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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Gabapentin for restless legs syndrome

Description:
This leaflet provides information on the use of gabapentin to treat restless legs syndrome.

Gait analysis

Description:
This leaflet explains what is involved in a gait analysis appointment at the One Small Step Gait Laboratory at Guy's Hospital.

Ganglion cyst - Surgical removal

Description:
This leaflet will help answer some of the questions you may have about ganglion cysts and possible surgical removal of the cyst. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives to the procedure.

Gastric - Intra-gastric balloon insertion

Description:
Information leaflet about having an intra-gastric balloon inserted at Guy's and St Thomas', to help you control your diet.

Gastrointestinal short stay service on Nightingale Ward

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the care you will receive after your surgery under the short stay surgical service provided on Nightingale Ward.

Gastroscopy - Having a gastroscopy

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

Gemcitabine treatment

Description:
Information leaflet on gemcitabine given to treat non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

General advice following a shoulder fracture

Description:
This leaflet gives physiotherapy advice for exercises following a shoulder fracture.

General advice following a wrist fracture

Description:
This leaflet will give you information about exercises and care of your wrist once you leave hospital.

General advice following an ankle fracture

Description:
This leaflet will give you advice and basic exercises to do following an ankle fracture.

General information injection treatments

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to provide you with general information relating to injection treatments and to answer some questions that you may have.

Genetic testing for cancer genes

Description:
This leaflet explains more about genetic testing for a breast cancer susceptibility gene panel.

Genetic testing of children

Description:
This leaflet gives information about why your child might have genetic testing, what the tests are, and possible outcomes.

Genetics and sensorineural hearing loss

Description:
This leaflet gives information about SNHL, and the chances of how it can affect your children.

Genetics insurance

Description:
Useful information about how insurance companies are allowed to use genetic test results.

Germline mosaicism

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about germline mosaicism, including possible tests for future pregnancies.

Gestational diabetes

Description:
This information leaflet is for women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). It gives background information on GDM and what it means for their pregnancy.

Getting in and out of the bath

Description:
This leaflet offers information to guide you getting in and out of the bath.

Getting on and off the toilet - Recovering from your hip operation

Description:
This leaflet offers advice about how to get on and off the toilet while you are recovering from your hip operation.

GI unit (Northumberland and Page wards)

Description:
This information sheet gives you information specific to the GI unit, including who works there, what you can expect, and information for visitors.

Giving birth - Coping methods and options for pain relief in labour

Description:
This leaflet provides information about a variety of methods that you might like to use to help you cope with any pain or discomfort you may experience during your labour. Each pain relief option includes a list of advantages and disadvantages to help you decide which method is best for you.

Giving birth - Induction of labour

Description:
This leaflet provides useful information about what induction of labour is, the methods used and what to expect when you are induced.

Glaucoma - Having cyclodiode laser for glaucoma

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having cyclodiode laser for glaucoma. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Glaucoma - MicroPulse® cyclodiode laser

Description:
This leaflet explains about the MicroPulse® cyclodiode laser procedure for patients with glaucoma.

Globus

Description:
A persistent 'lump in the throat feeling' is sometimes described as 'globus'. This leaflet provides more information about globus, what causes it and what you can do to help.
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