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Living with heart failure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0152
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This booklet describes the symptoms, causes, management, and treatments of heart failure. The main focus of the booklet is on managing symptoms. Information is provided on eating less salt, drinking less fluid, and a variety of medicines and exercise. Lists of community resources and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Living with heart failure : a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (28 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Failure - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart failure
Abstract
This booklet describes the symptoms, causes, management, and treatments of heart failure. The main focus of the booklet is on managing symptoms. Information is provided on eating less salt, drinking less fluid, and a variety of medicines and exercise. Lists of community resources and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
0152
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Comment utiliser votre inhalateur avec une chambre d’inhalation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1374
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Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre chambre d'inhalation et des deux façons possibles de l'utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées avec une chambre d'inhalation sont également présentés. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1302, "How to use your inhaler with a spacer device". An explanation of how to take care of your spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and example…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Alternate Title
How to use your inhaler with a spacer device
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre chambre d'inhalation et des deux façons possibles de l'utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées avec une chambre d'inhalation sont également présentés.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1302, "How to use your inhaler with a spacer device". An explanation of how to take care of your spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are also listed.
Notes
Previous title: Comment utiliser votre inhalateur (aerosoldoseur, pompe) avec un AeroChamber Max methode 1 et methode 2 (methode de reinhalation)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1374
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Précautions à prendre après une sédation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1679
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La sédation est un traitement qui vous est donné pour réduire la douleur durant une intervention. Un employé du Service d’urgence vous administre le médicament au moyen d’une aiguille insérée dans une veine (intraveineuse, IV). Sujets abordés : instructions, médicaments, directives de suivi et liste de symptômes qui exigent que vous vous rendiez au Service d’urgence le plus près de chez vous. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0121, “Care After Sedation”. Sedation is a treat…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Care after sedation
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthetics
Conscious Sedation
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthetics
Conscious sedation
Abstract
La sédation est un traitement qui vous est donné pour réduire la douleur durant une intervention. Un employé du Service d’urgence vous administre le médicament au moyen d’une aiguille insérée dans une veine (intraveineuse, IV). Sujets abordés : instructions, médicaments, directives de suivi et liste de symptômes qui exigent que vous vous rendiez au Service d’urgence le plus près de chez vous.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0121, “Care After Sedation”. Sedation is a treatment given to lessen pain during a procedure. Medicine is given through a needle (intravenous, or IV) placed in your vein by an Emergency Department (ED) staff member. Topics include: instructions, medications, follow-up instructions, and a list of symptoms that require a trip to the nearest Emergency Department.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1679
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Priorité aux patients : votre sécurité, votre bien-être

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality & System Performance. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1711
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Conseils et suggestions pour vous aider à participer à vos propres soins et à assurer un séjour à l'hôpital plus sécuritaire. Les sujets incluent votre programme de soins, la communication, l'identification, le lavage des mains et vos médicaments. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1696, "Patients first: your safety, your well-being". Tips and suggestions are offered to help you take part in your own care and ensure a safer hospital stay. Topics include: your care plan, comm…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality & System Performance
Alternate Title
Patients first : your safety, your well-being
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Patients--Safety measures
Abstract
Conseils et suggestions pour vous aider à participer à vos propres soins et à assurer un séjour à l'hôpital plus sécuritaire. Les sujets incluent votre programme de soins, la communication, l'identification, le lavage des mains et vos médicaments.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1696, "Patients first: your safety, your well-being". Tips and suggestions are offered to help you take part in your own care and ensure a safer hospital stay. Topics include: your care plan, communication, identification (ID), handwashing and your medications.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Quality & System Performance, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1711
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Divulgation des incidents liés à la sécurité des patients

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1712
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Les gens s'attendent à recevoir des soins de santé en toute sécurité. Les fournisseurs de soins de santé travaillent fort tous les jours pour offrir d'excellents soins de santé, en toute sécurité. Malgré tout, des choses imprévisibles peuvent se produire. Par exemple, un patient peut faire une chute ou recevoir la mauvaise dose d'un médicament. Ces événements imprévus sont des incidents liés à la sécurité des patients. Cette brochure explique ce qu'est la divulgation, de quelle façon elle peut…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance
Alternate Title
Patients first : disclosure of patient safety incidents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Truth Disclosure
Risk Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Disclosure of information
Risk management
Abstract
Les gens s'attendent à recevoir des soins de santé en toute sécurité. Les fournisseurs de soins de santé travaillent fort tous les jours pour offrir d'excellents soins de santé, en toute sécurité. Malgré tout, des choses imprévisibles peuvent se produire. Par exemple, un patient peut faire une chute ou recevoir la mauvaise dose d'un médicament. Ces événements imprévus sont des incidents liés à la sécurité des patients. Cette brochure explique ce qu'est la divulgation, de quelle façon elle peut vous aider, comment elle a lieu, qui communiquera avec vous, quels sont vos droits et où vous pouvez obtenir plus d'information.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1448, "Patients First: Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents". People expect safe health care. Health care providers work hard every day to give safe, excellent care. Despite this, the unexpected can happen. For example, a patient may fall or be given the wrong dose of medicine. These unexpected events are called patient safety incidents. This pamphlet explains the following topics: what disclosure is, how it will help you, how it takes place, who will speak with you, your rights and where you can find more information.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Quality & System Performance, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1712
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Gestion de la douleur après une opération

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Pain Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1339
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Il y a des gens qui pensent que c’est normal d'avoir mal après une opération et qu’il faut endurer la douleur. C’est faux. Il est important de bien gérer la douleur que vous ressentez. Cette brochure explique pourquoi la gestion de la douleur est importante, ce que vous pouvez faire pour avoir le moins de mal possible, les effets secondaires des médicaments contre la douleur (analgésiques), d'autres solutions de gestion de la douleur, autres que les médicaments, ainsi que des points clés à ne p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Pain Service
Alternate Title
Managing your pain after surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pain Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Pain--Treatment
Abstract
Il y a des gens qui pensent que c’est normal d'avoir mal après une opération et qu’il faut endurer la douleur. C’est faux. Il est important de bien gérer la douleur que vous ressentez. Cette brochure explique pourquoi la gestion de la douleur est importante, ce que vous pouvez faire pour avoir le moins de mal possible, les effets secondaires des médicaments contre la douleur (analgésiques), d'autres solutions de gestion de la douleur, autres que les médicaments, ainsi que des points clés à ne pas oublier.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0453, "Managing Your Pain After Surgery". Some people think that pain after surgery is something that you must put up with. This is not true. It is important that your pain is managed well. This pamphlet explains why pain control is important, what you can do to keep it under control, how it can be controlled, side effects of pain medicines, other things besides pain medicine that can help control your pain, and key points to remember.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Pain Service, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1339
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La confidentialité de vos renseignements médicaux à la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1758
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La présente publication explique comment la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse (la Régie) protège votre vie privée et la confidentialité de vos renseignements personnels. La publication vous renseigne sur la manière dont la Régie utilise vos renseignements médicaux personnels, sur les renseignements médicaux personnels qui sont protégés ou non par la loi sur les renseignements médicaux personnels (Personal Health Information Act), et sur vos droits en vertu de la Loi. ; This pamphlet is a …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Alternate Title
Privacy of your health information at NSHA
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Privacy
Health information
Subjects (LCSH)
Privacy
Abstract
La présente publication explique comment la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse (la Régie) protège votre vie privée et la confidentialité de vos renseignements personnels. La publication vous renseigne sur la manière dont la Régie utilise vos renseignements médicaux personnels, sur les renseignements médicaux personnels qui sont protégés ou non par la loi sur les renseignements médicaux personnels (Personal Health Information Act), et sur vos droits en vertu de la Loi.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Privacy of Your Health Information at NSHA" pamphlet 1741. This pamphlet explains how NSHA protects your privacy and confidentiality. Information on how NSHA uses your personal health information, what personal health information the Personal Health Information Act does and does not protect, and your rights under the Act is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Legal Services
Pamphlet Number
1758
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Accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) : les stades initiaux

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Stroke Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1787
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Le présent livret vous aidera à connaître les membres de votre équipe de soins aux victimes d’accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) aigu. Vous découvrirez aussi à quoi vous attendre durant votre séjour à l’établissement Halifax Infirmary. Le livret explique ce qu’est un AVC, ce à quoi l’AVC peut ressembler et ce qu’il peut entraîner. On y traite aussi de l’admission à l’hôpital, de la réadaptation, du retour à la normale et de votre plan de congé. Vous trouverez à la fin du livret une section pour…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Stroke Team
Alternate Title
Stroke : the early stages
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stroke
Subjects (LCSH)
Cerebrovascular disease
Abstract
Le présent livret vous aidera à connaître les membres de votre équipe de soins aux victimes d’accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC) aigu. Vous découvrirez aussi à quoi vous attendre durant votre séjour à l’établissement Halifax Infirmary. Le livret explique ce qu’est un AVC, ce à quoi l’AVC peut ressembler et ce qu’il peut entraîner. On y traite aussi de l’admission à l’hôpital, de la réadaptation, du retour à la normale et de votre plan de congé. Vous trouverez à la fin du livret une section pour écrire vos questions et indiquer les tests que vous avez passés.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Stroke: The Early Stages" pamphlet 0729. This booklet will help you get to know members of your Acute Stroke Team. You will also learn what to expect during your stay at the Halifax Infirmary. This booklet 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 booklet is given to help you write down your questions and to list the tests you have had.
Responsibility
Prepared by: QEII Acute Stroke Team
Pamphlet Number
1787
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Cannabinoïdes pour le traitement de la douleur

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1792
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Ce dépliant présente de l’information au sujet des différents « analgésiques à la marijuana » (antidouleurs) ou « cannabioïdes synthétiques » (artificiels) utilisés pour traiter la douleur. On y traite aussi des types les plus fréquents d’affections pour lesquelles ils sont le plus souvent utilisés aux fins de traitement. Des détails sont fournis sur la quantité à prendre, les effets secondaires, les mesures de sécurité, les doses oubliées et le rangement des médicaments. ; This pamphlet is a F…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit
Alternate Title
Cannabinoid analgesics for pain management
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cannabinoids
Analgesics
Pain Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Cannabinoids
Analgesics
Pain--Treatment
Abstract
Ce dépliant présente de l’information au sujet des différents « analgésiques à la marijuana » (antidouleurs) ou « cannabioïdes synthétiques » (artificiels) utilisés pour traiter la douleur. On y traite aussi des types les plus fréquents d’affections pour lesquelles ils sont le plus souvent utilisés aux fins de traitement. Des détails sont fournis sur la quantité à prendre, les effets secondaires, les mesures de sécurité, les doses oubliées et le rangement des médicaments.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Cannabinoid Analgesics for Pain Management" pamphlet 1350. This pamphlet provides information about the different 'marijuana analgesics' (painkillers) or 'synthetic (man-made) cannabinoids' used to manage pain and the most common types of conditions they are most often used to treat. Details about how much to take, side effects, safety measures, missed doses, and how to store this medicine are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit
Pamphlet Number
1792
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Endoéchographie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1793
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Une endoéchographie est un examen qui sert à examiner la partie supérieure du tube digestif, le pancréas, la vésicule biliaire, les structures de la partie centrale du thorax et, possiblement, le rectum. Le présent dépliant explique comment se préparer à l’examen, où aller pour le faire faire et ce qui se passe après. Une liste de précautions à prendre durant les 24 premières heures est fournie, de même qu’une liste des risques se rattachant à ce test. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology
Alternate Title
Endoscopic ultrasound
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endosonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Abstract
Une endoéchographie est un examen qui sert à examiner la partie supérieure du tube digestif, le pancréas, la vésicule biliaire, les structures de la partie centrale du thorax et, possiblement, le rectum. Le présent dépliant explique comment se préparer à l’examen, où aller pour le faire faire et ce qui se passe après. Une liste de précautions à prendre durant les 24 premières heures est fournie, de même qu’une liste des risques se rattachant à ce test.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Endoscopic Ultrasound" pamphlet 1482. An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, structures in the middle section of your chest, and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Jennifer Stewart, RN & Kaleigh MacIsaac, B.ScPharm; Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1793
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Comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur (pompe)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1804
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Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre aérosol-doseur (pompe) et comment l’utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées sont également présentés. Des rappels importants au sujet des aérosol-doseurs (pompes) sont également donnés. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "How to Use Your Metered-Dose Inhaler (Puffer)" pamphlet 1694. An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Alternate Title
How to use your metered-dose inhaler (puffer)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
Une explication de la façon de prendre soin de votre aérosol-doseur (pompe) et comment l’utiliser est fournie. Des conseils au sujet des médicaments et des exemples de pompes utilisées sont également présentés. Des rappels importants au sujet des aérosol-doseurs (pompes) sont également donnés.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "How to Use Your Metered-Dose Inhaler (Puffer)" pamphlet 1694. An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1804
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Programme de physiothérapie avant une transplantation du foie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1839
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Il est très important de rester actif en attendant une transplantation du foie. Les personnes qui sont en meilleure condition physique avant leur opération sont plus susceptibles de récupérer plus rapidement et avec moins de complications. Dans la brochure, on explique l’importance de l’activité et présente une série d’exercices d’étirement et de renforcement, de même que des exercices cardiovasculaires. On suggère aussi un programme d’exercices, indique les choses à éviter après l’opération, s…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy Services
Alternate Title
Liver transplant physiotherapy program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation
Physical Therapy Modalities
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Physical therapy
Specialty
Nephrology
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Il est très important de rester actif en attendant une transplantation du foie. Les personnes qui sont en meilleure condition physique avant leur opération sont plus susceptibles de récupérer plus rapidement et avec moins de complications. Dans la brochure, on explique l’importance de l’activité et présente une série d’exercices d’étirement et de renforcement, de même que des exercices cardiovasculaires. On suggère aussi un programme d’exercices, indique les choses à éviter après l’opération, souligne l’importance de respecter ses limites et donne le numéro de téléphone du service de physiothérapie.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Liver Transplant Physiotherapy Program" pamphlet 1299. Staying active is very important while you wait for your liver transplant. People who are in better physical shape before their surgery are more likely to get better faster and with fewer complications. This pamphlet explains why activity is so important and provides an exercise program which includes stretching, strengthening and cardiovascular exercises. A sample exercise program, things to avoid after surgery, saving energy and contact information for the physiotherapy department are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Physiotherapy Services
Pamphlet Number
1839
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Soins à dispenser après votre intervention de chirurgie plastique

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1797
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Le présent dépliant fournit des directives de soins pour la chirurgie de la main, les points de suture et les sutures effectuées au moyen des bandelettes Steri-StripMC. On y traite aussi des problèmes possibles et d’instructions précises à suivre. Un espace pour indiquer votre plan de suivi et les coordonnées des personnes à joindre est fourni à l’arrière du dépliant. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1680, "Care After Your Plastic Surgery Procedure".This pamphlet …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures
Alternate Title
Care After Your Plastic Surgery Procedure
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Le présent dépliant fournit des directives de soins pour la chirurgie de la main, les points de suture et les sutures effectuées au moyen des bandelettes Steri-StripMC. On y traite aussi des problèmes possibles et d’instructions précises à suivre. Un espace pour indiquer votre plan de suivi et les coordonnées des personnes à joindre est fourni à l’arrière du dépliant.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1680, "Care After Your Plastic Surgery Procedure".This pamphlet explains how to care for yourself at home after your plastic surgery procedure. Topics include suture (stitch) line care, suture line with Steri-Strips®, and problems. A follow-up plan is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Minor Procedures, QEII Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1797
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Gastroscopy : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0040
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A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : Victoria General site
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)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
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Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0040
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ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0038
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An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1476, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0038
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Taking care of your cast

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0117
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Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instructions for caring for all other types of casts are also provided. How to keep your cast dry and what to do if you have any problems are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1108, "Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre," is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Casts, Surgical
Immobilization
Bone and Bones - injuries
Subjects (LCSH)
Plaster casts
Bones--Wounds and injuries
Abstract
Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instructions for caring for all other types of casts are also provided. How to keep your cast dry and what to do if you have any problems are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1108, "Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Care of a plaster cast
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII ; Revised by: Orthopedics, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
0117
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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0188
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A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Abstract
A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must avoid certain activities for 24 hours. The French version of this pamphlet 1505, "Sigmoïdoscopie à sonde souple", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1478, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0188
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Colonoscopy : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0211
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A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is done, what polyps are, care after the test, and possible complications. If you are given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of th…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Colonoscopy : Victoria General site
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)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Subjects (LCSH)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Abstract
A colonoscopy is an exam of the large bowel (also known as the large intestine or colon). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look for any changes on the inside of your large bowel. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is done, what polyps are, care after the test, and possible complications. If you are given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1506, "Colonoscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1479, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0211
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0240
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Kidney stones (renal calculi) are lumps of crystals which usually form in the kidneys from material in urine (pee). This pamphlet describes your care if you are a patient who visits an Emergency Department (ED) with a kidney stone. Care instructions are given and a list of the symptoms that need medical attention are outlined.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
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)
Kidney Calculi
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Calculi
Abstract
Kidney stones (renal calculi) are lumps of crystals which usually form in the kidneys from material in urine (pee). This pamphlet describes your care if you are a patient who visits an Emergency Department (ED) with a kidney stone. Care instructions are given and a list of the symptoms that need medical attention are outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0240
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0425
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A bone scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioactive material is so small that it will not harm you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures. Getting ready for the test (what to wear and bring) is outlined. The steps of the test are provided. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call immediately so that another patient can be booked. The French version of this pamphlet 1956,…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Scintigraphy - bone
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Radioisotopes - therapeutic use
Bone and Bones - radiography
Radionuclide Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Radioisotope scanning
Abstract
A bone scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioactive material is so small that it will not harm you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures. Getting ready for the test (what to wear and bring) is outlined. The steps of the test are provided. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call immediately so that another patient can be booked. The French version of this pamphlet 1956, "Scintigraphie osseuse", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0425
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