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Fact sheets

  • Welcome to the Kids Health Info fact sheets

    Our fact sheets have been developed for parents and adolescents, and cover pertinent topics about medical conditions and the services available at The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.

    Kids Health Info fact sheets are useful for:

    • Learning about or increasing your understanding of your or your child’s medical condition.
    • Learning about or increasing your understanding of your or your child’s treatment.
    • Providing a starting point for further questions that you might like to ask your or your child’s doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional.

    To access our factsheets, please use the alphabet list below or view by category.

    Any concerns, comments or questions regarding a particular fact sheet should be directed to the specific RCH department as listed on the bottom of the sheet.

    Top 10 visited Kids Health Info fact sheets for June 2020


B

C

D

S

X

Allergy

Behaviour

Blood

Bones

Brain injury

Burns

Day surgery

Dermatology

Emergency

First aid

General medicine

Heart

Infections

Medicines

Neurology

Orthopaedics

Plastic surgery

Rehabilitation Unit

Respiratory

Safety

Services

Skin

Speech

Surgery

Teen Health

Tests and procedures

Urology

Videos

  • Disclaimer  

    This information is intended to support, not replace, discussion with your doctor or healthcare professionals. The authors of these consumer health information handouts have made a considerable effort to ensure the information is accurate, up to date and easy to understand. The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracies, information perceived as misleading, or the success of any treatment regimen detailed in these handouts. Information contained in the handouts is updated regularly and therefore you should always check you are referring to the most recent version of the handout. The onus is on you, the user, to ensure that you have downloaded the most up-to-date version of a consumer health information handout.