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View Abdominal Pain - Going Home 28.0.92. Opens in New Window (.pdf 53Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Abdominal Pain - Going Home 
Information for parents/carers with children going home after coming into hospital with abdominal pain.
View Advice following a Ph Study 28.0.80. Opens in New Window (.pdf 45Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Advice following a Ph Study 
This study is used to measure gastro-oesophageal reflux and can assist the doctors in deciding the right treatment for your child.
View Advice sheet for First Seizure (child/young person) 28.0.71. Opens in New Window (.pdf 52Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Advice sheet for First Seizure (child/young person) 
What to do if your child has a seizure (sometimes called a fit or convulsion)
View Aminosalicylates - 5 ASAs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 28.0.56. Opens in New Window (.pdf 48Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Aminosalicylates - 5 ASAs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 
5 ASAs are anti-inflammatory medicines which are specially designed to reduce the active inflammation of the lining of the bowel.
View Azathioprine for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 28.0.33. Opens in New Window (.pdf 54Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Azathioprine for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 
Patient and parent/carer guide to Azathioprine an immunosupressant used in the management of inflammatory bowel disease.

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View Bowel Washouts Using An Antegrade Colonic Enema (ACE) 28.0.86. Opens in New Window (.pdf 61Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Bowel Washouts Using An Antegrade Colonic Enema (ACE) 
This leaflet giving information for parents/carers whose child is having ACE procedure and explains about giving bowel washouts.
View Bronchiolitis 28.0.39. Opens in New Window (.pdf 51Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Bronchiolitis 
This is a common condition affecting babies and young children often during the winter months.
Bronchiolitis is an inflammation of the smallest airways in the lungs, producing a thick sticky mucus, making it more difficult for babies and young children to breath.

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View Care of an infant whose Mother has taken anti-depressant medication in pregnancy 28.0.66. Opens in New Window (.pdf 42Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Care of an infant whose Mother has taken anti-depressant medication in pregnancy 
An antidepressant is a medication precribed by a doctor to help with mood problems, depression or sometimes other problems such as anxiety.
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View Carer Administration of Medicines on Buxton Ward 28.0.52. Opens in New Window (.pdf 43Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Carer Administration of Medicines on Buxton Ward 
A programme used on Buxton Ward to enable a child's carer to administer their medicines whilst in hospital.
View CAU - Childrens Assessment Unit Leaflet 28.0.35. Opens in New Window (.pdf 43Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
CAU - Childrens Assessment Unit Leaflet 
Useful information for parents/carers and young people attending the Childrens Assessment Unit (CAU)
View Children and Young People with complex health needs coming in to the Emergency Assessment Unit 28.0.106. Opens in New Window (.pdf 91Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Children and Young People with complex health needs coming in to the Emergency Assessment Unit 
Information for parents/carers of children and young people with complex health needs coming into the Childrens Assessment Unit as an emergency for assessment.
View Childrens' Gastroenterology Team - Contact Leaflet 28.0.48. Opens in New Window (.pdf 87Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Childrens' Gastroenterology Team - Contact Leaflet 
Children's Gastroenterology Team - Contact Leaflet
View Consent for Treatment and Parental Responsibility 28.0.107. Opens in New Window (.pdf 43Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Consent for Treatment and Parental Responsibility 
Information about consent for children and young people under 18 years of age.
View Constipation and Soiling - A Guide for Young People 28.0.70. Opens in New Window (.pdf 139Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Constipation and Soiling - A Guide for Young People 
Information explaining why you become constipated, the treatment and what you can do to help yourself.
View Contact Information Paediatric Onocology Team 28.0.67. Opens in New Window (.pdf 113Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Contact Information Paediatric Onocology Team 
A list of helpful telephone numbers and a reminder that Febrile Neutropenia is a medical emergency.
View Croup 28.0.85. Opens in New Window (.pdf 46Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Croup 
Croup is a common childhood illness, sometimes called Laryngotracheobronchitis.

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View Dalivit Oral Drops - information for parents and carers of premature babies. 28.0.91. Opens in New Window (.pdf 45Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Dalivit Oral Drops - information for parents and carers of premature babies. 
Dalivit - a liquid medicine to ensure that premature babies have all the vitamins they need for growth and development.
View Diarrhoea & Vomitting Discharge Advice for Children 0 - 5 years 28.0.89. Opens in New Window (.pdf 112Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Diarrhoea & Vomitting Discharge Advice for Children 0 - 5 years 
Advice for parents/carers when their child is ready to be cared for at home.

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View Electro-Encephalogram (EEG) 28.0.108. Opens in New Window (.pdf 707Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Electro-Encephalogram (EEG) 
A picture guide for children, showing what will happen when they come to the hospital for an EEG test.

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View Febrile Convulsion 28.0.82. Opens in New Window (.pdf 65Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Febrile Convulsion 
This leaflet explains what a febrile convulsion is and gives advice on what to do if your child has one.
View Fever Advice Sheet for Children 0-5 Years 28.0.77. Opens in New Window (.pdf 251Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Fever Advice Sheet for Children 0-5 Years 
Information sheet which will be completed with specific advice for parents, when their child has been discharged home from the Childrens Assessment Unit (CAU).
View Fleet Phospho-Soda Bowel Prep Medication 28.0.84. Opens in New Window (.pdf 45Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Fleet Phospho-Soda Bowel Prep Medication 
Information on the bowel prep medications that have been prescribed prior to having a colonoscopy procedure.
View Food Allergy Action Plan (WITH JEXT INJECTOR) 28.0.79. Opens in New Window (.pdf 685Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Food Allergy Action Plan (WITH JEXT INJECTOR) 
Information about mild to moderate reactions, and what to do if there are signs of a severe allergic reaction (Anaphylaxis), including details of how to use the Jext Injector.
View Food Allergy Action Plan (Without Jext Injector) 28.0.78. Opens in New Window (.pdf 557Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Food Allergy Action Plan (Without Jext Injector) 
Information about mild to moderate reactions and how to watch for signs of a severe allergic reaction (Anaphylaxis).

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View A guide to EEG - information for parents/carers and children 28.0.57. Opens in New Window (.pdf 187Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
A guide to EEG - information for parents/carers and children 
Contains information specifically designed to help children understand the procedure and also a picture for them to colour in.

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View Head Injury 28.0.74. Opens in New Window (.pdf 49Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Head Injury 
Information for parents/carers following head injury to a child.
View Heart Murmurs in Newborn Babies 28.0.11. Opens in New Window (.pdf 44Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Heart Murmurs in Newborn Babies 
Heart - murmurs - information on symptoms and causes of heart murmurs in newborns.
View Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) 28.0.45. Opens in New Window (.pdf 41Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) 
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) Skin Rash
View Home Care for Peripheral Intravenous Cannulae 28.0.47. Opens in New Window (.pdf 45Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Home Care for Peripheral Intravenous Cannulae 
Information leaflet about intravenous cannula.
View How To Keep A Healthy Smile 28.0.64. Opens in New Window (.pdf 149Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
How To Keep A Healthy Smile 
Adolescent oral health

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View Information for Parents,Carers, Children and Young Adults on a Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy Procedure 28.0.55. Opens in New Window (.pdf 53Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Information for Parents,Carers, Children and Young Adults on a Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy Procedure 
This leaflet aims to provide information on why a gastrocopy and a colonoscopy are needed and it explains how the procedures are performed.
View Information for Parents/Carers on a Gastroscopy Procedure 28.0.54. Opens in New Window (.pdf 42Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Information for Parents/Carers on a Gastroscopy Procedure 
This leaflet aims to provide information on why a gastroscopy is needed and it explains how the procedure is performed.
View Information on Steroids for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 28.0.34. Opens in New Window (.pdf 52Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Information on Steroids for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 
Information on Steroids for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
View Instructions for Using Movicol 28.0.68. Opens in New Window (.pdf 55Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Instructions for Using Movicol 
Advice leaflet for children and young people requiring bowel clear out (disimpaction regime)

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View Jaundice in Newborn Babies 28.0.105. Opens in New Window (.pdf 43Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Jaundice in Newborn Babies 
Information about how to check your baby for jaundice and how it is treated.
View Jelly Belly Test 28.0.111. Opens in New Window (.pdf 504Kb)
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Jelly Belly Test 
A test to show the size and shape of the organs inside your tummy.
 

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View Looking After Your Child's Suprapubic Catheter 28.0.75. Opens in New Window (.pdf 49Kb)
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Looking After Your Child's Suprapubic Catheter 
Information for parents/carers whose child is being discharged home with a catheter.
View Looking after your child's Urethral Catheter 28.0.76. Opens in New Window (.pdf 54Kb)
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Looking after your child's Urethral Catheter 
Information for parents/carers whose child is being discharged home with a catheter.

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View Management of Childhood Constipation and Soiling 28.0.69. Opens in New Window (.pdf 86Kb)
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Management of Childhood Constipation and Soiling 
How children and young people can be helped to resolve the problem of constipation and soiling
View The Milkshake Test 28.0.72. Opens in New Window (.pdf 569Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
The Milkshake Test 
The milkshake test gives the X-Ray doctor a special picture of your tummy to help find out why you have been feeling unwell.
View My First X-Ray 28.0.73. Opens in New Window (.pdf 366Kb)
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My First X-Ray 
An X-Ray is a special picture which shows your bones.
   

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View Physiotherapy - Baby Massage 28.0.96. Opens in New Window (.pdf 1578Kb)
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Physiotherapy - Baby Massage 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists
View Physiotherapy - Baby Walkers - Is Your Child Safe? 28.0.97. Opens in New Window (.pdf 320Kb)
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Physiotherapy - Baby Walkers - Is Your Child Safe? 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists
View Physiotherapy - Choosing Footwear for Children 28.0.99. Opens in New Window (.pdf 318Kb)
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Physiotherapy - Choosing Footwear for Children 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists
View Physiotherapy - Choosing the Right School Bag 28.0.104. Opens in New Window (.pdf 412Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Physiotherapy - Choosing the Right School Bag 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists
View Physiotherapy - Flat Feet in Young Children 28.0.98. Opens in New Window (.pdf 297Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Physiotherapy - Flat Feet in Young Children 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists

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View Physiotherapy - Head Turning Preference and Plagiocephaly 28.0.102. Opens in New Window (.pdf 357Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Physiotherapy - Head Turning Preference and Plagiocephaly 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Physiotherapists
View Physiotherapy - Intoeing Gait 28.0.101. Opens in New Window (.pdf 469Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Physiotherapy - Intoeing Gait 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Physiotherapists
Currently Under Review
View Physiotherapy - Tummy Time Poster 28.0.103. Opens in New Window (.pdf 668Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Physiotherapy - Tummy Time Poster 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists
View Physiotherapy for Children 28.0.95. Opens in New Window (.pdf 3426Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Physiotherapy for Children 
Information provided by the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists
View Picolax and Bisacodyl Bowel Prep Medication 28.0.83. Opens in New Window (.pdf 49Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Picolax and Bisacodyl Bowel Prep Medication 
Information on the bowel prep medications that have been prescribed prior to having a colonoscopy procedure.
View Pressure Ulcers 28.0.109. Opens in New Window (.pdf 63Kb)
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Pressure Ulcers 
Information for parents/carers about Pressure Ulcers (or bed sores) in children.
   

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View Safeguarding Children 28.0.110. Opens in New Window (.pdf 51Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Safeguarding Children 
Information about the hospital's legal duty to protect and promote the welfare of all children and young people.
View Sleeping Difficulties - A guide for school aged children 28.0.87. Opens in New Window (.pdf 247Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Sleeping Difficulties - A guide for school aged children 
Information for parents/carers, to help create a good bedtime routine for your child.
View Sytron - Information for parents and carers of premature babies. 28.0.90. Opens in New Window (.pdf 45Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Sytron - Information for parents and carers of premature babies. 
Sytron - a liquid medicine to prevent anaemia in premature babies.

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View Transition to the Adult Gastroenterology Team 28.0.37. Opens in New Window (.pdf 45Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Transition to the Adult Gastroenterology Team 
Information explaining about the transition process of your care to the adult gastroenterology team.

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View Use of Dummies /Soothers/Pacifiers on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) 28.0.94. Opens in New Window (.pdf 48Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Use of Dummies /Soothers/Pacifiers on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) 
Information regarding the benefits of offering a dummy for short periods.
     

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View Young Person's Guide to Epilepsy 28.0.42. Opens in New Window (.pdf 55Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Young Person's Guide to Epilepsy 
Epilepsy Young Person's Guide
View Your Asthma (Teenagers) 28.0.46. Opens in New Window (.pdf 272Kb)
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Paediatric Medicine
Your Asthma (Teenagers) 
A booklet for Teenagers
 

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