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Anaesthetics useful resources

Patient information leaflets

These are leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date

Cardiac MRI scan under general anaesthetic

Description
Information leaflet about your child having a cardiac MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan under general anaesthetic at the Evelina London Children's Hospital

Child treatment - consent for your child's treatment

Description
Important information for parents/carers about giving permission for your child's treatment.

General anaesthetic (for your child)

Description
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your child having a general anaesthetic.

Information for parents of children having plastic surgery under general anaesthetic

Description
This leaflet provides information for parents of children having plastic surgery under general aneasthetic. It explains more about the process, fasting instructions, medicines and what you should bring to hospital.

MRI under anaesthetic

Description
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your child's cardiac MRI scan under general anaesthetic.

Nurse-led pre-assessment clinic

Description
This leaflet offers information about the pre-assessment clinics held at Evelina London Children's Hospital and what to expect when you and your child attend one.

Pain – specialised pain relief methods for your child

Description
This leaflet outlines some of the specialised techniques that may be used to provide pain relief (analgesia) for your child during or after surgery.

Pain management for your child

Description
This booklet explains some of the ways in which pain can be prevented or treated while your child is in hospital.

Pain management for your child at home following surgery

Description
This leaflet explains more about pain relief for your child once you leave hospital.

Plastic surgery for children under general anaesthetic - information for parents

Description
What to expect if your child is having plastic surgery under general anaesthetic after visiting A&E.
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Kiah's forest journey with Monkey

Kiah's forest journey

Our children's book follows Kiah as she goes to Evelina London to have an operation.

It can be used with your child to help explain anaesthesia too them. Please ask your nurse for a copy.

Useful websites

The Royal College of Anaesthetists – this website provides information for children and parents about having an anaesthetic.

More patient information leaflets

For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.
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