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ARVC : arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0630
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ARVC is considered a rare condition. Changes occur in the heart’s electrical system and the heart’s muscle is slowly replaced with scar and fat tissue. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medicines, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator and rarely a heart transplant). Web sites for further information are also noted.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular disorders
Other Subjects
Heart--Abnormalities--Patients
Heart--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
ARVC is considered a rare condition. Changes occur in the heart’s electrical system and the heart’s muscle is slowly replaced with scar and fat tissue. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medicines, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator and rarely a heart transplant). Web sites for further information are also noted.
Responsibility
prepared by Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0630
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0742
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A boundary is a dividing line between you and another person. We are all different emotionally, mentally and physically. The goal is to have flexible boundaries based on people and situations in our life. This pamphlet provides some tips on how to establish a healthy set of boundaries.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Emotions
Psychiatry
Other Subjects
Emotions
Psychiatry
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
A boundary is a dividing line between you and another person. We are all different emotionally, mentally and physically. The goal is to have flexible boundaries based on people and situations in our life. This pamphlet provides some tips on how to establish a healthy set of boundaries.
Responsibility
Acute Care, Capital District Mental Health Program
Pamphlet Number
0742

HDR brachytherapy for esophagus cancer

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1414
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Brachytherapy is a form of radiation treatment that puts the radioactive sources in or near the cancer. This allows a high dose of radiation to be given directly to the tumor site in your body. This brochure will tell you how to prepare, what to expect before, during and after treatment. What side effects may be expected and how to cope with them is reviewed.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
brachytherapy
Esophagus
Other Subjects
Esophagus--Cancer--Treatment
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Specialty
Cancer general
Abstract
Brachytherapy is a form of radiation treatment that puts the radioactive sources in or near the cancer. This allows a high dose of radiation to be given directly to the tumor site in your body. This brochure will tell you how to prepare, what to expect before, during and after treatment. What side effects may be expected and how to cope with them is reviewed.
Responsibility
Department of Radiation Oncology
Pamphlet Number
1414

Cataract surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0135
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A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts can be caused by aging, eye injury, disease and some medications. You will be given medication to freeze your eye. The cataract will be removed and a new plastic lens is placed in the eye behind the pupil. We have provided instructions for your care at home. This includes using a metal shield, activity, using eye drops and the symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cataract extraction
Ophthalmology
Other Subjects
Cataract--Surgery
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts can be caused by aging, eye injury, disease and some medications. You will be given medication to freeze your eye. The cataract will be removed and a new plastic lens is placed in the eye behind the pupil. We have provided instructions for your care at home. This includes using a metal shield, activity, using eye drops and the symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Ophthalmology & Same Day Surgery Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0135

Central venous lines (CVP)

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34221
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0118
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A central venous pressure (CVP) line may be used when a patient needs measurements taken to determine the best treatment, a large vein to give fluids and/or medicines, or a type of intravenous feeding called total parenteral nutrition. The pamphlet describes where the line enters the body, how the line is inserted and how the catheter is removed. At the end of the pamphlet, we have listed the risks of a CVP line.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Alternate Title
Central venous pressure lines
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood pressure monitoring
Catheters
Central Venous Pressure
Other Subjects
Catheters
Central venous pressure
Abstract
A central venous pressure (CVP) line may be used when a patient needs measurements taken to determine the best treatment, a large vein to give fluids and/or medicines, or a type of intravenous feeding called total parenteral nutrition. The pamphlet describes where the line enters the body, how the line is inserted and how the catheter is removed. At the end of the pamphlet, we have listed the risks of a CVP line.
Responsibility
Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
0118

Corneal ulcer

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34428
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0641
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A corneal ulcer is a crater-like defect in the cornea which is the clear front part of the eye. It could become infected. The pamphlet describes the investigation, treatment (eye drops and controlling discomfort), return visits, and when to contact your eye doctor.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Corneal diseases
Ophthalmology
Other Subjects
Cornea--Ulcers
Ophthalmology
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
A corneal ulcer is a crater-like defect in the cornea which is the clear front part of the eye. It could become infected. The pamphlet describes the investigation, treatment (eye drops and controlling discomfort), return visits, and when to contact your eye doctor.
Responsibility
Eye Care Centre, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0641

Coping with the symptoms of anxiety

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34624
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0744
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Dealing with the symptoms of anxiety can be a challenge. This pamphlet lists some of the symptoms of anxiety (breathlessness, sweating, dizziness, chest pain, a feeling of impending doom, and losing control), the fears you have about them and the ways you can challenge them.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anxiety
Mental health
Other Subjects
Anxiety
Mental health
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Dealing with the symptoms of anxiety can be a challenge. This pamphlet lists some of the symptoms of anxiety (breathlessness, sweating, dizziness, chest pain, a feeling of impending doom, and losing control), the fears you have about them and the ways you can challenge them.
Responsibility
Acute Care, Capital District Mental Health Program
Pamphlet Number
0744
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0112
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Depo-Provera is an injection of hormones that prevents pregnancy. It is more than 99% effective when taken every 12 weeks. The advantages and disadvantages of this medicine are given. Certain women should not take Depo-Provera.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Contraception - methods
Other Subjects
Birth control
Contraception
Specialty
Gynaecology
Medications
Abstract
Depo-Provera is an injection of hormones that prevents pregnancy. It is more than 99% effective when taken every 12 weeks. The advantages and disadvantages of this medicine are given. Certain women should not take Depo-Provera.
Responsibility
TPU, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0112

Bronchoscopy : Intensive Care Unit

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34368
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0286
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During a bronchoscopy, the specialist uses a scope with a light at the tip to look at the inside of the windpipe and the smaller breathing tubes of the lungs. This pamphlet explains why a bronchoscopy may be needed, getting ready for the test, where it is done, how it is done and care after the test. The risks of having a bronchoscopy are listed.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bronchoscopy
Other Subjects
Bronchoscopy
Abstract
During a bronchoscopy, the specialist uses a scope with a light at the tip to look at the inside of the windpipe and the smaller breathing tubes of the lungs. This pamphlet explains why a bronchoscopy may be needed, getting ready for the test, where it is done, how it is done and care after the test. The risks of having a bronchoscopy are listed.
Responsibility
Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
0286

Having an epidural after surgery

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35281
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1378
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An epidural is a way to give you pain medicine after surgery. How the epidural works and why you should consider having one is reviewed. The side effects and how much pain relief you should expect are also discussed.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia, Epidural
Pain management
Other Subjects
Pain management
Peridural anesthesia
Specialty
Medications
Pain Management
Surgery
Abstract
An epidural is a way to give you pain medicine after surgery. How the epidural works and why you should consider having one is reviewed. The side effects and how much pain relief you should expect are also discussed.
Responsibility
Acute Pain Service
Pamphlet Number
1378

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