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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the eyelids. This pamphlet provides a list of signs and symptoms. Topics include how blepharitis is cured, cleaning your eyelids, and relieving symptoms.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Eyelid inflammation
Meibomian gland dysfunction
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharitis
Eyelid Diseases
Other Subjects
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the eyelids. This pamphlet provides a list of signs and symptoms. Topics include how blepharitis is cured, cleaning your eyelids, and relieving symptoms.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1573

Do you know how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diversity and Inclusion Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1828
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Blind, deafblind and partially sighted people have different levels of mobility and independence. Some people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted may have other disabilities that affect the level of help they need. This pamphlet explains how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted, and provides appropriate actions and words that you can use. Information about the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), as well as NSHA's Diversity and Inclusion Program, is…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diversity and Inclusion Program
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)
Blindness
Deafness
Other Subjects
Blindness
Deafness
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Blind, deafblind and partially sighted people have different levels of mobility and independence. Some people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted may have other disabilities that affect the level of help they need. This pamphlet explains how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted, and provides appropriate actions and words that you can use. Information about the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), as well as NSHA's Diversity and Inclusion Program, is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: AEBC Halifax Chapter and NSHA Diversity and Inclusion Program
Pamphlet Number
1828

Bone mineral density test

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1497
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A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. This test helps your healthcare provider identify osteoporosis, determine your risk of bone fractures, and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the test (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the test is done, how to get ready, an…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
BMD test
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)
Absorptiometry, Photon
Bone and bones - radiography
Osteoporosis - diagnosis
Other Subjects
Bone densitometry
Osteoporosis--Diagnosis
Abstract
A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. This test helps your healthcare provider identify osteoporosis, determine your risk of bone fractures, and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the test (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the test is done, how to get ready, and what to do during the test.
Notes
Previous title: Bone mineral density test
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1497

Bungalow Program : East Coast Forensic Hospital (ECFH)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1626
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The Bungalow Program is one of 6 programs at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The program uses an open unit concept and is a stepping stone from the hospital to the community. The program is also an opportunity to assess independent living skills. Program objectives and a list of healthcare team members is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
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)
Halfway Houses
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Other Subjects
Halfway houses
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
The Bungalow Program is one of 6 programs at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The program uses an open unit concept and is a stepping stone from the hospital to the community. The program is also an opportunity to assess independent living skills. Program objectives and a list of healthcare team members is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
1626

CADD-Solis pump

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Palliative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1616
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A CADD-Solis pump is a pump that runs on a battery to deliver medications(s) that lessen the feelings of pain and other symptoms you may be experiencing. How your pump works, who will get the medication ready, how to know if your pump is working, how to take care of it, changing batteries, and dosage instructions are given. A diagram and key is provided to help you become familiar with your pump.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Palliative Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infusion Pump
Pain Management
Other Subjects
Drug infusion pumps
Pain--Treatment
Specialty
Palliative care
Abstract
A CADD-Solis pump is a pump that runs on a battery to deliver medications(s) that lessen the feelings of pain and other symptoms you may be experiencing. How your pump works, who will get the medication ready, how to know if your pump is working, how to take care of it, changing batteries, and dosage instructions are given. A diagram and key is provided to help you become familiar with your pump.
Responsibility
Prepared by Palliative Care
Pamphlet Number
1616

Capsule endoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1300
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Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff
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)
Capsule Endoscopes
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Postoperative Care
Preoperative Care
Other Subjects
Capsule endoscopy
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Postoperative care
Preoperative care
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endoscopy Unit Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1300

Information for patients receiving radiation therapy : total marrow irradiation (TMI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Radiation Oncology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1670
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Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant (this used to be called a bone marrow transplant). Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. Topics include: what will happen when you come for treatment planning, how long treatments take, what will happen during treatments, possible side effects, supportive care, and a list of questions to ask your treatment team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Radiation Oncology
Alternate Title
TMI
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)
Bone marrow transplantation
Leukemia - radiotherapy
Lymphoma - radiotherapy
Multiple Myeloma - radiotherapy
Other Subjects
Bone marrow--Transplantation
Leukemia
Lymphomas
Multiple Myeloma
Abstract
Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant (this used to be called a bone marrow transplant). Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. Topics include: what will happen when you come for treatment planning, how long treatments take, what will happen during treatments, possible side effects, supportive care, and a list of questions to ask your treatment team.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Radiation Oncology
Pamphlet Number
1670

Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen d’une insertion vaginale de dinoprostone (Cervidil®)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1815
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Cervidil® est un dispositif mince et plat, qui ressemble à un tampon. Il contient un médicament appelé dinoprostone. La dinoprostone est comme une substance naturelle produite par le corps des femmes. Elle assouplit le col de l’utérus pour le préparer au travail. Le présent dépliant explique à quoi vous attendre comme suite à l’utilisation d’une insertion vaginale Cervidil®, les complications possibles et quand appeler l’hôpital ou y retourner. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Induct…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cervical Ripening
Dinoprostone
Labor, Induced
Other Subjects
Labor (Obstetrics)
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
Cervidil® est un dispositif mince et plat, qui ressemble à un tampon. Il contient un médicament appelé dinoprostone. La dinoprostone est comme une substance naturelle produite par le corps des femmes. Elle assouplit le col de l’utérus pour le préparer au travail. Le présent dépliant explique à quoi vous attendre comme suite à l’utilisation d’une insertion vaginale Cervidil®, les complications possibles et quand appeler l’hôpital ou y retourner.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Induction of Labour and Cervical Ripening with Dinoprostone Vaginal Insert (Cervidil®)" pamphlet 1770. Cervidil® is a thin, flat insert, similar to a tampon. It contains medication called dinoprostone. Dinoprostone is like a natural substance made by women’s bodies. It softens the cervix to get it ready for labour. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you get Cervidil®, possible complications of Cervidil® and when you should call or return to the hospital.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Pamphlet Number
1815

Induction of labour and cervical ripening with dinoprostone vaginal insert (Cervidil®)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1770
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Cervidil® is a thin, flat insert, similar to a tampon. It contains medication called dinoprostone. Dinoprostone is like a natural substance made by women’s bodies. It softens the cervix to get it ready for labour. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you get Cervidil®, possible complications of Cervidil® and when you should call or return to the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1815, "Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen d’une insertion vaginal…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Alternate Title
Induction of labor and cervical ripening with dinoprostone vaginal insert (Cervidil®)
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)
Cervical Ripening
Dinoprostone
Labor, Induced
Other Subjects
Labor (Obstetrics)
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
Cervidil® is a thin, flat insert, similar to a tampon. It contains medication called dinoprostone. Dinoprostone is like a natural substance made by women’s bodies. It softens the cervix to get it ready for labour. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you get Cervidil®, possible complications of Cervidil® and when you should call or return to the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1815, "Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen d’une insertion vaginale de dinoprostone (Cervidil®)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Pamphlet Number
1770

Vivre avec votre défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable (DCI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1719
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Cet appareil détecte et corrige les battements de cœur dangereusement rapides qui commencent dans la partie inférieure du cœur. Le présent livret traite de la façon dont votre cœur bat, des symptômes courants, de ce qu’est un défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable ou DCI (parfois appelé défibrillateur automatique implantable ou DAI), de son fonctionnement et des différents types de traitement. Vous apprendrez comment vous préparer pour l’implantation de l’appareil. Les soins que vous recevrez…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiology
Alternate Title
DCI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Defibrillators, Implantable
Other Subjects
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Cet appareil détecte et corrige les battements de cœur dangereusement rapides qui commencent dans la partie inférieure du cœur. Le présent livret traite de la façon dont votre cœur bat, des symptômes courants, de ce qu’est un défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable ou DCI (parfois appelé défibrillateur automatique implantable ou DAI), de son fonctionnement et des différents types de traitement. Vous apprendrez comment vous préparer pour l’implantation de l’appareil. Les soins que vous recevrez durant les premières 24 heures suivant la chirurgie y sont décrits, de même que les activités à éviter au cours des six à huit semaines qui suivront. Vous devrez porter un bracelet MedicAlert®. Les mesures pertinentes à prendre si vous recevez un choc sont précisées, de même que les soins se rattachant à l’incision et les signes d’infection. Il est aussi question de l’utilisation des appareils électriques. Appelez le 911 si vous ressentez les symptômes suivants : impression d’évanouissement imminent, étourdissements, palpitations ou battements de cœur très rapides.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet, 0241, "Living with your implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)". This device finds and corrects dangerously fast heart rates that start in the bottom part of the heart. Topics include: how your heart beats, common symptoms, what an ICD is and how it works, and different treatment types. You will learn how to get ready to have the device inserted. Your care during the first 24 hours after surgery is described as well as activities to avoid in the next 6-8 weeks. You will need to have a MedicAlert® bracelet. The appropriate action to take if you ever receive a shock is given. Care of your incision and signs of an infection are listed. The use of electrical equipment is discussed. Call 911 if you have any of the following symptoms: feeling faint, dizziness, heart fluttering, or heart racing.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiologie, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1719

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