Hernia

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an leaflet on Hernia.

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Hernia Information

Information from the British Hernia Centre.

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Hernia - laparoscopic surgery (review)

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Scottish Hernia Centre

A comprehensive, patient orientated website providing detailed information on the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of all types of hernia including hiatus hernia. It discusses conventional and laparoscopic surgery. It also provides a number of downloadable patient information sheets in PDF format.

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Vascular and General Surgery Patient Information

Website with patient information written by a consultant surgeon in the UK. Includes information about groin hernia.

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Inguinal Hernia

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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CORE

Information from CORE.

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Hernia

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Hernia, hiatus

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Hernia, inguinal repair

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Abdominal hernia

Information from BUPA.

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Hiatus hernia

Information from BUPA.

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Abdominal hernia repair

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7504 (v10)
Last Checked:
25 August 2011

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