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What Happens Now? : Living Beyond Cancer : Follow up Care for Colon Cancer Patients

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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.
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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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Living with heart failure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0152
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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.
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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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What Happens Now? : Living Beyond Cancer : Follow up Care for Thyroid Cancer Patients

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0063
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Guide for thyroid 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
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Cancer Survivors
Self Care
Thyroid Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Self-care, Health
Thyroid gland--Cancer--Patients--Home care
Specialty
Aftercare
Self Care
Abstract
Guide for thyroid 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
0063
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Gastroscopy : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0040
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A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0040
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ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0038
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An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1476, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0038
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Taking care of your cast

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0117
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Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instructions for caring for all other types of casts are also provided. How to keep your cast dry and what to do if you have any problems are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1108, "Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre," is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Casts, Surgical
Immobilization
Bone and Bones - injuries
Subjects (LCSH)
Plaster casts
Bones--Wounds and injuries
Abstract
Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instructions for caring for all other types of casts are also provided. How to keep your cast dry and what to do if you have any problems are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1108, "Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Care of a plaster cast
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII ; Revised by: Orthopedics, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
0117
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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0188
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A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Abstract
A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must avoid certain activities for 24 hours. The French version of this pamphlet 1505, "Sigmoïdoscopie à sonde souple", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1478, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0188
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Colonoscopy : VG site

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34299
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0211
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A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is done, what polyps are, care after the test, and possible complications. If you are given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of th…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Colonoscopy : Victoria General site
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)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Subjects (LCSH)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Abstract
A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is done, what polyps are, care after the test, and possible complications. If you are given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1506, "Colonoscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1479, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0211
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0240
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Kidney stones (renal calculi) are lumps of crystals which usually form in the kidneys from material in urine (pee). This pamphlet describes your care if you are a patient who visits an Emergency Department (ED) with a kidney stone. Care instructions are given and a list of the symptoms that need medical attention are outlined.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Calculi
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Calculi
Abstract
Kidney stones (renal calculi) are lumps of crystals which usually form in the kidneys from material in urine (pee). This pamphlet describes your care if you are a patient who visits an Emergency Department (ED) with a kidney stone. Care instructions are given and a list of the symptoms that need medical attention are outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0240
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0425
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A bone scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) 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. The French version of this pamphlet 1956,…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Scintigraphy - bone
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Radioisotopes - therapeutic use
Bone and Bones - radiography
Radionuclide Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Radioisotope scanning
Abstract
A bone scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) 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. The French version of this pamphlet 1956, "Scintigraphie osseuse", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0425
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0426
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A lung scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioisotope is so low that it will not be harmful to you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures of your lungs. The pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, what to wear and bring, how the test is done, and how long it takes. The French version of this pamphlet 1957, "Scintigraphie pulmonaire", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung - diagnostic imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Lungs--Radiography
Radioisotope scanning
Abstract
A lung scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioisotope is so low that it will not be harmful to you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures of your lungs. The pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, what to wear and bring, how the test is done, and how long it takes. The French version of this pamphlet 1957, "Scintigraphie pulmonaire", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0426
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Indium white blood cell scan

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0427
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An indium white blood cell scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. It is a 2-day test. This pamphlet explains the procedure for the scan, getting ready, what to wear and bring, and how the test is done. The French version of this pamphlet 1958, "Scintigraphie aux globules blancs marqués à l’indium", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Radiopharmaceuticals - diagnostic use
Diagnostic imaging
Indium
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Indium
Abstract
An indium white blood cell scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. It is a 2-day test. This pamphlet explains the procedure for the scan, getting ready, what to wear and bring, and how the test is done. The French version of this pamphlet 1958, "Scintigraphie aux globules blancs marqués à l’indium", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Indium scan
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0427
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0429
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A kidney scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioisotope is so low that it will not be harmful to you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures of your kidneys. The pamphlets explains how to get ready for the test, what to wear and bring, and how the test is done. The French version of this pamphlet 1959, "Scintigraphie rénale", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases
Nephrology
Subjects (LCSH)
Nephrology
Kidneys--Diseases
Abstract
A kidney scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioisotope is so low that it will not be harmful to you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures of your kidneys. The pamphlets explains how to get ready for the test, what to wear and bring, and how the test is done. The French version of this pamphlet 1959, "Scintigraphie rénale", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0429
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Arthroscopic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery : jaw joint surgery (outpatients)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1511
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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is a procedure to treat problems with the jaw joints. These include diseases that cause pain and limit jaw movement. Arthroscopic TMJ surgery does not require an overnight stay in hospital. This pamphlet explains what to expect after your TMJ surgery. Topics include: what to expect after surgery such as activity at home, controlling discomfort and swelling, the location and care of stitches, and kinds of foods you may eat. Questions or urgent concerns you m…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Temporomandibular Joint - surgery
Arthroscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaws--Surgery
Arthroscopy
Abstract
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is a procedure to treat problems with the jaw joints. These include diseases that cause pain and limit jaw movement. Arthroscopic TMJ surgery does not require an overnight stay in hospital. This pamphlet explains what to expect after your TMJ surgery. Topics include: what to expect after surgery such as activity at home, controlling discomfort and swelling, the location and care of stitches, and kinds of foods you may eat. Questions or urgent concerns you may have once you are home are listed. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent concerns are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Pamphlet Number
1511
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Geriatric Day Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Geriatric Day Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0635
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This pamphlet gives information about the Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at the QEII. Topics include the services provided by GDH, attendance, medical care, family, transportation, medications, cost of the program, GDH closures and discharge. Contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Geriatric Day Hospital
Alternate Title
Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH)
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)
Geriatrics
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Geriatrics
Hospitals
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at the QEII. Topics include the services provided by GDH, attendance, medical care, family, transportation, medications, cost of the program, GDH closures and discharge. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Geriatric Day Hospital, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0635
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Your stay on 4.1 - Vascular Surgery & General Surgery Inpatient Unit : from admission to discharge

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI. 4.1 Nursing Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1195
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1. Topics include: levels of care and transfers, general information, Personal Directives, code status, and keeping you safe. It answers questions you may have about before and after surgery day, and discharge and transfers (to a facility in Halifax or to your home hospital). A list of symptoms needing medical attention is given. A resources section is provided at the end of this guide.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI. 4.1 Nursing Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Health care teams
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1. Topics include: levels of care and transfers, general information, Personal Directives, code status, and keeping you safe. It answers questions you may have about before and after surgery day, and discharge and transfers (to a facility in Halifax or to your home hospital). A list of symptoms needing medical attention is given. A resources section is provided at the end of this guide.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to 4.1 Nursing Unit : Vascular Surgery and General Surgery Short Stay Unit
Responsibility
Prepared by: 4.1 Nursing Unit, HI, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1195
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Capsule endoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1300
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Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1854, "Endoscopie par capsule", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff
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)
Capsule Endoscopes
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Capsule endoscopy
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1854, "Endoscopie par capsule", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endoscopy Unit Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1300
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Wall motion study (MUGA scan)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1394
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This test gives a movie-like picture of your beating heart. Details about how to prepare and what to expect during the test are shared.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Multi-gated acquisition scan
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Radionuclide Angiography
Radionuclide Ventriculography
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart function tests
Cardiovascular system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Heart--Imaging
Abstract
This test gives a movie-like picture of your beating heart. Details about how to prepare and what to expect during the test are shared.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
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Sestamibi exercise test

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1393
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This special X-ray of the heart involves an exercise test after the injection of a radioactive isotope called “sestamibi”. This pamphlet explains about how to prepare for the test, where to go, how long the test takes, how to get ready for the test, and how the test is done.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Exercise Test
Heart
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Exercise tests
Heart
Abstract
This special X-ray of the heart involves an exercise test after the injection of a radioactive isotope called “sestamibi”. This pamphlet explains about how to prepare for the test, where to go, how long the test takes, how to get ready for the test, and how the test is done.
Notes
Previous title: Myoview exercise test
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1393
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