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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0429
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A kidney scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioisotope is so low that it will not be harmful to you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures of your kidneys. The pamphlets explains how to get ready for the test, what to wear and bring, and how the test is done. The French version of this pamphlet 1959, "Scintigraphie rénale", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
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)
Kidney Diseases
Nephrology
Subjects (LCSH)
Nephrology
Kidneys--Diseases
Abstract
A kidney scan is done in the Nuclear Medicine Department. A radioactive material (radioisotope) is given. The dosage of the radioisotope is so low that it will not be harmful to you. A gamma camera is used to take pictures of your kidneys. The pamphlets explains how to get ready for the test, what to wear and bring, and how the test is done. The French version of this pamphlet 1959, "Scintigraphie rénale", is also available.
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Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0429
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Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1108
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On y décrit de manière précise comment prendre soin des plâtres conventionnels et des plâtres en fibre de verre. On y trouve des instructions sur la manière de prendre soin de tous les autres types de plâtres. Le lecteur y apprendra comment garder son plâtre sec et ce qu’il doit faire en cas de problèmes. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0117, “Taking Care of Your Cast”. Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instruct…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
Taking care of your cast
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
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
On y décrit de manière précise comment prendre soin des plâtres conventionnels et des plâtres en fibre de verre. On y trouve des instructions sur la manière de prendre soin de tous les autres types de plâtres. Le lecteur y apprendra comment garder son plâtre sec et ce qu’il doit faire en cas de problèmes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0117, “Taking Care of Your Cast”. 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII; Revised by: Orthopedics, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1108
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Your stay on 4.1 - Vascular Surgery & General Surgery Inpatient Unit : from admission to discharge

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI. 4.1 Nursing Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1195
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1. Topics include: levels of care and transfers, general information, Personal Directives, code status, and keeping you safe. It answers questions you may have about before and after surgery day, and discharge and transfers (to a facility in Halifax or to your home hospital). A list of symptoms needing medical attention is given. A resources section is provided at the end of this guide.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI. 4.1 Nursing Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Health care teams
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1. Topics include: levels of care and transfers, general information, Personal Directives, code status, and keeping you safe. It answers questions you may have about before and after surgery day, and discharge and transfers (to a facility in Halifax or to your home hospital). A list of symptoms needing medical attention is given. A resources section is provided at the end of this guide.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to 4.1 Nursing Unit : Vascular Surgery and General Surgery Short Stay Unit
Responsibility
Prepared by: 4.1 Nursing Unit, HI, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1195
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Capsule endoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1300
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Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1854, "Endoscopie par capsule", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff
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)
Capsule Endoscopes
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Capsule endoscopy
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1854, "Endoscopie par capsule", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endoscopy Unit Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1300
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Wall motion study (MUGA scan)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1394
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This test gives a movie-like picture of your beating heart. Details about how to prepare and what to expect during the test are shared.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Multi-gated acquisition scan
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)
Radionuclide Angiography
Radionuclide Ventriculography
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart function tests
Cardiovascular system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Heart--Imaging
Abstract
This test gives a movie-like picture of your beating heart. Details about how to prepare and what to expect during the test are shared.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1394
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Sestamibi exercise test

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1393
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This special X-ray of the heart involves an exercise test after the injection of a radioactive isotope called “sestamibi”. This pamphlet explains about how to prepare for the test, where to go, how long the test takes, how to get ready for the test, and how the test is done.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
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)
Diagnostic imaging
Exercise Test
Heart
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Exercise tests
Heart
Abstract
This special X-ray of the heart involves an exercise test after the injection of a radioactive isotope called “sestamibi”. This pamphlet explains about how to prepare for the test, where to go, how long the test takes, how to get ready for the test, and how the test is done.
Notes
Previous title: Myoview exercise test
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1393
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Nuclear medicine tests

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1408
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This pamphlet was prepared to give a general overview of nuclear medicine tests. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) is injected into a vein, swallowed or breathed in before pictures are taken. It covers who will perform the test, how to get ready, how the test is done, and how long the radioisotope will remain in the body. The French version of this pamphlet 1962, "Examens en médecine nucléaire", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
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)
Diagnostic imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Abstract
This pamphlet was prepared to give a general overview of nuclear medicine tests. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) is injected into a vein, swallowed or breathed in before pictures are taken. It covers who will perform the test, how to get ready, how the test is done, and how long the radioisotope will remain in the body. The French version of this pamphlet 1962, "Examens en médecine nucléaire", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1408
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Dipyridamole (persantine) sestamibi test

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1403
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This pamphlet explains how is the test done, where to go, how long the test takes, how to get ready for the test, and what to expect during the test.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
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)
Dipyridamole
Heart - diagnostic imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Imaging
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how is the test done, where to go, how long the test takes, how to get ready for the test, and what to expect during the test.
Notes
Previous title: Dipyridamole (persantine) myoview test
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1403
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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
1476
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0038. An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with an endoscope (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.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
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
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0038. An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with an endoscope (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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1476
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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
1478
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0188. 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 attenti…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0188. 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1478
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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
1479
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0211. 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 acti…
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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
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Subjects (LCSH)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0211. 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1479
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Colposcopy Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1498
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Zoon's vulvitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the vulva. It is also called 'plasma cell vulvitis'. Zoon's vulvitis is not common and the cause is not known. This pamphlet describes the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and followup. Contact numbers are also provided. The address of the Colposcopy Clinic is also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Colposcopy Clinic
Alternate Title
Plasma cell vulvitis
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)
Genital Diseases, Female
Vulvitis
Vulvar Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Vulva--Diseases
Generative organs, Female
Abstract
Zoon's vulvitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the vulva. It is also called 'plasma cell vulvitis'. Zoon's vulvitis is not common and the cause is not known. This pamphlet describes the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and followup. Contact numbers are also provided. The address of the Colposcopy Clinic is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Colposcopy Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1498
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CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1503
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La CPRE (cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique) est un examen du cholédoque, de la vésicule biliaire et du conduit pancréatique. Le médecin procédera à cet examen à l'aide d'un endoscope (un tube souple muni d'une lumière à son extrémité). Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Puisque vous recevrez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heu…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
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
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
La CPRE (cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique) est un examen du cholédoque, de la vésicule biliaire et du conduit pancréatique. Le médecin procédera à cet examen à l'aide d'un endoscope (un tube souple muni d'une lumière à son extrémité). Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Puisque vous recevrez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heures après l'examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0038, "ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)". An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with an endoscope (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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1503
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Gastroscopie : site du VG

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1504
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Une gastroscopie est un examen de l'œsophage (gorge), de l'estomac et du duodénum (première partie de l'intestin grêle). Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Si vous recevrez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heures après l'examen. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0040, "Gastroscopy: VG Site". A gastroscopy is an exam of the…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : VG site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
Une gastroscopie est un examen de l'œsophage (gorge), de l'estomac et du duodénum (première partie de l'intestin grêle). Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Si vous recevrez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heures après l'examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0040, "Gastroscopy: VG Site". 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1504
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Sigmoïdoscopie à sonde souple

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1505
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Le médecin utilise un tube souple (endoscope) muni d'une petite lumière pour examiner l'intérieur de la partie inférieure du côlon et du rectum. La brochure décrit la préparation en vue du test, ce qui se passe pendant le test et ce qui se passe après le test. Les complications et les symptômes possibles qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont également mentionnés. Un adulte responsable doit vous ramener à la maison et prendre soin de vous. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il n'est pas sécurit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Flexible sigmoidoscopy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
Le médecin utilise un tube souple (endoscope) muni d'une petite lumière pour examiner l'intérieur de la partie inférieure du côlon et du rectum. La brochure décrit la préparation en vue du test, ce qui se passe pendant le test et ce qui se passe après le test. Les complications et les symptômes possibles qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont également mentionnés. Un adulte responsable doit vous ramener à la maison et prendre soin de vous. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il n'est pas sécuritaire de pratiquer certaines activités pendant 24 heures après l'examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0188, "Flexible Sigmoidoscopy". The doctor uses a flexible tube (scope) with a light at the tip to view the inside of the lower part of the bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, the actual test, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms that require immediate medical attention after the test are noted. A responsible adult must take you home and care for you. If sedation is given, it is not safe to do certain activities for 24 hours.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1505
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Colonoscopie : site du VG

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1506
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La colonoscopie est un examen du gros intestin (côlon). Le médecin utilise un endoscope (un tube souple muni d'une lumière à son extrémité) pour examiner l'intérieur du gros intestin. Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Des polypes peuvent être enlevés pendant l'examen. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heures après l'examen. ; T…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Colonoscopy : VG site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Subjects (LCSH)
Colonoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
La colonoscopie est un examen du gros intestin (côlon). Le médecin utilise un endoscope (un tube souple muni d'une lumière à son extrémité) pour examiner l'intérieur du gros intestin. Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Des polypes peuvent être enlevés pendant l'examen. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heures après l'examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0211, "Colonoscopy: VG Site". Colonoscopy is an examination of the large bowel (colon). The doctor uses an endoscope (a flexible tube with a light at the tip) to view the inside of the large bowel. We have described getting ready for the test, the test itself, care after, and possible complications. Polyps may be removed. If you are given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1506
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Welcome to 7.2 Orthopaedics

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1533
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Unit 7.2 Orthopaedics is for people who have had an orthopaedic injury or surgery. This pamphlet gives information about the Orthopaedic Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) on 7.2. Information includes what a usual day is like on 7.2, communication, staying safe in the hospital, visitors, and your health care team members. Discharge instructions, helpful hints and hospital amenities are listed. Contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
Welcome to 7.2 Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Orthopedics
Specialty
Physiotherapy
Abstract
Unit 7.2 Orthopaedics is for people who have had an orthopaedic injury or surgery. This pamphlet gives information about the Orthopaedic Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) on 7.2. Information includes what a usual day is like on 7.2, communication, staying safe in the hospital, visitors, and your health care team members. Discharge instructions, helpful hints and hospital amenities are listed. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics
Pamphlet Number
1533
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After your lumbar puncture

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1560
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During your lumbar puncture, a needle was placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This fluid surrounds your brain and spinal cord. The CSF will be sent to the lab for testing. The results of this test may help your doctor to diagnose a particular disease or injury. It may take several days or weeks before the results are available. Topics include: care of the puncture site, headache, diet, back discomfort, bathing, driving, and activities to avoid for 24 hours. A list of symp…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Spinal tap
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)
Spinal Puncture
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine--Puncture
Nervous system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
During your lumbar puncture, a needle was placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This fluid surrounds your brain and spinal cord. The CSF will be sent to the lab for testing. The results of this test may help your doctor to diagnose a particular disease or injury. It may take several days or weeks before the results are available. Topics include: care of the puncture site, headache, diet, back discomfort, bathing, driving, and activities to avoid for 24 hours. A list of symptoms for when you need to go to the Emergency Department are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1949, "Après votre ponction lombaire", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1560
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Ectopic pregnancy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1561
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An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment, possible complications, and ways to lower your risk factors are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1963, "Grossesse ectopique", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Tubal pregnancy
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)
Pregnancy, Ectopic
Subjects (LCSH)
Ectopic pregnancy
Abstract
An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment, possible complications, and ways to lower your risk factors are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1963, "Grossesse ectopique", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Beverly Clarke, RN, Emergency Services ; Reviewed by: Heather Peddle-Bolivar, CNE, Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1561
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Seated Balance Program : hip adduction

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0945
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This one-sided single sheet pamphlet gives an illustration of hip adduction to be used as a teaching tool for patients. It outlines the steps involved for doing this exercise as part of the Seated Balance Program.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Physical Therapy Modalities
Exercise Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Physical therapy
Exercise therapy
Specialty
Physiotherapy
Abstract
This one-sided single sheet pamphlet gives an illustration of hip adduction to be used as a teaching tool for patients. It outlines the steps involved for doing this exercise as part of the Seated Balance Program.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Physiotherapy
Pamphlet Number
0945
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