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Title: Alpha Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production. Haemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to cells throughout the body.
Title: A general guide to blood transfusion: information for patients and families
Summary: Answers to some common questions about blood transfusion including whtat a blood transfusion is and why you may need one, how you can reduce your risks of needing a blood transfusion, and what commonly happens if you do need one.
Title: Beta Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production.
Title: Blood glucose monitoring - NDSS
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides an overview of blood glucose monitoring for people with diabetes. Emphasising that self-blood glucose monitoring is a valuable diabetes management tool, this fact sheet explains why it is so important, what individuals should aim for and also some general guidelines amongst other valuable information.
Title: Blood test instructions
Summary: This poster lists the set of instructions that are given to a patient when a blood sample is taken from them for testing.
Title: Blood transfusion: have all your questions been answered?
Summary: Updated patient informaiton sheet for transfusion.
Title: Compression stocking
Summary: Translated information about venous leg ulcers and how wearing compression stockings can prevent them returning.
Title: Frequently asked questions about blood transfusion
Summary: Consumer information regarding blood transfusion and frequently asked questions.
Title: How to keep your blood pressure healthy
Summary: Why high blood pressure (hypertension) harms health. Preventing high blood pressure.
Title: Looking after your legs
Summary: Practical guide for preventing problems with legs including varicose veins, swelling leg ulcers and blood clots.
Title: Making hepatitis B history
Summary: A short educational animation about Hepatits B to promote awareness about Hepatitis B testing, treatment and monitoring.
Title: Rh D immunoglobulin - you and your baby
Summary: This translated booklet provides information on Rh(D) Immunoglobulin-VF (Anti-D), a human immunoglobulin preparation for intramuscular administration. The booklet includes important information for Rh (D) Negative women prevention of haemolytic disease of the newborn. It outlines what the Rh factor is, how it can effect a baby and some prevention information.
Title: Sickle cell disease
Summary: Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder affecting haemoglobin production.
Title: Staying well with diabetes
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about the most common complications of diabetes, including damage to big blood vessels and small blood vessels, and how to reduce the risk of damage.
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