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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

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IWK. Pediatric Medical Services, IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services, IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology, IWK. Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0625
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How RSV is spread, what the symptoms are, how it is treated.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pediatric Medical Services
IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
IWK. Perioperative Services
Alternate Title
Information for Parents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Communicable Diseases
Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Respiratory Tract Infections
Virus Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Communicable diseases
Respiratory infections
Virus diseases
Abstract
How RSV is spread, what the symptoms are, how it is treated.
Responsibility
IWK Pediatric Medical Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0625
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IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0694
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MRSA is short for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is a common bacteria that can live on the skin and in the nose and does not usually cause any harm. MRSA refers to the type of staphylococcal bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotic methicillin. It is often resistant to other types of antibiotics as well.
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IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
Alternate Title
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
A Guide for Patients and Families
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)
Bacterial Infections
Communicable Diseases
Communicable Disease Control
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Subjects (LCSH)
Bacterial diseases
Communicable diseases
Staphylococcus aureus infections
Abstract
MRSA is short for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is a common bacteria that can live on the skin and in the nose and does not usually cause any harm. MRSA refers to the type of staphylococcal bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotic methicillin. It is often resistant to other types of antibiotics as well.
Responsibility
IWK Infection Prevention and Control Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0694
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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
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[In French] Virus Respiratoire Syncytial (RSV)

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IWK. Pediatric Medical Services, IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services, IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology, IWK. Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0625-FR
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In French. Le virus respiratoire syncytial, communément appelé RSV d’après son nom en anglais, est la cause la plus fréquente d’une infection des voies respiratoires inférieures chez les bébés et les jeunes enfants. / How RSV is spread, what the symptoms are, how it is treated.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pediatric Medical Services
IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
IWK. Perioperative Services
Alternate Title
renseignements pour les parents
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Information for Parents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Communicable Diseases
Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Respiratory Tract Infections
Virus Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Communicable diseases
Respiratory infections
Virus diseases
Abstract
In French. Le virus respiratoire syncytial, communément appelé RSV d’après son nom en anglais, est la cause la plus fréquente d’une infection des voies respiratoires inférieures chez les bébés et les jeunes enfants. / How RSV is spread, what the symptoms are, how it is treated.
Responsibility
IWK Pediatric Medical Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0625-FR
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IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1217
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VRE is short for Vancomycin Resist-ance Enterococci. Enterococci are bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract (bowels) of most individuals and generally do not cause harm. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) is a type of enterococci that is resistant to the antibiotic vancomycin. If a person has an infection caused by VRE it can be more difficult to treat.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
Alternate Title
Vancomycin Resistance Enterococci
A Guide for Patients and Families
Infection Prevention & Control Services
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)
Bacterial Infections
Communicable Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases - microbiology
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci
Subjects (LCSH)
Bacterial diseases
Communicable diseases
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases
Abstract
VRE is short for Vancomycin Resist-ance Enterococci. Enterococci are bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract (bowels) of most individuals and generally do not cause harm. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) is a type of enterococci that is resistant to the antibiotic vancomycin. If a person has an infection caused by VRE it can be more difficult to treat.
Responsibility
IWK Infection Prevention and Control Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1217
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