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3A and 5.2 Intensive Care Units : information for families

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1593
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This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1666, "Unites de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : Renseignem…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Alternate Title
3A and 5.2 ICUs : information for families
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)
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1666, "Unites de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : Renseignements à l’intention des familles", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Pamphlet Number
1593
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The 3 Wishes Project : helping to make meaningful memories at the end of life

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. The 3 Wishes Project Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1905
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The goal of the 3 Wishes Project is to improve the end-of-life experience for patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and their loved ones. This pamphlet lists what the team helps with and provides examples of some of the wishes made by patients and their loved ones. It also describes where the program started and which organizations support the program. Contact information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. The 3 Wishes Project Staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospice Care - psychology
Critical Care - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospice care
Intensive care units
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The goal of the 3 Wishes Project is to improve the end-of-life experience for patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and their loved ones. This pamphlet lists what the team helps with and provides examples of some of the wishes made by patients and their loved ones. It also describes where the program started and which organizations support the program. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The 3 Wishes Project staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1905
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Breastfeeding your baby in the NICU

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IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Neonatal Care Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0318
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Information about breastfeeding your preterm infant in the IWK Health Centre's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
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Corporate Author
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
Alternate Title
a guide for parents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Milk, Human
Subjects (LCSH)
Breastfeeding
Intensive care units
Abstract
Information about breastfeeding your preterm infant in the IWK Health Centre's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Responsibility
IWK Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0318
Zone
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Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1 : Halifax Infirmary

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1888
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This booklet gives helpful information to families with a loved one who is a patient in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Different aspects to be aware of when visiting a family member in the CVICU are covered, including naming a family spokesperson, things to keep in mind while visiting (such as ways to prevent infection), common equipment on the unit (e.g., lines, monitors and alarms), keeping patients comfortable (minimizing risks such as mood disturbances, delirium, pressure u…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary
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)
Critical Care
Hospital Units
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital care
Hospital units
Intensive care units
Abstract
This booklet gives helpful information to families with a loved one who is a patient in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Different aspects to be aware of when visiting a family member in the CVICU are covered, including naming a family spokesperson, things to keep in mind while visiting (such as ways to prevent infection), common equipment on the unit (e.g., lines, monitors and alarms), keeping patients comfortable (minimizing risks such as mood disturbances, delirium, pressure ulcers, blood clots), and location of family waiting rooms. Strategies to help you take care of yourself are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Staff of Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary
Pamphlet Number
1888
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I'm here to help : a guide for caregivers, hospice workers, and volunteers

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Ray, M. Catherine. --New York, NY: Bantam Books , 1997.
Call Number
WB 310 R263i 1997
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WB 310 R263i 1997
Author
Ray, M. Catherine
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Bantam Books
Date of Publication
1997
Physical Description
108 p.
ISBN
0553377973
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospice Care - psychology
Terminal Care - psychology
Caregivers - psychology
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Infection Prevention and Control in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

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IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0801
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Parents and families play an important role in the NICU. Here are some things you can do to promote safety and help to protect your baby from infection.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
A Parent & Family Guide to Reducing the Risk of Infection while Caring for your Baby in the NICU
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infant, Newborn
Infection Control
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Subjects (LCSH)
Neonatal infections--Prevention
Neonatal intensive care
Intensive care units
Abstract
Parents and families play an important role in the NICU. Here are some things you can do to promote safety and help to protect your baby from infection.
Responsibility
IWK Infection Prevention and Control Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0801
Zone
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Intensive care unit : Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Intensive Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2072
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This pamphlet provides important info for families of loved's ones that are staying in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: family spokesperson, visiting, infections, what to expect (lines, monitors, alarms, equipment, getting your loved one moving), delirium, pressure ulcers (bedsores), blood clots, transfers, family waiting room, when a loved one is ready to leave the ICU, and how to take care of yourself. An FAQ section is also given. A notes section for you to record your questions is a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Intensive Care Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Pressure Ulcer - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Bedsores
Abstract
This pamphlet provides important info for families of loved's ones that are staying in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: family spokesperson, visiting, infections, what to expect (lines, monitors, alarms, equipment, getting your loved one moving), delirium, pressure ulcers (bedsores), blood clots, transfers, family waiting room, when a loved one is ready to leave the ICU, and how to take care of yourself. An FAQ section is also given. A notes section for you to record your questions is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ICU staff, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2072
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Intensive care unit : getting you moving : Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2069
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This pamphlet provides info about why it is so important to get moving while you are in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: how you can move while in the ICU, mobility progression steps, what to do if you are afraid to move, what your family can do to help, members of your movement team, how to use the movement poster in your room, and whom to ask if you have questions. Contact info for the unit is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2148, "Unité de soins intensifs : vous fa…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Pressure Ulcer - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Bedsores
Abstract
This pamphlet provides info about why it is so important to get moving while you are in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: how you can move while in the ICU, mobility progression steps, what to do if you are afraid to move, what your family can do to help, members of your movement team, how to use the movement poster in your room, and whom to ask if you have questions. Contact info for the unit is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2148, "Unité de soins intensifs : vous faire bouger Hôpital régional Cape Breton", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ICU, CBRH
Pamphlet Number
2069
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Intensive/Coronary Care Unit : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. ICU, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. CCU. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0685
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The Intensive/Coronary Care Unit is an intensive care and coronary care unit at Dartmouth General Hospital. This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your family member is admitted to the I/CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks, and the members of the health care team. What will happen when your family member leaves the unit, taking care of yourself, and frequently asked questions are explained. Space for journaling is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. ICU
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. CCU
Alternate Title
Intensive Care Unit/Coronary Care Unit : Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive care units
Coronary care units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Coronary care units
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
The Intensive/Coronary Care Unit is an intensive care and coronary care unit at Dartmouth General Hospital. This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your family member is admitted to the I/CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks, and the members of the health care team. What will happen when your family member leaves the unit, taking care of yourself, and frequently asked questions are explained. Space for journaling is provided.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to the ICU/CCU at the Dartmouth General Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: I/CCU staff, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
0685
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Transitions in dying and bereavement : a psychosocial guide for hospice and palliative care

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Cairns, Moira. Victoria Hospice Society. --Baltimore, MD: Health Professions Press , 2003.
Call Number
WB 310 C136t 2003
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WB 310 C136t 2003
Author
Cairns, Moira
Corporate Author
Victoria Hospice Society
Other Authors
Thompson, Marney
Wainwright, Wendy
Place of Publication
Baltimore, MD
Publisher
Health Professions Press
Date of Publication
2003
Physical Description
394 p.
ISBN
1878812920
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospice Care - psychology
Palliative Care
Bereavement
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Unité de soins intensifs : vous faire bouger Hôpital régional Cape Breton

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2148
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Ce dépliant explique pourquoi il est si important de bouger pendant le séjour à l'unité de soins intensifs. On y traite des sujets suivants : les façons de bouger à l'unité de soins intensifs, les étapes de la progression de la mobilité, la peur de bouger, l'aide de la famille, les membres de l'équipe de soutien à la mobilité, la façon d’utiliser l'affiche de mobilité dans la chambre et à qui s'adresser en cas de questions. On y fournit aussi les coordonnées de l’unité. ; This pamphlet is a Fre…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit
Alternate Title
Intensive care unit : getting you moving : Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Pressure Ulcer - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Bedsores
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique pourquoi il est si important de bouger pendant le séjour à l'unité de soins intensifs. On y traite des sujets suivants : les façons de bouger à l'unité de soins intensifs, les étapes de la progression de la mobilité, la peur de bouger, l'aide de la famille, les membres de l'équipe de soutien à la mobilité, la façon d’utiliser l'affiche de mobilité dans la chambre et à qui s'adresser en cas de questions. On y fournit aussi les coordonnées de l’unité.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Intensive Care Unit: Getting You Moving : Cape Breton Regional Hospital" pamphlet 2069. This pamphlet provides info about why it is so important to get moving while you are in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: how you can move while in the ICU, mobility progression steps, what to do if you are afraid to move, what your family can do to help, members of your movement team, how to use the movement poster in your room, and whom to ask if you have questions. Contact info for the unit is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ICU, CBRH
Pamphlet Number
2148
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Unités de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : renseignements à l’intention des familles

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1666
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Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il off…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Alternate Title
3A and 5.2 intensive care units : information for families
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Abstract
Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il offre aussi des réponses à des questions fréquentes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1593, "3A and 5.2 Intensive Care Units: Information for Families". This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Pamphlet Number
1666
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You and your baby in the NICU

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IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Neonatal Care Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0921
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Information about the IWK Health Centre's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU); preterm babies; breastfeeding.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Neonatal Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Neonatal intensive care
Abstract
Information about the IWK Health Centre's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU); preterm babies; breastfeeding.
Responsibility
IWK Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0921
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Your first 24 hours in the NICU

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IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1022
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You are the most important people in your baby’s life and important members of the IWK Health Centre's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team. As a family, it is important for you to be with your baby as much as you can. We encourage you to be with your baby 24/7.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Alternate Title
what we would like you to know
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Neonatal Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Neonatal intensive care
Abstract
You are the most important people in your baby’s life and important members of the IWK Health Centre's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team. As a family, it is important for you to be with your baby as much as you can. We encourage you to be with your baby 24/7.
Responsibility
IWK Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1022
Zone
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