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3 step percutaneous nephrolithotomy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0296
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A 3 step percutaneous nephrolithotomy is used to treat a very large kidney stone. You will be in the hospital for 2-3 days. The 3 steps of the procedure are outlined. Care immediately after surgery and at home is described. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Postoperative Care
Urinary Calculi - therapy
Other Subjects
Nephrostomy
Postoperative care
Urinary organs--Calculi
Abstract
A 3 step percutaneous nephrolithotomy is used to treat a very large kidney stone. You will be in the hospital for 2-3 days. The 3 steps of the procedure are outlined. Care immediately after surgery and at home is described. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0296

After catheter removal

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0332
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Some common problems that can happen after a catheter is removed are listed. Drinking plenty of fluid may help control some problems.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Urinary Catheters
Other Subjects
Catheters
Postoperative care
Abstract
Some common problems that can happen after a catheter is removed are listed. Drinking plenty of fluid may help control some problems.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0332

After stent insertion

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0584
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A stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction in a ureter. The ureters are tubes that drain urine from the kidneys into the bladder. It is important that you have the stent removed at some point. If your stent has been in place for 3 months, you should contact your doctor. Information about are after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stents
Ureteral Obstruction
Other Subjects
Stents (Surgery)--Fluid dynamics
Ureters--Obstructions
Abstract
A stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction in a ureter. The ureters are tubes that drain urine from the kidneys into the bladder. It is important that you have the stent removed at some point. If your stent has been in place for 3 months, you should contact your doctor. Information about are after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0584

After vasectomy reversal (vasovasostomy)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0583
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Topics covered include controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Alternate Title
Vasovasostomy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Vasovasostomy
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Vasovasostomy
Abstract
Topics covered include controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0583

Bilateral orchiectomy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0480
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Bilateral orchiectomy is the removal of both testicles. Removing the testicles removes the main source of testosterone. This usually slows the growth of prostate cancer. The pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics include healthy eating, care of the incision, managing discomfort, and activity. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Testicular Neoplasms
Testis - surgery
Other Subjects
Testis--Cancer
Testis--Surgery
Abstract
Bilateral orchiectomy is the removal of both testicles. Removing the testicles removes the main source of testosterone. This usually slows the growth of prostate cancer. The pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics include healthy eating, care of the incision, managing discomfort, and activity. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0480

Bladder cancer

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0500
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Bladder cancer is a common cancer of the urinary tract. This pamphlet answers some commonly asked questions about bladder cancer, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Other Subjects
Bladder--Cancer
Abstract
Bladder cancer is a common cancer of the urinary tract. This pamphlet answers some commonly asked questions about bladder cancer, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0500

Care of your urinary catheter at home

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0297
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This pamphlet gives instructions for caring for your urinary catheter after you leave the hospital. It explains how your catheter works, specific care instructions, how to care for your leg bag, care instructions for your night drainage bag, and important things to remember. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Alternate Title
Suprapubic catheters
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheters, Indwelling
Urinary Catheters
Other Subjects
Catheters
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
This pamphlet gives instructions for caring for your urinary catheter after you leave the hospital. It explains how your catheter works, specific care instructions, how to care for your leg bag, care instructions for your night drainage bag, and important things to remember. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Emergency Medicine, QEII; revised by 5B Urology staff
Pamphlet Number
0297
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0160
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Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis. Discharge instructions include controlling discomfort, care of your incision, activity, and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Circumcision, Male
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Circumcision
Postoperative care
Abstract
Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis. Discharge instructions include controlling discomfort, care of your incision, activity, and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0160

Cystoscopy : local anaesthetic

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0165
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A cystoscope looks like a thin telescope with a lens and light. Your urologist will look at the inside of your bladder and urethra (where urine comes out) with a cystoscope. This procedure may be used to get rid of your urinary symptoms for a while by slightly stretching the urethra. This pamphlet describes getting ready, the actual procedure, and what you can expect at home. Symptoms that require medical attention are listed.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystoscopy
Other Subjects
Cystoscopy
Abstract
A cystoscope looks like a thin telescope with a lens and light. Your urologist will look at the inside of your bladder and urethra (where urine comes out) with a cystoscope. This procedure may be used to get rid of your urinary symptoms for a while by slightly stretching the urethra. This pamphlet describes getting ready, the actual procedure, and what you can expect at home. Symptoms that require medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0165

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0285
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Kidney stones are hard pieces of material made of salt. When the stones get too big to leave the body naturally, they can block the normal flow of urine (pee). ESWL uses shock waves to shatter the stone into small fragments. The fragments can then leave your body in your urine. ESWL does not make an incision (cut) or require a long recovery time. The procedure is described. The pamphlet focuses on your care after surgery. Some topics discussed include: safety, controlling discomfort, fluid inta…
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Alternate Title
ESWL
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Calculi - surgery
Lithotripsy
Other Subjects
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Kidneys--Calculi
Abstract
Kidney stones are hard pieces of material made of salt. When the stones get too big to leave the body naturally, they can block the normal flow of urine (pee). ESWL uses shock waves to shatter the stone into small fragments. The fragments can then leave your body in your urine. ESWL does not make an incision (cut) or require a long recovery time. The procedure is described. The pamphlet focuses on your care after surgery. Some topics discussed include: safety, controlling discomfort, fluid intake, activity, antibiotics, straining urine, and follow-up care. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0285

Intermittent clean catheterization for men

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0224
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A small tube (catheter) is passed through the urethra into the bladder to drain the urine. You may need to learn how to catheterize yourself to keep dry, prevent infection, and keep you kidneys and bladder healthy. Detailed instructions are listed for the procedure. Care of the catheter is noted. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheterization - methods
Urinary Catheterization
Other Subjects
Urinary catheterization
Abstract
A small tube (catheter) is passed through the urethra into the bladder to drain the urine. You may need to learn how to catheterize yourself to keep dry, prevent infection, and keep you kidneys and bladder healthy. Detailed instructions are listed for the procedure. Care of the catheter is noted. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0224

Intermittent clean catheterization for women

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34310
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0223
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A small tube (catheter) is passed through the urethra into the bladder to drain the urine. You may need to learn how to catheterize yourself to keep dry, prevent infection, and keep you kidneys and bladder healthy. Detailed instructions are listed for the procedure. Care of the catheter is noted. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheterization - methods
Urinary Catheterization
Other Subjects
Urinary catheterization
Abstract
A small tube (catheter) is passed through the urethra into the bladder to drain the urine. You may need to learn how to catheterize yourself to keep dry, prevent infection, and keep you kidneys and bladder healthy. Detailed instructions are listed for the procedure. Care of the catheter is noted. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0223

Keeping your urinary tract healthy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0093
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This pamphlet gives general guidelines/tips for keeping your urinary tract healthy. Drinking 8 glasses of water will help to keep your urinary tract healthy. Stopping smoking will reduce your chance of getting bladder cancer. Other recommendations are also given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinary tract
Urologic Diseases - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Urinary organs
Abstract
This pamphlet gives general guidelines/tips for keeping your urinary tract healthy. Drinking 8 glasses of water will help to keep your urinary tract healthy. Stopping smoking will reduce your chance of getting bladder cancer. Other recommendations are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0093

Kidney removal

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0283
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This pamphlet focuses on care after a kidney is removed. Topics discussed include intravenous (IV) and food, measuring fluid, controlling discomfort, healthy eating, activity, care of the incision, discomfort/pain, bladder catheter, drainage tube, care at home, and follow-up care. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nephrectomy
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Kidneys--Diseases--Treatment
Kidneys--Surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet focuses on care after a kidney is removed. Topics discussed include intravenous (IV) and food, measuring fluid, controlling discomfort, healthy eating, activity, care of the incision, discomfort/pain, bladder catheter, drainage tube, care at home, and follow-up care. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0283

Kidney surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0291
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This pamphlet focuses on your care after surgery. Some topics discussed include (intravenous (IV), measuring fluid, care of the incision, controlling discomfort, bladder catheter, drainage tube, healthy eating, activity, follow-up care, and going back to work. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are listed.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - surgery
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Kidneys--Surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet focuses on your care after surgery. Some topics discussed include (intravenous (IV), measuring fluid, care of the incision, controlling discomfort, bladder catheter, drainage tube, healthy eating, activity, follow-up care, and going back to work. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0291

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0485
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The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys. These glands make several hormones. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics covered are blood pressure checks, food and fluid, catheter, care of the incision (cut), activity, managing discomfort, and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted. It is important to have your blood and blood pressure checked regularly.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adrenalectomy
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Adrenalectomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys. These glands make several hormones. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics covered are blood pressure checks, food and fluid, catheter, care of the incision (cut), activity, managing discomfort, and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted. It is important to have your blood and blood pressure checked regularly.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0485

Lapraroscopic kidney removal (nephrectomy)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0478
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Using a laparoscope, the doctor is able to remove a kidney through tiny punctures. Removing a kidney with a laparoscope is beneficial because there will be less chance of infection, a shorter scar, less discomfort, a shorter hospital stay, and a quicker return to normal activities. We have written this guide to help you learn about your care before and after surgery. Topics discussed include controlling discomfort, healthy eating, caring for your incision, activity, and returning to work. It is…
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Alternate Title
Nephrectomy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney - surgery
Laparoscopy
Other Subjects
Kidneys--Surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Abstract
Using a laparoscope, the doctor is able to remove a kidney through tiny punctures. Removing a kidney with a laparoscope is beneficial because there will be less chance of infection, a shorter scar, less discomfort, a shorter hospital stay, and a quicker return to normal activities. We have written this guide to help you learn about your care before and after surgery. Topics discussed include controlling discomfort, healthy eating, caring for your incision, activity, and returning to work. It is very important to keep your follow-up appointment. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0478

Malleable penile prosthesis

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34340
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0481
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Your doctor has arranged for you to have a penile prosthesis. This device goes in your penis to restore erectile function (bring back your erections). You will have a malleable prosthesis. It will have 2 rods. They are made of wire on the inside and covered with silicone. With this prosthesis, the penis is continually (always) erect. Topics include getting ready for surgery, after surgery, and care at home. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Penile Prosthesis
Other Subjects
Implants, Artificial
Penile prostheses
Abstract
Your doctor has arranged for you to have a penile prosthesis. This device goes in your penis to restore erectile function (bring back your erections). You will have a malleable prosthesis. It will have 2 rods. They are made of wire on the inside and covered with silicone. With this prosthesis, the penis is continually (always) erect. Topics include getting ready for surgery, after surgery, and care at home. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0481

Nephrostomy tube

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0487
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A nephrostomy tube is a small plastic tube which goes through your side into the kidney. It drains urine from the kidney. Because your kidney is not draining urine properly, your doctor has put in a nephrostomy tube. The reason for why you need this tube as well as what to expect after the tube is in place is covered.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Other Subjects
Nephrostomy
Abstract
A nephrostomy tube is a small plastic tube which goes through your side into the kidney. It drains urine from the kidney. Because your kidney is not draining urine properly, your doctor has put in a nephrostomy tube. The reason for why you need this tube as well as what to expect after the tube is in place is covered.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Patient Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0487

Peripheral nerve evaluation (PNE)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0536
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PNE is a test of sacral nerve stimulation to see if sacral nerve modulation could help with your bladder function. Sacral nerve modulation (SNM) is a treatment that can improve one or more of the of the following symptoms: frequent urination, urine leakage, bladder pain and pressure. This pamphlet tells you how to prepare for a PNE test. It explains what the system looks like, how you wear it, and the procedure for placing it. Instructional steps are given for after the PNE period. Common risks…
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Peripheral Nerves
Urination Disorders - therapy
Other Subjects
Nerves, Peripheral
Urination Disorders
Abstract
PNE is a test of sacral nerve stimulation to see if sacral nerve modulation could help with your bladder function. Sacral nerve modulation (SNM) is a treatment that can improve one or more of the of the following symptoms: frequent urination, urine leakage, bladder pain and pressure. This pamphlet tells you how to prepare for a PNE test. It explains what the system looks like, how you wear it, and the procedure for placing it. Instructional steps are given for after the PNE period. Common risks are identified. Contact information for the Urology Clinic is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0536

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