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By SickKids staff. Information on croup, including symptoms and what to do for treatments.
By SickKids staff. What to do if your child has pertussis and when to go to the emergency room.
By SickKids staff. Signs, symptoms and treatment of chicken pox.
By SickKids staff. Symptoms and treatment.
In French. By SickKids staff. Pertussis, whooping cough, what it is and how it is treated.
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.
A description of the various nephrology team members- from physicians to clinical leaders, social workers.
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).
This pamphlet goes over what tests or treatment could follow after an abnormal result from an X-ray or CT scan.
Thoroughly details the steps and options for those being treated for lung cancer, including the usual treatment for lung cancer.
Guide for colon cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
Guide for rectal cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
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.
List of items that are not allowed to be brought in by patients and visitors of the IWK inpatient mental health areas.
Provides step-by-step protocols and descriptions that enable clinical microbiologists and laboratory staff personnel to perform all analyses, including appropriate quality control recommendations, from the receipt of the specimen through processing, testing, interpretation, presentation of the final report, and subsequent consultation.
Interprofessional Evidence-Based Practice: A Workbook for Health Professionals promotes active, team learning of interprofessional evidence-based practice (EBP). This text is distinctive in that it departs from the tradition of EBP occurring from a single disciplinary perspective. Interprofessional EBP is described in terms of a dynamic team process that blends the patient's preferences and values, and the expertise of practitioners from multiple disciplines, and incorporates multidisciplinary …
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.
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.
Your entire trach tube should be changed about once a month, or sooner if you notice an odour (smell) or get a bad taste in your mouth. You or someone who lives with you may learn how to change your tube, a VON nurse may come to your home, or your doctor may change it in their office or in a clinic. Photographs are used to help you learn how to change your trach tube. Instructions on how to clean the removed tube are also given.