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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

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

Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1118
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Cette brochure préparée par le centre hospitalier QEII, régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse, offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après la chirurgie. Les sujets touchés sont les suivants: la confirmation de l'heure de la chirurgie, l'anesthésie, la santé et l'hygiène, les médicaments, les aliments et les boissons, les retards et les objets de valeur. Après la chirurgie, les sujets touchés sont les suivants: salle de récupération, unité des soins, contrôle de l'inconfort, exercice…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Preoperative Care
Other Subjects
Postoperative care
Preoperative care
Abstract
Cette brochure préparée par le centre hospitalier QEII, régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse, offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après la chirurgie. Les sujets touchés sont les suivants: la confirmation de l'heure de la chirurgie, l'anesthésie, la santé et l'hygiène, les médicaments, les aliments et les boissons, les retards et les objets de valeur. Après la chirurgie, les sujets touchés sont les suivants: salle de récupération, unité des soins, contrôle de l'inconfort, exercices de respiration profonde et toux, exercices pour les pieds et les jambes, nutrition et heures de visite. Des directives pour les types précis de chirurgie vous seront fournies.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1395, “Planning for Your Hospital Stay after Surgery". This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, health and hygiene, medicines, smoking, food and drink, delays, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you.
Notes
Previous title: Admission pour chirurgie d'un jour
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (VG & HI sites)
Pamphlet Number
1118

Want to learn more about COPD and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1841
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
Want to learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team
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)
Advance Care Planning
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Other Subjects
Advance directives (Medical care)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Abstract
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Brought to you by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1841

Colonoscopy : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0211
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A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is done, what polyps are, care after the test, and possible complications. If you are given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of th…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Colonoscopy : 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 (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colon
Colonoscopy
Endoscopes
Other Subjects
Colon
Colonoscopy
Endoscopes
Abstract
A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is done, what polyps are, care after the test, and possible complications. If you are given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1506, "Colonoscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1479, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0211

Driver evaluation program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Driver Evaluation Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1824
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The Driver Evaluation Program is comprehensive, based on clients’ needs and evidence-based. Your doctor may want you to attend the Program if you are having health troubles that could affect your driving. This may be anything that affects your movement, memory or thinking skills. The Program's team includes Occupational Therapists and a Certified Driving Instructor. This pamphlet explains what is included in the evaluation, how to register and whether there is a cost for the program. Contact in…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Driver Evaluation Program
Alternate Title
Driver evaluation program (DEP)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Rehabilitation
Other Subjects
Rehabilitation
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
The Driver Evaluation Program is comprehensive, based on clients’ needs and evidence-based. Your doctor may want you to attend the Program if you are having health troubles that could affect your driving. This may be anything that affects your movement, memory or thinking skills. The Program's team includes Occupational Therapists and a Certified Driving Instructor. This pamphlet explains what is included in the evaluation, how to register and whether there is a cost for the program. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Driver Evaluation Program, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1824

ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0038
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An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Other Subjects
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Abstract
An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1476, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0038

Flexible sigmoidoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0188
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A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Sigmoidoscopy
Other Subjects
Colon
Endoscopes
Sigmoidoscopy
Abstract
A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must avoid certain activities for 24 hours. The French version of this pamphlet 1505, "Sigmoïdoscopie à sonde souple", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1478, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0188

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

The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35872
Nova Scotia Health Authority. INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1823
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The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ stands for: Implementing a Novel and Supportive Outreach Program of Individualized Care for Patients and Families Living with REspiratory Disease. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease. INSPIRED helps people with (COPD) by providing: COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage COPD flare-ups, suggestions of programs and services that might be helpful, and a chance to consider your goals of care and co…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
The INSPIRED Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outreach Program™
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Other Subjects
Advance directives (Medical care)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Abstract
The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ stands for: Implementing a Novel and Supportive Outreach Program of Individualized Care for Patients and Families Living with REspiratory Disease. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease. INSPIRED helps people with (COPD) by providing: COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage COPD flare-ups, suggestions of programs and services that might be helpful, and a chance to consider your goals of care and complete a Personal Directive document. This pamphlet explains eligibility for the program, what the program includes and potential benefits. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1823

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