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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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  • p-OPAT service (Neonatal)

    Description
    This leaflet aims to provide you with information about the neonatal p-OPAT service, available when your baby is on the post-natal ward.
  • pre-assessment - what it is and why it is important

    Description
    This leaflet explains what pre-assessment is and why it is important for your child to have a pre-assessment before their operation, procedure or planned test.
  • Preparing your skin before orthopaedic surgery using chlorhexidine gluconate skin cleanser

    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about how to prepare your skin before surgery. The purpose of preparing your skin before surgery is to ensure that your skin is thoroughly cleansed to reduce the amount of bacteria that is normally found on the skin. This will reduce the risk of you developing an infection.
  • Preparing your skin before surgery using chlorhexidine gluconate 2% cloths

    Description
    This leaflet aims to answer your questions about how to prepare your skin before surgery. The purpose of preparing your skin before surgery is to ensure that your skin is thoroughly cleansed to reduce the amount of bacteria that is normally found on the skin. This will reduce the risk of you developing an infection.
  • Presurgical orthopaedics for your baby's cleft lip and palate

    Description
    Information leaflet for parents and carers, about the treatment a baby needs to prepare for surgery on a facial cleft.
  • Prolonged daytime EEG telemetry

    Description
    This leaflet explains more about prolonged daytime EEG telemetry.
  • prolonged jaundice service

    Description
    This leaflet explains how we will make the assessment for babies referred to us because he/she is still jaundiced at the age of 21 days.
  • Prolonged video EEG telemetry

    Description
    This leaflet explains about prolonged video EEG telemetry.
  • Psychological support on the neonatal unit

    Description
    Emotional support is available from a wide range of people during your time on the neonatal unit (NNU). Our psychologists have specialist training in helping families who have a premature or sick baby. There are many different reasons why you may benefit from speaking with a psychologist while your baby is in hospital. They are here to listen, to think with you about what's happening, and help you find a way through your time on the unit.
  • Psychology service

    Description
    This leaflet gives information about Evelina London's paediatric psychology service, including what we do, how to refer, and what to expect when you come to hospital.
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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 info sheet
    Description
    This leaflet explains about carbohydrate counting. The aim of this leaflet is to provide you with basic information before you meet with the paediatric 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
    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.
  • cardiac surgery pre-admission clinic
    Description
    This leaflet provides information about the cardiac surgery pre-admission clinic at Evelina London Children's Hospital, and preparation of patients for their Cardiac surgery procedure and hospital stay.
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