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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

5-HIAA urine collection : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1630
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Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 5-HIAA urine sample. Locations for drop offs (24 hour access) are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
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)
Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid - urine
Urinalysis
Other Subjects
Urine--Analysis
Specialty
Urogenital System
Abstract
Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 5-HIAA urine sample. Locations for drop offs (24 hour access) are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Pamphlet Number
1630

13-week DBT skills training treatment group

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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
1647
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This group is for individuals who have a hard time controlling and expressing their emotions effectively. This may include clients with Borderline Personality Disorder, as well as mood and anxiety disorders. Topics include: when and where the group is held, expectations, and topics covered during sessions.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
Alternate Title
dialectical behaviour therapy
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)
Cognitive Therapy
Mindfulness
Psychotherapy, Group
Other Subjects
Cognitive therapy
Group psychotherapy
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
This group is for individuals who have a hard time controlling and expressing their emotions effectively. This may include clients with Borderline Personality Disorder, as well as mood and anxiety disorders. Topics include: when and where the group is held, expectations, and topics covered during sessions.
Responsibility
Mental Health and Addictions, Central Zone (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
Pamphlet Number
1647

Acetazolamide

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The International Travel Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1604
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This 1 page medication sheet outlines adult and pediatric doses of Acetazolamide for the prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness. Possible side effects and other recommendations for taking the drug are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The International Travel Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Altitude Sickness - drug therapy
Altitude Sickness - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Mountain sickness
Abstract
This 1 page medication sheet outlines adult and pediatric doses of Acetazolamide for the prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness. Possible side effects and other recommendations for taking the drug are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The International Travel Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1604

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

After my operation : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1587
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This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what to eat, managing pain, care of the dressing(s), driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea, and patients who use CPAP machines. The pamphlet includes a list of symptoms that need immediate medical attention.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit
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)
Postoperative Care
Surgery
Other Subjects
Operations, Surgical
Postoperative care
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what to eat, managing pain, care of the dressing(s), driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea, and patients who use CPAP machines. The pamphlet includes a list of symptoms that need immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1587

After orthopedic day surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1599
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This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a lis…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit
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)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention) are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1599

After vulvar biopsy or excision

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gynecolposcopy Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1625
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This sheet provides general skin care instructions for after a vulvar biopsy or vulvar excision.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gynecolposcopy Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vulvar Diseases - diagnosis
Vulvar Neoplasms - diagnosis
Other Subjects
Vulva--Diseases Vulva--Cancer
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
This sheet provides general skin care instructions for after a vulvar biopsy or vulvar excision.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gynecolposcopy Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1625

After wired jaw surgery (4.2 Plastic Surgery)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1690
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This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect after you have wired jaw surgery.Topics include: wires and wire cutters, comfort and pain management, nausea and vomiting, nutrition and diet, mouth care, smoking, what to expect when you go home, and what to do in emergency situations. A list of symptoms that require a trip to the Emergency Department is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit
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)
Jaw - surgery
Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
Other Subjects
Jaws--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect after you have wired jaw surgery.Topics include: wires and wire cutters, comfort and pain management, nausea and vomiting, nutrition and diet, mouth care, smoking, what to expect when you go home, and what to do in emergency situations. A list of symptoms that require a trip to the Emergency Department is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1690

After your general surgery : what you need to know : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1591
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This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: follow-up visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery Clinic
Alternate Title
After your general surgery : what you need to know DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Surgical procedures, operative
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: follow-up visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
Responsibility
Created by General Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1591

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