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5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1483
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5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a type of drug often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This type of drug is good at controlling active ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s colitis as well as keeping ulcerative colitis in remission. Topics include: what 5-ASA type drugs do, which 5-ASA you should take, continuing to take the drug, talking to your doctor, what other medication you can take, and when to expect to see improvement. The pamphlet also describes common and rare side effects.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gastroenterology
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)
Colitis - drug therapy
Crohn Disease - drug therapy
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Other Subjects
Colitis
Crohn's disease
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Abstract
5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a type of drug often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This type of drug is good at controlling active ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s colitis as well as keeping ulcerative colitis in remission. Topics include: what 5-ASA type drugs do, which 5-ASA you should take, continuing to take the drug, talking to your doctor, what other medication you can take, and when to expect to see improvement. The pamphlet also describes common and rare side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Jennifer Stewart, RN; Gastroenterology
Prepared by: Kaleigh MacIsaac, B.ScPharm; Gastroenterology
Revised by: Alison Harding, B.Sc.
Revised by: Phyllis Durning, RN
Pamphlet Number
1483

Active cycle breathing technique (ACBT)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Roseway Hospital. Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1672
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The Active Cycle Breathing Technique (ACBT) will help clear secretions like sputum. Sputum is mucus mixed with saliva (spit). This pamphlet outlines steps involved in breathing control, deep breathing exercises, and huffing. A technique summary is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Roseway Hospital. Rehabilitation Services
Alternate Title
ACBT
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breathing Exercises
Sputum
Other Subjects
Breathing exercises--Therapeutic use
Sputum
Abstract
The Active Cycle Breathing Technique (ACBT) will help clear secretions like sputum. Sputum is mucus mixed with saliva (spit). This pamphlet outlines steps involved in breathing control, deep breathing exercises, and huffing. A technique summary is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services, Roseway Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1672
Zone
NSHA Central Zone

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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services
Pamphlet Number
1517

Antidepressants for chronic pain

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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Pain Management Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1502
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Antidepressants are often used to treat depression, but they can also be taken to manage chronic pain. This pamphlet provides instructions on taking antidepressants, what to do if you miss a dose, special precautions, common side effects, and how to store your medication. Serious side-effects that should be reported to your doctor are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Pain Management Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Chronic pain - drug therapy
Pain management
Other Subjects
Chronic pain--Treatment
Pain--Treatment
Specialty
Medications
Pain Management
Abstract
Antidepressants are often used to treat depression, but they can also be taken to manage chronic pain. This pamphlet provides instructions on taking antidepressants, what to do if you miss a dose, special precautions, common side effects, and how to store your medication. Serious side-effects that should be reported to your doctor are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit
Pamphlet Number
1502

Aripiprazole (Abilify®, Abilify Maintena™)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Services, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1627
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Aripiprazole is most often used to treat psychosis. It is also used to treat mania and sometimes depression. Possible side effects as well as a list of symptoms that it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, and other general information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Services, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aripiprazole
Other Subjects
Antipsychotic drugs
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Aripiprazole is most often used to treat psychosis. It is also used to treat mania and sometimes depression. Possible side effects as well as a list of symptoms that it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, and other general information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1627

Fall prevention checklist

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. NSHA Provincial Falls Prevention Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1649
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Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this list and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. NSHA Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidental Falls - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Falls (Accidents) in old age--Prevention
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this list and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
Responsibility
NSHA Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Pamphlet Number
1649
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Respiratory Services, Cobequid. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1454
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Asthma is a lung condition where the airways are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Respiratory Services, Cobequid
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)
Asthma
Other Subjects
Asthma
Specialty
Cobequid Community Health Centre
Abstract
Asthma is a lung condition where the airways are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1454

Autoimmune hepatitis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Hepatology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1648
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Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic (long-lasting) disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the cells of the liver, causing inflammation (swelling) and liver damage. Topics include: where your liver is located and its function, causes of autoimmune hepatitis, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and things you can do to help your liver heal itself.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Hepatology
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)
Hepatitis, Autoimmune
Other Subjects
Chronic active hepatitis
Abstract
Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic (long-lasting) disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the cells of the liver, causing inflammation (swelling) and liver damage. Topics include: where your liver is located and its function, causes of autoimmune hepatitis, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and things you can do to help your liver heal itself.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hepatology
Pamphlet Number
1648

Induction of labour and cervical ripening with balloon catheter

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1769
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A balloon catheter is a soft tube with a small balloon on the end. The balloon catheter gets your cervix ready for labour (cervical ripening). This pamphlet explains what will happen when the balloon catheter is inserted, possible complications of a balloon catheter and when you should call or return to the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1814, "Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen d’un cathéter à ballonnet", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Alternate Title
Induction of labor and cervical ripening with balloon catheter
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheters
Cervical Ripening
Labor, Induced
Other Subjects
Catheters
Labor (Obstetrics)
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
A balloon catheter is a soft tube with a small balloon on the end. The balloon catheter gets your cervix ready for labour (cervical ripening). This pamphlet explains what will happen when the balloon catheter is inserted, possible complications of a balloon catheter and when you should call or return to the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1814, "Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen d’un cathéter à ballonnet", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Pamphlet Number
1769

Bipolar education support talks (BEST) treatment group

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35674
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1660
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The BEST group is designed for people with Bipolar Affective Disorder. This includes Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymia, and Schizoaffective Disorder. You will learn about your illness, medications, non-medication treatments, ways to cope, and ways to manage your symptoms.You should be in a stable phase of your illness before starting this group. Topics include: what is covered in sessions, who will be at the group sessions, expectations, and group location.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bipolar Disorder - therapy
Psychotherapy, Group
Other Subjects
Group psychotherapy
Manic-depressive illness
Abstract
The BEST group is designed for people with Bipolar Affective Disorder. This includes Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymia, and Schizoaffective Disorder. You will learn about your illness, medications, non-medication treatments, ways to cope, and ways to manage your symptoms.You should be in a stable phase of your illness before starting this group. Topics include: what is covered in sessions, who will be at the group sessions, expectations, and group location.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Heath and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore, and West Hants)
Pamphlet Number
1660

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