Learn about why your child needs an implanted port, how they get one, and how the port works. Includes illustrations.
This pamphlet looks at what a Central Venous Line (CVL) is, how it works, and why your child might need one. It also explains how doctors put a CVL in.
Provides information to help your child to walk using crutches on flat surfaces and up and down stairs.
Information about surgery to treat hernias and hydroceles. Includes information about treatment, after the surgery, taking care of the incision, what to do about school and activities, and when to follow-up with your child's surgeon.
Learn what to expect after your child has ear tube surgery. Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
Learn what to expect after your child has their adenoids removed. Also explains when to get help.
This pamphlet about the PBSC procedure. It explains what stem cells are and why this procedure is needed. It discusses how to prepare a child for PBSC and explains what to expect after the procedure.
Learn how to flush Heparin solution through your child's implanted port. Includes photographs.
A pamphlet that explains how to deal with some common problems that people experience with catheters.
Describes caring for yourself after having scoliosis surgery. Includes: going back to school; care of the incision (scar); aches, pains and funny feelings; wearing braces and eating well.
A pamphlet which explains why nosebleeds are caused and what to do both during and after them. It also offers suggestions on how to prevent them and what to do when a child has reacurring nosebleeds.
Describes the VCUG test, that lets doctors see your child's bladder, kidneys, and ureters. Explains how the test works, what to expect, and how to prepare and support your child.
Information on how to care for your child after cleft palate surgery including feeding, mouth care, ear and throat care, and pain management.
Information on how to care for your child after cleft lip surgery including feeding, healing and incision care, pain management, and orthodontic appliances.
This pamphlet provides information and instructions on how to catheterize your child.
Learn what to expect after your child has surgery for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
Answers to frequently asked questions about a neo-natal orthodontic appliance (plastic plate that covers the cleft) including: why it is needed; how it is made; how to prepare; how long it is worn; care for the appliance.
Learn what to expect after your child has tympanoplasty or mastoidectomy surgery. Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
Learn what to expect after your child has otoplasty, a type of ear surgery. Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
Discusses aveolar bone graft, a surgery to repair a cleft in a gum. Provides information for parents on how to care for their child after this surgery.