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Adrenal insufficiency

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0232
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Adrenal insufficiency happens when your adrenal glands do not make enough hormones. Your body needs the right amount of these hormones in order to live. Adrenal insufficiency may be permanent or temporary. Causes, symptoms, medication, and special dosage instructions for stressful times are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adrenal Insufficiency
Other Subjects
Adrenal glands--Diseases
Specialty
Endocrine System
Abstract
Adrenal insufficiency happens when your adrenal glands do not make enough hormones. Your body needs the right amount of these hormones in order to live. Adrenal insufficiency may be permanent or temporary. Causes, symptoms, medication, and special dosage instructions for stressful times are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0232

Can Adult Day Clinic help you?

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Capital Health (N.S.). Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
1196
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The Adult Day Clinic provides a service to help individuals stay in their home longer and make their life and/or their caregiver’s life easier. The clinic goal is to provide access to healthcare in a social setting. The services provided are listed and a typical day at the clinic is described.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Care Facilities
Other Subjects
Adult care facilities
Adult day care centers
Specialty
Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital
Abstract
The Adult Day Clinic provides a service to help individuals stay in their home longer and make their life and/or their caregiver’s life easier. The clinic goal is to provide access to healthcare in a social setting. The services provided are listed and a typical day at the clinic is described.
Responsibility
Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1196
Capital Health (N.S.). Physiotherapy Department. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
0958
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After exercise, your therapist may ask you to use ice to decrease pain and swelling. Before exercise, your therapist may ask you to use heat to decrease the pain and stiffness. The pamphlet describes sources of heat and cold and how to use them both effectively and safely.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Physiotherapy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Physical Therapy Modalities
Other Subjects
Cold - therapeutic use
Physical therapy
Thermotherapy
Specialty
Physiotherapy
Abstract
After exercise, your therapist may ask you to use ice to decrease pain and swelling. Before exercise, your therapist may ask you to use heat to decrease the pain and stiffness. The pamphlet describes sources of heat and cold and how to use them both effectively and safely.
Responsibility
Physiotherapy Department
Pamphlet Number
0958

Care after your surgery : Dr. Morris

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Minor Procedures. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0340
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After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for your suture lines (with a dressing, without a dressing and with Steri-Strips®). Please check with your family doctor’s office about suture removal. Contact information for Dr. Morris and the Plastic Surgery Clinic is given in case you have problems and/or complications.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Minor Procedures
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand - surgery
Other Subjects
Hand--Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for your suture lines (with a dressing, without a dressing and with Steri-Strips®). Please check with your family doctor’s office about suture removal. Contact information for Dr. Morris and the Plastic Surgery Clinic is given in case you have problems and/or complications.
Responsibility
Prepared by Minor Procedures
Pamphlet Number
0340

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

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Capital Health (N.S.). Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
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 purchase, rent, or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Rehabilitation Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Occupational therapy
Orthopedic Equipment
Physiotherapy
Postoperative Care
Rehabilitation and recovery
Self-Help Devices
Social work
Other Subjects
Medical social work
Occupational therapy services
Orthopedic apparatus
Physical therapy services
Rehabilitation
Specialty
Physiotherapy
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 purchase, rent, or borrow equipment in Nova Scotia and across Canada.
Responsibility
Rehabilitation Services
Pamphlet Number
1517

Alcoholic hepatitis

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Capital Health (N.S.). Hepatology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1554
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Alcoholic hepatitis is the inflammation (swelling) of liver cells caused by drinking alcohol. Information on how you get the disease, symptoms, damage reversal, diagnosis, treatment options, as well as a guide for safe alcohol amounts is given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Hepatology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hepatitis, Alcoholic
Other Subjects
Alcoholic liver diseases
Hepatitis
Abstract
Alcoholic hepatitis is the inflammation (swelling) of liver cells caused by drinking alcohol. Information on how you get the disease, symptoms, damage reversal, diagnosis, treatment options, as well as a guide for safe alcohol amounts is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Merryl Black (GI research student)
Pamphlet Number
1554

Abdominal aneurysm

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0591
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An aneurysm is a blood vessel in an artery that is bigger than normal. When it is located in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet will help you learn about your aneurysm and how it is treated. The pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk of having an aneurysm, how it can cause a problem, and how an aneurysm is diagnosed and treated.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Cardiovascular diseases
Other Subjects
Abdominal aneurysm
Abdominal aorta
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
An aneurysm is a blood vessel in an artery that is bigger than normal. When it is located in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet will help you learn about your aneurysm and how it is treated. The pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk of having an aneurysm, how it can cause a problem, and how an aneurysm is diagnosed and treated.
Responsibility
Prepared by Dr. C.K. You, MD, F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S., Dept. of Surgery, Dalhousie University; revised by Bonnie Heckel, CNS, Vascular Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0591

Treatment in brain aneurysms

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Capital Health (N.S.). Medicine/Geriatrics/Critical Care. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0082
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An aneurysm is an abnormal bulging of a part of the wall of an artery. The wall of an aneurysm is thinner than normal so it can rupture and bleed. Aneurysms come in many shapes and sizes. Topics in this pamphlet include: what happens when an aneurysm ruptures, required tests and repair. Coiling or surgery (clipping) may be used to repair the aneurysm.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Medicine/Geriatrics/Critical Care
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)
Aneurysm - surgery
Brain injuries - therapy
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Craniotomy
Intracranial Aneurysm - surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - surgery
Other Subjects
Aneurysms
Brain--Blood-vessels--Surgery
Craniotomy
Intracranial aneurysms
Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Abstract
An aneurysm is an abnormal bulging of a part of the wall of an artery. The wall of an aneurysm is thinner than normal so it can rupture and bleed. Aneurysms come in many shapes and sizes. Topics in this pamphlet include: what happens when an aneurysm ruptures, required tests and repair. Coiling or surgery (clipping) may be used to repair the aneurysm.
Responsibility
Medicine/Geriatrics/Critical Care
Pamphlet Number
0082

Angioplasty of the legs (balloon procedure)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1296
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Angioplasty of the legs is done to open blocked arteries in the leg. It may be done to delay or stop you from having bypass surgery (surgery to help blood get around a blockage). This pamphlet explains: when angioplasty is done, steps of the procedure, what a stent is, risks, how to prepare for surgery and what recovery will be like after surgery.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Angioplasty, Balloon
Other Subjects
Transluminal angioplasty
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
Angioplasty of the legs is done to open blocked arteries in the leg. It may be done to delay or stop you from having bypass surgery (surgery to help blood get around a blockage). This pamphlet explains: when angioplasty is done, steps of the procedure, what a stent is, risks, how to prepare for surgery and what recovery will be like after surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Bonnie Heckel CNS, Vascular Surgery & Jackie Frew CNE, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1296

Antidepressants for chronic pain

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35419
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Pain Management Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1502
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Antidepressants are often used to treat depression, but they can also be taken to manage chronic pain. This pamphlet provides instructions on taking antidepressants, what to do if you miss a dose, special precautions, common side effects, and how to store your medication. Serious side-effects that should be reported to your doctor are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Pain Management Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Chronic pain - drug therapy
Pain management
Other Subjects
Chronic pain--Treatment
Pain--Treatment
Specialty
Medications
Pain Management
Abstract
Antidepressants are often used to treat depression, but they can also be taken to manage chronic pain. This pamphlet provides instructions on taking antidepressants, what to do if you miss a dose, special precautions, common side effects, and how to store your medication. Serious side-effects that should be reported to your doctor are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit
Pamphlet Number
1502

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