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3A and 5.2 Intensive Care Units : information for families

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1593
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This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1666, "Unites de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : Renseignem…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Alternate Title
3A and 5.2 ICUs : information for families
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Other Subjects
Intensive care units
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1666, "Unites de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : Renseignements à l’intention des familles", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Pamphlet Number
1593

Accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) : les stades initiaux

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Stroke Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1787
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Le présent livret vous aidera à connaître les membres de votre équipe de soins aux victimes d’accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) aigu. Vous découvrirez aussi à quoi vous attendre durant votre séjour à l’établissement Halifax Infirmary. Le livret explique ce qu’est un AVC, ce à quoi l’AVC peut ressembler et ce qu’il peut entraîner. On y traite aussi de l’admission à l’hôpital, de la réadaptation, du retour à la normale et de votre plan de congé. Vous trouverez à la fin du livret une section pour…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Stroke Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stroke
Other Subjects
Cerebrovascular disease
Abstract
Le présent livret vous aidera à connaître les membres de votre équipe de soins aux victimes d’accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) aigu. Vous découvrirez aussi à quoi vous attendre durant votre séjour à l’établissement Halifax Infirmary. Le livret explique ce qu’est un AVC, ce à quoi l’AVC peut ressembler et ce qu’il peut entraîner. On y traite aussi de l’admission à l’hôpital, de la réadaptation, du retour à la normale et de votre plan de congé. Vous trouverez à la fin du livret une section pour écrire vos questions et indiquer les tests que vous avez passés.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Stroke: The Early Stages" pamphlet 0729. This booklet will help you get to know members of your Acute Stroke Team. You will also learn what to expect during your stay at the Halifax Infirmary. This booklet defines what a stroke is, what a stroke might look like, and what a stroke can cause. Other topics include admission to hospital, rehabilitation, getting back to normal, and your discharge plan. Space at the back of the booklet is given to help you write down your questions and to list the tests you have had.
Responsibility
Prepared by: QEII Acute Stroke Team
Pamphlet Number
1787

After dental extractions or wisdom teeth removal

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0646
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This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are al…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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)
Molar, Third
Postoperative Care
Surgery, Oral
Tooth - surgery
Other Subjects
Mouth--Surgery
Postoperative care
Teeth--Extraction
Third molars
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1786, "Après l’extraction des dents ou l’enlèvement des dents de sagesse", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0646

After your urological surgery : what you need to know

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1775
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This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, activity after surgery, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee
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)
Postoperative Care
Urogenital System - surgery
Other Subjects
Genitourinary organs--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Surgery
Urogenital System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, activity after surgery, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: DGH Surgical Quality Committee
Pamphlet Number
1775

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 and control
Hepatitis - prevention and control
Liver Diseases - prevention and 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

Angioplastie des artères de jambe (intervention par ballonnet)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1791
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L’angioplastie des artères de jambe est effectuée pour ouvrir des artères bloquées dans les jambes. Elle peut être effectuée pour retarder ou vous éviter un pontage (chirurgie aidant le sang à contourner un blocage). Le présent dépliant explique quand une angioplastie est effectuée, les étapes de l’intervention, ce qu’est une endoprothèse (un « stent »), les risques de l’angioplastie, les façons de s’y préparer et le rétablissement après l’intervention. ; This pamphlet is a French translation o…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Angioplasty, Balloon
Other Subjects
Transluminal angioplasty
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
L’angioplastie des artères de jambe est effectuée pour ouvrir des artères bloquées dans les jambes. Elle peut être effectuée pour retarder ou vous éviter un pontage (chirurgie aidant le sang à contourner un blocage). Le présent dépliant explique quand une angioplastie est effectuée, les étapes de l’intervention, ce qu’est une endoprothèse (un « stent »), les risques de l’angioplastie, les façons de s’y préparer et le rétablissement après l’intervention.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Angioplasty of the Legs (Balloon Procedure)" pamphlet 1296. Angioplasty of the legs is done to open blocked arteries in the leg. It may be done to delay or stop you from having bypass surgery (surgery to help blood get around a blockage). This pamphlet explains: when angioplasty is done, steps of the procedure, what a stent is, risks, how to prepare for surgery and what recovery will be like after surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Bonnie Heckel CNS, Vascular Surgery & Jackie Frew CNE, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1791

Angioplasty of the legs (balloon procedure)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1296
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Angioplasty of the legs is done to open blocked arteries in the leg. It may be done to delay or stop you from having bypass surgery (surgery to help blood get around a blockage). This pamphlet explains: when angioplasty is done, steps of the procedure, what a stent is, risks, how to prepare for surgery and what recovery will be like after surgery. The French version of this pamphlet 1791, "Angioplastie des artères de jambe (intervention par ballonnet)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Angioplasty, Balloon
Other Subjects
Transluminal angioplasty
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
Angioplasty of the legs is done to open blocked arteries in the leg. It may be done to delay or stop you from having bypass surgery (surgery to help blood get around a blockage). This pamphlet explains: when angioplasty is done, steps of the procedure, what a stent is, risks, how to prepare for surgery and what recovery will be like after surgery. The French version of this pamphlet 1791, "Angioplastie des artères de jambe (intervention par ballonnet)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Bonnie Heckel CNS, Vascular Surgery & Jackie Frew CNE, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1296

Après l’extraction des dents ou l’enlèvement des dents de sagesse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1786
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Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur ce à quoi il faut s’attendre après une chirurgie d’enlèvement des dents de sagesse. On y traite de la douleur et de l’inconfort, du contrôle du saignement et de l’enflure, du fait de ne pas pouvoir ouvrir grand la bouche, de se sentir souffrant et fiévreux, du brossage des dents, de l’alimentation, des signes d’infection, des points de suture, de la sédation et de l’anesthésie, de l’activité, du tabagisme et de quoi faire en cas d’alvéolite. On y…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Molar, Third
Postoperative Care
Surgery, Oral
Tooth - surgery
Other Subjects
Mouth--Surgery
Postoperative care
Teeth--Extraction
Third molars
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur ce à quoi il faut s’attendre après une chirurgie d’enlèvement des dents de sagesse. On y traite de la douleur et de l’inconfort, du contrôle du saignement et de l’enflure, du fait de ne pas pouvoir ouvrir grand la bouche, de se sentir souffrant et fiévreux, du brossage des dents, de l’alimentation, des signes d’infection, des points de suture, de la sédation et de l’anesthésie, de l’activité, du tabagisme et de quoi faire en cas d’alvéolite. On y fournit aussi les numéros où appeler si vous avez des questions urgentes et non urgentes.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Dental Extractions or Wisdom Teeth Removal" pamphlet 0646. This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1786

Blood transfusion

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1200
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You or your family member may need a blood transfusion. The health care team will describe the benefits and risks of a transfusion and what is involved. This pamphlet explains what a blood transfusion is, why you or your family member may need a transfusion, what blood components and products are, where the blood comes from, other options, and what will happen when the transfusion takes place. Symptoms needing immediate medical attention are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program
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)
Blood Transfusion
Other Subjects
Blood--Transfusion
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
You or your family member may need a blood transfusion. The health care team will describe the benefits and risks of a transfusion and what is involved. This pamphlet explains what a blood transfusion is, why you or your family member may need a transfusion, what blood components and products are, where the blood comes from, other options, and what will happen when the transfusion takes place. Symptoms needing immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program
Pamphlet Number
1200

Botox® injection

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0282
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Botox injections may be used to treat rapid eye blinking or facial muscle spasms. Botox blocks the chemicals that are causing the spasms and they go away. Botox is not a cure but gives temporary relief from symptoms. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the injection, treatment and side effects. The French version of this pamphlet 1783, "Injection de Botox®", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharospasm - drug therapy
Eye movements
Injections
Other Subjects
Botulinum toxin
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Botox injections may be used to treat rapid eye blinking or facial muscle spasms. Botox blocks the chemicals that are causing the spasms and they go away. Botox is not a cure but gives temporary relief from symptoms. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the injection, treatment and side effects. The French version of this pamphlet 1783, "Injection de Botox®", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0282

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