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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
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0692
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Bowel function is defined. Some common causes of constipation are provided. Tips to avoid constipation are given. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
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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)
Constipation - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Constipation
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Bowel function is defined. Some common causes of constipation are provided. Tips to avoid constipation are given. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0692

Diarrhea and vomiting

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Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0120
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Diarrhea and vomiting are often caused by bacteria or viruses. You may have other symptoms such as nausea, headache, feeling tired, and muscle aches. Some suggestions to help you care for yourself are provided. 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)
Diarrhea - prevention and control
Vomiting - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Diarrhea
Vomiting
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Diarrhea and vomiting are often caused by bacteria or viruses. You may have other symptoms such as nausea, headache, feeling tired, and muscle aches. Some suggestions to help you care for yourself are provided. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0120

After your lumbar puncture

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Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1560
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During a lumbar puncture, a needle is placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Care of the puncture site, expected complications, and instructions for bathing, activity, and diet are outlined. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Spinal tap
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Postoperative Care
Spinal Puncture
Other Subjects
Nervous system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Spine--Puncture
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
During a lumbar puncture, a needle is placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Care of the puncture site, expected complications, and instructions for bathing, activity, and diet are outlined. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1560

Ectopic pregnancy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1561
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An ectopic pregnancy (also called tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that develops (grows) outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. It is a potential medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Symptoms, causes, outlook, treatment, complications, ways to decrease your risk factors, and follow-up instructions are provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Tubal pregnancy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pregnancy, Ectopic
Other Subjects
Ectopic pregnancy
Specialty
Emergency
Gynaecology
Abstract
An ectopic pregnancy (also called tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that develops (grows) outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. It is a potential medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Symptoms, causes, outlook, treatment, complications, ways to decrease your risk factors, and follow-up instructions are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Beverly Clarke, RN, Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1561
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0349
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Examining your stool can help your doctor in making a diagnosis. You will be given a kit of materials that has an instruction sheet. The collected sample and the requisition are to be taken to the Mackenzie Building on University Avenue or to the laboratory at the Dartmouth General Hospital on Pleasant Street. Make an appointment with your family doctor to get the results within 7 days after you take the specimen to the lab.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Stool specimen
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feces
Specimen handling
Other Subjects
Biological specimens--Collection and preservation
Abstract
Examining your stool can help your doctor in making a diagnosis. You will be given a kit of materials that has an instruction sheet. The collected sample and the requisition are to be taken to the Mackenzie Building on University Avenue or to the laboratory at the Dartmouth General Hospital on Pleasant Street. Make an appointment with your family doctor to get the results within 7 days after you take the specimen to the lab.
Notes
Previous title: Stool specimen
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Emergency Medicine
Pamphlet Number
0349
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 and 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
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1160
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If you have a sore throat, it is usually a symptom of an illness, such as a cold. Most sore throats are caused by viruses. This means that a sore throat caused by a virus will not get any better by taking antibiotics. The treatment for a sore throat and how to prevent its spread to others is discussed. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is 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)
Pharyngitis - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Pharyngitis
Thoat--Diseases
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
If you have a sore throat, it is usually a symptom of an illness, such as a cold. Most sore throats are caused by viruses. This means that a sore throat caused by a virus will not get any better by taking antibiotics. The treatment for a sore throat and how to prevent its spread to others is discussed. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1160

Kidney stones

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34333
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0240
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Kidney stones (renal calculi) are lumps of crystals which usually form in the kidneys from material in the urine. This pamphlet describes your care if you are a patient who visits an Emergency Department (ER) with a kidney stone. Care instructions for when you go home are provided and a list of the symptoms that require immediate medical attention are outlined. Follow-up care is important.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Calculi
Other Subjects
Kidneys--Calculi
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Kidney stones (renal calculi) are lumps of crystals which usually form in the kidneys from material in the urine. This pamphlet describes your care if you are a patient who visits an Emergency Department (ER) with a kidney stone. Care instructions for when you go home are provided and a list of the symptoms that require immediate medical attention are outlined. Follow-up care is important.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0240
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0368
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Pneumonia is inflammation or infection in one or both of the lungs (sometimes called a chest infection). We have listed the signs and symptoms of pneumonia, risk factors, and the care you need at home. The pamphlet explains how you should feel in 3-5 days and 5-7 days. Symptoms that need further 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)
Pneumonia - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Pneumonia
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Pneumonia is inflammation or infection in one or both of the lungs (sometimes called a chest infection). We have listed the signs and symptoms of pneumonia, risk factors, and the care you need at home. The pamphlet explains how you should feel in 3-5 days and 5-7 days. Symptoms that need further medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0368

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