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The acute assessment unit (AAU) AAU is a busy 14 bedded unit. The unit is usually used for referrals, short stay admissions and Emergency Department (ED) patients that we need to watch for a longer time. Please use the use the entrance for the Emergency Department to get to AAU. Please bring any...

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What happens before my steroid joint injections? A couple of weeks before your steroid joint injections you will be asked to come into hospital for a pre-operative assessment. This is to ensure that you understand what will happen when you have your joint injections, to give you an opportunity to...

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What is a pre-flight oxygen test? A pre-flight oxygen test will see how well your child’s body will adapt to a flight. Why is this assessment necessary? Plane cabins are pressurised to between 5,000 to 8,000 feet, which means that the pressure of oxygen inside the plane is lower than what we...

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What is bladder assessment? This is a test that helps us to see how well your bladder is working. Your bladder is like a balloon in your tummy that holds your pee. It is sometimes called a non-invasive bladder study, or NIBS. Why do I need it? If you have problems with your bladder such…...

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What happens before surgery? A few weeks before your surgery you will be asked to come into hospital just for a day for a pre-operation assessment. This is to check that you are fit for the operation and to make sure you know what will happen and why. Some investigations will be carried out...

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