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Hospitalisation

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Breastfeeding and hospitalisation | Australian Breastfeeding Association

IntroductionWhen a mother or her child needs hospital care, it is natural for her to worry whether breastfeeding will be affected. She may have questions about breastfeeding, expressing milk and sometimes even weaning. Mostly it is possible and better to keep going.

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE HOSPITALISED A Guide for People with Spinal Cord Injury

People with spinal cord injury (SCI) have specific needs and are at higher risk of some complications. SCI is a relatively uncommon condition, and the healthcare facility at which you present to or are taken to may be unfamiliar with the management of some of these complications. This guide aims to help you with advocating and directing your care whilst you are in hospital to prevent and address some of these complications. Most health professionals will have the expertise to manage these issues if alerted to your needs.

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Experiences of hospitalisation for postnatal depression

Parents talked about their or their partners’ experiences of being admitted, the treatment and support received in hospital, and their feelings about their experience.

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Spina Bifida - Hospital admissions | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Some hospital admissions are unavoidable

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Immunisation Coalition | Influenza-65 years and over - Immunisation Coalition

Influenza can cause serious complications and hospitalisation for people 65 years and older. Because of this free influenza vaccine is available to people 65 years and older.

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Discharge from hospital - the options

Discharge planning is a process that involves the patient, carer, family and any staff involved in the patient's care. The aim of discharge planning is to ensure a safe and smooth discharge from hospital - whether to home, residential care or another location.

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Spinal Cord Injury - Hospital admissions and Spinal Cord Injury | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Some hospital admissions are unavoidable

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Hospital care: before, during and after | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Going into hospital can be a stressful time for both patients and families. Knowing as much as possible beforehand can help ease the stress.

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Spina Bifida | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Spina Bifida comes from a latin term which means split spine

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Fact sheet for parents/carers in Hunter Baillie - Long Term Ventilation Unit | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

This fact sheet will help you to understand the different people in the team caring for your child whilst in hospital at The Childrens Hospital at Westmead

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