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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

Abdominal hysterectomy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2010.
Pamphlet Number
0415
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The uterus,cervix (neck of the womb) and other tissues are removed through an incision in the abdomen. After surgery you will have an IV, a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen. Topics in this pamphlet include managing discomfort, expected vaginal discharge, and sex after surgery. Symptoms that require medical attention are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Gynaecology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2010
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
The uterus,cervix (neck of the womb) and other tissues are removed through an incision in the abdomen. After surgery you will have an IV, a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen. Topics in this pamphlet include managing discomfort, expected vaginal discharge, and sex after surgery. Symptoms that require medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by Terry Sveinson BN, RN, CON(C), Ellen Crawley RN, Staff Nurses, 5A, VG, QEII and Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
0415

After a Nesbit procedure

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0587
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Topics include care of your incision, discomfort and/or pain, sexual activity, general activity, healthy eating, and symptoms that require immediate medical assistance.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
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 Induration - surgery
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Penile induration
Postoperative care
Abstract
Topics include care of your incision, discomfort and/or pain, sexual activity, general activity, healthy eating, and symptoms that require immediate medical assistance.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0587

After breast biopsy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0579
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This pamphlet will give you some guidelines for your care at home after a breast biopsy. It outlines controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, and symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
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)
Biopsy
Breast Diseases - diagnosis
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Breast--Biopsy
Breast--Diseases--Diagnosis
Postoperative care
Specialty
Breast disease
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet will give you some guidelines for your care at home after a breast biopsy. It outlines controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, and symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
0579

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 cystoscopy : general anesthetic

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0585
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During a cystoscopy, a ureteral stent may be placed in a ureter. The stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction. A scope is passed through the urehtra into the bladder. Your urologist will be able to examine the inside of your bladder and the urethra. What to expect after a cystoscopy and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is given.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
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)
Cystoscopy
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Cystoscopy
Postoperative care
Abstract
During a cystoscopy, a ureteral stent may be placed in a ureter. The stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction. A scope is passed through the urehtra into the bladder. Your urologist will be able to examine the inside of your bladder and the urethra. What to expect after a cystoscopy and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0585

After dental extractions or wisdom teeth removal

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0646
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This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are al…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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)
Molar, Third
Postoperative Care
Surgery, Oral
Tooth - surgery
Other Subjects
Mouth--Surgery
Postoperative care
Teeth--Extraction
Third molars
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0646

After my operation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0064
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This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery. 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
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery. 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
Pamphlet Number
0064

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 my operation : Hants Community Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1052
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This pamphlet addresses concerns regarding care after surgery when you return home. Restrictions are listed for the first day at home. Other topics are: managing pain, care of the incision, and when a person can drive. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention in an Emergency Department are listed.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
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)
Postoperative Care
Surgery
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Surgery
Specialty
Hants Community Hospital
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet addresses concerns regarding care after surgery when you return home. Restrictions are listed for the first day at home. Other topics are: managing pain, care of the incision, and when a person can drive. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention in an Emergency Department are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
1052

After orthopedic day surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1599
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This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a lis…
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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)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention) are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1599

After orthopedic surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
0123
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Information about medicines for discomfort, activity, stitches and a dressing is given. There are directions to follow should bleeding occur and continue. Other symptoms that need immediate medical attention are also noted.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
After orthopaedic surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedics
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
Information about medicines for discomfort, activity, stitches and a dressing is given. There are directions to follow should bleeding occur and continue. Other symptoms that need immediate medical attention are also noted.
Responsibility
Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
0123

After prostatic needle biopsy (P.N.B.)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2013.
Pamphlet Number
1473
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The pamphlet describes what to expect after your prostatic needle biopsy. Following your prostatic needle biopsy, you should also receive a pamphlet with information on cystoscopy.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
PNB
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2013
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([3] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy, needle
Postoperative Care
Prostatic diseases - diagnosis
Other Subjects
Needle biopsy
Postoperative care
Prostate--Biopsy
Abstract
The pamphlet describes what to expect after your prostatic needle biopsy. Following your prostatic needle biopsy, you should also receive a pamphlet with information on cystoscopy.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
1473

After rectal surgery : Hants Community Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1055
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This pamphlet focuses on care after rectal surgery. Topics included are: eating, activity, care of the incision, other important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
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
Rectum - surgery
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Rectum--Surgery
Specialty
Hants Community Hospital
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet focuses on care after rectal surgery. Topics included are: eating, activity, care of the incision, other important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
1055

After throat surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0154
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Topics are: medicine for discomfort, activity, and healthy eating. A person who has throat surgery should not smoke, laugh excessively, cough or gargle for a period of time. Your doctor will discuss throat rest with you.
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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 ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pharynx
Surgery
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Throat--Surgery
Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology
Abstract
Topics are: medicine for discomfort, activity, and healthy eating. A person who has throat surgery should not smoke, laugh excessively, cough or gargle for a period of time. Your doctor will discuss throat rest with you.
Responsibility
prepared by Same Day Surgery, Otolaryngology Nursing Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0154

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

After your general surgery : what you need to know : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1591
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This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: follow-up visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery Clinic
Alternate Title
After your general surgery : what you need to know DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Surgical procedures, operative
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: follow-up visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
Responsibility
Created by General Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1591

After your orthopaedic surgery : what you need to know : Dartmouth General Hospital : arthroplasty, fracture surgery, sports medicine

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35551
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1575
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This pamphlet includes information on what to expect and do following orthopaedic surgery. It also discusses medications, limits on physical activity, and possible complications.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
After your orthopedic surgery : what you need to know : DGH : arthoplasty, fracture surgery, sports medicine
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Fracture Healing
Orthopedics
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Orthopedics
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet includes information on what to expect and do following orthopaedic surgery. It also discusses medications, limits on physical activity, and possible complications.
Responsibility
Created by Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1575
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Division of General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0168
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The appendix is a small tube-like organ that is attached to your intestine (bowel). An inflamed or infected appendix is called appendicitis. If not treated, the inflamed or infected appendix can burst and cause a serious infection. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics are: controlling discomfort, care of your incision, healthy eating, activity (returning to work, driving, sex), and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Division of General Surgery
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)
Appendectomy
Appendix - surgery
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Appendectomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
The appendix is a small tube-like organ that is attached to your intestine (bowel). An inflamed or infected appendix is called appendicitis. If not treated, the inflamed or infected appendix can burst and cause a serious infection. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics are: controlling discomfort, care of your incision, healthy eating, activity (returning to work, driving, sex), and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Reviewed by: Division of General Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0168

Arthroscopic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery : jaw joint surgery (outpatients)

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34731
Capital Health (N.S.). Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1511
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TMJ surgery (arthroscopy) is performed to fix problems affecting the jaw joints. These include diseases that cause pain and a limitation in jaw movement. The pamphlet explains what to expect after surgery such as activity at home, controlling discomfort and swelling, the location and care of stitches, and kinds of foods you may eat. A list of examples of urgent concerns is given. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent concerns are provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
Arthroscopic TMJ surgery : jaw joint surgery (outpatients)
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)
Arthroscopy
Postoperative care
Temporomandibular Joint - surgery
Other Subjects
Arthroscopy
Jaws--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
TMJ surgery (arthroscopy) is performed to fix problems affecting the jaw joints. These include diseases that cause pain and a limitation in jaw movement. The pamphlet explains what to expect after surgery such as activity at home, controlling discomfort and swelling, the location and care of stitches, and kinds of foods you may eat. A list of examples of urgent concerns is given. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent concerns are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ben Davis, DDS, FRCD(C)
Pamphlet Number
1511

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