Patient Family Education

Patient Family Education

What is HIFU?

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a new technology for the treatment of Uterine Fibroids, Adenomyoma and Adenomyosis. It is a non-invasive surgery that uses focused ultrasound to generate highly localised heat to treat tumours either benign or malignant.
  • 26 Feb 2020
Patient Family Education

Port-a-Cath

Port-a-Cath is a port shaped like a disk and implanted under the skin. The port is usually implanted on the left or right upper chest below the collar bone. It is needed to administer medication to your body as part of medical treatment such as chemotherapy and antibiotics.
  • 12 Dec 2019
Patient Family Education

Falls Prevention

Learn how to reduce the risk of falls in the hospital during your recovery.
  • 11 Dec 2019
Patient Family Education

Head Injury Advice

A head injury is any trauma that comes from a blow or a sudden force to the head. All head injuries, including closed head injuries whereby the skull does not break upon trauma should be managed carefully, as swelling and pressure build-up in the brain may occur in severe cases.
  • 11 Dec 2019
Patient Family Education

Central Venous Access Device (CVAD)

A Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) is a catheter that is inserted into the body through the larger veins (central vein).
  • 11 Dec 2019
Patient Family Education

Wound Care Discharge Instructions

A wound is an injury to the skin that “breaks” the barrier to the environment. The skin protects the internal organs of the body from the environment. When the skin is damaged or injured, the wound can bleed or become infected.
  • 11 Dec 2019
Patient Family Education

Coronary Angiography

Post-procedural care after a coronary angiography procedure.
  • 10 Dec 2019
Patient Family Education

Post-Surgery Wound Care

A surgical incision, usually closed with stitches, staples, surgical glue, or adhesive strips, needs to be properly cared for so that the wound may heal more quickly.
  • 10 Dec 2019