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Surgery patient information leaflets

This page lists 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

Admission information for operation or planned tests

Description
This information leaflet will help you to feel more ready for your child's operation or planned test.

Admission information for operation or planned tests

Description
We hope this information will help you to feel more ready for your child's operation or planned test.

Appendicitis in children

Description
This leaflet explains about appendicitis in children.

Caudal analgesia

Description
Caudal analgesia is a very common method we can use to provide pain relief for children during and after their operation alongside their general anaesthetic. This leaflet will explain how it is performed, the benefits, risks and side effects, and give guidance for when your child is discharged.

CIILA solution for post operative pain

Description
This leaflet outlines one of the ways in which your child may have their pain controlled following an operation.

Evelina London @home service

Description
Find out about the Evelina London @home service.

Follow-up in the plastic surgery dressings clinic for your child

Description
This leaflet provides information about what to do when your get home from your child's procedure and when to contact the hospital.

Frequently asked questions for your child's admission to hospital

Description
Frequently asked questions relating to your child's admission to Evelina London's hospital

How to take an MRSA swab at home

Description
This leaflet explains how to take an MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) swab from your child at home.

Infection prevention and control for families

Description
Find out about infection prevention and control for families
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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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