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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

What to expect from Addiction Community-based Services

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35713
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1691
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Addiction Community-Based Services works with people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, or drugs, and/or gambling. The service is for people 19 years or older, and there is no cost. This pamphlet covers what to expect from your first appointment, what to expect from treatment, your circle of support, safety concerns, and contact information of locations within the Halifax area that provide support. If you have a mental health crisis, please call the…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions (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 ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcohol-Related Disorders
Gambling - therapy
Substance-Related Disorders
Other Subjects
Alcoholism
Drug addiction
Gambling
Substance use
Abstract
Addiction Community-Based Services works with people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, or drugs, and/or gambling. The service is for people 19 years or older, and there is no cost. This pamphlet covers what to expect from your first appointment, what to expect from treatment, your circle of support, safety concerns, and contact information of locations within the Halifax area that provide support. If you have a mental health crisis, please call the Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team at 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167. If you need help immediately, call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
Pamphlet Number
1691

Care after your plastic surgery procedure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1680
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Care instructions are provided for hand surgery, suture (stitch) line care, and for a suture line with Steri-StripsĀ®. Possible problems you may encounter and specific instructions are provided. A space to record your follow-up plan is given on the back cover of the pamphlet along with contact information.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures
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)
Surgery, Plastic
Other Subjects
Surgery, Plastic
Abstract
Care instructions are provided for hand surgery, suture (stitch) line care, and for a suture line with Steri-Strips®. Possible problems you may encounter and specific instructions are provided. A space to record your follow-up plan is given on the back cover of the pamphlet along with contact information.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Minor Procedures, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1680

Information for patients receiving radiation therapy : total marrow irradiation (TMI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Radiation Oncology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1670
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Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant (this used to be called a bone marrow transplant). Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. Topics include: what will happen when you come for treatment planning, how long treatments take, what will happen during treatments, possible side effects, supportive care, and a list of questions to ask your treatment team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Radiation Oncology
Alternate Title
TMI
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)
Bone marrow transplantation
Leukemia - radiotherapy
Lymphoma - radiotherapy
Multiple Myeloma - radiotherapy
Other Subjects
Bone marrow--Transplantation
Leukemia
Lymphomas
Multiple Myeloma
Abstract
Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant (this used to be called a bone marrow transplant). Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. Topics include: what will happen when you come for treatment planning, how long treatments take, what will happen during treatments, possible side effects, supportive care, and a list of questions to ask your treatment team.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Radiation Oncology
Pamphlet Number
1670

Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1351
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Corrective jaw surgery corrects jaw deformities.The correction of these deformities is needed to prevent damage to your jaw joints, teeth, and associated muscles. Corrective jaw surgery is also used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect if you are having corrective jaw surgery. Topics include: what to expect the day of and right after your surgery, what to expect at home, a discharge checklist, and questions or concerns you might have at h…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Editor
Adapted for use by Oral Surgery staff, Dartmouth General Hospital
Alternate Title
Corrective jaw surgery orthognathic surgery : DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Jaw - surgery
Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
Other Subjects
Jaws--Surgery
Abstract
Corrective jaw surgery corrects jaw deformities.The correction of these deformities is needed to prevent damage to your jaw joints, teeth, and associated muscles. Corrective jaw surgery is also used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect if you are having corrective jaw surgery. Topics include: what to expect the day of and right after your surgery, what to expect at home, a discharge checklist, and questions or concerns you might have at home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1351

Acute hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1151
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Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care ar…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology 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)
Acute Kidney Injury
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Renal Dialysis
Other Subjects
Acute renal failure
Hemodialysis
Abstract
Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nephrology Services
Pamphlet Number
1151

PFO/ASD closure : patent foramen ovali (PFO), atrial septal defect (ASD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Day Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1442
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During a PFO/ASD closure, a puncture (small hole) is made in your groin so that the doctor can put a special catheter (tube) into your vein. A special closure device is put through the catheter and carefully moved to the right spot in your heart. The doctor watches this process on monitors. It then opens up and covers both sides of the hole in your heart. What to bring to the hospital, what to expect before, during and after the procedure are reviewed. Details are given about how to care for y…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Day Unit
Alternate Title
Patent foramen ovali (PFO), atrial septal defect (ASD)
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)
Catheterization
Foramen Ovale, Patent
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
Other Subjects
Atrial septal defects
Cardiac catheterization
Abstract
During a PFO/ASD closure, a puncture (small hole) is made in your groin so that the doctor can put a special catheter (tube) into your vein. A special closure device is put through the catheter and carefully moved to the right spot in your heart. The doctor watches this process on monitors. It then opens up and covers both sides of the hole in your heart. What to bring to the hospital, what to expect before, during and after the procedure are reviewed. Details are given about how to care for yourself when you go home. A list of symptoms that require a visit an Emergency Department is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Day Unit
Pamphlet Number
1442

Echocardiogram

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35155
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1214
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An echocardiogram is a painless and safe test of the heart. It shows the size, shape, movement, and flow of blood through the heart. Soundwaves (ultrasound) are used to get a picture of the heart which can then be seen on a computer screen. This pamphlet reviews how to get ready for the test, who will do the test, what happens during, how long it will take, and what to expect after the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services
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)
Echocardiography
Heart - diagnostic imaging
Other Subjects
Echocardiography
Heart--Imaging
Abstract
An echocardiogram is a painless and safe test of the heart. It shows the size, shape, movement, and flow of blood through the heart. Soundwaves (ultrasound) are used to get a picture of the heart which can then be seen on a computer screen. This pamphlet reviews how to get ready for the test, who will do the test, what happens during, how long it will take, and what to expect after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1214

Endoscopic ultrasound

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35396
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1482
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An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, structures in the middle section of your chest, and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology
Editor
Gastroenterology
MacIsaac, Kaleigh (B.ScPharm)
Stewart, Jennifer (RN)
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)
Endosonography
Other Subjects
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Abstract
An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, structures in the middle section of your chest, and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1482

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