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Therapeutic apheresis

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Capital Health (N.S.). Medical Day Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0618
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Apheresis means "to take away". This is the name for a type of treatment that is very helpful for a number of conditions. The pamphlet lists the most common types of therapeutic apheresis treatments and then describes before, during, and after apheresis.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Medical Day Unit
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)
Blood Component Removal
Other Subjects
Apheresis
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
Apheresis means "to take away". This is the name for a type of treatment that is very helpful for a number of conditions. The pamphlet lists the most common types of therapeutic apheresis treatments and then describes before, during, and after apheresis.
Responsibility
Prepared by Apheresis Nursing Staff, Medical Day Unit, VG, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0618
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Division of General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0168
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The appendix is a small tube-like organ that is attached to your intestine (bowel). An inflamed or infected appendix is called appendicitis. If not treated, the inflamed or infected appendix can burst and cause a serious infection. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics are: controlling discomfort, care of your incision, healthy eating, activity (returning to work, driving, sex), and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Division of General Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix - surgery
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Appendectomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
The appendix is a small tube-like organ that is attached to your intestine (bowel). An inflamed or infected appendix is called appendicitis. If not treated, the inflamed or infected appendix can burst and cause a serious infection. This pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics are: controlling discomfort, care of your incision, healthy eating, activity (returning to work, driving, sex), and follow-up care. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Reviewed by: Division of General Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0168

Aripiprazole (Abilify®, Abilify Maintena™)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Services, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1627
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Aripiprazole is most often used to treat psychosis. It is also used to treat mania and sometimes depression. Possible side effects as well as a list of symptoms that it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, and other general information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Services, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aripiprazole
Other Subjects
Antipsychotic drugs
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Aripiprazole is most often used to treat psychosis. It is also used to treat mania and sometimes depression. Possible side effects as well as a list of symptoms that it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, and other general information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1627

Arterial line

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Capital Health (N.S.). Critical Care Emergency Resource Team. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0074
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An arterial line can be used when a patient needs frequent blood samples, a continuous blood pressure reading and to have his/her treatment evaluated. This pamphlet describes how a line is inserted, what happens when the line is in place and how it is removed. The risks of arterial lines are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Alternate Title
Arterial 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)
Vascular Access Devices
Other Subjects
Arteries
Blood
Medical supplies
Abstract
An arterial line can be used when a patient needs frequent blood samples, a continuous blood pressure reading and to have his/her treatment evaluated. This pamphlet describes how a line is inserted, what happens when the line is in place and how it is removed. The risks of arterial lines are given.
Responsibility
Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
0074

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

Fall prevention checklist

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35659
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. NSHA Provincial Falls Prevention Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1649
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Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this list and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. NSHA Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidental Falls - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Falls (Accidents) in old age--Prevention
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this list and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
Responsibility
NSHA Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Pamphlet Number
1649
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Respiratory Services, Cobequid. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1454
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Asthma is a lung condition where the airways are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Respiratory Services, Cobequid
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Asthma
Other Subjects
Asthma
Specialty
Cobequid Community Health Centre
Abstract
Asthma is a lung condition where the airways are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1454

Atrial fibrillation

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35310
Capital Health (N.S.). Atrial Fibrillation Clinic. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1420
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Atrial Fibrillation is an abnormal heart beat. This pamphlet reviews the signs and symptoms of this heart problem, how it can be diagnosed, and what sort of treatment is offered.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
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)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Atrial Fibrillation
Heart
Other Subjects
Arrhythmia
Atrial fibrillation
Heart beat
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
Atrial Fibrillation is an abnormal heart beat. This pamphlet reviews the signs and symptoms of this heart problem, how it can be diagnosed, and what sort of treatment is offered.
Responsibility
Prepared by Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1420

Augmentation mammaplasty : care at home

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Capital Health (N.S.). Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0649
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Augmentation mammaplasty is also called breast enlargement. This pamphlet explains how the surgery is done, care of incisions, discomfort and/or pain, and instructions about activity. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Plastic Surgery
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)
Mammaplasty
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Augmentation mammaplasty
Postoperative care
Specialty
Breast disease
Surgery
Abstract
Augmentation mammaplasty is also called breast enlargement. This pamphlet explains how the surgery is done, care of incisions, discomfort and/or pain, and instructions about activity. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Plastic Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0649

Autoimmune hepatitis

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35658
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Hepatology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1648
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Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic (long-lasting) disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the cells of the liver, causing inflammation (swelling) and liver damage. Topics include: where your liver is located and its function, causes of autoimmune hepatitis, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and things you can do to help your liver heal itself.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Hepatology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hepatitis, Autoimmune
Other Subjects
Chronic active hepatitis
Abstract
Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic (long-lasting) disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the cells of the liver, causing inflammation (swelling) and liver damage. Topics include: where your liver is located and its function, causes of autoimmune hepatitis, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and things you can do to help your liver heal itself.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hepatology
Pamphlet Number
1648

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