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3 step percutaneous nephrolithotomy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0296
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A 3 step percutaneous nephrolithotomy is used to treat a very large kidney stone. You will be in the hospital for 2-3 days. The 3 steps of the procedure are outlined. Care immediately after surgery and at home is described. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
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)
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Postoperative Care
Urinary Calculi - therapy
Other Subjects
Nephrostomy
Postoperative care
Urinary organs--Calculi
Abstract
A 3 step percutaneous nephrolithotomy is used to treat a very large kidney stone. You will be in the hospital for 2-3 days. The 3 steps of the procedure are outlined. Care immediately after surgery and at home is described. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0296

Welcome to 4B Community Transitions Unit

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 4B Community Transitions Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0018
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The 4B Community Transitions Unit (CTU) cares for people who are waiting to go to a nursing home and do not need to be in a hospital anymore.The information in this pamphlet will help you and your family get ready for your stay on the Unit.This pamphlet provides information on visiting hours, suggested personal belongings, programs and activities, and other info. It also describes all the members of your healthcare team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 4B Community Transitions Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Services for the Aged
Hospital Units
Other Subjects
Frail elderly--Care
Hospital wards
Abstract
The 4B Community Transitions Unit (CTU) cares for people who are waiting to go to a nursing home and do not need to be in a hospital anymore.The information in this pamphlet will help you and your family get ready for your stay on the Unit.This pamphlet provides information on visiting hours, suggested personal belongings, programs and activities, and other info. It also describes all the members of your healthcare team.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to the Transitional Care Unit
Responsibility
Prepared by: 4B Community Transitions Unit Staff
Pamphlet Number
0018

5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1483
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5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a type of drug often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This type of drug is good at controlling active ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s colitis as well as keeping ulcerative colitis in remission. Topics include: what 5-ASA type drugs do, which 5-ASA you should take, continuing to take the drug, talking to your doctor, what other medication you can take, and when to expect to see improvement. The pamphlet also describes common and rare side effects.
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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 (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colitis - drug therapy
Crohn Disease - drug therapy
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Other Subjects
Colitis
Crohn's disease
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Abstract
5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a type of drug often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This type of drug is good at controlling active ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s colitis as well as keeping ulcerative colitis in remission. Topics include: what 5-ASA type drugs do, which 5-ASA you should take, continuing to take the drug, talking to your doctor, what other medication you can take, and when to expect to see improvement. The pamphlet also describes common and rare side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Jennifer Stewart, RN; Gastroenterology
Prepared by: Kaleigh MacIsaac, B.ScPharm; Gastroenterology
Revised by: Alison Harding, B.Sc.
Revised by: Phyllis Durning, RN
Pamphlet Number
1483

Welcome to 8.2

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 8.2. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1297
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8.2 is a 37-bed Medical Teaching Unit for patients with many kinds of medical conditions. Pamphlet topics include: your healthcare team, visiting, meal times, phone calls, parking, accomodations for family, personal belongings, services while you are in the hospital, medication safety, infection control, and follow-up instructions.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 8.2
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Other Subjects
Hospital wards
Abstract
8.2 is a 37-bed Medical Teaching Unit for patients with many kinds of medical conditions. Pamphlet topics include: your healthcare team, visiting, meal times, phone calls, parking, accomodations for family, personal belongings, services while you are in the hospital, medication safety, infection control, and follow-up instructions.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Unit 8.2, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1297

Abdominal pain

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Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0119
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Abdominal pain can be caused by many things such as ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder disease, kidney stones, or bladder infections. Most of the time this kind of pain is caused by gas, constipation, indigestion, or other causes that are not life-threatening. This pamphlet provides instructions for when the doctor’s examination and test results suggest there is nothing seriously wrong. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
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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)
Abdominal pain - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Abdominal pain
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Abdominal pain can be caused by many things such as ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder disease, kidney stones, or bladder infections. Most of the time this kind of pain is caused by gas, constipation, indigestion, or other causes that are not life-threatening. This pamphlet provides instructions for when the doctor’s examination and test results suggest there is nothing seriously wrong. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0119

Shoulder surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Clinical Pathway Facilitator. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0412
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Acromioplasty and rotator cuff repair are defined. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Symptoms that require medical attention are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Clinical Pathway Facilitator
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Shoulder - surgery
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Shoulder--Surgery
Abstract
Acromioplasty and rotator cuff repair are defined. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Symptoms that require medical attention are given.
Responsibility
prepared by Clinical Pathway Facilitator
Pamphlet Number
0412

Active cycle breathing technique (ACBT)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Roseway Hospital. Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1672
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The Active Cycle Breathing Technique (ACBT) will help clear secretions like sputum. Sputum is mucus mixed with saliva (spit). This pamphlet outlines steps involved in breathing control, deep breathing exercises, and huffing. A technique summary is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Roseway Hospital. Rehabilitation Services
Alternate Title
ACBT
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)
Breathing Exercises
Sputum
Other Subjects
Breathing exercises--Therapeutic use
Sputum
Abstract
The Active Cycle Breathing Technique (ACBT) will help clear secretions like sputum. Sputum is mucus mixed with saliva (spit). This pamphlet outlines steps involved in breathing control, deep breathing exercises, and huffing. A technique summary is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services, Roseway Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1672
Zone
NSHA Central Zone

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

Substance abuse

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34636
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0756
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Addiction happens when substances become the focus of your life. A list of negative effects that some substances have on your mind and body is provided. If you feel you have a drug or alcohol problem and want to seek help, a list of recommendations is given.
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Corporate Author
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 ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcohol-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Other Subjects
Alcoholism
Drug addiction
Substance use
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Addiction happens when substances become the focus of your life. A list of negative effects that some substances have on your mind and body is provided. If you feel you have a drug or alcohol problem and want to seek help, a list of recommendations is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0756

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0485
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The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys. These glands make several hormones. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics covered are blood pressure checks, food and fluid, catheter, care of the incision (cut), activity, managing discomfort, and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted. It is important to have your blood and blood pressure checked regularly.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
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)
Adrenalectomy
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Adrenalectomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys. These glands make several hormones. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics covered are blood pressure checks, food and fluid, catheter, care of the incision (cut), activity, managing discomfort, and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted. It is important to have your blood and blood pressure checked regularly.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0485

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