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A-Z of patient leaflets by title

Use the A-Z links here to find out more about our children's services

This page lists our patient information leaflets by their title. View leaflets listed by department.

As part of your child's care, you should receive information about their appointment, test, operation or anything you need to do when you return home. If you have not received the relevant information, please speak to your doctor or nurse. 

Every leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

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  • Baby Diary

    Description
    This leaflet gives information for parents about the 'BadgerNet Baby Diary'.
  • Back to school after shielding

    Description
    This leaflet gives advice and coping strategies for helping your child as they resume normal activities after shielding.
  • 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.
  • Bath boards

    Description
    This leaflet explains how to measure for a bath board.
  • Becoming a breast milk donor

    Description
    Information about donating breast milk for vulnerable babies, including how the process works and what you will need to do.
  • Bedwetting (enuresis) in children with sickle cell disease

    Description
    This leaflet offers more information about bedwetting in children with sickle cell disease (SCD), including why it is more common amongst children with SCD and what you can do to help.
  • Biofeedback training

    Description
    Information leaflet for parents and carers about biofeedback training for their child, including the benefits, risks and alternatives.
  • Bladder and bowel diary

    Description
    Information leaflet and diary to help parents/carers keep a record of their child's bladder and bowel functions.
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  • Cannula - caring for your child's cannula at home
    Description
    This leaflet explains how to care for your child's cannula at home.
  • Car seat challenge
    Description
    This leaflet has information for families and explains more about the car seat challenge.
  • Carbohydrate counting for type 1 diabetes
    Description
    Information about carbohydrate counting for type 1 diabetes. This leaflet gives you the basic information before you meet with the diabetes dietitians.
  • cardiac catheter preadmission clinic
    Description
    This leaflet provides information about the cardiac pre-admission clinic at Evelina London Children's Hospital, and in particular, pre-admission to prepare patients for a cardiac catheter intervention procedure and hospital stay
  • Cardiac catheterisation - going home after this procedure
    Description
    This information leaflet is to help you know what to expect when your child comes back from having a cardiac catheter through to when you have gone home.
  • cardiac mri pre-admission clinic
    Description
    This leaflet provides information about the cardiac pre-admission clinic at Evelina London Children's Hospital, in particular preparation of patients for their Cardiac MRI procedure and hospital stay.
  • Cardiac MRI scan
    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your child's cardiac MRI scan. It explains the benefits, risks, and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
  • Cardiac MRI under general anaesthetic
    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about your child's cardiac MRI scan under general anaesthetic. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
  • Cardiac physiology tests
    Description
    Find out about cardiac physiology tests at Evelina London
  • Cardiac physiology tests
    Description
    This leaflet gives all the information about different cardiac phsyiology tests, including blood pressure and ECG monitoring, CPET, R-tests, Tom Thumb, and stress tests.
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