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The Family Resource Library

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IWK Health Centre. IWK , 2007 | 2011.
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Services and resources of The Family Resource Library.
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Author
Family Resource Library
Corporate Author
IWK Health Centre (Halifax, N.S.)
Responsibility
IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK
Date Published
2007
2011
Physical Description
1 sheet
Pamphlet Number
PL-0210
Subjects (Other)
IwK Health Centre - Family Resource Library
Language
English
Abstract
Services and resources of The Family Resource Library.
Program
IWK Program. Centre-wide
Format
Pamphlet
Location
Online

The Personal Health Information Act

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IWK Health Centre. IWK , 2013.
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Confidentiality pamphlet -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet. Our employees and other authorized persons are only authorized to collect, use and disclose the personal health information needed to fulfill their roles and for purposes permitted under Nova Scotia law, in particular the Personal Hea…
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Strategy and Organizational Performance
Corporate Author
IWK Health Centre (Halifax, N.S.)
Responsibility
IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK
Date Published
2013
Physical Description
pamphlet
Pamphlet Number
PL-0807
Language
English
Abstract
Confidentiality pamphlet -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet. Our employees and other authorized persons are only authorized to collect, use and disclose the personal health information needed to fulfill their roles and for purposes permitted under Nova Scotia law, in particular the Personal Health information Act (PHIA).
Program
IWK Program. Centre-wide
Format
Pamphlet
Location
Online

Addiction community-based services : Central Zone (Halifax, Eastern Shore, and West Hants)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1753
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Addiction community-based services are available for people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling, and their families. This pamphlet describes the community- based services that are available, including individual treatment, group treatment, skill based workshops and two week treatment programs. Womens' only programming for people who identify as women is also available. Information on how to access the programs and other communit…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
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)
Behavior, Addictive - therapy
Community health services
Other Subjects
Behavior therapy
Community health services
Compulsive behavior
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Addiction community-based services are available for people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling, and their families. This pamphlet describes the community- based services that are available, including individual treatment, group treatment, skill based workshops and two week treatment programs. Womens' only programming for people who identify as women is also available. Information on how to access the programs and other community-based services is provided.
Responsibility
Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
1753

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) : Inherited Heart Disease Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0630
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‘Arrhythmogenic’ refers to any heart rhythm disease that changes the normal electrical current of your heartbeat and causes it to become irregular. ‘Cardiomyopathy’ is a disease that causes the heart muscle to slowly be replaced by scar tissue and fatty tissue. Both of these are present in ARVC. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator, and rarely a heart transplant…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular disorders
Other Subjects
Heart--Abnormalities--Patients
Heart--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
‘Arrhythmogenic’ refers to any heart rhythm disease that changes the normal electrical current of your heartbeat and causes it to become irregular. ‘Cardiomyopathy’ is a disease that causes the heart muscle to slowly be replaced by scar tissue and fatty tissue. Both of these are present in ARVC. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator, and rarely a heart transplant). Websites for further information are also noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0630

Before and after your cardioversion

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0393
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Cardioversion is used to treat heart rhythm problems. During a cardioversion, an electrical shock is given to your heart. Getting ready for the procedure, how the procedure is done, and recovery are outlined. Before the procedure, you will be given a medicine to make you comfortable, relaxed, and sleepy. It will be in your body for 24 hours. During this time, you should not drive, sign legal documents, or drink any alcohol. The French version of this pamphlet 1726, "Avant et après une cardiove…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Electric Countershock
Other Subjects
Electric countershock
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
Cardioversion is used to treat heart rhythm problems. During a cardioversion, an electrical shock is given to your heart. Getting ready for the procedure, how the procedure is done, and recovery are outlined. Before the procedure, you will be given a medicine to make you comfortable, relaxed, and sleepy. It will be in your body for 24 hours. During this time, you should not drive, sign legal documents, or drink any alcohol. The French version of this pamphlet 1726, "Avant et après une cardioversion", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiology
Pamphlet Number
0393

What is a code status? : QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. Acute Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1532
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"Code Status" are the words used by hospital staff to describe the procedures that can be performed on a patient if the heart stops or the lungs fail. This pamphlet explains all three code statuses: full code, no code/do not resuscitate, and comfort care/allow natural death. This pamphlet is for use by patients at the QEII, adapted from a pamphlet created by Hants Community Hospital.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. Acute Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Directives
Resuscitation Orders
Other Subjects
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
"Code Status" are the words used by hospital staff to describe the procedures that can be performed on a patient if the heart stops or the lungs fail. This pamphlet explains all three code statuses: full code, no code/do not resuscitate, and comfort care/allow natural death. This pamphlet is for use by patients at the QEII, adapted from a pamphlet created by Hants Community Hospital.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Care, Hants Community Hospital; adapted for use by the QEII
Pamphlet Number
1532

Diabetes and the eye

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0459
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Diabetic retinopathy is caused by changes in the blood vessels of the retina that result in leakage or bleeding. Diabetic macular edema is a swelling of the macular area that may be caused by diabetes, happen after eye surgery or happen for no known reason. The pamphlet describes these disorders, their treatment and how to control them.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
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)
Diabetes Complications
Diabetic Retinopathy
Other Subjects
Diabetes--Complications
Diabetic retinopathy
Specialty
Diabetes
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Diabetic retinopathy is caused by changes in the blood vessels of the retina that result in leakage or bleeding. Diabetic macular edema is a swelling of the macular area that may be caused by diabetes, happen after eye surgery or happen for no known reason. The pamphlet describes these disorders, their treatment and how to control them.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0459

Let’s get cookin’ : kidney-friendly recipes

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1748
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Diet can be an important way to manage your health, especially when it comes to chronic kidney disease. By eating or avoiding certain foods, you may help to keep your kidneys working for as long as possible. The most important nutrients that can affect your kidneys are protein, sodium, potassium and phosphorus. This booklet provides recipes to help people with chronic kidney disease manage their health.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
Let's get cooking : kidney-friendly recipes
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (47 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diet therapy
Other Subjects
Diet therapy
Kidneys--Diseases--Nutritional aspects
Abstract
Diet can be an important way to manage your health, especially when it comes to chronic kidney disease. By eating or avoiding certain foods, you may help to keep your kidneys working for as long as possible. The most important nutrients that can affect your kidneys are protein, sodium, potassium and phosphorus. This booklet provides recipes to help people with chronic kidney disease manage their health.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1748

Echocardiogram

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1214
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An echocardiogram is a painless and safe test of the heart. It shows the size, shape, movement, and flow of blood through the heart. Soundwaves (ultrasound) are used to get a picture of the heart which can then be seen on a computer screen. This pamphlet reviews how to get ready for the test, who will do the test, what happens during, how long it will take, and what to expect after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1744, "Échocardiogramme", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Echocardiography
Heart - diagnostic imaging
Other Subjects
Echocardiography
Heart--Imaging
Abstract
An echocardiogram is a painless and safe test of the heart. It shows the size, shape, movement, and flow of blood through the heart. Soundwaves (ultrasound) are used to get a picture of the heart which can then be seen on a computer screen. This pamphlet reviews how to get ready for the test, who will do the test, what happens during, how long it will take, and what to expect after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1744, "Échocardiogramme", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1214

Hand hygiene for patients, residents & clients

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1036
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Hand hygiene is the number one way to stop the spread of germs in health care settings, the community, and at home. The pamphlet describes the importance of hand washing, proper hand washing methods with soap and water, and the use of an alcohol-based hand rub along with a diagram of specific instructions.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
Alternate Title
Hand hygiene for patients, residents and clients
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)
Communicable Disease Control
Disinfection
Hand Hygiene - methods
Infection Control
Other Subjects
Communicable diseases--Prevention
Hand--Care and hygiene
Infectious diseases
Skin--Disinfection
Specialty
Infectious diseases
Abstract
Hand hygiene is the number one way to stop the spread of germs in health care settings, the community, and at home. The pamphlet describes the importance of hand washing, proper hand washing methods with soap and water, and the use of an alcohol-based hand rub along with a diagram of specific instructions.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention & Control
Pamphlet Number
1036

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