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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: Renseigneme…
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Corporate Author
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

10 ways to set and keep better boundaries

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1763
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Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Alternate Title
Ten ways to set and keep better boundaries
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)
Interpersonal Relations
Other Subjects
Interpersonal relations
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions
Pamphlet Number
1763

24 hour 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
0668
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Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 24 hour 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 ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinalysis
Other Subjects
Urine--Analysis
Specialty
Urogenital System
Abstract
Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 24 hour urine sample. Locations for drop offs (24 hour access) are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Pamphlet Number
0668

Abdominal aneurysm

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0591
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An aneurysm is a blood vessel in an artery that is bigger than normal. When it is located in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet will help you learn about your aneurysm and how it is treated. The pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk of having an aneurysm, how it can cause a problem, and how an aneurysm is diagnosed and treated.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Cardiovascular diseases
Other Subjects
Abdominal aneurysm
Abdominal aorta
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
An aneurysm is a blood vessel in an artery that is bigger than normal. When it is located in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet will help you learn about your aneurysm and how it is treated. The pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk of having an aneurysm, how it can cause a problem, and how an aneurysm is diagnosed and treated.
Responsibility
Prepared by Dr. C.K. You, MD, F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S., Dept. of Surgery, Dalhousie University; revised by Bonnie Heckel, CNS, Vascular Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0591

ACE inhibitors

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0613
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This pamphlet will inform the reader about ACE inhibitors and how to use them. The pamphlet explains what this type of medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: who should not take this medication, how to store this medication, what to do if you miss a dose, and medicines and foods to avoid. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 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)
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Other Subjects
Angiotensin converting enzyme--Inhibitors
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
This pamphlet will inform the reader about ACE inhibitors and how to use them. The pamphlet explains what this type of medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: who should not take this medication, how to store this medication, what to do if you miss a dose, and medicines and foods to avoid. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
0613

Acute hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1151
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Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care ar…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology 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)
Acute Kidney Injury
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Renal Dialysis
Other Subjects
Acute renal failure
Hemodialysis
Abstract
Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nephrology Services
Pamphlet Number
1151

Adalimumab (Humira®) therapy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1207
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Your healthcare provider feels that treatment with adalimumab may be helpful in managing your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what adalimumab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
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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 (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adalimumab
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Other Subjects
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Your healthcare provider feels that treatment with adalimumab may be helpful in managing your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what adalimumab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1207

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

Adrenal insufficiency

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0232
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Adrenal insufficiency happens when your adrenal glands do not make enough hormones. Your body needs the right amount of these hormones in order to live. Adrenal insufficiency may be permanent or temporary. Causes, symptoms, medication, and special dosage instructions for stressful times are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII
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)
Adrenal Insufficiency
Other Subjects
Adrenal glands--Diseases
Specialty
Endocrine System
Abstract
Adrenal insufficiency happens when your adrenal glands do not make enough hormones. Your body needs the right amount of these hormones in order to live. Adrenal insufficiency may be permanent or temporary. Causes, symptoms, medication, and special dosage instructions for stressful times are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0232

The Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0611
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This guide is to inform the reader about the services offered by the CF Program and how to access them. The first part of the guide identifies the members of the health care team and their roles. Common tests are explained. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: medications, maintaining equipment, respiratory equipment and supplies, home intravenous antibiotics and hospitalization. Your role, keeping yourself updated, and the importance of research in battling CF is explained. Symptoms that …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystic Fibrosis
Lung Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Other Subjects
Cystic fibrosis
Pancreas--Diseases
Respiratory organs--Diseases
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Physiotherapy
Abstract
This guide is to inform the reader about the services offered by the CF Program and how to access them. The first part of the guide identifies the members of the health care team and their roles. Common tests are explained. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: medications, maintaining equipment, respiratory equipment and supplies, home intravenous antibiotics and hospitalization. Your role, keeping yourself updated, and the importance of research in battling CF is explained. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at the QEII
Pamphlet Number
0611

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