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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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  • Omalizumab for asthma

    Description
    This booklet answers some of the questions you may have about omalizumab treatment for asthma.
  • Oral health

    Description
    Tips to help improve your child's oral health.
  • Orchidopexy - going home afterwards

    Description
    Information leaflet for parents whose son has had an orchidopexy (operation to bring an undescended testicle into the scrotum) at Guy's and St Thomas', with information on what to do afterwards.
  • Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotics Therapy (OPAT) service

    Description
    IV/parenteral antibiotics are usually given to patients in hospital but they can be given safely in an outpatient clinic or at home. When given in a clinic or at home, this is called OPAT.
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@gstt.nhs.uk

Any comments we receive are kept on file for us to consider when the leaflet is next reviewed.

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  • Your baby's operation
    Description
    This leaflet explains about what happens when your baby needs an operation.
  • Your child's community-acquired pneumonia
    Description
    This leaflet explains about your child's community-acquired pneumonia. It includes information on signs and symptoms, and diagnostic tests. It also provides advice about treatments and tips on what you can do to help your child.
  • Your child's heart problem and dental care
    Description
    Information leaflet for parents/carers of a child with heart problems, explaining how poor dental health can lead to endocarditis, and how this can be avoided.
  • Your child's heart surgery
    Description
    This leaflet provides information for parents of children undergoing heart surgery.
  • Your child's methotrexate
    Description
    This leaflet explains about your child's methotrexate medication that has been prescribed to treat an inflammatory disease.
  • Your child's prednisolone
    Description
    This leaflet is for parents of children taking prednisolone to treat their inflammatory condition.
  • Your child's stereotypies
    Description
    This leaflet explains more about your child's stereotypies.
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