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After your stroke

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Stroke Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0729
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This pamphlet gives information about the members of your Acute Stroke Team. It will also help you learn what to expect during your stay at the Halifax Infirmary. This pamphlet defines what a stroke is, what a stroke might look like, and what a stroke can cause. Other topics include admission to hospital, rehabilitation, getting back to normal, and your discharge plan. Space at the back of the pamphlet is given to help you write down your questions and to list the tests you have had. The French…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Stroke Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stroke
Subjects (LCSH)
Cerebrovascular disease
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the members of your Acute Stroke Team. It will also help you learn what to expect during your stay at the Halifax Infirmary. This pamphlet defines what a stroke is, what a stroke might look like, and what a stroke can cause. Other topics include admission to hospital, rehabilitation, getting back to normal, and your discharge plan. Space at the back of the pamphlet is given to help you write down your questions and to list the tests you have had. The French version of this pamphlet 1787, "Après votre accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Stroke: the early stages
Responsibility
Prepared by: QEII Stroke Team
Pamphlet Number
0729
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After your thyroid surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1628
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Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity and diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your surgeon, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2184, "Après votre opération de la thyroïde à l’hôpital général de Dartmouth", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thyroid Gland - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Thyroid Gland--Surgery
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity and diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your surgeon, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2184, "Après votre opération de la thyroïde à l’hôpital général de Dartmouth", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: After your thyroid surgery : what you need to know - Dartmouth General Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1628
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Aide médicale à mourir (AMM)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. MAiD Access and Resource Team, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2247
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Ce dépliant explique en quoi consiste la préparation à l’aide médicale à mourir (AMM). Il présente les étapes du processus et les fournisseurs de soins de santé qui peuvent intervenir et donne des informations sur les personnes pouvant demander l’AMM. Ce dépliant comporte de plus une foire aux questions et des définitions. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2229, "Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)". This pamphlet explains what is involved in preparing for medical assistance…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. MAiD Access and Resource Team
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Alternate Title
AMM
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Suicide, Assisted
Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary
Subjects (LCSH)
Assisted suicide
Euthanasia
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique en quoi consiste la préparation à l’aide médicale à mourir (AMM). Il présente les étapes du processus et les fournisseurs de soins de santé qui peuvent intervenir et donne des informations sur les personnes pouvant demander l’AMM. Ce dépliant comporte de plus une foire aux questions et des définitions.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2229, "Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)". This pamphlet explains what is involved in preparing for medical assistance in dying (MAiD). Steps in the MAiD process are listed, including which health care providers can be involved. Information about who can have MAiD is provided. Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and a glossary are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MAiD Access and Resource Team
Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2247
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Anesthésie par bloc nerveux pour supprimer la douleur pendant l’opération

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Pain Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2103
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Un bloc nerveux permet d’envoyer un anesthésique local (médicament servant à insensibiliser) au moyen d’une petite aiguille à un endroit près de vos nerfs. Vous trouverez les renseignements suivants dans ce guide : pourquoi et quand utilise-t-on un bloc nerveux, comment fait-on un bloc nerveux, dans quelle mesure fonctionne-t-il et aide-t-il après l’opération, quels sont les effets secondaires, combien de temps faut-il pour le faire, pourquoi le patient demeure éveillé pendant l’opération, quel…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Pain Service
Alternate Title
Managing your surgical pain with nerve blocks
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nerve Block
Pain Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Nerve block
Pain--Treatment
Specialty
Pain Management
Abstract
Un bloc nerveux permet d’envoyer un anesthésique local (médicament servant à insensibiliser) au moyen d’une petite aiguille à un endroit près de vos nerfs. Vous trouverez les renseignements suivants dans ce guide : pourquoi et quand utilise-t-on un bloc nerveux, comment fait-on un bloc nerveux, dans quelle mesure fonctionne-t-il et aide-t-il après l’opération, quels sont les effets secondaires, combien de temps faut-il pour le faire, pourquoi le patient demeure éveillé pendant l’opération, quelles activités doivent être évitées après le bloc et quels symptômes exigent des soins médicaux immédiats.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Managing Your Surgical Pain with Nerve Blocks" pamphlet 1377. A nerve block sends local anesthetic (numbing medicine) through a small needle to a spot near your nerves. In this guide, you will learn about: why nerve blocks are used, when they are given, how they are done, how well they work, how they will help you after surgery, side effects, how long it will take, why you will be awake while it is given, activities to avoid after, and symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Pain Service
Pamphlet Number
2103
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0168
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Your surgeon has arranged for you to have your appendix removed. This surgery is called an appendectomy. This pamphlet gives information about what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. This pamphlet explains what your appendix is, what will happen after your surgery, where your incisions will be, when you can shower/bathe, and if you can eat and get up and move around after surgery. The pamphlet also explains when you can go home, drive, return to work, and h…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix - surgery
Appendicitis
Subjects (LCSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix (Anatomy)--Surgery
Appendicitis
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Your surgeon has arranged for you to have your appendix removed. This surgery is called an appendectomy. This pamphlet gives information about what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. This pamphlet explains what your appendix is, what will happen after your surgery, where your incisions will be, when you can shower/bathe, and if you can eat and get up and move around after surgery. The pamphlet also explains when you can go home, drive, return to work, and have sex. A list of symptoms that need medical attention right away is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1895, "Appendicectomie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0168
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1895
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Votre chirurgien a pris les dispositions nécessaires à l’ablation de votre appendice. Cette chirurgie est appelée appendicectomie. La présente brochure explique ce qui se passe après la chirurgie et comment participer à vos soins. Elle explique de plus ce qu’est l’appendice, ce qui se passe après la chirurgie, où se trouvent les incisions, quand vous pourrez prendre une douche ou un bain, et si vous pourrez manger, vous lever et vous déplacer après la chirurgie. On y parle également du moment a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery
Alternate Title
Appendectomy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix - surgery
Appendicitis
Subjects (LCSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix (Anatomy)--Surgery
Appendicitis
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Votre chirurgien a pris les dispositions nécessaires à l’ablation de votre appendice. Cette chirurgie est appelée appendicectomie. La présente brochure explique ce qui se passe après la chirurgie et comment participer à vos soins. Elle explique de plus ce qu’est l’appendice, ce qui se passe après la chirurgie, où se trouvent les incisions, quand vous pourrez prendre une douche ou un bain, et si vous pourrez manger, vous lever et vous déplacer après la chirurgie. On y parle également du moment auquel vous pourrez rentrer à la maison ainsi que reprendre à conduire, à travailler et à avoir des rapports sexuels. Une liste des symptômes nécessitant une consultation médicale immédiate est de plus fournie.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Appendectomy" pamphlet 0168. Your surgeon has arranged for you to have your appendix removed. This surgery is called an appendectomy. This pamphlet gives information about what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. This pamphlet explains what your appendix is, what will happen after your surgery, where your incisions will be, when you can shower/bathe, and if you can eat and get up and move around after surgery. The pamphlet also explains when you can go home, drive, return to work, and have sex. A list of symptoms that need medical attention right away is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1895
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Après l’extraction des dents ou l’extraction des dents de sagesse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1786
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La présente publication fournit des informations sur ce à quoi il faut s’attendre après une chirurgie d’extraction des dents. On y traite de la douleur et de l’inconfort, du contrôle du saignement et de l’enflure, du fait de ne pas pouvoir ouvrir grand la bouche, de se sentir souffrant et fiévreux, de l’hygiène buccale, de l’alimentation, des signes d’infection, des points de suture, de la sédation et de l’anesthésie, de l’activité, du tabagisme et de quoi faire en cas d’alvéolite. On y fournit…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
After dental extractions or wisdom teeth removal
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Molar, Third
Tooth - surgery
Surgery, Oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Third molars
Teeth--Extraction
Mouth--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
La présente publication fournit des informations sur ce à quoi il faut s’attendre après une chirurgie d’extraction des dents. On y traite de la douleur et de l’inconfort, du contrôle du saignement et de l’enflure, du fait de ne pas pouvoir ouvrir grand la bouche, de se sentir souffrant et fiévreux, de l’hygiène buccale, de l’alimentation, des signes d’infection, des points de suture, de la sédation et de l’anesthésie, de l’activité, du tabagisme et de quoi faire en cas d’alvéolite. On y fournit aussi les numéros où appeler si vous avez des questions urgentes et non urgentes.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Dental Extractions or Wisdom Teeth Removal" pamphlet 0646. This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you have a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided.
Notes
Previous title: Après l’extraction des dents ou l’enlèvement des dents de sagesse
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1786
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Après une chirurgie buccale mineure : site du VG

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1727
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Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur les soins à domicile après une chirurgie buccale mineure. On y traite de l’inconfort, de l’activité, des soins de la bouche, du contrôle de l’enflure et des saignements, de l’alimentation et des points de suture. Des coordonnées sont aussi fournies pour les questions urgentes et non urgentes. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0405, "After Minor Oral Surgery - VG Site". This pamphlet gives information about your care at home a…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
After minor oral surgery - VG site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgery, Oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur les soins à domicile après une chirurgie buccale mineure. On y traite de l’inconfort, de l’activité, des soins de la bouche, du contrôle de l’enflure et des saignements, de l’alimentation et des points de suture. Des coordonnées sont aussi fournies pour les questions urgentes et non urgentes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0405, "After Minor Oral Surgery - VG Site". This pamphlet gives information about your care at home after minor oral surgery. Topics include discomfort, activity, mouth care, controlling bleeding and swelling, food, and stitches. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
Notes
Previous title: Après une chirurgie buccale mineure
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QE II
Pamphlet Number
1727
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Après une greffe du foie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1124
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Ce guide vous aidera, vous et votre famille, à en savoir plus sur ce que vous devez faire après une greffe du foie. Il répond aux nombreuses questions que vous avez sur le processus de transplantation. Si vous avez des préoccupations, vous pouvez vous adresser à l’équipe du programme de transplantation multi-organes (équipe de transplantation). Chaque personne étant différente, il est possible que certaines des situations présentées ici ne vous concernent pas. Les sujets traités sont les suivan…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Alternate Title
After your liver transplant
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (60 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation - rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Ce guide vous aidera, vous et votre famille, à en savoir plus sur ce que vous devez faire après une greffe du foie. Il répond aux nombreuses questions que vous avez sur le processus de transplantation. Si vous avez des préoccupations, vous pouvez vous adresser à l’équipe du programme de transplantation multi-organes (équipe de transplantation). Chaque personne étant différente, il est possible que certaines des situations présentées ici ne vous concernent pas. Les sujets traités sont les suivants : séjour à l’hôpital, surveillance, complications possibles, préparation de la sortie de l’hôpital, soins de suivi, prise en charge personnelle et programme d’automédication. Le guide donne également un exemple de fiche de médicaments. Si vous avez des questions sur vos médicaments, veuillez consulter les fiches d’information à la fin du guide. Vous y trouverez également des informations sur les analyses et examens courants (analyses de laboratoire) ainsi que des numéros de téléphone importants.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0411, "After Your Liver Transplant". This guide will help you and your family learn about your care after a liver transplant. This guide will answer many of your questions about the transplant process. Members of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program Team (Transplant Team) are also available to talk with you about your concerns. Everyone is different, so you may not have or develop all of the conditions that you read about in this guide. Topics include: in the hospital, monitoring, possible complications, planning for discharge, follow-up care, taking care of yourself, and the self-medication program. This guide also includes a sample medication record. Medication information sheets are provided at the end of the guide if you have specific questions about your medications. Information about common tests (lab tests) is given. Important phone numbers are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Après une greffe de foie
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1124
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Après votre opération de la thyroïde à l’hôpital général de Dartmouth

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2184
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Ce dépliant traite des soins de l'incision, de la gestion de la douleur, du positionnement dans le lit après l'opération et des instructions relatives à l'activité et à l'alimentation. On y trouve aussi une liste des symptômes qui nécessitent l'attention de votre chirurgien, une liste des numéros de téléphone importants et de l'information sur votre rendez-vous postopératoire. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Your Thyroid Surgery: Dartmouth General Hospital" pamphlet 1628. Inci…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thyroid Gland - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Thyroid Gland--Surgery
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
Ce dépliant traite des soins de l'incision, de la gestion de la douleur, du positionnement dans le lit après l'opération et des instructions relatives à l'activité et à l'alimentation. On y trouve aussi une liste des symptômes qui nécessitent l'attention de votre chirurgien, une liste des numéros de téléphone importants et de l'information sur votre rendez-vous postopératoire.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Your Thyroid Surgery: Dartmouth General Hospital" pamphlet 1628. Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity and diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your surgeon, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2184
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Are you on dialysis, taking blood thinners, and need an interventional radiology procedure?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Access Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1444
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This pamphlet gives directions for dialysis patients on warfarin who are having an interventional radiology procedure. The pamphlet explains what an interventional radiology procedure is. Space is provided to write the name and date of your procedure, as well as instructions to follow before and after your procedure. Instructions about what to do if you notice any bleeding or bruising in the area of your body where the procedure was done are included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Access Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nephrology
Warfarin
Renal Dialysis
Radiology, Interventional
Subjects (LCSH)
Nephrology
Hemodialysis
Warfarin
Interventional radiology
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This pamphlet gives directions for dialysis patients on warfarin who are having an interventional radiology procedure. The pamphlet explains what an interventional radiology procedure is. Space is provided to write the name and date of your procedure, as well as instructions to follow before and after your procedure. Instructions about what to do if you notice any bleeding or bruising in the area of your body where the procedure was done are included.
Notes
Previous title: Hemodialysis instead of dialysis
Previous title: Dialysis patients on Warfarin who need interventional radiology procedures
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, Vascular Access Services
Pamphlet Number
1444
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Augmentation mammaplasty : care at home

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0649
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An augmentation mammaplasty (breast enlargement) is usually done under general anesthetic. This means you will be put to sleep for the surgery. The surgeon will make a pocket between the chest wall and breast tissue. They will then place a saline or a gel implant into this pocket. This pamphlet explains what will happen after your surgery, including how to care for the incision(s), discomfort, and instructions about activity. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provid…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Plastic Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mammaplasty
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Augmentation mammaplasty
Postoperative care
Specialty
Breast disease
Surgery
Abstract
An augmentation mammaplasty (breast enlargement) is usually done under general anesthetic. This means you will be put to sleep for the surgery. The surgeon will make a pocket between the chest wall and breast tissue. They will then place a saline or a gel implant into this pocket. This pamphlet explains what will happen after your surgery, including how to care for the incision(s), discomfort, and instructions about activity. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Plastic Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0649
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Autologous stem cell transplant

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. BMT Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0260
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This pamphlet provides information about the process of a stem cell transplant using your own stem cells. Informaton about stem cell transplants and stem cell collection is provided. Also included is information about before your stem cell collection, phases of the process, side effects of high dose chemotherapy, admission, moving to the Medical Day Unit (MDU), the importance of MedicAlert® identification, outpatient care, and what to expect after your transplant. Information on lodging, parki…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. BMT Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (63 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stem Cell Transplantation
Transplantation, Autologous
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Stem cells--Transplantation
Autotransplantation
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about the process of a stem cell transplant using your own stem cells. Informaton about stem cell transplants and stem cell collection is provided. Also included is information about before your stem cell collection, phases of the process, side effects of high dose chemotherapy, admission, moving to the Medical Day Unit (MDU), the importance of MedicAlert® identification, outpatient care, and what to expect after your transplant. Information on lodging, parking, program policies, shingles, vaccinations, emotional health, healthy eating, and physical activity is also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: QEII BMT Program
Pamphlet Number
0260
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Avant et après une chirurgie d’un jour

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Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1537
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Cette brochure offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après une chirurgie d’un jour. On y traite notamment de la nécessité d’arriver tôt, de ce qu’il faut apporter et de l'anesthésie. La brochure traite aussi de l'hygiène, des médicaments, du tabagisme, des prothèses dentaires, des lunettes, des verres de contact, des appareils auditifs, des objets de valeur et des bijoux. On y traite de ce qui se passe à la salle préopératoire, à la salle d’opération, à la salle de réveil et à la sal…
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Alternate Title
Before and after day surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Cette brochure offre des renseignements sur les soins avant et après une chirurgie d’un jour. On y traite notamment de la nécessité d’arriver tôt, de ce qu’il faut apporter et de l'anesthésie. La brochure traite aussi de l'hygiène, des médicaments, du tabagisme, des prothèses dentaires, des lunettes, des verres de contact, des appareils auditifs, des objets de valeur et des bijoux. On y traite de ce qui se passe à la salle préopératoire, à la salle d’opération, à la salle de réveil et à la salle postopératoire, ainsi que du retour à la maison.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0672, "Before and After Day Surgery". This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after a day surgery procedure. Topics about preparing include: arriving early, what to bring, and the anesthetic. The pamphlet also describes what to do about hygiene, medications, smoking, dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, valuables, and jewelry. What will happen in the pre-operative room, operating room, recovery area, post-recovery area, and when you go home are described.
Responsibility
Prepared by: HI, VG & DGH site staff
Pamphlet Number
1537
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Seniors and Restorative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2409
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Bed rails help people move and transfer from a bed to a chair. This helps them do more on their own. This pamphlet explains the risks of bed rails and gives information about the Bed Safety Program.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Seniors and Restorative Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Safety
Beds
Subjects (LCSH)
Safety measures
Hospital beds
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
Bed rails help people move and transfer from a bed to a chair. This helps them do more on their own. This pamphlet explains the risks of bed rails and gives information about the Bed Safety Program.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Seniors and Restorative Care – Eastern Zone
Pamphlet Number
2409
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Before and after spine surgery : Halifax Infirmary

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Spine Assessment Clinic, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1732
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This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after spine surgery. Topics include information about your spine, the surgery, and your discharge day, and what to expect at home. A pre-surgery checklist, activity guidelines, and information on when to see a health care provider are included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Spine Assessment Clinic
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Neurosurgery
Alternate Title
Before and after spine surgery : HI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (34 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Spine - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after spine surgery. Topics include information about your spine, the surgery, and your discharge day, and what to expect at home. A pre-surgery checklist, activity guidelines, and information on when to see a health care provider are included.
Responsibility
Adapted with permission from: Medtronic ©; Saskatchewan Spine Pathway, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health ©; Vancouver Coastal Health Authority ©
Adapted by: Spine Assessment Clinic and Neurosurgery staff
Pamphlet Number
1732
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Before and after surgery : Aberdeen Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1992
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This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery at Aberdeen Hospital.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery at Aberdeen Hospital.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1992
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Bienvenue aux Services communautaires de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances : Régions d’Halifax, d’Eastern Shore et de West Hants

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax area, Eastern Shore, and West Hants. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1903
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Nous travaillerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins en matière de santé mentale et pour vous aider à diminuer ou à arrêter votre consommation d’alcool, votre usage du tabac ou des drogues ou votre dépendance au jeu. Nous travaillons aussi avec les familles et les amis touchés par la maladie mentale ou la dépendance. Il n’est pas nécessaire que vous suiviez un traitement pour que votre famille et vos amis obtiennent du soutien. La présente brochure a été conçue pour répondre à toutes vos qu…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax area, Eastern Shore, and West Hants
Alternate Title
Welcome to Community Mental Health and Addictions : Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Mental health services
Abstract
Nous travaillerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins en matière de santé mentale et pour vous aider à diminuer ou à arrêter votre consommation d’alcool, votre usage du tabac ou des drogues ou votre dépendance au jeu. Nous travaillons aussi avec les familles et les amis touchés par la maladie mentale ou la dépendance. Il n’est pas nécessaire que vous suiviez un traitement pour que votre famille et vos amis obtiennent du soutien. La présente brochure a été conçue pour répondre à toutes vos questions et préoccupations concernant les attentes, la sécurité et le respect de la vie privée et pour vous fournir les coordonnées des ressources en santé mentale dans la communauté. De l’information est fournie sur la façon de présenter de la rétroaction au sujet de votre expérience.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Welcome to Community Mental Health and Addictions: Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants" pamphlet 1877. We will work with you to address your mental health needs and to lessen or stop your use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling. We also work with family and friends who are impacted by mental illness and/or addiction. You do not need to be receiving treatment in order for your family and friends to get support. This pamphlet was created to answer any questions you may have surrounding expectations, safety and privacy concerns, and also gives contact information for mental health resources in the community. Information is given on how you can provide feedback about your experience.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Pamphlet Number
1903
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Blepharitis is a chronic (ongoing) inflammation (swelling) of the eyelids. It is a common problem. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of blepharitis and how it is treated. Topics include keeping your eyelids clean, how to use a warm compress and create a warm compress bundle, and how to clean your eyelids. Information about what you can do to help your symptoms is also included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Eyelid inflammation
Meibomian gland dysfunction
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharitis
Eyelid Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Blepharitis is a chronic (ongoing) inflammation (swelling) of the eyelids. It is a common problem. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of blepharitis and how it is treated. Topics include keeping your eyelids clean, how to use a warm compress and create a warm compress bundle, and how to clean your eyelids. Information about what you can do to help your symptoms is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0282
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Your doctor has recommended Botox® injections for your blepharospasm (rapid eye blinking) or facial muscle spasms. Botox® blocks the chemicals that cause the spasms in your muscles. Botox® is not a cure. It helps relieve your symptoms for about 3 months. This pamphlet explains what Botox® is and how it works, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen during and after the treatment, and side effects. The French version of this pamphlet 1783, "Injection de Botox®", is also availabl…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharospasm - drug therapy
Eye movements
Injections
Subjects (LCSH)
Eyelids--Diseases
Botulinum toxin
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Your doctor has recommended Botox® injections for your blepharospasm (rapid eye blinking) or facial muscle spasms. Botox® blocks the chemicals that cause the spasms in your muscles. Botox® is not a cure. It helps relieve your symptoms for about 3 months. This pamphlet explains what Botox® is and how it works, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen during and after the treatment, and side effects. The French version of this pamphlet 1783, "Injection de Botox®", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0282
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