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Acute hemodialysis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35036
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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Having a spinal anesthetic for your surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35587
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Anesthesia, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI Block Room. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1602
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A spinal anesthetic is one type of anesthesia that can be used for a surgical procedure involving the lower portion of your body (hips and below). This pamphlet will help explain the process of a spinal anesthetic, if it is painful, how it is different from a general anesthetic, the benefits, the risks, and if you can still take pain medication after the procedure. It also explains what to expect once the spinal anesthetic wears off.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Anesthesia
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI Block Room
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthetics, Local
Subjects (LCSH)
Local anesthetics
Abstract
A spinal anesthetic is one type of anesthesia that can be used for a surgical procedure involving the lower portion of your body (hips and below). This pamphlet will help explain the process of a spinal anesthetic, if it is painful, how it is different from a general anesthetic, the benefits, the risks, and if you can still take pain medication after the procedure. It also explains what to expect once the spinal anesthetic wears off.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Anesthesia and HI Block Room Staff
Pamphlet Number
1602
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