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					 SHEFFIELD CHILDREN’S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST                             When can the dressing come off?
  PYLORIC STENOSIS DISCHARGE INFORMATION                               This may be gently removed in the bath on

When can I take my baby home?                                          ...........................................................................................
Once your baby is taking and tolerating full mounts of feed you will
be able to take him/her home.                                          Please do not bath your baby until that date. “Top and tailing” will
                                                                       be sufficient.

What about feeding at home?                                            What should I look out for?
(Please tick the relevant option)                                      If any of the following occur please seek advice from your G.P or
                                                                       telephone the ward on 0114 2717324.

… … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … .................................         a) If you notice a lot of swelling, bruising, redness or leakage.
                                                                               Please remember that some bruising and swelling does
                                                                               occur. The best guideline is to check the wound with the
5           should be taking ........... ml per feed and
                                                                               nurse prior to your discharge and if at home it begins to
                                                                               look any different, please seek medical advice.

                                                                            b) A high temperature.
            taking ......................... feeds a day.
                                                                            c) Occasional small vomits are normal but if vomiting persists
Slowly increasing amounts as his/her weight increases.                         seek help.

                                                                       Your baby should be fully recovered within a couple of weeks.
5           breast feed .......................... on demand.
                                                                       Gaining weight and the wound healing. The surgeon will see you
                                                                       in the out-patients department in 4-6 weeks however if the date
                                                                       given is inconvenient or you have any worries before that date
                                                                       please ring Out patients Telephone 0114 2717388 or ring the
What should I do with the dressing?
                                                                       surgeons secretary for an earlier appointment via the hospital
DO NOT remove the dressing which may be a clear plastic dressing
                                                                       switchboard on 0114 2717000.
or steristrips.
Information Leaflet number:                     105 (kg/cjs/rb09/11/06)
Author/Contact:                                    Chris Smith
                                                                             PYLORIC STENOSIS
                                                                          DISCHARGE INFORMATION




For Further advice contact:
                          s
        Sheffield Children’ NHS Foundation Trust,
             Main hospital number: 0114 271 7000


Patient Advice and Liaison Team
                  s
Sheffield Children’ NHS Foundation Trust
Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TH

Tel: 0114 271 7594
Trust web site address: http://www.sch.nhs.uk

				
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