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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Blepharitis is a chronic (ongoing) inflammation (swelling) of the eyelids. It is a common problem. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of blepharitis and how it is treated. Topics include keeping your eyelids clean, how to use a warm compress and create a warm compress bundle, and how to clean your eyelids. Information about what you can do to help your symptoms is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Eyelid inflammation
Meibomian gland dysfunction
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blepharitis
Eyelid Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Eyelids--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Blepharitis is a chronic (ongoing) inflammation (swelling) of the eyelids. It is a common problem. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of blepharitis and how it is treated. Topics include keeping your eyelids clean, how to use a warm compress and create a warm compress bundle, and how to clean your eyelids. Information about what you can do to help your symptoms is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1573
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Care of your urinary catheter at home

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37321
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0297
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This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are going home with a urinary catheter inserted. It explains what to do if your surgeon has told you to remove the catheter at home, how to keep the area clean, care instructions, nutrition and fluids, and important things to remember. A list of symptoms that need attention from your urologist or primary health care provider is listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinary Catheters
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are going home with a urinary catheter inserted. It explains what to do if your surgeon has told you to remove the catheter at home, how to keep the area clean, care instructions, nutrition and fluids, and important things to remember. A list of symptoms that need attention from your urologist or primary health care provider is listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0297
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Carotid endarterectomy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36490
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0594
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A carotid endarterectomy is surgery to clean plaque (fat deposits) out of one of your carotid arteries. The carotid arteries are arteries in your neck that bring blood to the arteries in your brain, neck, and face. This pamphlet reviews what causes arteries to narrow, what to expect during surgery, and care after surgery. Ways to slow or stop the fatty buildup in your arteries are also offered.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Carotid artery surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endarterectomy, Carotid
Carotid Stenosis--surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Carotid artery--Stenosis
Carotid artery--Surgery
Abstract
A carotid endarterectomy is surgery to clean plaque (fat deposits) out of one of your carotid arteries. The carotid arteries are arteries in your neck that bring blood to the arteries in your brain, neck, and face. This pamphlet reviews what causes arteries to narrow, what to expect during surgery, and care after surgery. Ways to slow or stop the fatty buildup in your arteries are also offered.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI
Revised by: 4.1 Staff and Bonnie Heckel CNS; Christine Thompson
Pamphlet Number
0594
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How to clean up a chemotherapy drug spill at home

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37602
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4033
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When a drug spill occurs at home, precautions must be taken to make sure that other people who may be helping you with the cleanup do not come in contact with your cancer treatment. Although the risk is very low, it is important to be careful. This pamphlet gives step by step instructions to clean up a chemotherapy drug spill at home.
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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 ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Chemotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Chemotherapy
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
When a drug spill occurs at home, precautions must be taken to make sure that other people who may be helping you with the cleanup do not come in contact with your cancer treatment. Although the risk is very low, it is important to be careful. This pamphlet gives step by step instructions to clean up a chemotherapy drug spill at home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4033
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Intermittent clean catheterization

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2222
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Intermittent catheterization is a way to drain urine (pee) from your bladder at different times. A catheter (thin, hollow tube) is passed through the urethra (short tube where urine from your bladder is moved outside of your body) into the bladder to drain the urine. This pamphlet explains why a catheter may be needed, how to put the catheter in, how to wash your catheter, and things to remember. A list of symptoms that require medical attention is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
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)
Catheterization
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheterization
Specialty
Urogenital System
Abstract
Intermittent catheterization is a way to drain urine (pee) from your bladder at different times. A catheter (thin, hollow tube) is passed through the urethra (short tube where urine from your bladder is moved outside of your body) into the bladder to drain the urine. This pamphlet explains why a catheter may be needed, how to put the catheter in, how to wash your catheter, and things to remember. A list of symptoms that require medical attention is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII
Pamphlet Number
2222
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My home parenteral nutrition emergency plan

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36634
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Home PEN Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2049
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If you use home parenteral nutrition (HPN), it is very important to be prepared for an emergency (like a weather-related emergency or a natural disaster). It is important to plan before an emergency to make sure you will be able to keep doing your therapy without any interruptions. This pamphlet explains what an HPN emergency plan is, what emergency supplies you should have ready, HPN during a power outage, how to clean your hands with sanitizer, how to run your HPN when your pump battery has r…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Home PEN Program
Alternate Title
My home PN emergency plan
My home PEN emergency plan
My HPN emergency plan
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Parenteral Nutrition - methods
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Parenteral feeding
Emergency management--Planning
Abstract
If you use home parenteral nutrition (HPN), it is very important to be prepared for an emergency (like a weather-related emergency or a natural disaster). It is important to plan before an emergency to make sure you will be able to keep doing your therapy without any interruptions. This pamphlet explains what an HPN emergency plan is, what emergency supplies you should have ready, HPN during a power outage, how to clean your hands with sanitizer, how to run your HPN when your pump battery has run out (the gravity method), and HPN during an evacuation. The pamphlet also includes a Health Emergency Card, where you can write down your medical information, emergency contacts, type of vascular access and location, and your HPN order. Keep a copy of your Emergency Health Card in your HPN emergency pack at all times. Space to write down your individual flow rates for pump tubing via gravity is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Home PEN Program
Pamphlet Number
2049
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Preparing your skin before orthopaedic surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Halifax Infirmary. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1621
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This pamphlet explains how to use CHG cloths to clean your skin before surgery. CHG is a liquid that kills germ (bacteria) and keeps more germs from growing. The pamphlet explains what to expect in terms of skin irritation and how the CHG will feel on your skin after it is applied. Instructions for showering, shaving, and using lotions, moisturizers, or makeup are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1747, "Préparer la peau avant une chirurgie orthopédique", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Halifax Infirmary. Orthopaedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Preoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Preoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to use CHG cloths to clean your skin before surgery. CHG is a liquid that kills germ (bacteria) and keeps more germs from growing. The pamphlet explains what to expect in terms of skin irritation and how the CHG will feel on your skin after it is applied. Instructions for showering, shaving, and using lotions, moisturizers, or makeup are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1747, "Préparer la peau avant une chirurgie orthopédique", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Preparing your skin before orthopedic surgery - instructions for patients
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics, HI site
Pamphlet Number
1621
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Préparer la peau avant une chirurgie orthopédique

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Halifax Infirmary. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1747
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Ce document explique comment utiliser des lingettes de gluconate de chlorhexidine (GCH) pour nettoyer votre peau avant une opération. Le GCH est un liquide qui tue les germes (bactéries) et empêche d’autres germes de se développer. Ce document décrit les sensations et les irritations cutanées que peut produire le GCH sur votre peau après son application. Vous y trouverez aussi des instructions pour vous doucher, vous raser et utiliser des lotions, des crèmes hydratantes ou du maquillage. ; This…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Halifax Infirmary. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
Preparing your skin before orthopaedic surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Preoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Preoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Ce document explique comment utiliser des lingettes de gluconate de chlorhexidine (GCH) pour nettoyer votre peau avant une opération. Le GCH est un liquide qui tue les germes (bactéries) et empêche d’autres germes de se développer. Ce document décrit les sensations et les irritations cutanées que peut produire le GCH sur votre peau après son application. Vous y trouverez aussi des instructions pour vous doucher, vous raser et utiliser des lotions, des crèmes hydratantes ou du maquillage.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Preparing Your Skin Before Orthopaedic Surgery" pamphlet 1621. This pamphlet explains how to use CHG cloths to clean your skin before surgery. CHG is a liquid that kills germ (bacteria) and keeps more germs from growing. The pamphlet explains what to expect in terms of skin irritation and how the CHG will feel on your skin after it is applied. Instructions for showering, shaving, and using lotions, moisturizers, or makeup are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Préparer la peau avant une chirurgie orthopédique : instructions à l’intention des patients
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics, HI site
Pamphlet Number
1747
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