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Patient information leaflets are general guides to help patients understand specific conditions, treatments or tests. 

The information does not replace the need for individual advice from a healthcare professional.

If you have any questions, please ask your consultant or other healthcare professional when you visit us for your consultation, treatment or procedure.

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application/pdfSlips, trips and falls - June 2015 (334KB)
 The risk of falling increases as you get older. It does not mean that falling cannot be avoided. This leaflet gives information on how to help prevent or minimise falls.
application/pdfSmoking cessation - Harefield Hospital - Jan 2016 (168KB)
 This leaflet provides information about the smoking cessation clinic. The aim of our clinic is to help heart and lung patients, and members of staff, quit smoking.
application/pdfSPECT-CT scan - Harefield Hospital - Nov 2014 (57KB)
 This leaflet gives information about what a SPECT-CT scan is and what happens when you have your appointment.
application/pdfSupportive and palliative care service - October 2015 (110KB)
 This leaflet gives you information about our supportive and palliative care service.
application/pdfSystematic assessment of refractory asthma (SARA) - Jun 2015 (509KB)
 This leaflet is for patients who are being admitted to Royal Brompton Hospital for investigation of their asthma symptoms.
application/pdfThe adult asthma psychology service - Royal Brompton Hospital - Aug 2016 (168KB)
 This leaflet provides information about the adult asthma psychology service which helps patients cope with the emotional effects of having severe asthma or other upper airway conditions.
application/pdfTilt test - Harefield Hospital - Nov 2015 (509KB)
 This leaflet explains why you might need a Tilt test, and what happens during and after the test at Harefield Hospital.
application/pdfTranscatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) - July 2014 (1.08MB)
 This booklet gives you information about your transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), how to prepare for the procedure and the recovery process.
application/pdfVasovagal syncope (common faints) - July 2014 (379KB)
 This leaflet gives you general information on vasovagal syncope (common faints).
application/pdfWhat is cryotherapy? - Jan 2015 (490KB)
 This leaflet gives you general information on cryotherapy, for example how it is performed, what happens on the day, and if there are any side effects.
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