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Fall prevention

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Provincial Falls Prevention Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0650
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Falls are one of the most common causes of injury.This pamphlet includes tips for making your home safer and general advice about fall prevention. Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this pamphlet and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Provincial Falls Prevention Committee
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)
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Patient Safety
Other Subjects
Accidents--Prevention
Falls (Accidents)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patients--Safety measures
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Falls are one of the most common causes of injury.This pamphlet includes tips for making your home safer and general advice about fall prevention. Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this pamphlet and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Provincial Falls Prevention Committee
Pamphlet Number
0650

Stages of frailty

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Frailty Strategy Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1644
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Frailty begins when the health issues a person experiences over their lifetime start to have an effect on their overall health or their independence with doing everyday activities. A table with frailty levels and the behaviours associated with each level are outlined.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Frailty Strategy Staff
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)
Frail Elderly
Other Subjects
Frail elderly
Abstract
Frailty begins when the health issues a person experiences over their lifetime start to have an effect on their overall health or their independence with doing everyday activities. A table with frailty levels and the behaviours associated with each level are outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Frailty Strategy staff
Pamphlet Number
1644

Understanding frailty

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Frailty Strategy Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1645
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Frailty is a life stage. It begins when the health issues a person experiences over their lifetime start to have an effect on their overall health or their independence with doing everyday activities. Frailty may be observed as changes with memory/thinking, difficulties getting around, or increased medical problems. Topics include: frailty and age, supporting persons experiencing frailty, why it is important for you and your family to know about frailty, and why it is important that your health…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Frailty Strategy Staff
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)
Frail Elderly
Other Subjects
Frail elderly
Abstract
Frailty is a life stage. It begins when the health issues a person experiences over their lifetime start to have an effect on their overall health or their independence with doing everyday activities. Frailty may be observed as changes with memory/thinking, difficulties getting around, or increased medical problems. Topics include: frailty and age, supporting persons experiencing frailty, why it is important for you and your family to know about frailty, and why it is important that your health care providers know about frailty. Identifying frailty and what that involves is also outlined. Information is provided for how to find out more about the Frailty Strategy in Nova Scotia.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Frailty Strategy staff
Pamphlet Number
1645
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1543
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Gallstones start as small particles and can grow larger over time. They cause problems when they block the ducts (tubes) that the bile needs to travel through. Instructions for care at home and diet tips are provided. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are listed.
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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)
Gallstones - prevention & control
Other Subjects
Gallstones
Abstract
Gallstones start as small particles and can grow larger over time. They cause problems when they block the ducts (tubes) that the bile needs to travel through. Instructions for care at home and diet tips are provided. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1543

Gastroscopy : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0040
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A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Other Subjects
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Abstract
A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0040

Gastroscopy : Hants Community Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Hants Community Hospital. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1059
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A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Hants Community Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Postoperative Care
Preoperative Care
Other Subjects
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hants Community Hospital
Abstract
A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by GI Unit, VG; adapted for Hants Community Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1059

Gastroscopy : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1352
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A gastroscopy is an exam of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) that bends and has a small light and camera on one end to look for any changes on the inside of your upper GI tract. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, where to go on the day of the test, how the test is done, what happens after the test is over and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : DGH
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)
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Other Subjects
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Gastroscopy
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
A gastroscopy is an exam of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) that bends and has a small light and camera on one end to look for any changes on the inside of your upper GI tract. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, where to go on the day of the test, how the test is done, what happens after the test is over and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, DGH
Pamphlet Number
1352

Sodium restricted diet : 1500-2000 mg/day

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Capital Health (N.S.). Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1161
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Guidelines to help you choose foods lower in sodium are provided for meal planning. Becoming familiar with the list the “best food choices” and “foods to avoid” will help in choosing foods lower in sodium. Recipes and instructions on how to read a nutrition label are given. The French version of this pamphlet 1217, "Régime pauvre en sodium: 1500 – 2000 mg par jour", is also available.
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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
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - prevention & control
Diet, Sodium-Restricted
Hypertension - prevention & control
Other Subjects
Food--Sodium content
Heart--Diseases--Prevention
Hypertension--Prevention
Salt-free diet
Abstract
Guidelines to help you choose foods lower in sodium are provided for meal planning. Becoming familiar with the list the “best food choices” and “foods to avoid” will help in choosing foods lower in sodium. Recipes and instructions on how to read a nutrition label are given. The French version of this pamphlet 1217, "Régime pauvre en sodium: 1500 – 2000 mg par jour", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Food and Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
1161

Preventing the spread of germs and infections : routine practices and additional precautions

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1822
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Health care providers work hard to prevent the spread of germs from one person to another. This is important because some germs can cause infections. “Routine practices” are the minimum steps taken to prevent and control infection in the care of all patients at all times. Additional precautions (such as contact, droplet or airborne precautions) are sometimes needed to keep germs from spreading from one patient to another. This pamphlet explains what is included in routine practices and addition…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
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)
Infection Control
Other Subjects
Infection--Prevention
Specialty
Hospitals
Infectious Disease
Abstract
Health care providers work hard to prevent the spread of germs from one person to another. This is important because some germs can cause infections. “Routine practices” are the minimum steps taken to prevent and control infection in the care of all patients at all times. Additional precautions (such as contact, droplet or airborne precautions) are sometimes needed to keep germs from spreading from one patient to another. This pamphlet explains what is included in routine practices and additional precautions. The French version of this pamphlet 1860, "Prévenir la propagation des microbes et infections : Pratiques de base et précautions supplémentaires", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1822

Heart healthy eating tips

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Capital Health (N.S.). Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2013.
Pamphlet Number
0524
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Healthy eating can lower your risk of heart disease by helping you control your weight, lower your cholesterol, and prevent or control high blood pressure. Suggestions for healthy eating are offered such as tips for lowering your salt intake and how to eat less fat. The French version of this pamphlet 1218, "Conseils alimentaires favorisant la santé cardiaque", is also available.
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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 (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diet, Fat-Restricted
Diet, Sodium-Restricted
Heart diseases - diet therapy
Heart Diseases - prevention & control
Other Subjects
Heart--Diseases--Diet therapy
Heart--Diseases--Prevention
Low-fat diet
Low-fat foods
Salt-free diet
Abstract
Healthy eating can lower your risk of heart disease by helping you control your weight, lower your cholesterol, and prevent or control high blood pressure. Suggestions for healthy eating are offered such as tips for lowering your salt intake and how to eat less fat. The French version of this pamphlet 1218, "Conseils alimentaires favorisant la santé cardiaque", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Food and Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
0524

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