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Classic descriptions of disease : with biographical sketches of the authors

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by Ralph H. Major, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine. (3rd ed.) Ryerson Press , 1945.
Call Number
WB 143 M234c 1945 REF
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Call Number
WB 143 M234c 1945 REF
Author
Major, Ralph H.
Responsibility
by Ralph H. Major, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Ryerson Press
Date Published
1945
Physical Description
679 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Disease - Handbooks
Language
English
Format
Book
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Copies
1
Loan Period
In-library use

A parent's guide to skin-to-skin contact : what you can do to support your baby

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IWK Health Centre. IWK , 2018.
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Constant uninterrupted skin-to-skin contact is important from birth until your baby has been fed for the first time. It is a way of connecting with your baby and starts building a bond of love and attachment that will last a lifetime. This pamphlet explains the benefits of skin-to-skin contact between parents/support people and baby, what to watch for within the first hour of skin-to-skin contact, and comforting your baby during painful procedures. Librarian's note: this is a separate resource…
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Corporate Author
IWK Health Centre (Halifax, N.S.)
Responsibility
IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK
Date Published
2018
Physical Description
1 sheet
Pamphlet Number
PL-0662
Subjects (MeSH)
Infant Care
Skin
Subjects (LCSH)
Newborn infants--Care
Skin
Subjects (Other)
Child development
Language
English
Abstract
Constant uninterrupted skin-to-skin contact is important from birth until your baby has been fed for the first time. It is a way of connecting with your baby and starts building a bond of love and attachment that will last a lifetime. This pamphlet explains the benefits of skin-to-skin contact between parents/support people and baby, what to watch for within the first hour of skin-to-skin contact, and comforting your baby during painful procedures. Librarian's note: this is a separate resource from similarly named PL-0586 - June 28, 2010.
Program
IWK Program. Women's & Newborn Health
Format
Pamphlet
Location
Online

Circle of support and circle of care : sharing information and working together

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1849
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At Mental Health & Addictions, we encourage you to involve people who support you in your treatment and recovery. Your Circle of Support is made up of family and friends who you have chosen to provide you with support. Your Circle of Care is made up of members of your health care team who are involved in your ongoing care. Sharing information with people in your Circle of Support and Circle of Care can improve your treatment outcomes and your care experience. This pamphlet explains how your per…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Mental Health and Addictions
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Health information
Other Subjects
Personal information management
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
At Mental Health & Addictions, we encourage you to involve people who support you in your treatment and recovery. Your Circle of Support is made up of family and friends who you have chosen to provide you with support. Your Circle of Care is made up of members of your health care team who are involved in your ongoing care. Sharing information with people in your Circle of Support and Circle of Care can improve your treatment outcomes and your care experience. This pamphlet explains how your personal information is shared with people in your Circle of Care and Circle of Support.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Northern Zone
Pamphlet Number
1849

Want to learn more about COPD and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1841
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
Want to learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Other Subjects
Advance directives (Medical care)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Abstract
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Brought to you by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1841

Central diabetes insipidus

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Endocrinology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1096
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Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare disorder of water balance. If you have DI, you need to drink a lot of fluids to replace the fluid you lose. This pamphlet identifies the causes and symptoms of DI, tests to evaluate and diagnose DI, and treatment of the disorder. Please note the provincial special funding program available for the medication.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Endocrinology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes Insipidus
Other Subjects
Diabetes
Abstract
Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare disorder of water balance. If you have DI, you need to drink a lot of fluids to replace the fluid you lose. This pamphlet identifies the causes and symptoms of DI, tests to evaluate and diagnose DI, and treatment of the disorder. Please note the provincial special funding program available for the medication.
Responsibility
Prepared by Endocrinology ; Reviewed by Dr. Ali Imran
Pamphlet Number
1096

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant (TAVI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1843
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For people with aortic valve stenosis (the aortic valve is narrowed or doesn’t open properly, so blood can’t flow easily from your heart to the rest of your body), the usual treatment is open heart surgery to repair or replace the aortic valve. However, for people who are too ill or who have other medical problems, your health care team may recommend the TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve intervention) procedure instead. During a TAVI procedure, an aortic valve is implanted through a catheter (fl…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Program
Alternate Title
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Other Subjects
Aortic valve--Stenosis
Aortic valve--Surgery
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Surgery
Abstract
For people with aortic valve stenosis (the aortic valve is narrowed or doesn’t open properly, so blood can’t flow easily from your heart to the rest of your body), the usual treatment is open heart surgery to repair or replace the aortic valve. However, for people who are too ill or who have other medical problems, your health care team may recommend the TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve intervention) procedure instead. During a TAVI procedure, an aortic valve is implanted through a catheter (flexible tube). This pamphlet explains getting ready for admission to the hospital, getting ready for your stay in the hospital, preparing ahead for going home, what to expect on the day of your procedure and during and after the TAVI, getting ready for discharge, and going home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Program
Pamphlet Number
1843

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) : 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
0631
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In HCM, there is a severe thickening of the heart muscle, mainly in the septum. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of HCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker and sometimes an internal defibrillator). Websites for further information are also noted.
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Corporate Author
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--Hypertrophy
Myocardium--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
In HCM, there is a severe thickening of the heart muscle, mainly in the septum. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of HCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker and sometimes an internal defibrillator). Websites for further information are also noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0631

Laparoscopic hysterectomy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0434
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A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix through your vagina. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are often taken out at the same time. After surgery you will have an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen (stomach area). Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots and your menstrual cycle. Information on care at home and sex after surge…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology
Alternate Title
Laparoscope assisted vaginal hysterectomy
Laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix through your vagina. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are often taken out at the same time. After surgery you will have an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen (stomach area). Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots and your menstrual cycle. Information on care at home and sex after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
0434

Retinal acuity meter

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1392
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The retina is the delicate lining of the back of the eye. A healthy retina is needed to see well. The RAM is used to measure the amount of vision in your retina, even if there are cataracts or other conditions causing blurred vision in the front of the eye. This pamphlet explains getting ready for the test, how the test is done, and what to expect after the test.
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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
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ophthalmology
Retina
Other Subjects
Ophthalmology
Retina
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
The retina is the delicate lining of the back of the eye. A healthy retina is needed to see well. The RAM is used to measure the amount of vision in your retina, even if there are cataracts or other conditions causing blurred vision in the front of the eye. This pamphlet explains getting ready for the test, how the test is done, and what to expect after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre, VG, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1392

Right heart catheterization

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0392
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A right heart catheterization is a special test used to find out how well your heart muscle is working. This test will help your doctor find the cause of your heart problem and recommend your treatment. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for your test, how the test is done, risks and care after your test. Symptoms needing medical attention are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheterization
Heart
Other Subjects
Catheterization
Heart function tests
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
A right heart catheterization is a special test used to find out how well your heart muscle is working. This test will help your doctor find the cause of your heart problem and recommend your treatment. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for your test, how the test is done, risks and care after your test. Symptoms needing medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0392

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