavy). You should use this leaflet along with the advice given by your hand therapist.

Acupuncture - Information for patients

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to provide you with information on acupuncture and answer some of your questions.

Acupuncture - Seated acupuncture

Description:
This leaflet is about seated acupuncture, a complementary therapy offered to patients at Dimbleby Cancer Care. It explains what to expect, the risks and alternatives.

Acute non-invasive ventilation

Description:
This leaflet explains more about acute non-invasive ventilation (NIV), including the benefits, risks, any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Adalimumab for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Description:
The leaflet aims to give you information and answer your questions about taking adalimumab (Humira®) to treat your IBD.

Adenomyosis

Description:
This leaflet explains about adenomyosis, its symptoms and treatments.

Admission information for Evelina London

Description:
This information leaflet will tell you all you need to know about coming in to Evelina London for your child's operation or planned test.

Advice after receiving your dilating eye drops

Description:
This leaflet offers advice to patients who have had a dilated eye examination using Tropicamide 1% eye drops.

After your skin biopsy

Description:
This leaflet explains how to take care of your wound(s) when you leave hospital.

Aftercare advice following your nipple-areola tattoo

Description:
This leaflet explains more about returning to your everyday activities after your tattoo.

Agomelatine for REM behaviour disorder

Description:
This leaflet will provide you with some information about agomelatine, which has been prescribed to treat your sleep disorder.

ALD community audiology

Description:
This leaflet explains about our audiology services and is in an easy read format.
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