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5-HIAA urine collection : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1630
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Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 5-HIAA urine sample. Locations for drop-offs (24-hour access) are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urine Specimen Collection
Specimen Handling
Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid - urine
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Urine--Collection and preservation
Abstract
Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 5-HIAA urine sample. Locations for drop-offs (24-hour access) are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1630
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8.3 Orthopedics : going home

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Short Stay Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2025
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This guide explains the info 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, possible complications, followup, and activity.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Short Stay Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This guide explains the info 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, possible complications, followup, and activity.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedic Short Stay Unit
Pamphlet Number
2025
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13-week DBT skills training treatment group

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Community Mental Health and Addictions Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1647
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The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Group is a skills training group. This group is for people who have a hard time controlling and expressing their emotions effectively. Topics include: how to join the group, when and where the group is held, expectations, and topics covered during sessions.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Community Mental Health and Addictions Service
Alternate Title
13-week dialectical behaviour therapy skills training treatment group
13-week dialectical behavior therapy skills training treatment group
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)
Psychotherapy, Group
Cognitive Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Mindfulness
Subjects (LCSH)
Group psychotherapy
Cognitive therapy
Dialectical behavior therapy
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Group is a skills training group. This group is for people who have a hard time controlling and expressing their emotions effectively. Topics include: how to join the group, when and where the group is held, expectations, and topics covered during sessions.
Responsibility
Community Mental Health and Addictions Service
Pamphlet Number
1647
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24-hour urine collection : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34805
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0668
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Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 24-hour urine specimen. Locations for drop-offs (24-hour access) are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urine Specimen Collection
Specimen Handling
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Urine--Collection and preservation
Abstract
Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 24-hour urine specimen. Locations for drop-offs (24-hour access) are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0668
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24-hour urine collection : split daytime and nightime

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1940
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Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 24 hour split urine sample. Locations for drop offs (24 hour access) are included.
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Corporate Author
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 ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urine Specimen Collection
Specimen Handling
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Urine--Collection and preservation
Abstract
Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a 24 hour split urine sample. Locations for drop offs (24 hour access) are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1940
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After a Cancer Diagnosis : Engaging in Physical Activity is Important!

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37387
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0074
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For those living outside the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely.
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Physical Fitness
Self Care
Abstract
For those living outside the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely.
Pamphlet Number
0074
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After a Cancer Diagnosis : Engaging in Physical Activity is Important! (HRM)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37386
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0075
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For those living in the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Physical Fitness
Self Care
Abstract
For those living in the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely
Pamphlet Number
0075
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After ear surgery : QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0148
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What to expect after ear surgery, how to care for yourself at home, and an explanation of the different types of ear surgery are given. This pamphlet also shows a detailed image of the ear and middle ear. A list of symptoms that need Emergency Department attention are noted.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ear - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Ear--Surgery
Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology
Abstract
What to expect after ear surgery, how to care for yourself at home, and an explanation of the different types of ear surgery are given. This pamphlet also shows a detailed image of the ear and middle ear. A list of symptoms that need Emergency Department attention are noted.
Notes
Previous title: Ear Surgery
Responsibility
Prepared by: Otolaryngology nursing staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0148
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After hand surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0588
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After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hand--Surgery
Abstract
After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI site
Pamphlet Number
0588
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After throat surgery : direct laryngoscopy throat surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Same Day Surgery, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0154
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This pamphlet gives specific instructions for after throat surgery. Topics include: medication, activity, and healthy eating. There is also space to record your followup appointment info and your doctor's contact info.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Same Day Surgery
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Otolaryngology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Laryngoscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Laryngoscopy
Abstract
This pamphlet gives specific instructions for after throat surgery. Topics include: medication, activity, and healthy eating. There is also space to record your followup appointment info and your doctor's contact info.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, Otolaryngology Nursing Staff, QEII, and VRH Staff
Pamphlet Number
0154
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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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After your lumbar puncture

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1560
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During your lumbar puncture, a needle was placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This fluid surrounds your brain and spinal cord. The CSF will be sent to the lab for testing. The results of this test may help your doctor to diagnose a particular disease or injury. It may take several days or weeks before the results are available. Topics include: care of the puncture site, headache, diet, back discomfort, bathing, driving, and activities to avoid for 24 hours. A list of symp…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Spinal tap
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)
Spinal Puncture
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine--Puncture
Nervous system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
During your lumbar puncture, a needle was placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This fluid surrounds your brain and spinal cord. The CSF will be sent to the lab for testing. The results of this test may help your doctor to diagnose a particular disease or injury. It may take several days or weeks before the results are available. Topics include: care of the puncture site, headache, diet, back discomfort, bathing, driving, and activities to avoid for 24 hours. A list of symptoms for when you need to go to the Emergency Department are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1949, "Après votre ponction lombaire", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1560
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1954
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Spending time with animals is good for our mental health and happiness. Any dog allowed to visit should be on a leash until it reaches your room. This pamphlet gives Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) guidelines for patients that have a service dog, therapy dog, or a personal pet.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
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)
Pets
Patients - psychology
Patient Comfort
Subjects (LCSH)
Service dogs
Psychiatric service dogs
Guide dogs
Abstract
Spending time with animals is good for our mental health and happiness. Any dog allowed to visit should be on a leash until it reaches your room. This pamphlet gives Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) guidelines for patients that have a service dog, therapy dog, or a personal pet.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1954
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Antibodies and surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36567
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Perioperative Blood Management Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1404
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Antibodies are proteins in your blood that protect you from disease.This pamphlet explains why our immune system make antibodies, how they are tested for, and what to expect if you have them before surgery.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Perioperative Blood Management Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Antibodies
Blood Transfusion
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood testing
Blood--Transfusion
Abstract
Antibodies are proteins in your blood that protect you from disease.This pamphlet explains why our immune system make antibodies, how they are tested for, and what to expect if you have them before surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perioperative Blood Management Service, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1404
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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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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0740
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Being assertive means standing up for yourself and your rights. On the other hand, being aggressive means standing up for your rights while violating another person's rights. Sometimes it is hard to assert ourselves with others. This 1 page sheet outlines some ways to act and respond assertively.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Assertiveness
Mental Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Assertiveness (Psychology)
Mental health
Abstract
Being assertive means standing up for yourself and your rights. On the other hand, being aggressive means standing up for your rights while violating another person's rights. Sometimes it is hard to assert ourselves with others. This 1 page sheet outlines some ways to act and respond assertively.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0740
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The Benefits of Quitting Smoking for People with Cancer

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37381
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0067
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Lists the benefits of quitting smoking for those with cancer.
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Smoking Cessation
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Self-care, Health
Smoking cessation
Specialty
Self Care
Abstract
Lists the benefits of quitting smoking for those with cancer.
Notes
This resource has been adapted from 'The Benefits of Quitting Smoking for People with Cancer” with the permission from Cancer Care Ontario, the Canadian Cancer Society Smokers’ Helpline and CancerContol Alberta.
Pamphlet Number
0067
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Birth control patch

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0255
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The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week. It has 2 hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which are absorbed (taken in) through the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of), who should not use it, how to use it, and where to put it on your body. Instructions for what to do if you forget to start or change a patch, or if it fal…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Transdermal Patch
Ovulation Inhibition
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Transdermal medication
Contraception
Abstract
The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week. It has 2 hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which are absorbed (taken in) through the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of), who should not use it, how to use it, and where to put it on your body. Instructions for what to do if you forget to start or change a patch, or if it falls off (partly or completely) is given. A list of what can make it less effective is provided. The patch is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The patch will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The French version of this pamphlet 2026, "Le timbre contraceptif", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0255
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Birth control pills

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0171
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Birth control pills work to prevent pregnancy by stopping you from ovulating, thickening the mucus made by your cervix, and changing the lining of your uterus. This pamphlet explains how well the pill works, when it starts working, pros and cons, how to take it, what can change how well it works, instructions for missed pills, and possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of). The pill is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The pill will not pro…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Alternate Title
The pill
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ovulation Inhibition
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Oral contraceptives
Contraception
Abstract
Birth control pills work to prevent pregnancy by stopping you from ovulating, thickening the mucus made by your cervix, and changing the lining of your uterus. This pamphlet explains how well the pill works, when it starts working, pros and cons, how to take it, what can change how well it works, instructions for missed pills, and possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of). The pill is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The pill will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The French version of this pamphlet 2027, "La pilule contraceptive", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0171
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Bone density scan

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1497
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A bone scan measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. The scan may help your health care provider determine your future fracture risk and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the scan (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the scan is done, how to get ready, and what to do during the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Bone mineral density test
BMD test
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Absorptiometry, Photon
Bone and Bones - radiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Bone densitometry
Abstract
A bone scan measures how much calcium and other types of minerals are in an area of your bone. The scan may help your health care provider determine your future fracture risk and measure your response to treatment. It is important to be aware of specific conditions that may interfere with the scan (such as other tests you had done recently, whether you think you may be pregnant, etc.). This pamphlet outlines how the scan is done, how to get ready, and what to do during the test.
Notes
Previous title: Bone mineral density test / bone density scan
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1497
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