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Medical examinations10 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.
Title: Breast biopsy tests
Summary: Your specialist at the Breast Clinic has arranged tests to investigate a change in your breast. The tests that we will explain in this translated information sheet are called biopsies. They are used to investigate lumps or other changes in the breast.
Title: Breast changes - fibroadenomas
Summary: Fibroadenomas are a type of non-cancerous breast lump. They can range in size from smaller than a marble to as large as a golf ball. This translated information sheet explains what a fibroadenoma is, how it is diagnosed and treated.
Title: Breast imaging tests
Summary: This translated information is for women who are to have a breast ultrasound or mammogram to investigate changes in their breast.
Summary: A translated fact sheet about colposcopys, an examination which is recommended after a positive or abnormal pap test result. After a colposcopy decisions can be made about your ongoing treatment.
Title: First aid treatment for anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication)
Title: Going home after having an Epidural/Spinal
Summary: This fact sheet provides important information for women who have had an epidural or spinal anaesthesia at the Women's.
Title: How to give EpiPen
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving EpiPen adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors.
Title: Top tips for safe health care: what you need to know for yourself, your family or someone you care for
Summary: This booklet is designed to help consumers, their families, carers and other support people get the most out of their health care. You can use the information in the booklet when you talk to your doctor and other healthcare providers, including nurses, pharmacists, specialists, allied health and mental health workers.
Title: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure.
Title: Tuberculosis - positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).
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