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Intensive care (PICU) 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

ECMO

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about deciding on ECMO for your child. It explains the benefits and risks of this procedure.

Extravasation

Description
This booklet provides information about extravasation and the treatment your child will receive should they develop an extravasation injury.

Flexible brochoscopy in children

Description
This leaflet explains what bronchoscopy is, why it may be necessary and what you can expect if your child has this procedure.

Forest ward PICU patient information

Description
This leaflet is for patients, carers and visitors about Forest ward, our paediatric intensive care unit (PICU)

Transferring your child to a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

Description
This leaflet describes what happens if your child is moved to an intensive care unit by the South Thames Retrieval Service team.

When your child is transferred from the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU): a guide for children and their family

Description
What to expect when your child is moved from intensive care to a ward.
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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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