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Abdominal pain

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Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0119
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Abdominal pain can be caused by many things such as ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder disease, kidney stones, or bladder infections. Most of the time this kind of pain is caused by gas, constipation, indigestion, or other causes that are not life-threatening. This pamphlet provides instructions for when the doctor’s examination and test results suggest there is nothing seriously wrong. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdominal Pain - prevention & control
Other Subjects
Abdominal pain
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Abdominal pain can be caused by many things such as ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder disease, kidney stones, or bladder infections. Most of the time this kind of pain is caused by gas, constipation, indigestion, or other causes that are not life-threatening. This pamphlet provides instructions for when the doctor’s examination and test results suggest there is nothing seriously wrong. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0119

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 & 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

Addictions community-based services : Central Zone (Halifax, Eastern Shore, and West Hants)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Central Zone (Halifax, Eastern Shore, and West Hants). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1753
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Addiction community-based services are available for people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling, and their families. This pamphlet describes the community- based services that are available, including individual treatment, group treatment, skill based workshops and two week treatment programs. Womens' only programming for people who identify as women is also available. Information on how to access the programs and other communit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Central Zone (Halifax, Eastern Shore, and West Hants)
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)
Behavior, Addictive - therapy
Community health services
Other Subjects
Behavior therapy
Community health services
Compulsive behavior
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Addiction community-based services are available for people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling, and their families. This pamphlet describes the community- based services that are available, including individual treatment, group treatment, skill based workshops and two week treatment programs. Womens' only programming for people who identify as women is also available. Information on how to access the programs and other community-based services is provided.
Responsibility
Mental Health and Addictions
Pamphlet Number
1753

After ear surgery : FAQ

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1883
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have after ear surgery. A list of symptoms that require you to visit the nearest Emergency Department are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology
Alternate Title
After ear surgery : frequently asked questions
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)
Ear - surgery
Other Subjects
Ear--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have after ear surgery. A list of symptoms that require you to visit the nearest Emergency Department are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Dr. Shoman, Otolaryngology, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1883

Alcohol induced liver disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hepatology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1204
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This pamphlet explains how alcohol can cause harm to your liver and lead to other health problems such as fat induced liver disease, alcohol induced hepatitis and alcohol induced cirrhosis. It reviews how these conditions are identified and treated. The French version of this pamphlet 1789, "Maladie du foie due à l’alcool", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hepatology
Editor
Burgess, Carla (RN-NP)
Hirsch, Geri (RN-NP)
Sinclair, Caitlin (BSc Research)
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)
Fibrosis - prevention & control
Hepatitis - prevention & control
Liver Diseases - prevention & control
Other Subjects
Digestive and liver disease
Hepatitis
Liver--Cirrhosis
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how alcohol can cause harm to your liver and lead to other health problems such as fat induced liver disease, alcohol induced hepatitis and alcohol induced cirrhosis. It reviews how these conditions are identified and treated. The French version of this pamphlet 1789, "Maladie du foie due à l’alcool", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Caitlin Sinclair BSc Research; Geri Hirsch RN-NP, Hepatology; Carla Burgess RN-NP, Hepatology
Pamphlet Number
1204
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0168
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The appendix is a small tube-like organ that is attached to your intestine (bowel). An inflamed or infected appendix is called appendicitis. If not treated, the inflamed or infected appendix can burst and cause a serious infection in the lining of the abdomen (peritonitis). This pamphlet explains what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. Topics are: controlling discomfort, care of your incision, healthy eating, activity (returning to work, driving, sex), and …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Appendix - surgery
Other Subjects
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Appendix (Anatomy)--Surgery
Abstract
The appendix is a small tube-like organ that is attached to your intestine (bowel). An inflamed or infected appendix is called appendicitis. If not treated, the inflamed or infected appendix can burst and cause a serious infection in the lining of the abdomen (peritonitis). This pamphlet explains what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. Topics are: controlling discomfort, care of your incision, healthy eating, activity (returning to work, driving, sex), and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Reviewed by: Division of General Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0168

Arthroscopic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery : jaw joint surgery (outpatients)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1511
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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is a procedure to treat problems with the jaw joints. These include diseases that cause pain and limit jaw movement. Arthroscopic TMJ surgery does not require an overnight stay in hospital. This pamphlet explains what to expect after your TMJ surgery. Topics include: what to expect after surgery such as activity at home, controlling discomfort and swelling, the location and care of stitches, and kinds of foods you may eat. Questions or urgent concerns you m…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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)
Arthroscopy
Temporomandibular Joint - surgery
Other Subjects
Arthroscopy
Jaws--Surgery
Abstract
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is a procedure to treat problems with the jaw joints. These include diseases that cause pain and limit jaw movement. Arthroscopic TMJ surgery does not require an overnight stay in hospital. This pamphlet explains what to expect after your TMJ surgery. Topics include: what to expect after surgery such as activity at home, controlling discomfort and swelling, the location and care of stitches, and kinds of foods you may eat. Questions or urgent concerns you may have once you are home are listed. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent concerns are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Pamphlet Number
1511

Avortement chirurgical

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. TPU. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1862
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La présente brochure explique ce qu’est l’avortement chirurgical, qui y est admissible, ce qui se passe durant l’intervention et les risques possibles. On y présente aussi les différences entre l’avortement chirurgical et l’avortement médicamenteux, y compris le déroulement des interventions, leurs avantages et leurs désavantages. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Surgical Abortion" pamphlet 1832. This pamphlet explains what a surgical abortion is, who is eligible, what happens during…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. TPU
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Induced
Other Subjects
Abortion
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
La présente brochure explique ce qu’est l’avortement chirurgical, qui y est admissible, ce qui se passe durant l’intervention et les risques possibles. On y présente aussi les différences entre l’avortement chirurgical et l’avortement médicamenteux, y compris le déroulement des interventions, leurs avantages et leurs désavantages.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Surgical Abortion" pamphlet 1832. This pamphlet explains what a surgical abortion is, who is eligible, what happens during a surgical abortion, and possible risks. The differences between surgical and medical abortions, including how they work, as well as advantages and disadvantages, are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: TPU staff
Pamphlet Number
1862

Avortement médicamenteux

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. TPU. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1861
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La présente brochure explique ce qu’est l’avortement médicamenteux, qui y est admissible, ce qui se passe durant l’intervention et les effets secondaires possibles. On précise aussi les symptômes pour lesquels il faut se rendre au service des urgences. Les différences entre l’avortement médicamenteux et l’avortement chirurgical sont présentées, y compris le déroulement des interventions, leurs avantages et leurs désavantages. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Medical Abortion" pamphle…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. TPU
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Induced
Other Subjects
Abortion
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
La présente brochure explique ce qu’est l’avortement médicamenteux, qui y est admissible, ce qui se passe durant l’intervention et les effets secondaires possibles. On précise aussi les symptômes pour lesquels il faut se rendre au service des urgences. Les différences entre l’avortement médicamenteux et l’avortement chirurgical sont présentées, y compris le déroulement des interventions, leurs avantages et leurs désavantages.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Medical Abortion" pamphlet 1831. This pamphlet explains what a medical abortion is, who is eligible, what happens during a medical abortion, and possible side effects. Symptoms requiring a visit to the Emergency Department are listed. The differences between medical and surgical abortions, including how they work, as well as advantages and disadvantages, are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: TPU Staff
Pamphlet Number
1861

Brosse à dents et fil dentaire

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1879
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Le brossage des dents permet de prévenir les caries en éliminant la plaque dentaire qui se forme tous les jours sur vos dents. La plaque dentaire est une couche de germes fine et difficile à voir qui recouvre les dents et les gencives. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur le moment où vous devriez vous brosser les dents et utiliser le fil dentaire, des conseils généraux sur le brossage des dents et l'utilisation du fil dentaire, et des conseils pour aider les enfants à se …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Toothbrushing
Other Subjects
Mouth--Care and hygiene
Abstract
Le brossage des dents permet de prévenir les caries en éliminant la plaque dentaire qui se forme tous les jours sur vos dents. La plaque dentaire est une couche de germes fine et difficile à voir qui recouvre les dents et les gencives. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur le moment où vous devriez vous brosser les dents et utiliser le fil dentaire, des conseils généraux sur le brossage des dents et l'utilisation du fil dentaire, et des conseils pour aider les enfants à se brosser les dents et à utiliser le fil dentaire.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1865, “Brushing and Flossing”. Brushing your teeth prevents tooth decay by removing the plaque that forms on your teeth each day. Plaque is a thin, hard-to-see layer of germs that covers the teeth and gums. This pamphlet describes when to brush your teeth and when to floss, general brushing and flossing advice, and how to help children brush and floss.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1879

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