Patient information

 
This leaflet gives you a comprehensive overview about types of anaesthetics
 
 
This leaflet contains information for you and your child
 
If you would like more anaesthetic information and in greater detail you can download the following leaflets:
 
 
This leaflet gives you information about your pre-operative preparation and post-operative recovery
 

This leaflet gives you more detailed information about a General anaesthetic and Sedation
 

This leaflet gives you more detailed information about:
  • Spinal anaesthetic
  • Epidural anaesthetic
  • Nerve blocks for your arm or leg surgery
The Royal College of Anaesthetists has some patient resources available, which you can access through this page.

Documents

pdf Anaesthetics explained Popular

2014 downloads

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255 Anaesthetics Explained v 2 .pdf

Information about how our anaesthetics team works and what to expect.

pdf General Anaesthetics and Sedation (257) Popular

376 downloads

Download (pdf, 257 KB)

257 General Anaesthetics and Sedation v 1.pdf

 

pdf Paediatric Anaesthetics Popular

1500 downloads

Download (pdf, 324 KB)

128 Paediatric Anaesthetics v 02.pdf

Information about paediatric (children and young people) anaesthetics.

pdf Regional anaesthetics Popular

2000 downloads

Download (pdf, 335 KB)

256 Regional Anaesthetic v 1.pdf

Information about regional anaesthetics.

pdf Your Anaesthetic at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (259) Popular

505 downloads

Download (pdf, 273 KB)

259 Your Anaesthetic v 1.pdf