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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Ear surgery post-operative information

Description:
This leaflet explains more about your ear operation, including what to expect afterwards and how to recover while at home.

Early management of post-operative facial weakness - Left side affected

Description:
This leaflet offers advice and exercises to help you to manage any left side facial weakness you may experience after your operation.

Early management of post-operative facial weakness - Right side affected

Description:
This leaflet offers advice and exercises to help you to manage any right side facial weakness you may experience after your operation.

E-cigarettes

Description:
This leaflet explains more about electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes.

Ectopic pregnancy - conservative management

Description:
This leaflet explains more about conservative management of your ectopic pregnancy, including what you can expect and alternatives. If you have any further questions, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Eczema education programme

Description:
This leaflet provides information about the Guy's and St Thomas' eczema education programme which provides education, guidance and improves confidence in treating eczema.

Edward's syndrome

Description:
This is a leaflet gives information on how Edwards' syndrome happens and possible tests for you to have.

EEG test

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

Elbow fractures - Advice for care

Description:
This leaflet contains advice for the care of your elbow, following a very small break to one of the bones in your elbow (the radial head or neck).

elective (planned) tracheostomy for adults

Description:
This leaflet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an elective tracheostomy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives to the procedure, as well as what to expect when you come to hospital.

Elective caesarean section

Description:
This leaflet is about what to expect from your elective caesarean section.

Elective care access

Description:
This leaflet will help you understand how long you should wait to be seen for Outpatient and Inpatient Care (non-emergency care) and answer any of your questions about waiting times

Electrical stimulation - treatment to improve your continence

Description:
This leaflet explains what electrical stimulation involves and how to use an electrical stimulation device to improve your continence.

Emergency department information

Description:
This leaflet explains more about our Emergency Department (A&E)

Emollients

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about emollient treatment and provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to apply your emollient.

Endometrial ablation and endometrial resection

Description:
This leaflet explains about two surgical treatments for heavy periods - endometrial ablation and endometrial resection.

Endometriosis - Surgery for severe endometriosis

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer any questions you may have about surgery for severe endometriosis. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation

Description:
This leaflet gives you information about the endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation procedure.

Endoscopic facet joint radiofrequency denervation

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer your questions about having an endoscopic facet joint radiofrequency denervation to treat back pain.

Endoscopy - using Entonox for your endoscopy procedure

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the use of Entonox® gas for pain relief during your endoscopy procedure, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. I

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)

Description:
This leaflet provides information about endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR).

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about having an endovascular aneurysm repair.

Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about having an endovascular aneurysm repair.

Enema - Giving an enema before dynamic prostate brachytherapy

Description:
This leaflet provides information about why an enama is needed before brachytherapy and how to use a phosphate enema to prepare for your surgery.

Epidermolysis bullosa - pregnancy and childbirth

Description:
This leaflet provides a general guide to some of the key things you are likely to encounter and questions you may have during your pregnancy.
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