Collection of leaflets related to your treatment and recovery
Additional Resources and Support Services
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This leaflet is for individuals who are hard of hearing and need additional support. Each service provides extra advice, guidance and information on additional resources such as listening devices or other support services.
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Adenoidectomy is an operation to remove your adenoids. These are areas of "lymphoid" tissue at the back of your nose.
Having an adenoidectomy should help you to breathe through your nose more effectively.
Adjusting to a new way of communicating after Laryngectomy
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The way that you communicate is one of the many changes but nevertheless perhaps one of the most important that you will face. Following your operation there will be many times you feel frustrated and angry, but keep trying – it does get easier with practice, patience and perseverence and it is vital you are heard!
Adjusting to your Laryngectomy after surgery
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Helpful tips and information to help you on discharge from hospital to manage your stoma independently.
Applying Ear Drops
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To treat your ear condition or infection effectively it is important you use the ear drops prescribed for you as described in this leaflet.
Applying Nose Drops
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By applying the drops as described in this leaflet, they will stay in the part of your nose that needs medication.
Do not use the method if you have a neck problem or have been told not to by a doctor.
Applying Oil to Soften Ear Wax
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If you have hard wax in your ears, it is important that you soften it before removal. You do this by applying warm vegetable oil (olive oil or almond oil) from a dropper.
Assistive Listening Devices
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Listening devices make sounds louder, helping you to hear better at home, with the television, at work, in lectures etc. Listening equipment can be used whether or not you wear hearing aids. The type of listening device that you need depends on the type of hearing loss that you may have.
Audiology Department Information
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The Audiology Department is based across two sites. The Audiology Department in the Alexandra Wing Broadgreen Hospital and the Audiology Department in South Liverpool Treatment Centre.
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Branchial Cyst is a collection of fluid causing a swelling in your neck.
The consultant will be able to remove the swelling and prevent recurring infections.
Brandt and Daroff Exercises
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The Brandt-Daroff exercises are a series of movements that can help with certain types of dizziness. They are used to treat benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) which is a short lasting type of dizziness. BPPV occurs as a result of small crystals of calcium (otoconia) detaching from one part of the balance system and collecting within the
Deep Circumflex Iliac Artery Free Flap (DCIA) - Exercise and Advice Leaflet
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A deep circumflex iliac artery free flap (DCIA) is an area of tissue and bone taken from the rim of your pelvis.
This leaflet provides physiotherapy advice following a surgery.