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After my operation : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1587
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This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what to eat, managing pain, care of the dressing(s), driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea, and patients who use CPAP machines. The pamphlet includes a list of symptoms that need immediate medical attention.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Surgery
Other Subjects
Operations, Surgical
Postoperative care
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what to eat, managing pain, care of the dressing(s), driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea, and patients who use CPAP machines. The pamphlet includes a list of symptoms that need immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1587

After your thyroid surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1628
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Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity & diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your doctor, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thyroid Gland - surgery
Other Subjects
Thyroid Gland--Surgery
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity & diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your doctor, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1628

After your urological surgery : what you need to know

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1775
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This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, activity after surgery, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Urogenital System - surgery
Other Subjects
Genitourinary organs--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Surgery
Urogenital System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, activity after surgery, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: DGH Surgical Quality Committee
Pamphlet Number
1775

Before and after day surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1091
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This pamphlet provides information about the activities that occur before and after a day surgery procedure. It reviews what to do if you are unable to keep your appointment and how to get ready on the day of your surgery. Instructions for your care after surgery are also provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Day Surgery
Other Subjects
Surgery, Minor
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about the activities that occur before and after a day surgery procedure. It reviews what to do if you are unable to keep your appointment and how to get ready on the day of your surgery. Instructions for your care after surgery are also provided.
Responsibility
Same Day Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1091

Before and after hospital admission for surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1244
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This pamphlet provides information about the Pre-Admission Clinic, how to prepare for your surgery, what to do if you are having a general anesthetic and what to expect in the Day Surgery Unit. It also includes information about what to expect both during and after your surgery.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Other Subjects
Operations, Surgical
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about the Pre-Admission Clinic, how to prepare for your surgery, what to do if you are having a general anesthetic and what to expect in the Day Surgery Unit. It also includes information about what to expect both during and after your surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, DGH ; adjusted for use by: Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1244

Colonoscopy : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1353
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A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) that bends and has a small light and camera on one end to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, where to go on the day of the test, how the test is done, what polyps are and how they are removed, what happens after the test is over and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Colonoscopy : DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colonoscopy
Gastrointestinal diseases - diagnosis
Other Subjects
Colonoscopy
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) that bends and has a small light and camera on one end to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, where to go on the day of the test, how the test is done, what polyps are and how they are removed, what happens after the test is over and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, DGH
Pamphlet Number
1353

Discharge instructions for patients with diagnosed sleep apnea

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Department of Anesthesia, QEII site, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Department of Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1437
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This 1 page instructional handout was developed to assist patients with diagnosed sleep apnea when they are discharged following surgery.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Department of Anesthesia, QEII site
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Department of Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sleep Apnea Syndromes - prevention and control
Sleep Apnea Syndromes - surgery
Other Subjects
Sleep apnea syndromes--Surgery
Sleep apnea syndromes--Treatment
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This 1 page instructional handout was developed to assist patients with diagnosed sleep apnea when they are discharged following surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Updated by: Department of Anesthesia, QEII site
Pamphlet Number
1437

Gastroscopy : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1352
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A gastroscopy is an exam of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) that bends and has a small light and camera on one end to look for any changes on the inside of your upper GI tract. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, where to go on the day of the test, how the test is done, what happens after the test is over and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrointestinal diseases - diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Other Subjects
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
A gastroscopy is an exam of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) that bends and has a small light and camera on one end to look for any changes on the inside of your upper GI tract. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, where to go on the day of the test, how the test is done, what happens after the test is over and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, DGH
Pamphlet Number
1352

Master program and master plan : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Fowler Bauld & Mitchell. Fowler Bauld & Mitchell - architects , 2003.
Call Number
WX 140 M423m 2003 REF
Location
Dartmouth General Hospital
Call Number
WX 140 M423m 2003 REF
Corporate Author
Fowler Bauld & Mitchell
Place of Publication
Dartmouth, NS
Publisher
Fowler Bauld & Mitchell - architects
Date Published
2003
Subjects (MeSH)
Dartmouth General Hospital
Hospital Design and Construction - Nova Scotia
Format
Book
Location
Dartmouth General Hospital
Loan Period
In library use

Welcome to the ICU/CCU at the Dartmouth General Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0685
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The ICU/CCU is an 8 bed, Intensive Care/Coronary Care Unit at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Patients staying in the ICU/CCU need close monitoring because of critical illness or because they have had major surgery. Because of this, some of our routines may be different from other areas of the hospital that you may be more familiar with. This pamphlet outlines what to expect if a loved one is admitted to the ICU/CCU.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronary care units
Intensive care units
Other Subjects
Coronary care units
Intensive care units
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
The ICU/CCU is an 8 bed, Intensive Care/Coronary Care Unit at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Patients staying in the ICU/CCU need close monitoring because of critical illness or because they have had major surgery. Because of this, some of our routines may be different from other areas of the hospital that you may be more familiar with. This pamphlet outlines what to expect if a loved one is admitted to the ICU/CCU.
Responsibility
Prepared by ICU/CCU Health Care Team, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
0685

Welcome to your inpatient unit at Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Health Care Teams. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1800
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This pamphlet gives information about the inpatient units at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include visitors, supplies to bring from home, meal times, your plan of care and health care team, phone and TV services, Wi-Fi, cafeteria hours, parking info and whom to call if you have any questions during your stay.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Health Care Teams
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Inpatients
Other Subjects
Hospital wards
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the inpatient units at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include visitors, supplies to bring from home, meal times, your plan of care and health care team, phone and TV services, Wi-Fi, cafeteria hours, parking info and whom to call if you have any questions during your stay.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heatlh Care Teams, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1800

Your hospital stay from admission to discharge

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Capital Health (N.S.). Family Practice Quality and Patient Safety Committee, Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1518
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This is a brochure for you and family/caregiver to better understand the steps the hospital staff need to assist you with your transition back to the community. Information regarding a well-planned discharge from the Dartmouth General Hospital are outlined.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Family Practice Quality and Patient Safety Committee, Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Admitting Department, Hospital
Hospitalization
Patient Admission
Patient care
Patient Discharge
Other Subjects
Hospital care
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This is a brochure for you and family/caregiver to better understand the steps the hospital staff need to assist you with your transition back to the community. Information regarding a well-planned discharge from the Dartmouth General Hospital are outlined.
Responsibility
Family Practice Quality and Patient Safety Committee, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1518

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