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LQTS : long QT syndrome

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1021
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LQTS is a rare heart rhythm disorder that causes a disruption of the electrical signal that stimulates your heart to beat. It is mainly an inherited disorder. The pamphlet provides the symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatment and some general activity guidelines.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
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)
Heart Defects, Congenital
Long QT syndrome - congresses
Other Subjects
Congenital heart disease
Long QT syndrome
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
LQTS is a rare heart rhythm disorder that causes a disruption of the electrical signal that stimulates your heart to beat. It is mainly an inherited disorder. The pamphlet provides the symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatment and some general activity guidelines.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1021

Life after a heart attack

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Portfolio. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0016
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This pamphlet provides a comprehensive guide to answer questions you may have after experiencing a heart attack. Reducing the risk factors for heart disease, heart healthy eating, coping with emotions and stress, activity, medications and local resources are covered. Directions for managing chest pain and/or discomfort at home are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Portfolio
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (34 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Diseases - prevention & control
Myocardial Infarction - prevention & control
Myocardial infarction - rehabilitation
Other Subjects
Heart--Diseases--Patients--Rehabilitation
Myocardial infarction
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
This pamphlet provides a comprehensive guide to answer questions you may have after experiencing a heart attack. Reducing the risk factors for heart disease, heart healthy eating, coping with emotions and stress, activity, medications and local resources are covered. Directions for managing chest pain and/or discomfort at home are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Portfolio, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
0016

Ventricular assist devices (VAD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiovascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0931
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A Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) may be recommended if a person is a potential candidate for heart transplant. The VAD acts like the heart’s ventricle by pumping blood throughout the body. The pump has an external power source. This pamphlet describes the types of VADs, implanting a VAD, risks of surgery, and what to expect after surgery. The French version of this pamphlet 1853, "Dispositifs d’assistance ventriculaire (DAV)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiovascular Surgery
Alternate Title
VAD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Diseases - surgery
Heart Failure - surgery
Heart, Artificial
Heart-Assist Devices
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Heart failure
Heart, Artificial
Heart--Diseases--Treatment
Heart--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Surgery
Abstract
A Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) may be recommended if a person is a potential candidate for heart transplant. The VAD acts like the heart’s ventricle by pumping blood throughout the body. The pump has an external power source. This pamphlet describes the types of VADs, implanting a VAD, risks of surgery, and what to expect after surgery. The French version of this pamphlet 1853, "Dispositifs d’assistance ventriculaire (DAV)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Sonya Osmond RN, Ventricular Assist Device Coordinator
Pamphlet Number
0931

High sodium foods to avoid

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Capital Health (N.S.). Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2013.
Pamphlet Number
0550
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We all need sodium, but too much can be harmful. Too much salt in our diets can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Lists of foods high in sodium including snack foods, quick foods, milk products, vegetables, fruits, grains, and condiments are provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Food and Nutrition Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2013
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diet, Sodium-Restricted
Heart Diseases - prevention & control
Kidney Diseases - prevention & control
Other Subjects
Food--Sodium content
Heart--Diseases--Prevention
Kidney disease
Salt-free diet
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Food and nutrition
Nephrology
Abstract
We all need sodium, but too much can be harmful. Too much salt in our diets can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Lists of foods high in sodium including snack foods, quick foods, milk products, vegetables, fruits, grains, and condiments are provided.
Responsibility
Food and Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
0550

Venous leg ulcers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Venous Leg Ulcer Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0535
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The words ‘leg ulcer’ are used to describe a variety of open sores below the knee that are slow to heal. Many of these ulcers are due to problems in the veins.The pamphlet describes common causes, symptoms and the treatments of venous leg ulcers.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Venous Leg Ulcer Committee
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)
Varicose Ulcer - prevention & control
Other Subjects
Varicose veins
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
The words ‘leg ulcer’ are used to describe a variety of open sores below the knee that are slow to heal. Many of these ulcers are due to problems in the veins.The pamphlet describes common causes, symptoms and the treatments of venous leg ulcers.
Responsibility
Prepared by Venous Leg Ulcer Committee
Pamphlet Number
0535

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