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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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) management plan

Description:
This leaflet explains about IPF and its management. It will help you recognise when your IPF is getting worse and what you should do to manage your symptoms.

Imipramine for NREM parasomnia

Description:
This leaflet gives you information about imipramine which has been prescribed to treat your sleep disorder.

Immune thrombocytopenia

Description:
This leaflet is about Immune thrombocytopenia which is is a medical term for an immune condition causing a shortage of platelets (thrombocytopenia) and bruising (purpura).

Implantable loop recorder

Description:
This leaflet provides a short introduction on what a Reveal Linq™ Loop Recorder is and how it works; how to make symptomatic recordings; and how to send those recordings to us at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital.

Implantable loop recorder - guide

Description:
This leaflet provides a short introduction on what a Reveal Linq™ Loop Recorder is and how it works; how to make symptomatic recordings; and how to send those recordings to us at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital.

Implantable loop recorder for atrial fibrilation

Description:
This leaflet provides a short introduction on what a Reveal Linq™ Loop Recorder is and how it works, how AF is monitored, how to make symptomatic recordings, and how AF data and symptomatic recordings are sent to us at Guys and St Thomas' Hospital.

Impulsive behaviour in RLS

Description:
Impulsive behaviour is a possible side effect of some medicines used in the treatment of RLS.

In vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment

Description:
This leaflet is about assisted conception techniques, including in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).

Indwelling pleural catheter - Having an IPC inserted

Description:
This leaflet explains about having an IPC inserted to drain fluid from your chest.

Infective endocarditis

Description:
This leaflet explains what the causes and symptoms of infective endocarditis are, and tells you what actions to take if you experience them. It describes treatments that may be appropriate for you and how you should recover after treatment. This leaflet also gives ways that you can help to avoid an episode of infective endocarditis in the future.

Information about your Desferal Infusors (pump)

Description:
This leaflet provides you with information about using a Desferal Infusor (pump)

Inhalation sedation for your dental treatment

Description:
Information leaflet about having inhalation sedation (a gas that relaxes you and makes you feel sleepy) before dental treatment at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Injections in your eye

Description:
This leaflet explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what to expect during and after your injections.

INPUT four-week residential programme

Description:
This leaflet offers advice and information for patients with severe pain who will be attending the INPUT programme's residential pain management course.

INPUT outpatient pain management programme

Description:
This leaflet is about the INPUT pain management programme for outpatients

INPUT Pain Management Unit - Helping people with ongoing pain reach their goals

Description:
This leaflet provides information about INPUT, our Pain Management Unit which helps people with chronic pain improve their health and sense of well-being.

INR - high INR advice

Description:
This leaflet explains how the @home service may be able to keep you out of hospital when your INR is high.

Insertion of a rectal spacer for radiotherapy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the insertion of a rectal spacer for radiotherapy, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Inspire therapy - a surgical treatment for sleep apnoea

Description:
This leaflet explains more about Inspire therapy for sleep apnoea, including the benefits, risks, and any alternatives. It also gives information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Insulin - Safe use of insulin

Description:
This leaflet explains how Insulin treatment improves the quality of life for many people and saves the lives of others. It is used to lower blood glucose levels.

Interdigital neuromas

Description:
This leaflet explains more about interdigital neuroma.

Intermittent claudication

Description:
This leaflet explains what intermittent claudication is and gives simple exercises to try to relieve it.

Intermittent claudication exercise programme

Description:
This leaflet explains about an exercise programme that is offered to patients with intermittent claudication.

Intra uterine system (IUS) or Mirena

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having the intra uterine system (IUS), known as Mirena, inserted. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Intralesional injections of steroids

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about having an intralesional injection of corticosteroids (triamcinolone acetonide) in the Oral Medicine Department. It explains the benefits, risks and any alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
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