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Skin (dermatology) cancer

Last updated on Friday, May 24, 2024

The dermatology service has four consultant dermatologists, speciality doctors and rotating specialist registrars along a skin cancer clinical nurse specialist. The dermatology department is situated at Clatterbridge Hospital and has an out-patient department that provides outpatient clinics, m...

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Tag:   dermatology (7)     Dermatologists (2)     skin (8)     mole (3)     uneven (1)     carcinoma (2)     basal (2)     hand (3)     arm (1)     back (1)     face (3)     neck (4)     stomach (3)     scalp (1)     biopsy (3)     chemotherapy (3)    

Regional Anaesthesia

Last updated on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Local anaesthetic or regional anaesthesia does not put you to sleep but works by blocking the signals that pass along your nerves to your brain. We can block the nerves at different levels to numb a certain area, for example we can block just a finger or a whole region like an arm, a leg or w...

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About your procedure

Last updated on Thursday, December 24, 2020

You should understand the benefits and the risks of the anaesthetic and the surgery which you are going to have. Anaesthesia The Royal College of Anaesthetists provides a range of patient information leaflets and short videos which are accessible using the links in the sidebar. These include:...

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Elbow and hand

Last updated on Monday, March 8, 2021

Elbow and Hand pain Most elbow and hand pain has a very simple cause and clears up within a few days. The pain usually comes from strained or inflamed soft tissues such as tendons. You can normally treat this pain yourself with over-the-counter painkillers and a few days' rest, and you may not n...

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Surgery Research

Last updated on Thursday, July 7, 2022

Study Title – ALLEGRO: A placebo controlled randomised trial of intravenous lidocaine in accelerating gastrointestinal recovery after colorectal surgery  Principal Investigator: Dr Heather Black  Research Nurse: Julie Grindey  *******************************************************************...

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What happens at the PR exercise classes?

Last updated on Saturday, February 24, 2018

Pulmonary Rehabilitation classes are welcoming and friendly. Each session is led by a specialist physiotherapist who is happy to answer any questions you may have. Everything will be explained and demonstrated so that you feel comfortable and safe. At all times during the exercise you are monitor...

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Tag:   exercise (3)     PR (8)     lung (10)     oxygen (9)     Oxygen Therapy (3)     Pulmonary (10)    

Stroke Research

Last updated on Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Study Title – ELAN - Early versus Late initiation of direct oral Anticoagulants in post-ischaemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation: an international, multicentre, randomised-controlled, two-arm, assessor-blinded trial  Principal Investigator: Dr Brian Menezes  Research Nurse: Venetia Jo...

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Sedation

Last updated on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Sedation can be used to help you relax and feel more comfortable during an endoscopic procedure. Sedation is administered through a small needle in your hand or arm called a cannula, which we will put in on the day. Sedation will only make you feel more relaxed, it does not put you to sleep. It i...

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