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Quantitative Sensory Testing

Quantitative Sensory Testing (often called ’QST‘) allows us to measure changes in sensitivity to different types of sensations that can include temperature, touch or pressure. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains quantitative sensory testing for chronic pain and what to expect.

The art of facilitating clinical simulation

As part of the hospital’s commitment to education, the Clinical Simulation Centre collaborated with teams of physiotherapists from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), The Royal Brompton Hospital and Sarah Wright, a physiotherapist based at Lady Cilento Hospital, Queensland, to deliver a series of training and simulation sessions.

Bladder sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a procedure used to treat various types of vascular malformations, such as lymphatic and venous malformations. Both types of malformation can occur within the bladder and other parts of the urinary system such as the urethra. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about bladder sclerotherapy, why it might be suggested and what to expect when your child comes to GOSH for treatment.

Coming to Chameleon Ward from the intensive care units at GOSH

This leaflet explains about the process of transferring a child from the Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units (PICU/NICU) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to Chameleon Ward. When your child’s condition improves and they no longer need specialist intensive care, they will transfer to Chameleon Ward once the appropriate bed is available.

Atenolol

Atenolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta blockers. Atenolol is a medicine used in patients with heart problems to lower the blood pressure and lower the heart rate. This information sheet describes how this medicine is given and some of its possible side effects.

Digoxin

Digoxin is a medicine used when the heart does not pump properly. It is also used to treat some abnormal heart rhythms. This information sheet describes how this medicine is given and some of its possible side effects.

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