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Where can I get the equipment I will need following surgery or illness?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1517
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After your surgery or illness, you may need equipment to help you get around your community and your home. For example, you may need a walker or a raised toilet seat. This pamphlet provides information on how to buy, rent or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Rehabilitation 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)
Occupational Therapy
Orthotic Devices
Rehabilitation
Self-Help Devices
Other Subjects
Occupational therapy services
Orthopedic apparatus
Physical therapy services
Rehabilitation
Abstract
After your surgery or illness, you may need equipment to help you get around your community and your home. For example, you may need a walker or a raised toilet seat. This pamphlet provides information on how to buy, rent or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
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Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services
Pamphlet Number
1517

Vivre avec votre défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable (DCI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1719
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Cet appareil détecte et corrige les battements de cœur dangereusement rapides qui commencent dans la partie inférieure du cœur. Le présent livret traite de la façon dont votre cœur bat, des symptômes courants, de ce qu’est un défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable ou DCI (parfois appelé défibrillateur automatique implantable ou DAI), de son fonctionnement et des différents types de traitement. Vous apprendrez comment vous préparer pour l’implantation de l’appareil. Les soins que vous recevrez…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiology
Alternate Title
DCI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Defibrillators, Implantable
Other Subjects
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Cet appareil détecte et corrige les battements de cœur dangereusement rapides qui commencent dans la partie inférieure du cœur. Le présent livret traite de la façon dont votre cœur bat, des symptômes courants, de ce qu’est un défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable ou DCI (parfois appelé défibrillateur automatique implantable ou DAI), de son fonctionnement et des différents types de traitement. Vous apprendrez comment vous préparer pour l’implantation de l’appareil. Les soins que vous recevrez durant les premières 24 heures suivant la chirurgie y sont décrits, de même que les activités à éviter au cours des six à huit semaines qui suivront. Vous devrez porter un bracelet MedicAlert®. Les mesures pertinentes à prendre si vous recevez un choc sont précisées, de même que les soins se rattachant à l’incision et les signes d’infection. Il est aussi question de l’utilisation des appareils électriques. Appelez le 911 si vous ressentez les symptômes suivants : impression d’évanouissement imminent, étourdissements, palpitations ou battements de cœur très rapides.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet, 0241, "Living with your implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)". This device finds and corrects dangerously fast heart rates that start in the bottom part of the heart. Topics include: how your heart beats, common symptoms, what an ICD is and how it works, and different treatment types. You will learn how to get ready to have the device inserted. Your care during the first 24 hours after surgery is described as well as activities to avoid in the next 6-8 weeks. You will need to have a MedicAlert® bracelet. The appropriate action to take if you ever receive a shock is given. Care of your incision and signs of an infection are listed. The use of electrical equipment is discussed. Call 911 if you have any of the following symptoms: feeling faint, dizziness, heart fluttering, or heart racing.
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Prepared by: Cardiologie, QEII©
Pamphlet Number
1719

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

Your corneal transplant surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0136
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The cornea is the clear front part of the eye. Your doctor has recommended a corneal transplant because you are not able to see well through your cornea or it is causing pain. A donor cornea is used to replace the damaged or diseased part of your cornea. Instructions for after your procedure and care at home are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1718, "Votre greffe de cornée (kératoplastie)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Corneal diseases - surgery
Corneal Transplantation
Other Subjects
Cornea--Diseases
Cornea--Transplantation
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
The cornea is the clear front part of the eye. Your doctor has recommended a corneal transplant because you are not able to see well through your cornea or it is causing pain. A donor cornea is used to replace the damaged or diseased part of your cornea. Instructions for after your procedure and care at home are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1718, "Votre greffe de cornée (kératoplastie)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0136

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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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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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 (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

Fibre content of foods

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0656
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Fibre is the part of a plant that your body cannot digest. It is found in whole grain products, vegetables, fruits and legumes (like beans). This pamphlet lists a variety of foods in each of these categories and the fibre content for each.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
Fiber content of foods
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dietary Fiber
Other Subjects
Fiber in human nutrition
Food--Fiber content
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
Fibre is the part of a plant that your body cannot digest. It is found in whole grain products, vegetables, fruits and legumes (like beans). This pamphlet lists a variety of foods in each of these categories and the fibre content for each.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition & Food Services©
Pamphlet Number
0656

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