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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Anticipatory injectable medicines for symptom control

Description:
The leaflet will answer questions you, or those caring for you, have about the medicines prescribed for you.

Anti-sickness medicines after your chemotherapy

Description:
This leaflet explains what anti-sickness medicines you need to take following your chemotherapy.

Aorto-bifemoral and axillo-bifemoral bypass

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an aorto-bifemoral or axillo-bifemoral bypass. It explains the benefits and risks of the procedures as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Appendicectomy

Description:
Information leaflet about having an appendicectomy (having your appendix removed) to treat appendicitis at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Aqueous shunt/tube surgery

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having aqueous shunt/tube surgery.

Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of the questions you may have about having an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

Arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation.

Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASAD)

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASAD).

ASD closure - Having a trans-catheter closure of your atrial septal defect

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having the hole in your heart (known as an atrial septal defect or ASD) closed. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives to the procedure, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Assisted delivery aftercare

Description:
This leaflet explains more about returning to your everyday activities after an assisted delivery (forceps or ventouse).

Aston Key Ward

Description:
This sheet gives you information specific to Aston Key Ward. Aston Key specialises in looking after people who have urological conditions.

Athlete's foot

Description:
This leaflet explains about athlete's foot.

AVF - Having an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) formed

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) formed, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital. It also includes important information on how to care for your AVF at home.

AVF or AVG aftercare

Description:
This leaflet explains how to care for your AVF or AVG at home, and applies to all kidney patients with an AVF or an AVG.

Axillary lymph node clearance

Description:
This leaflet explains more about an axillary lymph node clearance, including the benefits, risks and alternatives, and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Azathioprine and mercaptopurine for IBD

Description:
The leaflet aims to answer your questions about taking azathioprine or mercaptopurine for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
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