Paediatric Unit Consumer Health Information for Flinders Medical Centre

Please find below, Consumer Health Information Sheets relevant to the Paediatric Unit at Flinders Medical  Centre (FMC).

Welcome to the Paediatric Ward (PDF 140KB)

Paediatric medical information

Adenovirus (PDF 84KB)
Adolescent Handout (PDF 84KB)
Adolescent Health Services (PDF 79KB)
Bronchiolitis in Children (PDF 87KB)
Burns Dressing Acticoat (PDF 68KB)
Capillary Blood Sampling (PDF 76KB)
Cellulitis (PDF 336KB)
Cervical Lymphadenitis (PDF 69KB)
Constipation in Children (PDF 68KB)
Croup Parent Handout (PDF 84KB)
CT Scan (PDF 198KB)
Electroencephalography (EEG) (PDF 80KB)
Falls Prevention in Hospital (PDF 78KB)
Febrile Convulsions in Children (PDF 140KB)
Fever in Children (PDF 88KB)
Gallows Traction (PDF 134KB)
Gastroenteritis (PDF 68KB)
Head Injury (PDF 84KB)
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) (PDF 160KB)
Humidified High Flow Nasal Prong Oxygen (PDF 110KB)
Infection Control Respiratory Precautions (PDF 76KB)
Intravenous Cannula (PDF 74KB)
Lumbar Punctures in Children (PDF 118KB)
Mesenteric Adenitis (PDF 67KB)
MRI Scan under Sedation or General Anaesthetic for Children (PDF 81KB)
Neurological Observations (PDF 77KB)
Night time Hypoglycaemia (PDF 69KB)
Nitrous Oxide in Children (PDF 65KB)
Omeprazole (Women's & Children's Hospital)
Osteomyelitis (PDF 76KB)
Otitis media (ear infection) (PDF 70KB)
Parainfluenza (PDF 69KB)
Parent Security (PDF 81KB)
Pneumonia in Children (PDF 87KB)
Procedural Sedation (PDF 71KB)
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) (PDF 71KB)
Septic Arthritis (PDF 70KB)
Skin Care for Your Child - Preventing Pressure Injuries (PDF 82KB)
Straight Leg Traction Children (PDF 304KB)
Thomas Splint Traction (PDF 102KB)
Tonsillitis (PDF 127KB)
Urinary Tract Infections in Children (PDF 196KB)
Venous Thrombosis in Pregnancy and After Birth - reducing the risk (PDF 83KB)
Viral Induced Wheeze (PDF 84KB)

Paediatric general surgical information

Adenoidectomy (PDF 101 KB)
Appendicitis (PDF 399KB)
Children Attending Surgery (PDF 90KB)
Circumcision (PDF 102KB)
Day Surgery, General Discharge Care at Home (PDF 64KB) B)
Fasting Times for Children (PDF 66KB)
Fundoplication Surgery (PDF 104KB)
Hypospadias Repair (PDF 70KB)
Ingrown Toenail Repair (PDF 68KB)
Inguinal Hernia Repair (PDF 67KB)
Meatotomy (PDF 69KB)
Nail Bed injury Repair (607KB)
Orchidopexy (PDF 67KB)
Pain Management After Short Stay Surgery (PDF 69KB)
Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy (PDF 996KB)
Tonsillectomy (PDF 71KB)
Ventilating Tubes (Grommets) (PDF 182KB)