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Welcome to 8.2

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35174
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

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

Where can I get the equipment I will need following surgery or illness?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1517
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After your surgery or illness, you may need equipment to help you get around your community and your home. For example, you may need a walker or a raised toilet seat. This pamphlet provides information on how to buy, rent or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Rehabilitation Services
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)
Occupational Therapy
Orthotic Devices
Rehabilitation
Self-Help Devices
Other Subjects
Occupational therapy services
Orthopedic apparatus
Physical therapy services
Rehabilitation
Abstract
After your surgery or illness, you may need equipment to help you get around your community and your home. For example, you may need a walker or a raised toilet seat. This pamphlet provides information on how to buy, rent or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services
Pamphlet Number
1517

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) : Inherited Heart Disease Clinic

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34670
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0630
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‘Arrhythmogenic’ refers to any heart rhythm disease that changes the normal electrical current of your heartbeat and causes it to become irregular. ‘Cardiomyopathy’ is a disease that causes the heart muscle to slowly be replaced by scar tissue and fatty tissue. Both of these are present in ARVC. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator, and rarely a heart transplant…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
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
‘Arrhythmogenic’ refers to any heart rhythm disease that changes the normal electrical current of your heartbeat and causes it to become irregular. ‘Cardiomyopathy’ is a disease that causes the heart muscle to slowly be replaced by scar tissue and fatty tissue. Both of these are present in ARVC. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a pacemaker, sometimes an internal defibrillator, and rarely a heart transplant). Websites for further information are also noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0630

Why we screen for antibiotic-resistant organisms (AROs)

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35812
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1765
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Bacteria sometimes develop the ability to no longer be destroyed by antibiotics. When this happens, the bacteria (organisms) are called “resistant” to antibiotics, and known as antibiotic-resistant organisms (AROs). This pamphlet explains how AROs are spread, screening for AROs and why we screen for AROs.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
Alternate Title
Why we screen for antibiotic resistant organisms (AROs)
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)
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Other Subjects
Drug resistance in microorganisms
Specialty
Infectious diseases
Abstract
Bacteria sometimes develop the ability to no longer be destroyed by antibiotics. When this happens, the bacteria (organisms) are called “resistant” to antibiotics, and known as antibiotic-resistant organisms (AROs). This pamphlet explains how AROs are spread, screening for AROs and why we screen for AROs.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1765

Induction of labour and cervical ripening with balloon catheter

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1769
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A balloon catheter is a soft tube with a small balloon on the end. The balloon catheter gets your cervix ready for labour (cervical ripening). This pamphlet explains what will happen when the balloon catheter is inserted, possible complications of a balloon catheter and when you should call or return to the hospital.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Alternate Title
Induction of labor and cervical ripening with balloon catheter
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)
Catheters
Cervical Ripening
Labor, Induced
Other Subjects
Catheters
Labor (Obstetrics)
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
A balloon catheter is a soft tube with a small balloon on the end. The balloon catheter gets your cervix ready for labour (cervical ripening). This pamphlet explains what will happen when the balloon catheter is inserted, possible complications of a balloon catheter and when you should call or return to the hospital.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Pamphlet Number
1769

Botox injection

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0282
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Botox injections may be used to treat rapid eye blinking or facial muscle spasms. Botox blocks the chemicals that are causing the spasms and they go away. Botox is not a cure but gives temporary relief from symptoms. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the injection, treatment and side effects.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharospasm - drug therapy
Eye movements
Injections
Other Subjects
Botulinum toxin
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Botox injections may be used to treat rapid eye blinking or facial muscle spasms. Botox blocks the chemicals that are causing the spasms and they go away. Botox is not a cure but gives temporary relief from symptoms. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the injection, treatment and side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0282

10 ways to set and keep better boundaries

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35810
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1763
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Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Alternate Title
Ten ways to set and keep better boundaries
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)
Interpersonal Relations
Other Subjects
Interpersonal relations
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions
Pamphlet Number
1763

Brugada syndrome

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35823
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1773
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Brugada syndrome is a rare inherited heart condition associated with an ECG pattern called a Brugada sign. The pamphlet provides the causes, symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments and some general activity guidelines. Websites for further information are also listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Brugada Syndrome
Heart defects, congenital
Other Subjects
Brugada syndrome
Congenital heart disease
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Brugada syndrome is a rare inherited heart condition associated with an ECG pattern called a Brugada sign. The pamphlet provides the causes, symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments and some general activity guidelines. Websites for further information are also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1773

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