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Postoperative Care in Thoracic Surgery : A Comprehensive Guide

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Mert Sentürk, Mukadder Orhan Sungur, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book offers a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of optimal postoperative care in patients who have undergone thoracic surgery and discusses challenging issues that are of interest not only in the context of thoracic surgery but also more generally within the fields of anesthesia, intensive care, and pain medicine. The coverage ranges, for example, from use of non-invasive ventilation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and new monitoring devices to fluid management, pain control, and tr…
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Sentürk, Mert
Orhan Sungur, Mukadder
Responsibility
Mert Sentürk, Mukadder Orhan Sungur, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 303 pages) : 46 illus., 31 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319199085
9783319199078 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Postoperative Complications - prevention & control
Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Abstract
This book offers a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of optimal postoperative care in patients who have undergone thoracic surgery and discusses challenging issues that are of interest not only in the context of thoracic surgery but also more generally within the fields of anesthesia, intensive care, and pain medicine. The coverage ranges, for example, from use of non-invasive ventilation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and new monitoring devices to fluid management, pain control, and treatment of arrhythmias. A key feature of the book is the exceptionally attractive list of authors, who represent the most authoritative experts on the topics that they address. The approach is appropriately multidisciplinary, acknowledging that in many centers thoracic anesthetists are responsible for care during the postoperative period. This book is exceptional in being devoted solely to postoperative care in thoracic surgery, even though the difficulties involved in thoracic operations sometimes exceed those of cardiac surgery, especially in the postoperative period.
Contents
1. What happens to the lung during mechanical ventilation and one-lung ventilation? -- 2. Where should I send my patient after the operation? -- 3. Does it matter, how I ventilate the patient during the operation? -- 4. Can the postoperative pulmonary complications (PPC) be objectively evaluated? -- 5. Fluid management during and after the operation: Less is more or more is less? -- 6. How to organize the PACU? How to treat in PACU? -- 7. Should I blame the surgeon: Surgical complications and surgical treatment of the complications -- 8. Should every "myasthenic thymectomy" be sent to ICU? -- 9. How about esophagectomies? -- 10. Do the new devices of monitoring make sense compared to the "classical" ones? -- 11. What are the specific challenges in the postoperative mechanical ventilation after thoracic surgery? -- 12. Pros & Cons of non-invasive ventilation after thoracic surgery -- 13. Lung surgery and extracorporeal oxygenation -- 14. Pneumonia after thoracic surgery -- 15. When and how do I have to treat the arrhythmias after thoracic surgery? -- 16. Management of antiaggregated and anticoagulated patients scheduled for thoracic surgery: recommendations for venous thromboprophylaxis -- 17. Pain management following thoracic surgery -- 18. Rehabilitation for thoracic surgical patients: why, when and how -- 19. Perioperative care of thoracic trauma patient -- 20. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the postoperative period.
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Nutritional Support after Gastrointestinal Surgery

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Donato Francesco Altomare, Maria Teresa Rotelli, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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This volume provides readers with the necessary information to select the most appropriate nutritional support following gastrointestinal tract surgery. Most patients are worried about resuming oral intake, particularly when the surgery has altered the GI tract normal physiology removing organs (e.g. total colectomy) or part of them, or modifying the natural sequence of the different GI tract parts (e.g. after esophagectomy or pancreatectomy). Patients may also worry about the possible complica…
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Altomare, Donato Francesco
Rotelli, Maria Teresa
Responsibility
Donato Francesco Altomare, Maria Teresa Rotelli, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 148 p.) : 50 illus., 42 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030165543
9783030165536 (Print ed.)
9783030165550 (Print ed.)
9783030165567 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Digestive System Surgical Procedures
Nutritional Support
Postoperative Care
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Nutrition Therapy
Perioperative Medicine
Abstract
This volume provides readers with the necessary information to select the most appropriate nutritional support following gastrointestinal tract surgery. Most patients are worried about resuming oral intake, particularly when the surgery has altered the GI tract normal physiology removing organs (e.g. total colectomy) or part of them, or modifying the natural sequence of the different GI tract parts (e.g. after esophagectomy or pancreatectomy). Patients may also worry about the possible complications of an inappropriate alimentation. As a matter of fact, several metabolic processes can be modified by GI tract surgery (e.g. major liver resection or pancreatectomy), thus making the nutritional support essential: and the same support is fundamental in bariatric surgery, nowadays widely used for super-obese patients. There is therefore a need for a nutritional guide in surgery and in troubleshooting postoperative cases where nutrition is a major issue This book offers nutritionists insights into the possible alterations of GI tract physiology occurring after surgery, and will be a valuable resource for surgeons, gastroenterologists, coloproctologists, nutritionists and clinical specialist nurses, seeking guidance on postoperative nutrition.
Contents
1. Regulation of food intake after surgery and the gut brain axis -- 2. Nutritional support after surgery of the esophagous -- 3. Nutritional support after surgery of the stomach -- 4. Nutritional support after cholecystectomy -- 5. Nutritional support after surgery of the pancreas -- 6. Nutritional support after surgery of the small bowel -- 7. Nutritional support in patients with intestinal stomas -- 8. Nutritional support after surgery of the liver -- 9. Nutritional support after bariatric surgery -- 10. Nutritional support after surgery of the colon -- 11. Nutritional support after surgery for proctologic diseases.
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Drain's perianesthesia nursing : a critical care approach

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Odom-Forren, Jan. (7th ed.) --St. Louis, MO: Elsevier , 2018.
Call Number
WY 161 D759 2018
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WY 161 D759 2018
Author
Odom-Forren, Jan
Edition
7th ed.
Alternate Title
Perianesthesia nursing
Place of Publication
St. Louis, MO
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
2018
Physical Description
864 p.
ISBN
9.78E+12
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - nursing
Anesthesia Recovery Period
Perioperative Nursing
Perioperative Care
Perioperative Period
Postoperative Care
Postoperative Period
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0284
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This guide will help you learn how to care for yourself safely before and after day surgery for a tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. Topics include getting ready for surgery, what will happen on the day of surgery, what will happen right after surgery, and care at home. Things to avoid for 2 weeks after your surgery, activity, and bleeding are also covered. The French version of this pamphlet 2099, "Amygdalectomie et adénoïdectomie", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Otolaryngology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tonsillectomy
Adenoids - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Tonsillectomy
Adenoids--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology
Surgery
Abstract
This guide will help you learn how to care for yourself safely before and after day surgery for a tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. Topics include getting ready for surgery, what will happen on the day of surgery, what will happen right after surgery, and care at home. Things to avoid for 2 weeks after your surgery, activity, and bleeding are also covered. The French version of this pamphlet 2099, "Amygdalectomie et adénoïdectomie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Otolaryngology
Pamphlet Number
0284
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Before and after a day surgery procedure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. HI, VG & DGH site staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0672
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This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after a day surgery procedure. Topics about preparing include: arriving early, what to bring, and the anesthetic. The pamphlet also describes what to do about hygiene, medications, smoking, dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, valuables, and jewelry. What will happen in the pre-operative room, operating room, recovery area, post-recovery area, and when you go home are described. The French version of this pamphlet 1537, "…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. HI, VG & DGH site staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after a day surgery procedure. Topics about preparing include: arriving early, what to bring, and the anesthetic. The pamphlet also describes what to do about hygiene, medications, smoking, dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, valuables, and jewelry. What will happen in the pre-operative room, operating room, recovery area, post-recovery area, and when you go home are described. The French version of this pamphlet 1537, "Avant et après une chirurgie d'un jour", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: HI, VG & DGH site staff
Pamphlet Number
0672
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Ventricular assist devices (VAD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiovascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0931
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A Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) may be recommended if a person is a potential candidate for heart transplant. The VAD acts like the heart’s ventricle by pumping blood throughout the body. The pump has an external power source. This pamphlet describes the types of VADs, implanting a VAD, risks of surgery, and what to expect after surgery. The French version of this pamphlet 1853, "Dispositifs d’assistance ventriculaire (DAV)", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiovascular Surgery
Alternate Title
VAD
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)
Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Failure - surgery
Heart, Artificial
Heart Diseases - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart, Artificial
Heart failure
Heart--Surgery
Heart--Diseases--Treatment
Postoperative care
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Surgery
Abstract
A Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) may be recommended if a person is a potential candidate for heart transplant. The VAD acts like the heart’s ventricle by pumping blood throughout the body. The pump has an external power source. This pamphlet describes the types of VADs, implanting a VAD, risks of surgery, and what to expect after surgery. The French version of this pamphlet 1853, "Dispositifs d’assistance ventriculaire (DAV)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Sonya Osmond RN, Ventricular Assist Device Coordinator
Pamphlet Number
0931
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Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1118
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Cette brochure préparée par le centre hospitalier QEII, régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse, offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après la chirurgie. Les sujets touchés sont les suivants: la confirmation de l'heure de la chirurgie, l'anesthésie, la santé et l'hygiène, les médicaments, les aliments et les boissons, les retards et les objets de valeur. Après la chirurgie, les sujets touchés sont les suivants: salle de récupération, unité des soins, contrôle de l'inconfort, exercice…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
Planning for your hospital stay after surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
Cette brochure préparée par le centre hospitalier QEII, régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse, offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après la chirurgie. Les sujets touchés sont les suivants: la confirmation de l'heure de la chirurgie, l'anesthésie, la santé et l'hygiène, les médicaments, les aliments et les boissons, les retards et les objets de valeur. Après la chirurgie, les sujets touchés sont les suivants: salle de récupération, unité des soins, contrôle de l'inconfort, exercices de respiration profonde et toux, exercices pour les pieds et les jambes, nutrition et heures de visite. Des directives pour les types précis de chirurgie vous seront fournies.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1395, “Planning for Your Hospital Stay after Surgery". This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, health and hygiene, medicines, smoking, food and drink, delays, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you.
Notes
Previous title: Admission pour chirurgie d'un jour
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (VG & HI sites)
Pamphlet Number
1118
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Day surgery peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1226
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This pamphlet reviews what to expect before, during and after surgery for the insertion of a peritoneal dialysis catheter. Information includes how to get your bowels ready for surgery, what to bring to the hospital on the day of surgery, care of your incision/exit site and keeping your bowels regular after surgery. Information about peritoneal dialysis teaching is also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital admission
Peritoneal dialysis
Kidney Diseases - surgery
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Peritoneal access
Peritoneal dialysis
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Nephrology
Hematology
Abstract
This pamphlet reviews what to expect before, during and after surgery for the insertion of a peritoneal dialysis catheter. Information includes how to get your bowels ready for surgery, what to bring to the hospital on the day of surgery, care of your incision/exit site and keeping your bowels regular after surgery. Information about peritoneal dialysis teaching is also provided.
Responsibility
prepared by: NSHA Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1226
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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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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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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, possible delays, medicines, smoking, personal care items, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you. The French …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, possible delays, medicines, smoking, personal care items, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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Avant et après une chirurgie d’un jour

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Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1537
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Cette brochure offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après une chirurgie d’un jour. On y traite notamment de la nécessité d’arriver tôt, de ce qu’il faut apporter et de l'anesthésie. La brochure traite aussi de l'hygiène, des médicaments, du tabagisme, des prothèses dentaires, des lunettes, des verres de contact, des appareils auditifs, des objets de valeur et des bijoux. On y traite de ce qui se passe à la salle préopératoire, à la salle d’opération, à la salle de réveil et à la sal…
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Alternate Title
Before and after day surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Cette brochure offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après une chirurgie d’un jour. On y traite notamment de la nécessité d’arriver tôt, de ce qu’il faut apporter et de l'anesthésie. La brochure traite aussi de l'hygiène, des médicaments, du tabagisme, des prothèses dentaires, des lunettes, des verres de contact, des appareils auditifs, des objets de valeur et des bijoux. On y traite de ce qui se passe à la salle préopératoire, à la salle d’opération, à la salle de réveil et à la salle postopératoire, ainsi que du retour à la maison.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0672, "Before and After Day Surgery". This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after a day surgery procedure. Topics about preparing include: arriving early, what to bring, and the anesthetic. The pamphlet also describes what to do about hygiene, medications, smoking, dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, valuables, and jewelry. What will happen in the pre-operative room, operating room, recovery area, post-recovery area, and when you go home are described.
Responsibility
Prepared by: HI, VG & DGH site staff
Pamphlet Number
1537
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After your general surgery : what you need to know : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. DGH. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1591
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This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: followup visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2110, "Après votre intervention de chirurgie générale : ce que vous devez savoir…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. DGH. General Surgery Clinic
Alternate Title
After your general surgery : what you need to know DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgical procedures, operative
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: followup visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2110, "Après votre intervention de chirurgie générale : ce que vous devez savoir - Hôpital général de Dartmouth", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1591
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Questions que vous pourriez vous poser au sujet de votre opération

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality & System Performance. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1677
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Le présent guide contient quelques-unes des questions le plus souvent posées avant d’avoir une opération. Les questions sont regroupées sous les thèmes suivants : Comprendre l'opération que vous subirez, Vous préparer en vue de l’opération, Comprendre ce à quoi vous attendre durant l'opération et tout de suite après et À quoi s'attendre pendant la période de récupération et de convalescence. Nous espérons que vous pourrez aussi formuler vos propres questions. Utilisez les espaces libres dans le…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality & System Performance
Alternate Title
Questions you may have about your surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
General Surgery
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
Le présent guide contient quelques-unes des questions le plus souvent posées avant d’avoir une opération. Les questions sont regroupées sous les thèmes suivants : Comprendre l'opération que vous subirez, Vous préparer en vue de l’opération, Comprendre ce à quoi vous attendre durant l'opération et tout de suite après et À quoi s'attendre pendant la période de récupération et de convalescence. Nous espérons que vous pourrez aussi formuler vos propres questions. Utilisez les espaces libres dans le guide pour rédiger des notes en vue des questions que vous voudrez poser.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1667, "Questions You May Have About Your Surgery". This guide includes some common questions about having surgery. Question topics include: understanding your surgery, getting ready for your surgery, understanding what to expect during and right after surgery, and what to expect from the recovery process. We hope these questions will help you think about your own questions about your surgery. Please use the spaces in this guide to make notes about your own questions.The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 2281, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Relations; Quality & System Performance
Pamphlet Number
1677
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1731
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This pamphlet gives information about your hospital stay for cardiac surgery. It lists items to bring with you to the hospital, a predicted timeline of your surgery, and members of your health care team. It gives information about the heart, types of cardiac surgeries, how to prepare for your surgery, and common concerns after surgery. Physiotherapy exercises, cardiac rehabilitation programs in Nova Scotia, heart healthy eating guidelines, and symptoms requiring a visit to either your family do…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - surgery
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system--Surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your hospital stay for cardiac surgery. It lists items to bring with you to the hospital, a predicted timeline of your surgery, and members of your health care team. It gives information about the heart, types of cardiac surgeries, how to prepare for your surgery, and common concerns after surgery. Physiotherapy exercises, cardiac rehabilitation programs in Nova Scotia, heart healthy eating guidelines, and symptoms requiring a visit to either your family doctor or to the Emergency Department are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiovascular Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1731
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Lumbar (back) surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Physiotherapy, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1732
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This booklet provides information about back surgery, including the anatomy of the spine, surgical treatments, and risks and complications. Information about getting ready for surgery, recovering in the hospital after surgery, what to watch for at home and managing your back health after surgery is also included. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Physiotherapy
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (30 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Spine - surgery
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine--Surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
This booklet provides information about back surgery, including the anatomy of the spine, surgical treatments, and risks and complications. Information about getting ready for surgery, recovering in the hospital after surgery, what to watch for at home and managing your back health after surgery is also included. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provided.
Responsibility
Adapted with permission from: Saskatchewan Spine Pathway, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health. Adapted by: Physiotherapy Services, Neurosurgery staff
Pamphlet Number
1732
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Après une chirurgie buccale mineure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1727
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Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur les soins à domicile après une chirurgie buccale mineure. On y traite de l’inconfort, de l’activité, des soins de la bouche, du contrôle de l’enflure et des saignements, de l’alimentation et des points de suture. Des coordonnées sont aussi fournies pour les questions urgentes et non urgentes. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0405, "After Minor Oral Surgery". This pamphlet provides information about home care after minor oral…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
After minor oral surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgery, Oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur les soins à domicile après une chirurgie buccale mineure. On y traite de l’inconfort, de l’activité, des soins de la bouche, du contrôle de l’enflure et des saignements, de l’alimentation et des points de suture. Des coordonnées sont aussi fournies pour les questions urgentes et non urgentes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0405, "After Minor Oral Surgery". This pamphlet provides information about home care after minor oral surgery. Discomfort, activity, mouth care, controlling swelling and bleeding, eating, and stitches are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1727
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After your urological surgery : what you need to know

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1775
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This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, activity after surgery, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urogenital System - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Genitourinary organs--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Urogenital System
Surgery
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, activity after surgery, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: DGH Surgical Quality Committee
Pamphlet Number
1775
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Discharge from orthopaedics

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1836
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This booklet explains the information that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, and possible complications. Information about community support, financial help, and additional resources is also given. A "Patient PASS: A Transition Record" is also included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
Discharge from orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This booklet explains the information that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, and possible complications. Information about community support, financial help, and additional resources is also given. A "Patient PASS: A Transition Record" is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics
Pamphlet Number
1836
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Laparoscopic hysterectomy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0434
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A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix through your vagina. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are often taken out at the same time. After surgery you will have an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen (stomach area). Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots and your menstrual cycle. Information on care at home and sex after surge…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology
Alternate Title
Laparoscope assisted vaginal hysterectomy
Laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy
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)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix through your vagina. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are often taken out at the same time. After surgery you will have an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen (stomach area). Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots and your menstrual cycle. Information on care at home and sex after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are given. The French version of this pamphlet 1896, "Hystérectomie laparoscopique", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
0434
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PEG button (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Family Learning Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1186
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A PEG button is a type of feeding tube that takes the place of your PEG tube. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your button. Your GI specialist will tell you how often your button should be changed. An area on the back of the pamphlet is given to write down the type of button you have, size, the date it was inserted, and who inserted your PEG button.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Family Learning Centre
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)
Gastrostomy
Enteral nutrition - methods
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Enteral feeding
Tube feeding
Abstract
A PEG button is a type of feeding tube that takes the place of your PEG tube. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your button. Your GI specialist will tell you how often your button should be changed. An area on the back of the pamphlet is given to write down the type of button you have, size, the date it was inserted, and who inserted your PEG button.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Family Learning Centre; Reviewed by Department of Medicine
Pamphlet Number
1186
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