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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0425
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A bone scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material is given. The dosage of the radioactive material is so small that it will not harm you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures. Getting ready for the test (what to wear and bring) is outlined. The steps of the test are provided. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call immediately so that another patient can be booked.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Scintigraphy - bone
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bone and bones - radiography
Radioisotopes - therapeutic use
Radionuclide Imaging
Other Subjects
Diagnostic imaging
Radioisotope scanning
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
A bone scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material is given. The dosage of the radioactive material is so small that it will not harm you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures. Getting ready for the test (what to wear and bring) is outlined. The steps of the test are provided. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call immediately so that another patient can be booked.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0425

Botox injection

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0282
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Botox injections may be used to treat rapid eye blinking or facial muscle spasms. Botox blocks the chemicals that are causing the spasms and they go away. Botox is not a cure but gives temporary relief from symptoms. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the injection, treatment and side effects.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
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)
Blepharospasm - drug therapy
Eye movements
Injections
Other Subjects
Botulinum toxin
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Botox injections may be used to treat rapid eye blinking or facial muscle spasms. Botox blocks the chemicals that are causing the spasms and they go away. Botox is not a cure but gives temporary relief from symptoms. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the injection, treatment and side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0282
Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0742
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A boundary is a dividing line between you and another person. We are all different emotionally, mentally and physically. The goal is to have flexible boundaries based on people and situations in our life. This pamphlet provides some tips on how to establish a healthy set of boundaries.
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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 ([1] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Emotions
Psychiatry
Other Subjects
Emotions
Psychiatry
Specialty
Mental Health
Abstract
A boundary is a dividing line between you and another person. We are all different emotionally, mentally and physically. The goal is to have flexible boundaries based on people and situations in our life. This pamphlet provides some tips on how to establish a healthy set of boundaries.
Responsibility
Acute Care, Capital District Mental Health Program
Pamphlet Number
0742
Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0692
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Bowel function is defined. Some common causes of constipation are provided. Tips to avoid constipation are given. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Emergency Services
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)
Constipation - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Constipation
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Bowel function is defined. Some common causes of constipation are provided. Tips to avoid constipation are given. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0692

Peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion bowel preparation : same day admission

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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Renal Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0734
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The bowel must be well cleaned before surgery. Your bowel preparation must start one week before the catheter is inserted. Directions are provided. Contact the Renal Clinic if your bowels are not working well by the 5th day of the bowel preparation.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Renal Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheterization
Peritoneal Stomata
Other Subjects
Catheterization
Enterostomy
Peritoneal access
Preoperative care
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
The bowel must be well cleaned before surgery. Your bowel preparation must start one week before the catheter is inserted. Directions are provided. Contact the Renal Clinic if your bowels are not working well by the 5th day of the bowel preparation.
Responsibility
prepared by: Renal Clinic, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0734

HDR brachytherapy for esophagus cancer

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1414
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Brachytherapy is a form of radiation treatment that puts the radioactive sources in or near the cancer. This allows a high dose of radiation to be given directly to the tumor site in your body. This brochure will tell you how to prepare, what to expect before, during and after treatment. What side effects may be expected and how to cope with them is reviewed.
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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 (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
brachytherapy
Esophagus
Other Subjects
Esophagus--Cancer--Treatment
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Specialty
Cancer general
Abstract
Brachytherapy is a form of radiation treatment that puts the radioactive sources in or near the cancer. This allows a high dose of radiation to be given directly to the tumor site in your body. This brochure will tell you how to prepare, what to expect before, during and after treatment. What side effects may be expected and how to cope with them is reviewed.
Responsibility
Department of Radiation Oncology
Pamphlet Number
1414

Subdural hematoma

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35022
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Neurosurgery Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1156
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The brain is protected by a tough outer covering called the dura. Above and below the dural covering are many blood vessels that supply blood to the brain. If a blood vessel (usually a vein) is torn below the dura, blood collects between the dura and the surface of the brain. This is called a subdural hematoma. This pamphlet explains the different types of subdural hematoma, what causes it, the symptoms, possible tests, how the hematoma will be treated, the operation, what happens after surgery…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Neurosurgery Staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hematoma, Subdural
Other Subjects
Subdural hematoma
Abstract
The brain is protected by a tough outer covering called the dura. Above and below the dural covering are many blood vessels that supply blood to the brain. If a blood vessel (usually a vein) is torn below the dura, blood collects between the dura and the surface of the brain. This is called a subdural hematoma. This pamphlet explains the different types of subdural hematoma, what causes it, the symptoms, possible tests, how the hematoma will be treated, the operation, what happens after surgery, special considerations, possible complications, discharge planning, and how you will know if the subdural hematoma has returned.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Neurosurgery
Pamphlet Number
1156

Perfusion (SPECT) brain scan

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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0428
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A brain scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. This pamphlet explains the procedure and how the scan is done, how to get ready, what to wear and bring, and why the radiation will not hurt you.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Diagnostic Imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([3] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain diseases - diagnosis
Diagnostic imaging
Other Subjects
Diagnostic imaging
Perfusion (Physiology)
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
A brain scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. This pamphlet explains the procedure and how the scan is done, how to get ready, what to wear and bring, and why the radiation will not hurt you.
Responsibility
prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0428

Bungalow Program : East Coast Forensic Hospital (ECFH)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health & Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1626
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The Bungalow Program is one of 6 programs at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The program uses an open unit concept and is a stepping stone from the hospital to the community. The program is also an opportunity to assess independent living skills. Program objectives and a list of healthcare team members is provided.
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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 ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Halfway Houses
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Other Subjects
Halfway houses
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
The Bungalow Program is one of 6 programs at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The program uses an open unit concept and is a stepping stone from the hospital to the community. The program is also an opportunity to assess independent living skills. Program objectives and a list of healthcare team members is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
1626

CADD-Solis pump

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Palliative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1616
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A CADD-Solis pump is a pump that runs on a battery to deliver medications(s) that lessen the feelings of pain and other symptoms you may be experiencing. How your pump works, who will get the medication ready, how to know if your pump is working, how to take care of it, changing batteries, and dosage instructions are given. A diagram and key is provided to help you become familiar with your pump.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Palliative Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infusion Pump
Pain Management
Other Subjects
Drug infusion pumps
Pain--Treatment
Specialty
Palliative care
Abstract
A CADD-Solis pump is a pump that runs on a battery to deliver medications(s) that lessen the feelings of pain and other symptoms you may be experiencing. How your pump works, who will get the medication ready, how to know if your pump is working, how to take care of it, changing batteries, and dosage instructions are given. A diagram and key is provided to help you become familiar with your pump.
Responsibility
Prepared by Palliative Care
Pamphlet Number
1616

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