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Acute hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1151
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Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care ar…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services
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)
Renal Dialysis
Acute Kidney Injury
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemodialysis
Acute renal failure
Abstract
Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nephrology Services
Pamphlet Number
1151
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Low dose allergen immunotherapy (LDA)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36717
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2123
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Low Dose Allergen Immunotherapy (LDA) is used to treat inhalant (breathed in) allergies, food allergies, and food sensitivities. With LDA treatment, you will get a low dose of the allergen and an enzyme. The enzyme helps to stop the allergic response to the allergen. This pamphlet explains how often you will receive LDA, when you will start to notice changes, what the 4 critical days of LDA treatment are, how to get ready for your injection, what you will need to do while getting LDA, and what …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Immunotherapy
Allergens - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Immunotherapy
Allergens
Abstract
Low Dose Allergen Immunotherapy (LDA) is used to treat inhalant (breathed in) allergies, food allergies, and food sensitivities. With LDA treatment, you will get a low dose of the allergen and an enzyme. The enzyme helps to stop the allergic response to the allergen. This pamphlet explains how often you will receive LDA, when you will start to notice changes, what the 4 critical days of LDA treatment are, how to get ready for your injection, what you will need to do while getting LDA, and what will happen on the day of your injection. Possible side effects, what to do if you have a severe reaction, when you should not get your injection, and costs are covered. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ICCS Centre Staff
Pamphlet Number
2123
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