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Managing your fluid intake in chronic kidney disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0538
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This pamphlet explains how to maintain an ideal balance of fluid in your body when managing chronic kidney disease. The pamphlet includes signs that you are taking in too much fluid, guidelines for fluid intake, sources of fluid in the diet, and tips for controlling your fluid intake.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Renal Program
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 - diet therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Diseases--Nutritional aspects
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to maintain an ideal balance of fluid in your body when managing chronic kidney disease. The pamphlet includes signs that you are taking in too much fluid, guidelines for fluid intake, sources of fluid in the diet, and tips for controlling your fluid intake.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
0538
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Unités de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : renseignements à l’intention des familles

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1666
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Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il off…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Alternate Title
3A and 5.2 intensive care units : information for families
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)
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Abstract
Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il offre aussi des réponses à des questions fréquentes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1593, "3A and 5.2 Intensive Care Units: Information for Families". This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Pamphlet Number
1666
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How hospital beds are used (overstay)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1742
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This pamphlet explains how beds are used for patients staying in hospital. Information on the discharge planning process and the 'Provincial Overstay Patient Policy' is included. The pamphlet also explains what happens in an 'overstay' situation and where to find information on community support. The French version of this pamphlet 1759, "L’utilisation des lits d’hôpitaux (prolongation de séjour)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services
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)
Patient Discharge
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how beds are used for patients staying in hospital. Information on the discharge planning process and the 'Provincial Overstay Patient Policy' is included. The pamphlet also explains what happens in an 'overstay' situation and where to find information on community support. The French version of this pamphlet 1759, "L’utilisation des lits d’hôpitaux (prolongation de séjour)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: How hospital beds are used : Cape Breton, Guysborough, Antigonish
Responsibility
Prepared by: Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services
Pamphlet Number
1742
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L’utilisation des lits d’hôpitaux (prolongation de séjour)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1759
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La présente publication explique l’utilisation des lits pour les patients qui séjournent à l’hôpital. On y trouve des renseignements sur le processus de planification des congés et sur la politique provinciale sur le prolongement de séjour à l’hôpoital. On y explique aussi ce qui se produit dans une situation de « prolongement de séjour » et où trouver des renseignements sur le soutien nécessaire dans la collectivité. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "How Hospital Beds Are Used (Overs…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services
Alternate Title
How hospital beds are used (overstay)
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)
Patient Discharge
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Abstract
La présente publication explique l’utilisation des lits pour les patients qui séjournent à l’hôpital. On y trouve des renseignements sur le processus de planification des congés et sur la politique provinciale sur le prolongement de séjour à l’hôpoital. On y explique aussi ce qui se produit dans une situation de « prolongement de séjour » et où trouver des renseignements sur le soutien nécessaire dans la collectivité.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "How Hospital Beds Are Used (Overstay)" pamphlet 1742. This pamphlet explains how beds are used for patients staying in hospital. Information on the discharge planning process and the 'Provincial Overstay Patient Policy' is included. The pamphlet also explains what happens in an 'overstay' situation and where to find information on community support.
Notes
Previous title: L’utilisation des lits d’hôpitaux : Cap-Breton, Guysborough, Antigonish
Responsibility
Prepared by: Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services
Pamphlet Number
1759
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Discharge from orthopaedics

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1836
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This booklet explains the information that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, and possible complications. Information about community support, financial help, and additional resources is also given. A "Patient PASS: A Transition Record" is also included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
Discharge from orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This booklet explains the information that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, and possible complications. Information about community support, financial help, and additional resources is also given. A "Patient PASS: A Transition Record" is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics
Pamphlet Number
1836
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant (TAVI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1843
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For people with aortic valve stenosis (the aortic valve is narrowed or doesn’t open properly, so blood can’t flow easily from your heart to the rest of your body), the usual treatment is open heart surgery to repair or replace the aortic valve. However, for people who are too ill or who have other medical problems, your health care team may recommend the TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve intervention) procedure instead. During a TAVI procedure, an aortic valve is implanted through a catheter (fl…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Program
Alternate Title
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Subjects (LCSH)
Aortic valve--Stenosis
Aortic valve--Surgery
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Surgery
Abstract
For people with aortic valve stenosis (the aortic valve is narrowed or doesn’t open properly, so blood can’t flow easily from your heart to the rest of your body), the usual treatment is open heart surgery to repair or replace the aortic valve. However, for people who are too ill or who have other medical problems, your health care team may recommend the TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve intervention) procedure instead. During a TAVI procedure, an aortic valve is implanted through a catheter (flexible tube). This pamphlet explains getting ready for admission to the hospital, getting ready for your stay in the hospital, preparing ahead for going home, what to expect on the day of your procedure and during and after the TAVI, getting ready for discharge, and going home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Program
Pamphlet Number
1843
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Laparoscopic hysterectomy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0434
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A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix through your vagina. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are often taken out at the same time. After surgery you will have an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen (stomach area). Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots and your menstrual cycle. Information on care at home and sex after surge…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology
Alternate Title
Laparoscope assisted vaginal hysterectomy
Laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy
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)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix through your vagina. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are often taken out at the same time. After surgery you will have an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen (stomach area). Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots and your menstrual cycle. Information on care at home and sex after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are given. The French version of this pamphlet 1896, "Hystérectomie laparoscopique", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
0434
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Preparing for a loved one’s death : Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Unit

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1846
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This pamphlet explains what is involved in preparing for a loved one's death. Steps in the dying process are listed, including mental and physical changes. Information about planning for the death and what to do when death happens, either in the hospital or at home, is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Death and dying
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what is involved in preparing for a loved one's death. Steps in the dying process are listed, including mental and physical changes. Information about planning for the death and what to do when death happens, either in the hospital or at home, is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Staff
We wish to acknowledge: Lunenburg & Queens Palliative Care Program and Aberdeen Palliative Care Society
Pamphlet Number
1846
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PEG button (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Family Learning Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1186
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A PEG button is a type of feeding tube that takes the place of your PEG tube. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your button. Your GI specialist will tell you how often your button should be changed. An area on the back of the pamphlet is given to write down the type of button you have, size, the date it was inserted, and who inserted your PEG button.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Family Learning Centre
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)
Gastrostomy
Enteral nutrition - methods
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Enteral feeding
Tube feeding
Abstract
A PEG button is a type of feeding tube that takes the place of your PEG tube. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your button. Your GI specialist will tell you how often your button should be changed. An area on the back of the pamphlet is given to write down the type of button you have, size, the date it was inserted, and who inserted your PEG button.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Family Learning Centre; Reviewed by Department of Medicine
Pamphlet Number
1186
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Dispositifs d’assistance ventriculaire (DAV)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiovascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1853
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Un dispositif d’assistance ventriculaire (DAV) peut être recommandé pour les candidats éventuels à une transplantation cardiaque. Le DAV agit comme un ventricule du cœur en pompant le sang dans l’organisme. La pompe est dotée d’une source d’alimentation externe. La présente brochure décrit les types de DAV, l’implantation d’un DAV, les risques de la chirurgie et ce à quoi s’attendre après l’opération. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)" pamphlet 0931. A…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiovascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Ventricular assist devices (VAD)
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)
Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Failure - surgery
Heart, Artificial
Heart Diseases - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart, Artificial
Heart failure
Heart--Surgery
Heart--Diseases--Treatment
Postoperative care
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Surgery
Abstract
Un dispositif d’assistance ventriculaire (DAV) peut être recommandé pour les candidats éventuels à une transplantation cardiaque. Le DAV agit comme un ventricule du cœur en pompant le sang dans l’organisme. La pompe est dotée d’une source d’alimentation externe. La présente brochure décrit les types de DAV, l’implantation d’un DAV, les risques de la chirurgie et ce à quoi s’attendre après l’opération.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)" pamphlet 0931. A Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) may be recommended if a person is a potential candidate for heart transplant. The VAD acts like the heart’s ventricle by pumping blood throughout the body. The pump has an external power source. This pamphlet describes the types of VADs, implanting a VAD, risks of surgery, and what to expect after surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Sonya Osmond RN, Ventricular Assist Device Coordinator
Pamphlet Number
1853
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Endoscopie par capsule

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1854
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L’endoscopie par capsule est un examen du tube digestif pour lequel il faut avaler une capsule contenant une caméra et une lumière. La présente brochure explique comment se préparer pour l’examen et décrit à quoi s’attendre durant et après l’examen. On traite aussi des risques communs de l’examen. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Capsule Endoscopy" pamphlet 1300. Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff
Alternate Title
Capsule endoscopy
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)
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
L’endoscopie par capsule est un examen du tube digestif pour lequel il faut avaler une capsule contenant une caméra et une lumière. La présente brochure explique comment se préparer pour l’examen et décrit à quoi s’attendre durant et après l’examen. On traite aussi des risques communs de l’examen.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Capsule Endoscopy" pamphlet 1300. 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endoscopy Unit Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1854
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Welcome to the Maternal/Child Unit : Aberdeen Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Regional Hospital. Maternal/Child Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1884
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This pamphlet explains what you will need to know when coming to the Maternal/Child Unit (MCU) at Aberdeen Regional Hospital. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself, the baby, and your support person. Information provided about the MCU includes phone service, snacks, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of mom and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Regional Hospital. Maternal/Child Unit
Alternate Title
Welcome to the Maternal Child Unit (MCU) : Aberdeen Regional Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Maternal Health
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Maternal health services
Hospital wards
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what you will need to know when coming to the Maternal/Child Unit (MCU) at Aberdeen Regional Hospital. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself, the baby, and your support person. Information provided about the MCU includes phone service, snacks, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of mom and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MCU, Aberdeen Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1884
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After hand surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0588
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After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hand--Surgery
Abstract
After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI site
Pamphlet Number
0588
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Palliative Care Unit (PCU) : Centennial Building, Victoria General site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Palliative Care, VG site. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0306
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The goal of staff working on the 7A Palliative Care Unit (PCU) is to enhance the quality of life of people with life-limiting illnesses by preventing and relieving suffering. It also helps family members cope during a loved one’s illness and death, and during the grief process. Pamphlet topics include: general info, schedule for a normal day, extra comforts, visitors, your health care team, patient feedback, important phone numbers, Wi-Fi, parking, cafeteria hours, as well as a link to an addit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Palliative Care, VG site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Palliative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Palliative treatment
Abstract
The goal of staff working on the 7A Palliative Care Unit (PCU) is to enhance the quality of life of people with life-limiting illnesses by preventing and relieving suffering. It also helps family members cope during a loved one’s illness and death, and during the grief process. Pamphlet topics include: general info, schedule for a normal day, extra comforts, visitors, your health care team, patient feedback, important phone numbers, Wi-Fi, parking, cafeteria hours, as well as a link to an additional resource.
Responsibility
Prepared by: PCU (7A) Team
Pamphlet Number
0306
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Giving tube feedings at home with a nasogastric tube

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1199
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Giving formula through a feeding tube will help keep you nourished until you are able to eat again by mouth. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your nasogastric tube. An area on the back of the pamphlet known as the home tube feeding record is given to write down the date, formula amount, your weight, tube length, and comments about your home tube feeding. The French version of this pamphlet 1917, "Alimentation par sonde naso-gastrique à domicile", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Enteral nutrition - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Enteral feeding
Tube feeding
Abstract
Giving formula through a feeding tube will help keep you nourished until you are able to eat again by mouth. This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your nasogastric tube. An area on the back of the pamphlet known as the home tube feeding record is given to write down the date, formula amount, your weight, tube length, and comments about your home tube feeding. The French version of this pamphlet 1917, "Alimentation par sonde naso-gastrique à domicile", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1199
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Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1 : Halifax Infirmary

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1888
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This booklet gives helpful information to families with a loved one who is a patient in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Different aspects to be aware of when visiting a family member in the CVICU are covered, including naming a family spokesperson, things to keep in mind while visiting (such as ways to prevent infection), common equipment on the unit (e.g., lines, monitors and alarms), keeping patients comfortable (minimizing risks such as mood disturbances, delirium, pressure u…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary
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)
Critical Care
Hospital Units
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital care
Hospital units
Intensive care units
Abstract
This booklet gives helpful information to families with a loved one who is a patient in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Different aspects to be aware of when visiting a family member in the CVICU are covered, including naming a family spokesperson, things to keep in mind while visiting (such as ways to prevent infection), common equipment on the unit (e.g., lines, monitors and alarms), keeping patients comfortable (minimizing risks such as mood disturbances, delirium, pressure ulcers, blood clots), and location of family waiting rooms. Strategies to help you take care of yourself are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Staff of Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary
Pamphlet Number
1888
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1907
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A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix. Other tissue, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, lymph nodes and parts of the vagina, may also be removed at the same time. After surgery you will have an incision in your abdomen, an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) in your bladder to drain urine, if needed. You may also have packing (absorbent material) to absorb blood and fluid in your vagina. Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, activity, food…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynaecology
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)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix. Other tissue, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, lymph nodes and parts of the vagina, may also be removed at the same time. After surgery you will have an incision in your abdomen, an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) in your bladder to drain urine, if needed. You may also have packing (absorbent material) to absorb blood and fluid in your vagina. Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, activity, food, bowel activity, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots, and leg swelling. Information on care at home and sex after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are given and a resources section is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1921, "Hystérectomie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
1907
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Hystérectomie laparoscopique

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1896
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Une hystérectomie laparoscopique est une chirurgie qui permet d’enlever l’utérus et le col de l’utérus en passant par le vagin. Les ovaires et les trompes de Fallope sont souvent enlevés en même temps. Après la chirurgie, vous aurez une intraveineuse (IV), un cathéter (tube) pour vider la vessie de son urine et un pansement sur l’abdomen (le ventre). La présente brochure traite de la respiration, du traitement de la douleur, des saignements vaginaux, des soins des incisions, des caillots de san…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Gynaecology
Alternate Title
Laparoscopic hysterectomy
Laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy
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)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Postoperative care
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
Une hystérectomie laparoscopique est une chirurgie qui permet d’enlever l’utérus et le col de l’utérus en passant par le vagin. Les ovaires et les trompes de Fallope sont souvent enlevés en même temps. Après la chirurgie, vous aurez une intraveineuse (IV), un cathéter (tube) pour vider la vessie de son urine et un pansement sur l’abdomen (le ventre). La présente brochure traite de la respiration, du traitement de la douleur, des saignements vaginaux, des soins des incisions, des caillots de sang et de votre cycle menstruel. De l’information est aussi fournie sur les soins à dispenser à domicile et les rapports sexuels après la chirurgie. Les symptômes exigeant des soins médicaux sont indiqués.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Laparoscopic Hysterectomy" pamphlet 0434. A laparoscopic hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb) and cervix through your vagina. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are often taken out at the same time. After surgery you will have an intravenous (IV), a catheter (tube) to drain urine from your bladder, and a dressing on your abdomen (stomach area). Topics in this pamphlet include breathing, managing pain, vaginal bleeding, incision care, blood clots and your menstrual cycle. Information on care at home and sex after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Angela Whynot, Nurse Educator
Pamphlet Number
1896
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Après une chirurgie de la main

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1898
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Après votre chirurgie de la main, vous devrez apprendre à prendre soin de vous. La présente brochure traite de l’activité, du pansement, des points de suture, le saignement et des signes indiquant une infection ou des problèmes de circulation sanguine. Les coordonnées de votre chirurgien et les étapes à suivre en cas de problèmes ou complications sont indiquées, de même que les coordonnées de la clinique de chirurgie plastique. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Hand Surgery" pam…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI
Alternate Title
After hand surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hand--Surgery
Abstract
Après votre chirurgie de la main, vous devrez apprendre à prendre soin de vous. La présente brochure traite de l’activité, du pansement, des points de suture, le saignement et des signes indiquant une infection ou des problèmes de circulation sanguine. Les coordonnées de votre chirurgien et les étapes à suivre en cas de problèmes ou complications sont indiquées, de même que les coordonnées de la clinique de chirurgie plastique.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Hand Surgery" pamphlet 0588. After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI site
Pamphlet Number
1898
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Cathétérisme cardiaque droit

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1913
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Le cathétérisme cardiaque droit est un examen effectué pour vérifier le fonctionnement de votre muscle cardiaque. Ce test aide votre médecin à trouver la cause de votre problème cardiaque et à vous recommander un traitement. La présente brochure explique comment vous préparer pour le test, la façon dont il est fait, les risques qui s’y rattachent et les soins à dispenser après l’intervention. Les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux sont précisés. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Right heart catheterization
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Catheterization
Heart
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheterization
Heart function tests
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Le cathétérisme cardiaque droit est un examen effectué pour vérifier le fonctionnement de votre muscle cardiaque. Ce test aide votre médecin à trouver la cause de votre problème cardiaque et à vous recommander un traitement. La présente brochure explique comment vous préparer pour le test, la façon dont il est fait, les risques qui s’y rattachent et les soins à dispenser après l’intervention. Les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux sont précisés.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Right Heart Catheterization" pamphlet 0392. A right heart catheterization is a special test used to find out how well your heart muscle is working. This test will help your doctor find the cause of your heart problem and recommend your treatment. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for your test, how the test is done, risks and care after your test. Symptoms needing medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1913
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