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Family information booklet

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IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Communications and Public Affairs. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262
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Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Communications and Public Affairs
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Child Health Services
Hospitals
Maternal-Child Health Services
Women's Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Child health services
Hospitals
Infant health services
Maternal health services
Women's health services
Abstract
Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
Notes
The French version of this booklet is also available.
The Arabic version of this booklet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Communications and Public Affairs, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262
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Clinical skills review : scenarios based on standardized patients : prepare for OSCEs, MCCQE II, CFPC certification

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edited by Zu-hua Gao, Christopher Naugler. (3rd ed., revised and updated) --[Edmonton, AB]: Brush Education , c2013.
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More cases = more success on your exam - When you take your clinical skills exam, every case you know counts. Prepare quickly and efficiently for your clinical exam with the updated third edition of this bestselling OSCE study guide. Written by Canadian doctors, Clinical Skills Review presents 134 cases based on scenarios you'll encounter on the MCCQE II and CFPC certification exams. An essential resource for Canadian medical students and international medical graduates seeking a licence to pra…
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Gao, Zu-hua
Naugler, Christopher T.
Responsibility
edited by Zu-hua Gao, Christopher Naugler
Edition
3rd ed., revised and updated
Place of Publication
[Edmonton, AB]
Publisher
Brush Education
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages)
ISBN
9781550594409 (print ed.)
9781550594539
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Medicine - Problems and Exercises
Language
English
Abstract
More cases = more success on your exam - When you take your clinical skills exam, every case you know counts. Prepare quickly and efficiently for your clinical exam with the updated third edition of this bestselling OSCE study guide. Written by Canadian doctors, Clinical Skills Review presents 134 cases based on scenarios you'll encounter on the MCCQE II and CFPC certification exams. An essential resource for Canadian medical students and international medical graduates seeking a licence to practise medicine in Canada, Clinical Skills Review is also a valuable supplemental guide for the USMLE Step 2 CS. Features of the new edition include: Comprehensive coverage of typical clinical situations; A systematic approach to clinical skills; Indexes of cases and medical abbreviations for easy reference; Time-tested mnemonics to help you excel on the exam; Aids for group study, since practice is the best way to prepare; Cases organized by categories found on the MCCQE II: Medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine and community health, psychiatry and neurology, and surgery.
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Medicine -- 2. Obstetrics and Gynecology -- 3. Pediatrics -- 4. Preventive Medicine and Community Health 5. Psychiatry and Neurology 6. Surgery -- Abbreviations -- About the Authors -- List of Cases -- Index of Cases.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Your kidney transplant

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Capital Health (N.S.). Multi Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0196
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This guide helps you learn what happens before, during, and after your kidney transplant. The guide covers words to know, medications, benefits, risks, the waitlist, possible problems after surgery, and how to stay healthy at home after your transplant. Transplant Clinic contact information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Multi Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (74 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney transplantation
Kidney Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidney disease
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This guide helps you learn what happens before, during, and after your kidney transplant. The guide covers words to know, medications, benefits, risks, the waitlist, possible problems after surgery, and how to stay healthy at home after your transplant. Transplant Clinic contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Multi Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
0196
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IWK. Emergency Department, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0289
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Information on croup, including symptoms and what to do for treatments.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Emergency Department
Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Croup
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Croup
Respiratory tract diseases
Abstract
Information on croup, including symptoms and what to do for treatments.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0289
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IWK. Emergency Department, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0296
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What to do if your child has pertussis and when to go to the emergency room.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Emergency Department
Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
(whooping cough)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Whooping Cough
Subjects (LCSH)
Whooping cough
Abstract
What to do if your child has pertussis and when to go to the emergency room.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0296
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IWK. Emergency Department, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0287
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Signs, symptoms and treatment of chicken pox.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Emergency Department
Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
(Varicella)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Chickenpox
Subjects (LCSH)
Chickenpox
Abstract
Signs, symptoms and treatment of chicken pox.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0287
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IWK. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0295
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Signs, symptoms and treatment of HSP in children. HSP is an inflammation of the small blood vessels, causing rash, sore joints, and abdominal pain.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
Henoch-Schonlien Purpura
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch
Vascular Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood-vessels--Diseases
Purpura (Pathology)
Abstract
Signs, symptoms and treatment of HSP in children. HSP is an inflammation of the small blood vessels, causing rash, sore joints, and abdominal pain.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0295
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Discharge Instructions Following Sedation/General Anaesthesia

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IWK. Cardiology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0109
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Basic care instructions: activity; diet / foods; who to call if concerned.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Cardiology
Alternate Title
Children’s Health Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesia
Postoperative care
Abstract
Basic care instructions: activity; diet / foods; who to call if concerned.
Responsibility
IWK Cardiology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0109
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Nutrition for Multiple Birth Pregnancy

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IWK. Clinical Nutrition. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0159
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Suggested meal pattern and helpful hints; meal planning pregnant women having twins or multiples; breakfast; snacks, lunch, dinner; healthy eating; food; diet; nutrients; nutrition for twin pregnancies.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Clinical Nutrition
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diet, Healthy
Pregnancy, Multiple
Subjects (LCSH)
Multiple pregnancy
Nutrition--Requirements
Abstract
Suggested meal pattern and helpful hints; meal planning pregnant women having twins or multiples; breakfast; snacks, lunch, dinner; healthy eating; food; diet; nutrients; nutrition for twin pregnancies.
Responsibility
IWK Clinical Nutrition, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0159
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Maritime Newborn Screening Program

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Maritime Newborn Screening Program, IWK. Transfusion Medicine Service - (Lab Services). Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
Pl-0166
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What is the Maritime Newborn Screening Program? Who, what, why and how baby is tested; explanation of genetic disorder(s) and test results.
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Corporate Author
Maritime Newborn Screening Program
IWK. Transfusion Medicine Service - (Lab Services)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Services
Neonatal Screening
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic services
Newborn infants--Diseases--Diagnosis
Newborn screening
Abstract
What is the Maritime Newborn Screening Program? Who, what, why and how baby is tested; explanation of genetic disorder(s) and test results.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
Maritime Newborn Screening Program, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
Pl-0166
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IWK. Emergency Department, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0397
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Symptoms and treatment.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Emergency Department
Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
infectious mononucleosis
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infectious Mononucleosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Mononucleosis
Abstract
Symptoms and treatment.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0397
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Special Access Program (SAP) Medications

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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0883
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The Special Access Program (SAP) provides a way for physicians to acquire medications that are not marketed in Canada. These medications are considered for patients with serious or life-threatening conditions when other treatments have been tried and failed or the side effects are intolerable.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Illness - therapy
Medication Systems - organization & administration
Subjects (LCSH)
Critically ill
Hospitals--Drug distribution systems
Abstract
The Special Access Program (SAP) provides a way for physicians to acquire medications that are not marketed in Canada. These medications are considered for patients with serious or life-threatening conditions when other treatments have been tried and failed or the side effects are intolerable.
Responsibility
IWK Pharmacy, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0883
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Negative pressure wound therapy PICO single use system

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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Wound Care Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1577
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This pamphlet answers common questions about using negative pressure wound closure therapy. Topics include bathing, pain, dressing changes and when to contact a nurse or doctor. This pamphlet also explains what the different coloured lights on the device mean and what to do in each situation.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Wound Care Committee
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)
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
Wound Closure Techniques
Subjects (LCSH)
Wound healing
Specialty
Wound Care Committee
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about using negative pressure wound closure therapy. Topics include bathing, pain, dressing changes and when to contact a nurse or doctor. This pamphlet also explains what the different coloured lights on the device mean and what to do in each situation.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Wound Care Committee, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1577
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Syndactyly Repair Information

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IWK. Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0110
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Definition; what to expect after surgery; follow-up plan of care.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Plastic Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Congenital Abnormalities - surgery
Syndactyly - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Abnormalities, Human--Surgery
Postoperative care
Syndactyly--Surgery
Abstract
Definition; what to expect after surgery; follow-up plan of care.
Responsibility
IWK Plastic Surgery, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0110
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Calcium and Vitamin D

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IWK. Clinical Nutrition. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0153
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Calcium and vitamin D.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Clinical Nutrition
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Calcium
Nutritional Requirements
Vitamin D
Subjects (LCSH)
Calcium in human nutrition
Nutrition--Requirements
Vitamin D in human nutrition
Abstract
Calcium and vitamin D.
Responsibility
IWK Clinical Nutrition, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0153
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Plastic Surgery Procedure Clinic

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IWK. Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0235
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About the Plastic Surgery Clinic; what to bring; what to expect after the procedure.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Plastic Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Surgery, Plastic
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Surgery, Plastic
Abstract
About the Plastic Surgery Clinic; what to bring; what to expect after the procedure.
Responsibility
IWK Plastic Surgery, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0235
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Introduction to the Nephrology Team Members

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IWK. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0340
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A description of the various nephrology team members- from physicians to clinical leaders, social workers.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Nephrology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Health care teams
Hospital wards
Kidneys--Diseases
Abstract
A description of the various nephrology team members- from physicians to clinical leaders, social workers.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Nephrology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0340
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Recipes to Promote Healthy Eating

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IWK. Clinical Nutrition. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0711
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A guide to eating well on a budget. Recipes, cooking instructions, healthy tips,options.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Clinical Nutrition
Alternate Title
Recipes, Cooking Instructions, Healthy Tips, Options and Sample Menu
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diet, Healthy
Subjects (LCSH)
Diet
Abstract
A guide to eating well on a budget. Recipes, cooking instructions, healthy tips,options.
Responsibility
IWK Clinical Nutrition, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0711
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Children and Lyme Disease

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IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0951
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Although anyone can get Lyme disease, children spend a lot of time outdoors and are at particular risk. Lyme disease can present as an infection in various ways. If the doctor thinks that your child has Lyme disease based on symptoms and possible exposure, your child will most likely receive 2-4 weeks of antibiotics.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
IWK. Pharmacy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Lyme Disease
Subjects (LCSH)
Lyme disease
Abstract
Although anyone can get Lyme disease, children spend a lot of time outdoors and are at particular risk. Lyme disease can present as an infection in various ways. If the doctor thinks that your child has Lyme disease based on symptoms and possible exposure, your child will most likely receive 2-4 weeks of antibiotics.
Responsibility
IWK Infectious Disease / Immunology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0951
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IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955
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Having day surgery (with Adult Surgical Services, Women's & Newborn Health Program, IWK Women's Site) means you will not stay at the hospital overnight. You will come to the IWK Health Centre the day of surgery, and then return home after a short stay in the Recovery Room (Post Anesthesia Care Unit- PACU).
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
Adult Gynecology
A Patient Guide - Women's and Newborn Health Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory surgery
Abstract
Having day surgery (with Adult Surgical Services, Women's & Newborn Health Program, IWK Women's Site) means you will not stay at the hospital overnight. You will come to the IWK Health Centre the day of surgery, and then return home after a short stay in the Recovery Room (Post Anesthesia Care Unit- PACU).
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955
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