Lạm dụng và bạo lực trong gia đình và tại nhà

Domestic and family violence can take many forms. This type of violence does not discriminate and can impact anyone, creating fear and anxiety in families. This page has information and supports for people and their loved ones about domestic abuse and violence.

Kế hoạch an toàn tránh bạo hành gia đình

If you are at risk of domestic and family violence, you can take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones in case of an emergency. This is safety planning. This page includes information about how to safely leave a bad situation and supports for you and your loved ones.

Tấn công tình dục

Sexual assault encompasses any sexual behavior that makes someone feel uncomfortable, frightened, intimidated, or threatened. Consent is key, and any sexual assault is a serious crime. This page has information about sexual assault and includes support options.

Các loại thuốc chống loạn thần

Psychosis is a serious mental health condition. It is when a person cannot tell the difference between...

Chứng Lo Âu

Anxiety is when you feel anxious or stressed without a clear reason. It is the most common...

Mất người thân, đau buồn và mất mát

Bereavement is the process of coping with the death of a family member or close friend. If...

Trầm Cảm

Depression is a mental health condition that affects your mood. One in six people will experience depression...

Sức khỏe tâm thần trong một thảm họa

What is a disaster? A disaster can include heatwaves, bushfires, droughts, floods, severe storms and tropical cyclones, earthquakes, tsunamis and...

Cờ bạc có hại

Some people can gamble responsibly, but others find it hard to stop. Gambling becomes a problem when...

Tự làm hại bản thân

Self harm is when someone purposely hurts a part of their body. Some common forms of self-harm...

Ý muốn tự tử

Sometimes, people have thoughts about wanting to harm themselves or end their life. These thoughts may occur...

Thiếu máu

Anaemia is when your body does not have enough healthy red blood cells. This reduces the oxygen...

Chứng huyết khối tĩnh mạch sâu

Deep vein thrombosis is a type of blood clot that forms in a deep vein (not a...

Bệnh Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis causes the body to absorb too much iron from food. The condition is genetic, which means...

Tăng huyết áp

What is hypertension? Hypertension is the medical name for high blood pressure. High blood pressure means your blood is pumping...

Chứng thiếu máu do thiếu sắt

Iron deficiency anaemia is a type of anaemia caused by a lack of iron. You need iron...

Pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism is when a blood clot blocks the arteries that supply blood to the lungs....

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Ung thư ruột

Bowel cancer is cancer that affects the colon or rectum. It is also called colorectal cancer. Cancer...

Ung thư nội mạc tử cung

Endometrial cancer is cancer that starts in the uterus. Most women who get this type of cancer...

Nguy Cơ Di Truyền về Bệnh Ung Thư Vú hoặc Ung Thư Buồng Trứng

Around five percent of breast cancers and 15 percent of ovarian cancers are due to a family...

Family risk of colorectal or endometrial cancer

A family history of other cancers may increase your risk of developing colorectal or endometrial cancer. This page contains information about the familial risk of cancer and provides support options for families.

Ung thư gan

Liver cancer is cancer that starts in the cells of the liver. In people with liver cancer,...

Ung thư phổi

Lung cancer is a form of cancer that starts in the lungs. In Australia, more people die...

Ung Thư Hạch Bạch Huyết

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer. At affects the lymphatic system. The two main types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. This page includes information about lymphoma, including how your care may look and what supports you can access.

Ung Thư Hắc Tố

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It develops in the skin cells and usually occurs on the parts of the body that have been overexposed to the sun. This page has information about melanoma and includes links to different supports for people who have this type of cancer.

Multidisciplinary teams in cancer care

When you have been diagnosed with cancer, you will be cared for by a whole team of...

Ung thư buồng trứng

Ovarian cancer is cancer that begins in the ovaries. In people with this type of cancer, cells...

Tầm soát ung thư vú

Screening for breast cancer is your best chance for detecting breast cancer early. It involves having a screening two years from the age of 50 (or earlier if your GP advises it). This page includes information about what may happen during a breast screen and lists supports.

Rối loạn lo âu ở trẻ em và thanh thiếu niên

An anxiety disorder is when we often feel very anxious. This can be anxious about something specific...

Quan ngại về hành vi ở trẻ em

Some children act differently to other children. Behaving differently isn’t always a problem. But, if your child’s...

Rối Loạn Hành Vi ở Trẻ Em và Thanh Thiếu Niên

A behavioural disorder is when a child has difficulty with their emotions and behaviours. Their behaviour can...

Rối loạn cưỡng chế ở trẻ em và thanh thiếu niên

A compulsive disorder is when a person has repeated unwanted thoughts or the need to repeat a...

Rối loạn trầm cảm và lưỡng cực ở trẻ em và thanh thiếu niên

A depressive disorder is when a person has low mood, less interest or enjoyment in activities and...

Developmental concerns

GPs use milestones to track your child’s development. Milestones are the skills and tasks children can do...

Rối loạn tâm thần ở trẻ em và thanh thiếu niên

Getting a diagnosis of a psychotic disorder will depend how long, how bad and in what ways...

Quan ngại về hành vi ở trẻ em

Some children act differently to other children. Behaving differently isn’t always a problem. But, if your child’s...

Developmental concerns

GPs use milestones to track your child’s development. Milestones are the skills and tasks children can do...

Viêm khớp tự phát ở thiếu niên

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a type of arthritis that develops in a child aged 16 or younger....

Chứng ngưng thở khi ngủ do tắc nghẽn ở trẻ em

Obstructive sleep apnoea is when something partly or completely blocks the throat during sleep. This causes breathing...

Phát ban ở trẻ em

A rash is a change in colour and texture of the skin. They can feel hot, itchy,...

Kiểm soát cân nặng ở trẻ em

Weight management in children is about making long-term changes that support a healthy lifestyle. The goal is...

Bệnh tiểu đường và chế độ dinh dưỡng

Diet is an important part of managing your diabetes. There is no one-size-fits-all diet for diabetes, because...

Bệnh tiểu đường và thai kỳ

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are pregnant, you need special care. Without...

Tầm soát bệnh về mắt cho người bệnh tiểu đường

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

Tầm soát bệnh ở chân cho người bệnh tiểu đường

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

Tầm soát bệnh thận ở người bệnh tiểu đường

High blood sugar levels can damage your kidneys. Undiagnosed kidney damage can lead to serious health issues....

Diabetes medications

If you have type 2 diabetes, you may need medication to help manage your blood sugar levels....

Tiểu đường thai kỳ

Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. Insulin helps the body to absorb sugar from...

Hạ đường huyết

Hypoglycaemia is low blood sugar and it’s one of the most common problems related to diabetes. Taking...

Pre-diabetes

After you eat, your body breaks down food into glucose, a type of sugar. A hormone called...

Lập kế hoạch trước khi mang thai cho phụ nữ bị tiểu đường

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and can become pregnant, it is important to...

Bệnh tiểu đường tuýp 1

Type 1 diabetes is when your pancreas is unable to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that...

Tiểu đường tuýp 2

What is type 2 diabetes? Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. After you eat, your body breaks...

Lợi ích của việc tập thể dục

It can sometimes seem too hard to exercise, with time, money, tiredness and other factors getting in the way. However,...

Duy trì sự thay đổi hành vi lành mạnh

Sometimes getting the motivation to change our lifestyle is easy but actually making that change and sticking with it can...

Béo phì và các bệnh có liên quan

Obesity can affect a person’s overall health and wellbeing. People with a body mass index of more...

Lập kế hoạch giảm cân

Being overweight or obese can have an impact on your health, but even small amounts of weight...

Bỏ thuốc lá

Smoking is the greatest cause of preventable illness and death in Australia. Around two-thirds of long-term smokers...

Rượu Bia

Alcohol is a legal drug in Australia for people over the age of 18. However, alcohol use...

Cần sa

Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal drug in Australia. It is used in three main forms:...

Thuốc Làm Từ Cần Sa

Medicinal cannabis can be used to relieve the symptoms of some conditions. Your GP can recommend it if they think it is right for you. This page has information about medicinal cannabis, including things you need to know if it is prescribed to you.

Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine, also known as 'crystal meth' or 'ice,' is a stimulant. It is illegal. This page has information about methamphetamine and includes links to different supports for people who want to stop taking this illegal drug.

Chương trình kim tiêm và ống tiêm

Needle and syringe services in South Western Sydney Find your closest Needle and Syringe Program outlet below.

Opioid

Opioids can be prescribed to you or bought illegally. An opioid is a potent pain reliever and can cause people to become addicted and overdose. This page has information about opioids and shows where you can get support for your addiction.

Thực hành tiêm chích an toàn

What should I do? People who inject drugs can place themselves at risk of HIV, hepatitis C and other blood...

Chứng tắc nghẽn ngưng thở khi ngủ

Obstructive sleep apnoea is when something partly or completely blocks the throat during sleep. This causes breathing...

Hoạch định trước về việc chăm sóc

What is advance care planning? Advance care planning is for people at any age. It is making a plan for...

Bệnh về đường hô hấp giai đoạn cuối

End-stage respiratory disease is when a lung disease reaches a stage where the person with the disease...

Sắp xếp những giai đoạn cuối cùng trước khi qua đời

Managing the final stages of dying involves careful planning. It’s important the person’s wishes are respected. As...

Chăm sóc giảm nhẹ

What is palliative care? Palliative care is a specific type of care for people who have a life-limiting illness. Palliative...

Kiểm soát cơn đau trong chăm sóc giảm nhẹ

More than 65% of palliative care patients experience a form of pain from mild to severe, depending...

Self-care for families and carers in palliative care

Caring for someone who has a life-limiting illness is hard but rewarding. It is normal to feel...

Rối loạn giấc ngủ trong chăm sóc giảm nhẹ

People nearing the end of their lives may have trouble sleeping. There are many reasons why sleep...

Hiểu về quá trình hấp hối

What happens when a person is dying? It is very difficult to predict exactly what will happen. Some people deteriorate...

Trợ tử tự nguyện ở NSW

What is voluntary assisted dying? Voluntary assisted dying (VAD) means a person can ask for medical help to end their...

Tầm soát bệnh về mắt cho người bệnh tiểu đường

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

Thiếu Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 deficiency means you don’t have enough vitamin B12 in your body. Our bodies need vitamin...

Đau ngực

Chest pain can feel like a dull ache, a sharp stab, or a crushing or burning sensation....

Bệnh suy tim

Heart failure is when your heart can’t pump enough blood to the rest of your body. The...

Measuring your blood pressure

What is measuring your blood pressure? Measuring your blood pressure at home is an easy way to help your GP...

Rheumatic heart disease

What is rheumatic heart disease? Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) happens when your heart is damaged by acute rheumatic fever (ARF)....

Chủng Ngừa

Immunisation is the process of getting a vaccine against a serious disease. Vaccines work by producing an...

Chích ngừa và mang thai

Getting certain vaccines before, during and after pregnancy protects you and your baby. Vaccines for pregnant women...

Chích ngừa cúm

The influenza (flu) vaccine protects against the flu. The vaccine helps reduce the risk of getting sick...

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a type of virus. It was first detected in 2019. It is infectious and can...

Cách kiểm soát COVID-19 tại nhà

Can I manage my COVID-19 at home? Most people can safely manage COVID-19 at home. This means if you get...

Gãy mắt cá chân

An ankle fracture is a broken ankle. Fractures can be thin cracks or complete breaks that shatter....

Bong gân mắt cá chân

An ankle sprain is an ankle injury caused by rolling, twisting or straining the ankle. An ankle...

Vết Bỏng

What is a burn? A burn occurs when skin is injured by heat. Common causes of burns include hot or...

Gãy xương đòn

A clavicle fracture is a break in the collar bone. Your collar bone is one of the...

Gãy xương Bàn tay

A hand fracture is a break in a bone in the hand (metacarpal fracture) or fingers (phalanx...

Lacerations (Cuts)

A laceration is a deep cut to the skin or flesh. In some cases, your GP can...

Prepatellar bursitis (Housemaid’s knee)

Prepatellar bursitis is a type of knee injury that occurs when the bursa, in the front of...

Gãy Xương Thuyền cổ tay

A scaphoid fracture is a break in one of the bones in your wrist. They usually happen...

Trật Khớp Vai và Tình Trạng Vai Lỏng Lẻo

What is shoulder dislocation and instability? A shoulder dislocation is when the upper arm bone comes out of the shoulder...

Tổn thương thận cấp

Acute kidney injury is a form of kidney damage that occurs quickly, over a few hours to...

Máu trong nước tiểu (Đi Tiểu Ra Máu)

Haematuria is when there is blood in the urine. It can be: Visible: It is possible to...

Bệnh thận mãn tính

Your kidneys filter the blood in your body, removing waste products that can harm your organs. If...

Tầm soát bệnh thận ở người bệnh tiểu đường

High blood sugar levels can damage your kidneys. Undiagnosed kidney damage can lead to serious health issues....

Nhiễm Trùng Thận (Viêm Đài Bể Thận)

Kidney infections happen when bacteria enters your body via the urethra (the tube you pass urine through)....

Protein Niệu

Proteinuria is the medical name for protein in the urine. There is usually a small amount of...

Bệnh gan nhiễm mỡ

Healthy livers have very little or no fat in them. But if you drink too much alcohol,...

Viêm gan B

Hepatitis B is a virus that affects the liver. The virus is spread through body fluids such...

Viêm gan C ‬

Hepatitis C is a virus that affects your liver. It is spread by direct blood contact such...

Breathlessness (Dyspnoea)

Breathlessness is shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing. It can happen for a number of reasons, including:...

Bệnh nghẽn phổi mãn tính (COPD)

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, describes a range of lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, non-reversible...

Bệnh về đường hô hấp giai đoạn cuối

End-stage respiratory disease is when a lung disease reaches a stage where the person with the disease...

Viêm Phổi

Pneumonia is a serious lung infection caused by a bacteria or virus. It can affect one or...

Kế hoạch hành động để giải quyết tình trạng khó thở

The Shortness of Breath Action Plan shows different ways to manage your breathlessness. It is completed with...

Hội chứng ống cổ tay

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a pinched nerve in your wrist. The pinched nerve causes a...

Co Thắt Dupuytren

Dupuytren’s Contracture happens when the skin under your hand slowly thickens and gets tight. This can force...

Hạch

Ganglia are small cysts, they are also known as ganglion cysts. They look like small bumps and...

Đột Quỵ

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is blocked. There are two main types...

Cơn thiếu máu não thoáng qua (TIA)

A Transient Ischaemic Attack, also known as a TIA, is a minor stroke. It occurs when blood...

ADHD in children

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common developmental disorder that affects how people behave. Children with ADHD may...

Autism in children

Autism spectrum disorder (autism for short) affects how someone thinks, feels, acts and behaves with others. Signs...

Sa Sút Trí Tuệ

What is dementia? Dementia causes a decline in brain function. It affects parts of the brain like memory, thinking, learning,...

Epilepsy and pregnancy

It is important to plan for a healthy pregnancy if you have epilepsy. Most women with epilepsy...

Suy giảm nhận thức nhẹ

Mild cognitive impairment is memory loss that is not a normal part of ageing. It affects up...

Vết Bớt (U máu ở Trẻ Sơ sinh)

An infantile haemangioma is the most common type of birthmark in babies. They often appear a few...

Đau lưng

Back pain is the term for pain felt in the spine or back. It can be mild...

Cơn đau mãn tính

Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than expected. It usually occurs after an injury or disease....

Móng chân mọc ngược

Ingrown toenails occur when your toenail grows into the skin of the toe. They are most common...

Đau đầu gối

Knee pain is pain you can feel in the knee joint or around the knee. Knee pain...

Medication for acute pain

There are two main types of pain: acute and chronic. Acute pain starts suddenly and is usually...

Đau ống chân

The shin bone (tibia) is the large bone at the front of the lower leg. Shin pain...

Hội Chứng Ngón Tay Lò Xo

What is trigger finger? Trigger finger happens when your finger is hard to straighten after bending. You might notice a...

Bệnh thiếu máu trong thai kỳ

Anaemia means you don’t have enough red blood cells in your blood. It’s often caused by low...

Tầm soát trước sinh

A fetal anomaly, sometimes called a birth defect, is when there is a change to part of...

Bệnh hen suyễn trong thai kỳ

If you have asthma and are pregnant, your asthma control can change. Some women have an increase...

Sinh con sau khi đã từng sinh mổ

For women who have had one or more caesarean sections in the past, you may have the...

Ra máu ở giai đoạn giữa-cuối của thai kỳ

Mid-late pregnancy is any time from 20 weeks to full term. Bleeding can happen for many reasons....

Chảy máu ở phụ nữ có Rhesus âm tính

The four major blood types are A, B, AB and O. Each of these are either rhesus...

Đối mặt với việc mất thai

What will my healthcare team do? Your healthcare team can answer many of the medical questions you may have regarding...

Bệnh tiểu đường và thai kỳ

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are pregnant, you need special care. Without...

Epilepsy and pregnancy

It is important to plan for a healthy pregnancy if you have epilepsy. Most women with epilepsy...

Yếu tố V Leiden trong thai kỳ

Factor V Leiden is a gene mutation. It can increase your chance of developing an abnormal blood...

Chuyển Động của Thai Nhi

Fetal movements is a term that refers to the baby’s movements in the womb during pregnancy. Your...

Tiểu đường thai kỳ

Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. Insulin helps the body to absorb sugar from...

Tăng Huyết Áp trong Thai Kỳ và Tiền Sản Giật

Hypertension in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia are health concerns that can affect pregnant women at any stage. Hypertension...

Chích ngừa và mang thai

Getting certain vaccines before, during and after pregnancy protects you and your baby. Vaccines for pregnant women...

Đình chỉ thai kỳ bằng biện pháp y tế

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

Sẩy thai

What is miscarriage? A miscarriage is a pregnancy loss that occurs within the fi­rst 20 weeks. This is usually confirmed...

Béo phì trong thai kỳ

It is normal to gain weight during pregnancy. However, being overweight or obese before pregnancy, or putting...

Options for pregnancy care

In South Western Sydney, there are five main types of pregnancy care. You have a say in your pregnancy care...

Theo dõi vết rách tầng sinh môn

It is common for women to have some form of tear during a vaginal birth. A tear...

Lên kế hoạch sinh con

If you’re planning to have a baby, it’s important to see your GP for a pre-conception visit...

Lập kế hoạch trước khi mang thai cho phụ nữ bị tiểu đường

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and can become pregnant, it is important to...

Bệnh Tuyến giáp trong Thai kỳ

Your thyroid gland is located in your neck, near the base of your throat. It makes hormones...

Mang thai ngoài ý muốn

An unintended pregnancy is a pregnancy that is not planned. A chance pregnancy brings up a lot...

Nội Soi Đại Tràng

A colonoscopy uses a long, snake like tube with a light and camera to look inside the...

Xuất viện theo tiêu chí

Many people find hospital a worrying and confusing time. Not knowing when they will leave the hospital...

Nong cổ tử cung và nạo buồng tử cung

A Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) is an operation performed on women to scrape away the lining of...

Liệu Pháp Bổ Sung Sắt

Iron therapy is when you get iron injected into your vein through an intravenous (IV) infusion. Your...

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

A laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the removal of the gallbladder and gallstones by keyhole surgery. Sometimes, the surgeon...

Đình chỉ thai kỳ bằng biện pháp y tế

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

Recovering from keyhole surgery

What is keyhole surgery? Laparoscopic, or keyhole surgery, involves 3-4 small incisions (cuts) up to 1cm long in the abdomen...

Phẫu thuật đình chỉ thai

Surgical termination of pregnancy is a safe day-surgery procedure. It can be performed anywhere between 7 to...

Đau vùng chậu cấp tính ở phụ nữ

What is acute pelvic pain? Acute pelvic pain is soreness that’s felt in your lower stomach area. The pain may...

Bệnh Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s caused by bacteria. You get chlamydia by having unprotected...

Truy dấu bạn tình

You’ve just found out you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI). There’s a lot going through your...

Viêm Mào Tinh Hoàn

Epididymo-orchitis is the painful swelling of the testes and the tubes attached to each testicle. It is...

Mụn cóc sinh dục

Genital warts, or Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), is a sexually transmitted infection caused by strains of the...

Bệnh Lậu

Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. Common symptoms include genital discharge, pain when urinating...

Bệnh Mụn Rộp

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. As many as one...

Phơi nhiễm HIV

People can become exposed to HIV in several ways. This may be from unprotected sex, sharing needles...

Sống chung với HIV

Living with HIV is the term used to describe people who are HIV-positive. Over the last three...

Permanent contraception (Steralisation)

Permanent contraception stops a person from being able to reproduce. There is an option for people with...

Thuốc Dự Phòng Trước Phơi Nhiễm để Phòng Ngừa HIV (PrEP)

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medication that greatly reduces the risk of getting HIV. PrEP is recommended...

Kiểm tra tìm bệnh tình dục

What is sexual health screening? Sexual health screening is testing for one or more sexually transmitted infections (STIs). You might...

Bệnh Giang Mai

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It’s a bacterial infection that spreads by having unprotected sex or...

Dịch Tiết Niệu Đạo ở Nam Giới

Urethral discharge is when fluid leaks from the tube that carries urine and semen through the penis....

Mụn Trứng Cá

Acne is a condition causing spots and painful bumps on the skin, also known as pimples. Acne...

Viêm Mô Tế Bào

Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection. The infected area may be swollen, red, hot and tender. Common...

Nốt Chai và Vết Sần

Corns and calluses are patches of thick, hard skin. They usually form on feet and toes but...

Bệnh Chàm Da

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is dry and irritated skin. Eczema often appears on the face, neck,...

Mề đay (Mày đay)

Hives (urticaria) is a type of itchy skin rash. The raised bumps (wheals) appear when skin cells...

Bệnh Ngứa

Pruritus is the medical word for itchy skin. There are many reasons why your skin can itch....

Bệnh Vảy Nến

Psoriasis is a type of skin condition that usually appears as an elevated round or oval patch...

Phát ban ở trẻ em

A rash is a change in colour and texture of the skin. They can feel hot, itchy,...

Skin conditions in pregnancy

What are skin conditions in pregnancy? During pregnancy, your skin may change. It may become dry, red, itchy, darker, or...

Mụn Cóc và Mụn Cơm

What are warts/verrucas? Warts and plantar warts (verrucas) are small, hard lumps on the skin. They are caused by a...

Acute rheumatic fever

What is acute rheumatic fever? Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is an illness that can be very severe. It can happen...

Sau khi một người thân yêu qua đời

After a loved one has died, your GP may sign a certificate that confirms the death. You...

Chăm sóc khi bó bột

How do I look after my cast? It is important to let the case fully dry. Arm plaster casts can...

Exercises for arm and hand casts

Why is this important? Your wrist has been put in a cast to stop it from moving so the bones...

Say Nắng

What is heatstroke? Heatstroke happens when your body gets too hot. It is more common in summer due to the...

Chuẩn bị cho một đợt nắng nóng

What is a heatwave? A heatwave is when there are more than three days in a row with a temperature...

Self-care for families and carers in palliative care

Caring for someone who has a life-limiting illness is hard but rewarding. It is normal to feel...

Thói quen ngủ tốt

Sleep hygiene means good sleep habits – the things you can do to give yourself the best...

Biliary scan

What is a biliary scan? A Biliary scan is a test to detect certain diseases of the gall bladder. It...

Bone scan

What is a bone scan? A bone scan is useful in diagnosing and assessing a wide range of bone and...

Colon transit scan

A Colon Transit scan is a test to examine if there is a problem with the movement...

Gallium scan

A Gallium Scan is a test that is used to detect a number of diseases including infections,...

Gastric emptying scan

A Gastric Emptying Scan is a test to examine if there is a problem with the movement...

Gated heart pool scan

A gated heart pool scan looks at how well the heart is pumping. It may be performed...

Liver spleen scan

A Liver-Spleen scan is a test to examine the liver and/or the spleen for abnormalities. This test...

Lung (V/Q) scan

A lung (V/Q) scan is also known as a lung ventilation and perfusion scan. This test is...

MIBG scan

An MIBG Scan is a test that is used to detect various tumours of the neuro-endocrine system....

Octreotide scan

An Octreotide scan is a test that is used to detect various tumours of the neuro-endocrine system....

Xét nghiệm dung nạp glucose đường uống

What is an oral glucose tolerance test? An oral glucose tolerance test, or OGTT, is a test that looks at...

Parathyroid scan

A Parathyroid scan is a test to identify and localise overactive parathyroid gland(s). What do I...

Positron emission tomography scan

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) detects and measures glucose metabolism within the body. PET scans can diagnose certain...

Radioiodine total body search

A Radioiodine Total Body Search detects the presence of residual thyroid tissue or cancer spread in patients...

RBC (red blood cell) liver scan

Liver masses are often found by other tests such as ultrasound or CT scans. An RBC Liver...

Renal cortex scan

A renal cortex scan is also known as a DSMA renal scan. The scan examines the functioning...

Renal scan

A renal scan looks at kidney blood flow and function. It can give information that cannot be...

Sentinel lymph node scan

What is a sentinel lymph node? Lymph is fluid that escapes from blood vessels into the tissues. It travels in...

Sinh thiết da

A skin biopsy is a quick and simple procedure that removes a small sample of skin for...

Thyroid scan

A thyroid scan shows the function and structure of the thyroid gland. It can give information not...

Ultrasound

An ultrasound scan creates a real-time picture of the inside of the body using sound waves. Ultrasound...

White blood cell scan

A white blood cell scan is a test used to detect areas of infection in the body...

Chạy Thận

Your kidneys filter the blood in your body. They remove waste products that could harm your vital...

Mallet splints

A mallet splint is designed to keep your finger tip in an over-extended position to allow the...

Dịch Tiết Âm Đạo Bất Thường

Vaginal discharge is a fluid that comes out of your vagina. It is normally clear or white....

Thuốc tránh thai tác dụng kéo dài

Long-acting contraceptives are birth-control devices that stay in your body for a long time (from one month...

Đình chỉ thai kỳ bằng biện pháp y tế

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

Ovarian masses (Cysts)

Ovarian masses (cysts) are fluid-filled sacs that appear in the ovary. The most common types of cysts...

Bệnh viêm vùng chậu

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a bacterial infection of your uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. This infection may...

Lập kế hoạch trước khi mang thai cho phụ nữ bị tiểu đường

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and can become pregnant, it is important to...

Thuốc tránh thai tác dụng ngắn

Short-acting contraceptives prevent pregnancies but are either single use or only last for a short time. The...

Vết Bỏng

What is a burn? A burn occurs when skin is injured by heat. Common causes of burns include hot or...

Loét chân

A leg ulcer is a wound on the leg or ankle. The wound is usually caused by...

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