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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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By SickKids staff. 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
By SickKids staff. Information on croup, including symptoms and what to do for treatments.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0289
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Pertussis (whooping cough)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37633
IWK. Emergency Department, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0296
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By SickKids staff. What to do if your child has pertussis and when to go to the emergency room.
Available Online
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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)
Whooping Cough
Subjects (LCSH)
Whooping cough
Abstract
By SickKids staff. What to do if your child has pertussis and when to go to the emergency room.
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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By SickKids staff. 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
By SickKids staff. Signs, symptoms and treatment of chicken pox.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0287
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Mononucleosis (infectious mononucleosis)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37744
IWK. Emergency Department, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0397
Available Online
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By SickKids staff. Symptoms and treatment.
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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)
Infectious Mononucleosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Mononucleosis
Abstract
By SickKids staff. Symptoms and treatment.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0397
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[in French] Coqueluch

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38134
IWK. Emergency Department, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0296-FR
Available Online
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In French. By SickKids staff. Pertussis, whooping cough, what it is and how it is treated.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Emergency Department
Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
Par le personnel de l'hôpital SickKids; Pertussis (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
In French. By SickKids staff. Pertussis, whooping cough, what it is and how it is treated.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Department, Halifax, NS & Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, ON
Pamphlet Number
PL-0296-FR
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Negative pressure wound therapy PICO single use system

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35555
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.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
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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Introduction to the Nephrology Team Members

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37737
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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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
Available Online
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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).
Available Online
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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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Thallium exercise test

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0690
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This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test and how the test is done. The test takes about 5-6 hours. Symptoms to watch out for and information about test results are provided.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Cardiac Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart function tests
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart function tests
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test and how the test is done. The test takes about 5-6 hours. Symptoms to watch out for and information about test results are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
0690
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Information for Patients with an Abnormal Lung X-ray

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0049
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This pamphlet goes over what tests or treatment could follow after an abnormal result from an X-ray or CT scan.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung Neoplasms - diagnosis
Lung - diagnostic imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Cancer--Diagnosis
Lungs--Radiography
Specialty
Diagnosis
Respiratory System
Abstract
This pamphlet goes over what tests or treatment could follow after an abnormal result from an X-ray or CT scan.
Notes
Some of the materials in this resource were adapted with permission from: Understanding Lung Cancer, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, 2014.
Responsibility
reviewed by Thoracic Cancer Site Team, Nova Scotia Health Authority ; approved by Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0049
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When Should I Call My Doctor? : A Guide for Patients Being Investigated or Treated for Lung Cancer

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37370
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0050
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This pamphlet lists symptoms that patients being investigated or treated for lung cancer should look for. When to call your doctor, 811 or 911 is identified.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung Neoplasms - diagnosis
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Cancer--Diagnosis
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Diagnosis
Respiratory System
Abstract
This pamphlet lists symptoms that patients being investigated or treated for lung cancer should look for. When to call your doctor, 811 or 911 is identified.
Responsibility
reviewed by Thoracic Cancer Site Team, Nova Scotia Health Authority ; approved by Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0050
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Overview of Lung Cancer Treatment

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37371
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0051
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Thoroughly details the steps and options for those being treated for lung cancer, including the usual treatment for lung cancer.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung Neoplasms - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Cancer--Treatment
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Therapeutics
Abstract
Thoroughly details the steps and options for those being treated for lung cancer, including the usual treatment for lung cancer.
Responsibility
reviewed by Thoracic Cancer Site Team, Nova Scotia Health Authority ; approved by Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0051
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What Happens Now? : Living Beyond Cancer : Follow up Care for Colon Cancer Patients

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37375
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0061
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Guide for colon cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Colonic Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Cancer Survivors
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Colon (Anatomy)--Cancer--Patients--Home care
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Aftercare
Self Care
Abstract
Guide for colon cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
Responsibility
approved by Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0061
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What Happens Now? : Living Beyond Cancer : Follow up Care for Rectal Cancer Patients

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0062
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Guide for rectal cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (20 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Cancer Survivors
Rectal Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Rectum--Cancer--Patients--Home care
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Aftercare
Colorectal Surgery
Self Care
Abstract
Guide for rectal cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
Responsibility
approved by Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0062
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Pain Relief and Tips After Having a Baby

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37816
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Family and Newborn Unit, IWK. Birth Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0753
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Information is given on things one can do at home to help relieve pain, what medications can be taken, and what conditions merit contact with a healthcare provider.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit
IWK. Birth Unit
Alternate Title
Patient and Family Information
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Reproductive Medicine
Infant Health
Maternal Health
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Therapeutics
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Women's Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Women--Health and hygiene
Therapeutics
Surgery, Operative
Reproductive health
Maternal health services
Infants--Health and hygiene
Diagnosis
Abstract
Information is given on things one can do at home to help relieve pain, what medications can be taken, and what conditions merit contact with a healthcare provider.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0753
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Inpatient Mental Health Monitored and Prohibited Items

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37822
IWK. Garron Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0769
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List of items that are not allowed to be brought in by patients and visitors of the IWK inpatient mental health areas.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Garron Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders
Delivery of health care
Hospitalization
Child Health
Mental Health Services
Health Services
Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Safety
Families--Mental health
Mental illness
Hospital patients
Health services administration
Medical Care
Children--Health and hygiene
Abstract
List of items that are not allowed to be brought in by patients and visitors of the IWK inpatient mental health areas.
Responsibility
IWK Garron Centre, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0769
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Lumbar puncture (LP)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34117
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0422
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This test is sometimes called a spinal tap. A small amount of fluid is taken out from the space around your spinal cord that is fluid-filled. The cells in the fluid are studied under a microscope in a lab to check for any problems.This pamphlet explains how the test is done, how long it takes and follow-up care.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures
Alternate Title
Spinal tap
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)
Spinal Puncture
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine--Puncture
Nervous system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
This test is sometimes called a spinal tap. A small amount of fluid is taken out from the space around your spinal cord that is fluid-filled. The cells in the fluid are studied under a microscope in a lab to check for any problems.This pamphlet explains how the test is done, how long it takes and follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Minor Procedures, HI
Pamphlet Number
0422
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Stereotactic biopsy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34172
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0059
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Sterotactic surgery is used to diagnose or treat several types of brain-related conditions, such as movement disorders, pain syndromes, and brain tumours/tumors. A biopsy is when a small sample of tissue is taken. A pathologist (a doctor who diagnoses changes in body tissues or fluids) will look at the tissue sample and make a diagnosis. What to expect before, during, and after surgery are stated.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Neurosurgery
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)
Stereotaxic Techniques
Neurosurgery - methods
Brain Neoplasms - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Stereotaxic techniques
Brain--Surgery
Brain--Tumors--Diagnosis
Abstract
Sterotactic surgery is used to diagnose or treat several types of brain-related conditions, such as movement disorders, pain syndromes, and brain tumours/tumors. A biopsy is when a small sample of tissue is taken. A pathologist (a doctor who diagnoses changes in body tissues or fluids) will look at the tissue sample and make a diagnosis. What to expect before, during, and after surgery are stated.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Neurosurgery
Pamphlet Number
0059
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Living with heart failure

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34246
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0152
Available Online
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This booklet describes the symptoms, causes, management, and treatments of heart failure. The main focus of the booklet is on managing symptoms. Information is provided on eating less salt, drinking less fluid, and a variety of medicines and exercise. Lists of community resources and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Living with heart failure : a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (28 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Failure - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart failure
Abstract
This booklet describes the symptoms, causes, management, and treatments of heart failure. The main focus of the booklet is on managing symptoms. Information is provided on eating less salt, drinking less fluid, and a variety of medicines and exercise. Lists of community resources and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
0152
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Say "yes" to healthy eating

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34265
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0567
Available Online
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This pamphlet will help you check your eating style and develop a healthy eating action plan. Resources for further information are listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
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)
Diet Therapy
Nutrition Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Nutrition
Diet therapy
Specialty
Food and nutrition
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you check your eating style and develop a healthy eating action plan. Resources for further information are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0567
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