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Polyoma virus and BK virus

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Kidney Transplant Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1510
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The BK virus is part of the polyoma virus 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
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Kidney Transplant Clinic
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)
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 polyoma virus 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
Prepared by: Kidney Transplant Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1510

Bladder cancer

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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

Do you know how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diversity and Inclusion Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1828
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Blind, deafblind and partially sighted people have different levels of mobility and independence. Some people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted may have other disabilities that affect the level of help they need. This pamphlet explains how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted, and provides appropriate actions and words that you can use. Information about the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), as well as NSHA's Diversity and Inclusion Program, is…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diversity and Inclusion Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blindness
Deafness
Other Subjects
Blindness
Deafness
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Blind, deafblind and partially sighted people have different levels of mobility and independence. Some people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted may have other disabilities that affect the level of help they need. This pamphlet explains how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted, and provides appropriate actions and words that you can use. Information about the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), as well as NSHA's Diversity and Inclusion Program, is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: AEBC Halifax Chapter and NSHA Diversity and Inclusion Program
Pamphlet Number
1828

Bone mineral density test

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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
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. The French version of this pamphlet 1783, "Injection de Botox®", is also available.
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Corporate Author
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. The French version of this pamphlet 1783, "Injection de Botox®", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0282

10 ways to set and keep better boundaries

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1763
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Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Alternate Title
Ten ways to set and keep better boundaries
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)
Interpersonal Relations
Other Subjects
Interpersonal relations
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions
Pamphlet Number
1763
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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Corporate Author
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 & 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

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