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Retinal detachment (RD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2316
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The retina is a thin, light-sensitive tissue that lines the inside of the eye. Light enters the eye and is focused onto the retina. This is what lets us see. A retinal detachment (RD) is a condition that happens when the retina detaches (pulls away) from the inside wall of the eye. The retina is not able to work as well, which can lead to blurred vision or vision loss. This pamphlet explains what causes RD, what the symptoms of RD are, who is at risk for RD, and how RD is diagnosed and treated.…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Retinal Detachment
Subjects (LCSH)
Retinal detachment
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
The retina is a thin, light-sensitive tissue that lines the inside of the eye. Light enters the eye and is focused onto the retina. This is what lets us see. A retinal detachment (RD) is a condition that happens when the retina detaches (pulls away) from the inside wall of the eye. The retina is not able to work as well, which can lead to blurred vision or vision loss. This pamphlet explains what causes RD, what the symptoms of RD are, who is at risk for RD, and how RD is diagnosed and treated. Information about types of surgery for RD and follow-up after surgery for RD is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2316
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Sclerotherapy discharge instructions - Dr. MacKean

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0206
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Your varicose veins have been injected with a special medication during a treatment called sclerotherapy. This medication causes a blockage in your varicose veins. This forces the blood to go around the blockage and travel through nearby healthier veins, increasing blood flow in your legs. This pamphlet gives specific directions to prevent blood clots from forming in your healthy veins. Mild side effects and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sclerotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Sclerotherapy
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Your varicose veins have been injected with a special medication during a treatment called sclerotherapy. This medication causes a blockage in your varicose veins. This forces the blood to go around the blockage and travel through nearby healthier veins, increasing blood flow in your legs. This pamphlet gives specific directions to prevent blood clots from forming in your healthy veins. Mild side effects and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Minor Procedures & G. MacKean MD, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0206
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Sealants : seal out tooth decay

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1866
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A sealant is a clear or coloured plastic that a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant puts on the chewing surfaces of your back teeth (molars). This is where most decay happens. This pamphlet explains what causes cavities, what a sealant is, how sealants help, the best time to get them, how long they last, and whether MSI (provincial health care) pays for them. Contact information for the MSI Children's Oral Health Program is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1880, "Protége…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dental Caries
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Dental caries
Mouth--Care and hygiene
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
A sealant is a clear or coloured plastic that a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant puts on the chewing surfaces of your back teeth (molars). This is where most decay happens. This pamphlet explains what causes cavities, what a sealant is, how sealants help, the best time to get them, how long they last, and whether MSI (provincial health care) pays for them. Contact information for the MSI Children's Oral Health Program is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1880, "Protégez vos dents grâce à la résine de scellement," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1866
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2362
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This pamphlet explains what a seed corn is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a seed corn is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Callosities
Foot
Subjects (LCSH)
Corn--Seeds--Anatomy
Foot
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a seed corn is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a seed corn is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2362
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Signs of dehydration

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0528
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Dehydration means that your body does not have enough fluid. This pamphlet explains the causes and signs of dehydration, and tips for staying hydrated. A list of symptoms that require medical care right away are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dehydration - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Dehydration (Physiology)
Abstract
Dehydration means that your body does not have enough fluid. This pamphlet explains the causes and signs of dehydration, and tips for staying hydrated. A list of symptoms that require medical care right away are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0528
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Subdural hematoma

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1156
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The brain is protected by a tough outer covering called the dura. Around the dura, there are many blood vessels that supply blood to the brain. If a blood vessel (usually a vein) is torn below the dura, blood collects between the dura and the brain. This is called a subdural hematoma. This pamphlet explains the different types of subdural hematomas, causes, symptoms, possible tests, treatment, surgery, what will happen after surgery, special situations, possible complications, discharge plannin…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery
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)
Hematoma, Subdural
Subjects (LCSH)
Subdural hematoma
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
The brain is protected by a tough outer covering called the dura. Around the dura, there are many blood vessels that supply blood to the brain. If a blood vessel (usually a vein) is torn below the dura, blood collects between the dura and the brain. This is called a subdural hematoma. This pamphlet explains the different types of subdural hematomas, causes, symptoms, possible tests, treatment, surgery, what will happen after surgery, special situations, possible complications, discharge planning, and how you will know if the subdural hematoma comes back.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Neurosurgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1156
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0563
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This pamphlet explains how a normal swallow works, causes of swallowing problems, what swallowing problems can lead to, signs, diagnosis, and what happens if a swallowing problem is severe. Alternative ways to get nutrition, fluids, and medications are described.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Deglutition
Deglutition Disorders - prevention & control
Airway Obstruction - prevention & control
Pneumonia, Aspiration - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Respiratory organs--Obstructions
Asphyxia
Aspiration pneumonia
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Geriatrics
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how a normal swallow works, causes of swallowing problems, what swallowing problems can lead to, signs, diagnosis, and what happens if a swallowing problem is severe. Alternative ways to get nutrition, fluids, and medications are described.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0563
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Syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1788
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La présente publication décrit ce qu’est le syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC), ses causes, ses signes, ses symptômes et son traitement. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)" pamphlet 1145. This pamphlet describes what CRPS is, its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic
Alternate Title
SDRC
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Subjects (LCSH)
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Abstract
La présente publication décrit ce qu’est le syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC), ses causes, ses signes, ses symptômes et son traitement.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)" pamphlet 1145. This pamphlet describes what CRPS is, its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit Revised by: Orthopedic Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1788
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2356
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This pamphlet explains what a thick nail is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a thick nail is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nails
Foot
Subjects (LCSH)
Toenails
Foot
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a thick nail is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a thick nail is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2356
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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (TTP)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0724
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TTP stands for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura. In TTP, the linings of your blood vessels are damaged. Platelets stick to the damaged areas to prevent or stop bleeding. This causes very small clots to form. These clots can block the blood flow in your body. These blockages can cause problems in the affected organs, usually the brain and kidneys. Causes, symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent injury or bleeding problems are listed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thrombocytopenia
Hematologic Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Thrombocytopenia
Blood--Diseases
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
TTP stands for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura. In TTP, the linings of your blood vessels are damaged. Platelets stick to the damaged areas to prevent or stop bleeding. This causes very small clots to form. These clots can block the blood flow in your body. These blockages can cause problems in the affected organs, usually the brain and kidneys. Causes, symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent injury or bleeding problems are listed.
Notes
Previous title: TTP
Responsibility
Prepared by: Apheresis Unit, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0724
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Venous leg ulcers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Venous Leg Ulcer Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0535
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The words ‘leg ulcer’ are used to describe a variety of open sores below the knee that are slow to heal. Many of these ulcers are caused by problems in the veins. This pamphlet explains what venous leg ulcers are, what causes them, what the symptoms are, how they are treated, and how you can prevent them from coming back.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Venous Leg Ulcer Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ulcer
Leg
Veins
Subjects (LCSH)
Leg--Ulcers
Veins
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
The words ‘leg ulcer’ are used to describe a variety of open sores below the knee that are slow to heal. Many of these ulcers are caused by problems in the veins. This pamphlet explains what venous leg ulcers are, what causes them, what the symptoms are, how they are treated, and how you can prevent them from coming back.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Venous Leg Ulcer Committee
Pamphlet Number
0535
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Virus Coxsackie (maladie mains-pieds-bouche et herpangine)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2190
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Ce dépliant explique ce qu'est le virus Coxsackie, comment il se propage, quels sont les symptômes qu'il provoque et ce qu'il faut surveiller si votre enfant est atteint du virus. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2127, "Coxsackievirus (Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Herpangina)".This pamphlet explains what coxsackievirus is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes and what to watch for if your child has the virus.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Coxsackievirus (Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Herpangina)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Herpangina
Communicable Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Communicable diseases--Transmission
Microorganisms
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique ce qu'est le virus Coxsackie, comment il se propage, quels sont les symptômes qu'il provoque et ce qu'il faut surveiller si votre enfant est atteint du virus.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2127, "Coxsackievirus (Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Herpangina)".This pamphlet explains what coxsackievirus is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes and what to watch for if your child has the virus.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2190
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Welcome to the Mood Disorders Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mood Disorders Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2017
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The Mood Disorders Clinic provides consultations for individuals with severe mood disorders, such as possible bipolar disorder. This is a specialized service to help diagnose and treat severe mood disorders. Mood disorders are a group of mental illnesses that affect how you feel and think about yourself, other people, and life in general. Two specific types of mood disorders we often see in the clinic are bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder. Topics include: bipolar disorder, symptoms…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mood Disorders Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mood Disorders - diagnosis
Mood Disorders - therapy
Bipolar Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Subjects (LCSH)
Affective disorders--Diagnosis
Affective disorders--Treatment
Manic-depressive illness
Abstract
The Mood Disorders Clinic provides consultations for individuals with severe mood disorders, such as possible bipolar disorder. This is a specialized service to help diagnose and treat severe mood disorders. Mood disorders are a group of mental illnesses that affect how you feel and think about yourself, other people, and life in general. Two specific types of mood disorders we often see in the clinic are bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder. Topics include: bipolar disorder, symptoms of mania, symptoms of depression, major depressive disorder, causes of mood disorders, how mood disorders are treated, the clinical team, clinical treatment and services, the referral process, your first appointment, and followup care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mood Disorders Clinic
Pamphlet Number
2017
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