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Writing to your donor family

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1212
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Choosing to write to your donor family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would like to write to your donor family. Mailing instructions are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
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)
Tissue Donors
Transplants
Other Subjects
Organ donors
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Abstract
Choosing to write to your donor family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would like to write to your donor family. Mailing instructions are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1212

Spiritual care : Colchester East Hants Health Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Colchester East Hants Health Centre. Spiritual Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1697
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Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC) provides access to spiritual guidance for patients and family members requesting such services. What you can expect from this service as well as situations staff can help you with are outlined. The location of the prayer room is given. Contact information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Colchester East Hants Health Centre. Spiritual Care
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)
Chaplaincy Service, Hospital
Pastoral Care
Other Subjects
Chaplains, Hospital
Pastoral care
Abstract
Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC) provides access to spiritual guidance for patients and family members requesting such services. What you can expect from this service as well as situations staff can help you with are outlined. The location of the prayer room is given. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Spiritual Care, CEHHC
Pamphlet Number
1697

Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1351
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Corrective jaw surgery corrects jaw deformities.The correction of these deformities is needed to prevent damage to your jaw joints, teeth, and associated muscles. Corrective jaw surgery is also used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect if you are having corrective jaw surgery. Topics include: what to expect the day of and right after your surgery, what to expect at home, a discharge checklist, and questions or concerns you might have at h…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Editor
Adapted for use by Oral Surgery staff, Dartmouth General Hospital
Alternate Title
Corrective jaw surgery orthognathic surgery : DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Jaw - surgery
Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
Other Subjects
Jaws--Surgery
Abstract
Corrective jaw surgery corrects jaw deformities.The correction of these deformities is needed to prevent damage to your jaw joints, teeth, and associated muscles. Corrective jaw surgery is also used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect if you are having corrective jaw surgery. Topics include: what to expect the day of and right after your surgery, what to expect at home, a discharge checklist, and questions or concerns you might have at home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1351

Acute hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1151
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Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care ar…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services
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)
Acute Kidney Injury
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Renal Dialysis
Other Subjects
Acute renal failure
Hemodialysis
Abstract
Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nephrology Services
Pamphlet Number
1151

Eating Disorder Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eating Disorder Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1714
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The Eating Disorder Clinic offers a treatment program for people with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other specified eating disorders. The Clinic does not offer treatment for binge-eating disorder. Information includes what eating disorders are, where you will stay, what your treatment will include, what the different treatment groups are, how to get referred to the Clinic and how your family can help. Contact information for the Clinic is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eating Disorder 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)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - rehabilitation
Feeding and Eating Disorders - therapy
Other Subjects
Eating disorders--Treatment
Abstract
The Eating Disorder Clinic offers a treatment program for people with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other specified eating disorders. The Clinic does not offer treatment for binge-eating disorder. Information includes what eating disorders are, where you will stay, what your treatment will include, what the different treatment groups are, how to get referred to the Clinic and how your family can help. Contact information for the Clinic is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eating Disorder Clinic, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1714

Endoscopic ultrasound

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1482
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An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, structures in the middle section of your chest, and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology
Editor
Gastroenterology
MacIsaac, Kaleigh (B.ScPharm)
Stewart, Jennifer (RN)
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)
Endosonography
Other Subjects
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Abstract
An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, structures in the middle section of your chest, and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1482

How to use your inhaler with a spacer device

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1302
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An explanation of how to take care of your inhaler with a spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1374, "Comment utiliser votre inhalateur", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
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)
Asthma
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Other Subjects
Asthma
Inhalers
Abstract
An explanation of how to take care of your inhaler with a spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1374, "Comment utiliser votre inhalateur", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: How to use your inhaler (puffer, MDI) with an AeroChamber MAX method 1 and method 2 (rebreathing method)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1302

How to use your metered-dose inhaler (puffer)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1694
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An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
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)
Asthma
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Other Subjects
Asthma
Inhalers
Abstract
An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1694

Solace : a palliative care grief group

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0941
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Grief Group helps you understand and work through the many different thoughts and feelings you may experience after the death of a loved one. Group members offer each other mutual support, sharing, and understanding. Grief Group is open to all family members and friends of people in the care of NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services. This pamphlet explains what to expect, how to decide if this group is for you, group topics, and when and where group takes place. A contact number is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services
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)
Bereavement
Self-Help Groups
Other Subjects
Bereavement
Self-help groups
Abstract
Grief Group helps you understand and work through the many different thoughts and feelings you may experience after the death of a loved one. Group members offer each other mutual support, sharing, and understanding. Grief Group is open to all family members and friends of people in the care of NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services. This pamphlet explains what to expect, how to decide if this group is for you, group topics, and when and where group takes place. A contact number is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Coping with grief: a support group
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services
Pamphlet Number
0941

Care of a Hickman line

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hematology Patient Education Working Group, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient and Family Learning Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0214
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A Hickman line (catheter, or flexible tube) is a special intravenous (IV) that goes into a large vein near your heart. Topics include why a Hickman line is used, preventing infections, supplies needed, checking for blood, how to do dressing changes, flushing your line, a care schedule example as well as a list of what to do if certain problems happen in caring for your line.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hematology Patient Education Working Group
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient and Family Learning Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Central Venous Catheters
Other Subjects
Catheters
Intravenous catheterization
Abstract
A Hickman line (catheter, or flexible tube) is a special intravenous (IV) that goes into a large vein near your heart. Topics include why a Hickman line is used, preventing infections, supplies needed, checking for blood, how to do dressing changes, flushing your line, a care schedule example as well as a list of what to do if certain problems happen in caring for your line.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hematology Patient Education Working Group & Patient and Family Learning Centre
Pamphlet Number
0214

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