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PFO or ASD closure : patent foramen ovale (PFO) or an atrial septal defect (ASD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1442
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During a PFO or an ASD closure, a puncture (small hole) is made in your groin so that the doctor can put a special catheter (tube) into your vein. A special closure device is put through the catheter and carefully moved to the right spot in your heart. The doctor watches this process on monitors. It then opens up and covers both sides of the hole in your heart. What to bring to the hospital, what to expect before, during and after the procedure are reviewed. Details are given about how to care…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology Services
Alternate Title
Patent foramen ovali (PFO), atrial septal defect (ASD)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Catheterization
Foramen Ovale, Patent
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
Subjects (LCSH)
Atrial septal defects
Cardiac catheterization
Abstract
During a PFO or an ASD closure, a puncture (small hole) is made in your groin so that the doctor can put a special catheter (tube) into your vein. A special closure device is put through the catheter and carefully moved to the right spot in your heart. The doctor watches this process on monitors. It then opens up and covers both sides of the hole in your heart. What to bring to the hospital, what to expect before, during and after the procedure are reviewed. Details are given about how to care for yourself when you go home. A list of symptoms that require a visit an Emergency Department is provided.
Notes
Previous title: PFO/ASD closure : patent foramen ovali (PFO), atrial septal defect (ASD)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiology Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1442
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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing unit, pain control, exercises, activity, nutrition, passing urine, and bowel movements. Instructions for your surgery and care at home include visitors and discharge from the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General Hospital (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (HI, VG and DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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Préparation en vue d’une opération de l’œil

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2014
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Ce dépliant explique comment se préparer à une opération de l’œil. Sujets abordés : endroit où aller, annulation de votre opération et préparation à l’opération (quoi boire et manger, quels médicaments prendre et quoi faire si vous êtes diabétique). Vous y trouverez de l'information sur les parfums, les objets de valeur et ce qu'il faut apporter à l'hôpital. On vous explique aussi à quoi vous attendre en cas d’anesthésie locale ou d’anesthésie générale. Une carte du Centre des sciences de la sa…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Getting ready for eye surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye - surgery
Preoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Surgery
Preoperative care
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique comment se préparer à une opération de l’œil. Sujets abordés : endroit où aller, annulation de votre opération et préparation à l’opération (quoi boire et manger, quels médicaments prendre et quoi faire si vous êtes diabétique). Vous y trouverez de l'information sur les parfums, les objets de valeur et ce qu'il faut apporter à l'hôpital. On vous explique aussi à quoi vous attendre en cas d’anesthésie locale ou d’anesthésie générale. Une carte du Centre des sciences de la santé QE II est incluse.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0134, "Getting Ready for Eye Surgery". This pamphlet explains how to get ready for eye surgery. Topics include where to go, cancelling your surgery, and getting ready (what you can eat and drink, medications, and what to do if you have diabetes). Information about scents, valuables, and what to bring to the hospital is included. What to expect if you are having a local anesthetic or a general anesthetic is given. A map of the QE II Health Sciences Centre is included.
Notes
Previous title: Préparation en vue de la chirurgie oculaire
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2014
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Questions you may have about your surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1667
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It is important to ask any questions you have when you meet with your health care team or any hospital staff. This guide includes some common questions about having surgery. Question topics include: understanding your surgery, getting ready for your surgery, what to expect during and right after your surgery, and what to expect as you recover. Write down your questions, and bring a pen or pencil to make notes when you meet with your surgeon. The French version of this pamphlet 1677, "Questions …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
General Surgery
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
It is important to ask any questions you have when you meet with your health care team or any hospital staff. This guide includes some common questions about having surgery. Question topics include: understanding your surgery, getting ready for your surgery, what to expect during and right after your surgery, and what to expect as you recover. Write down your questions, and bring a pen or pencil to make notes when you meet with your surgeon. The French version of this pamphlet 1677, "Questions que vous pourriez vous poser au sujet de votre opération", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 2281, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Relations, Quality and System Performance
Pamphlet Number
1667
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Restorative Care Unit (RCU): Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital. Restorative Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2250
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The Restorative Care Unit at Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital safely helps patients and their families reach their highest level of independent living. What the unit will help you with, what to bring, accommodations, your health care team, your rights and responsibilities, fall and injury prevention, and other information is outlined.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital. Restorative Care Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Rehabilitation
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Rehabilitation
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Restorative Care Unit at Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital safely helps patients and their families reach their highest level of independent living. What the unit will help you with, what to bring, accommodations, your health care team, your rights and responsibilities, fall and injury prevention, and other information is outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: RCU staff, Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2250
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Self-administration of select subcutaneous chemotherapy drugs

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4034
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You have been prescribed a drug for your cancer that can be given at home using a needle. Your cancer care team will give you the supplies needed to do this safely. This pamphlet explains how to give yourself the drug, including what to do before you start, how to get ready for the injection, choosing and preparing the injection site, and injecting the dose. You should keep a record of your injections and bring it with you to your next appointment. If you have any reactions to your injection or…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Chemotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Chemotherapy
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
You have been prescribed a drug for your cancer that can be given at home using a needle. Your cancer care team will give you the supplies needed to do this safely. This pamphlet explains how to give yourself the drug, including what to do before you start, how to get ready for the injection, choosing and preparing the injection site, and injecting the dose. You should keep a record of your injections and bring it with you to your next appointment. If you have any reactions to your injection or if you notice any new or concerning symptoms, contact your cancer care team during daytime hours or go to the nearest Emergency Room.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4034
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Tele-Oncology : A Guide for Cancer Patients

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0030
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Tele-Oncology is a service available to residents living outside Sydney or Halifax that connects you and your local nurse or doctor with your cancer doctor. The pamphlet describes what you need to bring to the appointment, what will happen, and common concerns.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (3 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Community Health Services
Oncology Service, Hospital
Telemedicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Community health services
Cancer--Patients--Care
Telecommunication in medicine
Specialty
Telemedicine
Abstract
Tele-Oncology is a service available to residents living outside Sydney or Halifax that connects you and your local nurse or doctor with your cancer doctor. The pamphlet describes what you need to bring to the appointment, what will happen, and common concerns.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0030
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Understanding anxiety treatment group

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Community Mental Health and Addictions Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1640
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Our anxiety groups are for people with anxiety as their main concern. This pamphlet explains when and where the group meets, what you need to bring, who will be there, sharing within the group, skills you will learn, and how the group will help you.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Community Mental Health and Addictions Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anxiety Disorders
Psychotherapy, Group
Subjects (LCSH)
Anxiety disorders
Group psychotherapy
Abstract
Our anxiety groups are for people with anxiety as their main concern. This pamphlet explains when and where the group meets, what you need to bring, who will be there, sharing within the group, skills you will learn, and how the group will help you.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Community Mental Health and Addictions Service
Pamphlet Number
1640
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Welcome to Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans' Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1390
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This guide will help veterans and their families prepare for their move to their new home. Information includes what to bring, what will happen on the first day, residents' rights and responsibilities, safety, and general information about the facility. A phone directory is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans' Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Veterans
Veterans Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Veterans
Veterans' hospitals
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
This guide will help veterans and their families prepare for their move to their new home. Information includes what to bring, what will happen on the first day, residents' rights and responsibilities, safety, and general information about the facility. A phone directory is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Veterans' Services
Pamphlet Number
1390
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Welcome to Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans' Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1802
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This guide was prepared to help incoming residents of Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building and their families prepare for their move to their new home. A wide variety of useful information is provided, including what to bring, what will happen on the first day, residents' rights and responsibilities, and services provided by the facility.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans' Services
Alternate Title
Welcome to Camp Hill VMB
Welcome to CHVMB
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Geriatrics
Hospital Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Geriatrics
Hospital units
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This guide was prepared to help incoming residents of Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building and their families prepare for their move to their new home. A wide variety of useful information is provided, including what to bring, what will happen on the first day, residents' rights and responsibilities, and services provided by the facility.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Veterans' Services
Pamphlet Number
1802
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Welcome to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2075
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This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are admitted to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Topics include your health care team, admission to hospital, what to bring to the hospital, medications, Nova Scotia Health Authority's smoke-free and scent-free policies, handwashing, and safety. Information on personal belongings, visitors, family spokesperson, confidentiality, and transfers, as well as contact information for the hospital, is also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are admitted to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Topics include your health care team, admission to hospital, what to bring to the hospital, medications, Nova Scotia Health Authority's smoke-free and scent-free policies, handwashing, and safety. Information on personal belongings, visitors, family spokesperson, confidentiality, and transfers, as well as contact information for the hospital, is also provided.
Pamphlet Number
2075
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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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Corporate Author
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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Women and Children's Health Unit : Yarmouth Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Women and Children's Health Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1838
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This pamphlet explains what you will need to know when coming to the Women and Children's Health Unit (WCHU) at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself and the baby, as well as what your support person should bring. Information provided about the Unit includes phone and television service, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of yourself and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Women and Children's Health Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 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 Women and Children's Health Unit (WCHU) at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself and the baby, as well as what your support person should bring. Information provided about the Unit includes phone and television service, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of yourself and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to the Maternal/Child Unit : Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Health Unit, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1838
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Women and Children's Unit : Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2314
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This pamphlet explains what you will need to know when coming to the Women and Children's Unit at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself and the baby, as well as what your support person should bring. Information is provided about the unit, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of yourself and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included. A list of resources is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 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 Women and Children's Unit at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself and the baby, as well as what your support person should bring. Information is provided about the unit, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of yourself and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included. A list of resources is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Unit, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2314
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