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Patient information booklets

We have a wide range of patient booklets which provide information about to expect for your procedure, infection control and food, fluid and nutrition advice.

All of our publications are available in different languages, larger print, Braille (English only), audio recording or another format of your choice. If you require a publication in alternative format, please call 0141 951 5513.


Title Extension Size Topic
RCOA Anaesthetic choices for hip or knee replacement 4th edition 2014 pdf 154.96 KB Anaesthesia
Entonox V2 pdf 557.47 KB Anaesthesia
RCOA Epidural pain relief after surgery 4th edition 2014 pdf 140.39 KB Anaesthesia
RCOA Headache after an epidural or spinal anaesthetic Revised 2015 pdf 207.69 KB Anaesthesia
RCOA Nerve damage associated with peripheral nerve block 5th edition 2017 pdf 198.47 KB Anaesthesia
RCOA You and Your Anaesthetic 4th edition 2014 pdf 149.64 KB Anaesthesia
Cardiac Catheterisation v12 pdf 667.42 KB Cardiology
Cardiac resynchronisation therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) v7 pdf 1,176.45 KB Cardiology
Cardiac resynchronisation therapy Pacemaker (CRT-P) v5 pdf 1,197.41 KB Cardiology
Information about your Cardiac Cath Lab procedure v4 pdf 107.10 KB Cardiology
Coronary Care Unit (CCU) v6 pdf 1,076.08 KB Cardiology
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) v7 pdf 1,168.75 KB Cardiology
Pacemaker therapy (PPM) v4 pdf 1,203.85 KB Cardiology
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) v3 pdf 3,048.50 KB Cardiology
your heart attack explained V11 pdf 1,235.09 KB Cardiology
Delirium.pdf pdf 491.64 KB Carers, visitors and relatives
Safer swallowing advice level 3 liquidised V2 pdf 1,241.96 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Safer swallowing advice level 4 pureed V2 pdf 1,213.96 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Safer swallowing advice level 5 minced and moist V2 pdf 1,237.70 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Safer swallowing advice Level 6 - soft and bite sized V2 pdf 1,237.94 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Safer swallowing advice Level 7 - easy to chew V1 pdf 1,232.61 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Swallowing problems while in hospital V2 pdf 1,462.07 KB Food, fluid and nutrition
Advice following laparotomy surgery V3 pdf 813.06 KB General surgery
Banding of haemorrhoids V4 pdf 1,063.79 KB General surgery
Diverticular disease V6 pdf 1,061.22 KB General surgery
Haemorrhoidectomy v13 pdf 836.69 KB General surgery
Hernia repair v14 pdf 839.53 KB General surgery
Hiatus Hernia V4 pdf 1,565.47 KB General surgery
Irritable bowel syndrome V4 pdf 1,080.76 KB General surgery
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy v14 pdf 834.33 KB General surgery
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