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After your autologous breast reconstruction : DIEP flap, TRAM flap, latissimus dorsi flap, TAP flap, other flaps

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Capital Health (N.S.). Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0055
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Autologous breast reconstruction is surgery to restore the breast after mastectomy or lumpectomy using your body's own (autologous) tissues. At the QEII, several different types of autologous breast reconstruction surgeries are performed. These include DIEP Flap, TRAM Flap, Latissimus Dorsi Flap, TAP Flap and other flaps. This pamphlet describes care before surgery, immediately after surgery and at home. Symptoms requiring immediate medical care are listed.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Plastic Surgery
Editor
Department of Plastic Surgery, QEII, Halifax
McKeough, Sue (RN)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mammaplasty
Surgery, Plastic - methods
Other Subjects
Mammaplasty
Abstract
Autologous breast reconstruction is surgery to restore the breast after mastectomy or lumpectomy using your body's own (autologous) tissues. At the QEII, several different types of autologous breast reconstruction surgeries are performed. These include DIEP Flap, TRAM Flap, Latissimus Dorsi Flap, TAP Flap and other flaps. This pamphlet describes care before surgery, immediately after surgery and at home. Symptoms requiring immediate medical care are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Autogenous breast reconstruction
Responsibility
Prepared by: Sue McKeough, RN; revised by Department of Plastic Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0055

Why we screen for antibiotic-resistant organisms (AROs)

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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

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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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 (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

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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

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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

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