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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.

Anorectal malformations

Description
This leaflet explains about anorectal malformations.

Antibiotics, vaccinations and travel advice for your child with sickle cell disease

Description
This leaflet provides help and advice for parents regarding antibiotics, vaccinations and travel for children with sickle cell disease.

Appendicitis in children

Description
This leaflet explains about appendicitis in children.

Barium enema

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium enema.

Barium follow-through examination

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium follow-through examination.

Barium swallow/meal examination

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium swallow or meal examination.

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.

Children's one-stop bladder clinic

Description
Information leaflet for parents or carers of a child who has been referred to the children's one-stop bladder clinic at Evelina London.
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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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