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 bronchoscopy 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.

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Description
Information about what you can expect on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Premature babies - 30wks - information for parents

Description
This leaflet gives information about what will happen if your baby is born prematurely, including the possible problems and procedures.

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.
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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.