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Assertiveness

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0740
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Being assertive means standing up for yourself and your rights. On the other hand, being aggressive means standing up for your rights while violating another person's rights. Sometimes it is hard to assert ourselves with others. This 1 page sheet outlines some ways to act and respond assertively.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Assertiveness
Mental Health
Other Subjects
Assertiveness (Psychology)
Mental health
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
Being assertive means standing up for yourself and your rights. On the other hand, being aggressive means standing up for your rights while violating another person's rights. Sometimes it is hard to assert ourselves with others. This 1 page sheet outlines some ways to act and respond assertively.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0740

Bipolar education support talks (BEST) treatment group

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1660
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The BEST group is designed for people with Bipolar Affective Disorder. This includes Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymia, and Schizoaffective Disorder. You will learn about your illness, medications, non-medication treatments, ways to cope, and ways to manage your symptoms.You should be in a stable phase of your illness before starting this group. Topics include: what is covered in sessions, who will be at the group sessions, expectations, and group location.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
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)
Bipolar Disorder - therapy
Psychotherapy, Group
Other Subjects
Group psychotherapy
Manic-depressive illness
Abstract
The BEST group is designed for people with Bipolar Affective Disorder. This includes Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Cyclothymia, and Schizoaffective Disorder. You will learn about your illness, medications, non-medication treatments, ways to cope, and ways to manage your symptoms.You should be in a stable phase of your illness before starting this group. Topics include: what is covered in sessions, who will be at the group sessions, expectations, and group location.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Heath and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore, and West Hants)
Pamphlet Number
1660

Bilateral orchiectomy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0480
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Bilateral orchiectomy is the removal of both testicles. Removing the testicles removes the main source of testosterone. This usually slows the growth of prostate cancer. The pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics include healthy eating, care of the incision, managing discomfort, and activity. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Testicular Neoplasms
Testis - surgery
Other Subjects
Testis--Cancer
Testis--Surgery
Abstract
Bilateral orchiectomy is the removal of both testicles. Removing the testicles removes the main source of testosterone. This usually slows the growth of prostate cancer. The pamphlet focuses on care after surgery. Topics include healthy eating, care of the incision, managing discomfort, and activity. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0480

Bioidentical hormones

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Capital Health (N.S.) College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1526
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Bioidentical hormones (BHs) are hormones that are made in a laboratory to be just like human hormones. This pamphlet outlines why BHs are used, their effectiveness, safety, and other information for treating menopause-related vasomotor symptoms.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.) College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University
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)
Estradiol
Estriol
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Estrone
Menopause
Progesterone
Other Subjects
Estradiol
Estrone
Progesterone
Specialty
Endocrinology
Medications
Abstract
Bioidentical hormones (BHs) are hormones that are made in a laboratory to be just like human hormones. This pamphlet outlines why BHs are used, their effectiveness, safety, and other information for treating menopause-related vasomotor symptoms.
Responsibility
Prepared by College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University
Pamphlet Number
1526

Bipolar disorder

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34642
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0761
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Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression), is a treatable brain disorder. People who have it go through unusual mood changes. They go from feeling very happy, “up”, and active to feeling very sad and hopeless, “down”, and inactive, and then back again. Symptoms are listed. How it is treated, causes, getting help, and more resources are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions 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)
Bipolar Disorder
Mental Disorders
Other Subjects
Manic-depressive illness
Mental illness
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression), is a treatable brain disorder. People who have it go through unusual mood changes. They go from feeling very happy, “up”, and active to feeling very sad and hopeless, “down”, and inactive, and then back again. Symptoms are listed. How it is treated, causes, getting help, and more resources are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0761

Birth control pills

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Capital Health (N.S.). Termination of Pregnancy Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0171
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Birth control pills are more than 99% effective when taken properly. Some medications that make birth control pills less effective are listed. You can become pregnant if you forget a pill or if you are 4 hours late in taking a pill. The best action to take if you miss 1 pill, miss 2 pills or miss your period is given. The benefits and disadvantages of birth control pills are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Termination of Pregnancy Unit
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)
Contraception
Ovulation Inhibition
Other Subjects
Birth control
Contraception
Oral contraceptives
Specialty
Gynecology
Medications
Abstract
Birth control pills are more than 99% effective when taken properly. Some medications that make birth control pills less effective are listed. You can become pregnant if you forget a pill or if you are 4 hours late in taking a pill. The best action to take if you miss 1 pill, miss 2 pills or miss your period is given. The benefits and disadvantages of birth control pills are given.
Responsibility
Termination of Pregnancy Unit
Pamphlet Number
0171

Polyomavirus and BK virus

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35425
Capital Health (N.S.). Kidney Transplant Clinic. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1510
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The BK virus is part of the polyomavirus family. It is a common infection that can be found in 80% of people. People who have had a kidney transplant and are taking immunosuppressive medications are at risk. The pamphlet outlines the symptoms, how the virus is diagnosed (including what a 'urine for decoy cells' test is), and how it is treated.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Kidney Transplant 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)
BK Virus
Immunosuppressive Agents - adverse effects
Kidney Transplantation - adverse effects
Polyomavirus
Other Subjects
Immunosuppressive agents
Kidneys--Transplantation
Polyomaviruses
Specialty
Medications
Nephrology
Abstract
The BK virus is part of the polyomavirus family. It is a common infection that can be found in 80% of people. People who have had a kidney transplant and are taking immunosuppressive medications are at risk. The pamphlet outlines the symptoms, how the virus is diagnosed (including what a 'urine for decoy cells' test is), and how it is treated.
Responsibility
Kidney Transplant Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1510

Bladder cancer

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34341
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0500
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Bladder cancer is a common cancer of the urinary tract. This pamphlet answers some commonly asked questions about bladder cancer, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
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)
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Other Subjects
Bladder--Cancer
Abstract
Bladder cancer is a common cancer of the urinary tract. This pamphlet answers some commonly asked questions about bladder cancer, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0500
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the eyelids. This pamphlet provides a list of signs and symptoms. Topics include how blepharitis is cured, cleaning your eyelids, and relieving symptoms.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Eyelid inflammation
Meibomian gland dysfunction
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)
Blepharitis
Eyelid Diseases
Other Subjects
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the eyelids. This pamphlet provides a list of signs and symptoms. Topics include how blepharitis is cured, cleaning your eyelids, and relieving symptoms.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1573

Bone mineral density test

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35412
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1497
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A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. This test helps your healthcare provider identify osteoporosis, determine your risk of bone fractures, and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the test (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the test is done, how to get ready, an…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
BMD test
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)
Absorptiometry, Photon
Bone and bones - radiography
Osteoporosis - diagnosis
Other Subjects
Bone densitometry
Osteoporosis--Diagnosis
Abstract
A bone mineral density (BMD) test measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. This test helps your healthcare provider identify osteoporosis, determine your risk of bone fractures, and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the test (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the test is done, how to get ready, and what to do during the test.
Notes
Previous title: Bone mineral density test
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1497

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