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Financial matters

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4024
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Getting sick can be stressful in many ways. For some people, being sick has a big impact on their finances. Knowing your options and understanding how they work can help. This pamphlet explains what Short Term Illness (STI) and Long Term Disability (LTD) are, whether you can get help from Employment Insurance (EI), what the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability Benefit is, and what Income Assistance (IA) is. If you feel you have tried all options and are still having trouble meeting your financi…
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Financial Support
Government Programs
Health Care Costs
Subjects (LCSH)
Government aid--Nova Scotia
Medical care, Cost of
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
Getting sick can be stressful in many ways. For some people, being sick has a big impact on their finances. Knowing your options and understanding how they work can help. This pamphlet explains what Short Term Illness (STI) and Long Term Disability (LTD) are, whether you can get help from Employment Insurance (EI), what the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability Benefit is, and what Income Assistance (IA) is. If you feel you have tried all options and are still having trouble meeting your financial needs, contact information for support is included.
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4024
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Medication coverage : your insurance plan

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4020
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This pamphlet gives information about medication coverage. It explains: ; how to check if your private drug plan covers a certain medication. ; what to do if you pay for your medications up front and get reimbursed, and you need an expensive medication. ; what help is available if your private drug plan doesn’t cover your medication costs. ; what to do if you don’t have a private insurance plan.
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Care Costs
Insurance, Health
Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Health insurance
Medical care, Cost of
Pharmaceutical services insurance
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about medication coverage. It explains:
how to check if your private drug plan covers a certain medication.
what to do if you pay for your medications up front and get reimbursed, and you need an expensive medication.
what help is available if your private drug plan doesn’t cover your medication costs.
what to do if you don’t have a private insurance plan.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4020
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Medicine coverage

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4028
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There are two types of medications that you may need during your cancer care: drugs to treat your cancer and drugs to support your cancer care and deal with side effects. You may be worried about how much you will have to pay for cancer medications. This pamphlet explains what support is available if you don't have an insurance plan, how to find out if your insurance plan or Nova Scotia Pharmacare plan will cover your medications, what you can do if your medications are not covered, and whether…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
Medication coverage
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Care Costs
Insurance, Health
Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Health insurance
Medical care, Cost of
Pharmaceutical services insurance
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
There are two types of medications that you may need during your cancer care: drugs to treat your cancer and drugs to support your cancer care and deal with side effects. You may be worried about how much you will have to pay for cancer medications. This pamphlet explains what support is available if you don't have an insurance plan, how to find out if your insurance plan or Nova Scotia Pharmacare plan will cover your medications, what you can do if your medications are not covered, and whether the Canadian Cancer Society helps with drug costs. Contact information for more support is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4028
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The Take-Home Cancer Drug Fund

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0064
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The Take Home Cancer Drug Fund is provided by the Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program to help patients who have very high costs for their take home cancer drugs. This guide details how the fund works including what drugs are covered, who qualifies, and how you can benefit.
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Financial Support
Government Programs
Health Care Costs
Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Government aid--Nova Scotia
Medical care, Cost of
Pharmaceutical services insurance
Specialty
Economics
Abstract
The Take Home Cancer Drug Fund is provided by the Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program to help patients who have very high costs for their take home cancer drugs. This guide details how the fund works including what drugs are covered, who qualifies, and how you can benefit.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Health Authority Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0064
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Waiting for your liver transplant

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0601
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This pamphlet explains what to expect while waiting for your liver transplant. Topics include your transplant assessment, team support, planning for costs, common tests, assessment results, waiting period, and research. Information about getting ready for the day a liver is donated, getting "the call", and what to expect before, during, and after surgery is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1123, "Dans l’attente d’une greffe de foie," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
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)
Liver Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect while waiting for your liver transplant. Topics include your transplant assessment, team support, planning for costs, common tests, assessment results, waiting period, and research. Information about getting ready for the day a liver is donated, getting "the call", and what to expect before, during, and after surgery is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1123, "Dans l’attente d’une greffe de foie," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, QE II
Pamphlet Number
0601
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Room options in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1622
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Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpital", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
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)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpital", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2152, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Semi-private and private rooms in the hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1622
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Meals on wheels: Middleton, Annapolis Royal, Clementsport

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Food Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Annapolis Community Health Centre. Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2156
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Meals on Wheels is a non-profit organization serving the communities of Middleton, Annapolis Royal, and Clementsport. This pamphlet explains what Meals on Wheels does, how you can take part, the benefits of the program, when meals are delivered, what to do if you have special dietary needs, and how much each meal costs. Contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Food Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Annapolis Community Health Centre. Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Food
Subjects (LCSH)
Food
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
Meals on Wheels is a non-profit organization serving the communities of Middleton, Annapolis Royal, and Clementsport. This pamphlet explains what Meals on Wheels does, how you can take part, the benefits of the program, when meals are delivered, what to do if you have special dietary needs, and how much each meal costs. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital and Annapolis Community Health Centre Food Services
Pamphlet Number
2156
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[Room options in the hospital]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2152
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 1622. Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpita…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 1622. Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpital", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Semi-private and private rooms in the hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
2152
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Parking for patients : QEII Cancer Care Program (Halifax)

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4019
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This pamphlet gives information about parking for patients of the Cancer Care Program at the Victoria General (VG) site of the QEII in Halifax. Topics include whether there are special parking rates for cancer patients, and how much it costs to park in the VG site lots. Contact numbers for more information are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
Parking for patients : Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Cancer Care Program (Halifax)
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)
Cancer Care Facilities
Parking Facilities
Subjects (LCSH)
Health facilities--Halifax (N.S.)
Hospital parking facilities--Halifax (N.S.)
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about parking for patients of the Cancer Care Program at the Victoria General (VG) site of the QEII in Halifax. Topics include whether there are special parking rates for cancer patients, and how much it costs to park in the VG site lots. Contact numbers for more information are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4019
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Naltrexone for alcohol use disorder

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Pharmacy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2263
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Naltrexone is a medication used to help manage alcohol dependence. This medication works on the reward pathways in the brain by lowering the good feeling you get from drinking alcohol. Naltrexone may help you drink less. This pamphlet explains how to take this medication, how well naltrexone works, whether naltrexone interacts with other medications, what will happen if you drink alcohol while taking naltrexone, how long you will need to take naltrexone, possible side effects, and how much nalt…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Pharmacy Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Naltrexone
Alcohol-Related Disorders - therapy
Alcoholism - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Naltrexone
Alcoholism--Treatment
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Naltrexone is a medication used to help manage alcohol dependence. This medication works on the reward pathways in the brain by lowering the good feeling you get from drinking alcohol. Naltrexone may help you drink less. This pamphlet explains how to take this medication, how well naltrexone works, whether naltrexone interacts with other medications, what will happen if you drink alcohol while taking naltrexone, how long you will need to take naltrexone, possible side effects, and how much naltrexone costs.
Notes
Previous title: Naltrexone for alcohol dependence
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2263
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Acamprosate for alcohol use disorder

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Pharmacy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2268
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Acamprosate is a medication used to help manage alcohol dependence. It works best for people who would like to stop drinking alcohol fully, not just drink less. This pamphlet explains how to take this medication, whether acamprosate interacts with other medications, what will happen if you drink alcohol while taking acamprosate, how long you will need to take acamprosate, possible side effects, and how much acamprosate costs.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Pharmacy Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Acamprosate
Alcohol-Related Disorders - therapy
Alcoholism - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Acamprosate
Alcoholism--Treatment
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Acamprosate is a medication used to help manage alcohol dependence. It works best for people who would like to stop drinking alcohol fully, not just drink less. This pamphlet explains how to take this medication, whether acamprosate interacts with other medications, what will happen if you drink alcohol while taking acamprosate, how long you will need to take acamprosate, possible side effects, and how much acamprosate costs.
Notes
Previous title: Acamprosate for alcohol dependence
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2268
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Stem cell collection from cord blood : 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 , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2007
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The health care team at Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH) is happy to help with collecting stem cell samples. Please ask a member of your health care team if you have any questions. Many companies offer this service. Choosing a company is a personal decision. Be sure to research the costs and services available from each company before you decide. Nova Scotia Health will not recommend which company to choose. Information you need to know when preparing for stem cell collection from cord blood is…
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fetal Blood
Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Fetal blood
Stem cells--Transplantation
Abstract
The health care team at Yarmouth Regional Hospital (YRH) is happy to help with collecting stem cell samples. Please ask a member of your health care team if you have any questions. Many companies offer this service. Choosing a company is a personal decision. Be sure to research the costs and services available from each company before you decide. Nova Scotia Health will not recommend which company to choose. Information you need to know when preparing for stem cell collection from cord blood is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Stem cell collection by cord blood : Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Health Unit, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2007
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Dans l’attente d’une greffe de foie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1123
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Cette brochure explique ce à quoi vous attendre pendant que vous patientez pour votre greffe de foie. Les sujets abordés comprennent l'évaluation de votre transplantation, le soutien de l'équipe, la planification des coûts, les tests courants, les résultats de l'évaluation, la période d'attente et la recherche. On y trouve de l'information sur la préparation au jour du don d'un foie, sur l'appel et sur ce à quoi vous attendre avant, pendant et après l'opération. ; This pamphlet is a French tran…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Alternate Title
[Waiting for your liver transplant]
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Cette brochure explique ce à quoi vous attendre pendant que vous patientez pour votre greffe de foie. Les sujets abordés comprennent l'évaluation de votre transplantation, le soutien de l'équipe, la planification des coûts, les tests courants, les résultats de l'évaluation, la période d'attente et la recherche. On y trouve de l'information sur la préparation au jour du don d'un foie, sur l'appel et sur ce à quoi vous attendre avant, pendant et après l'opération.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0601, "Waiting for Your Liver Transplant". This pamphlet explains what to expect while waiting for your liver transplant. Topics include your transplant assessment, team support, planning for costs, common tests, assessment results, waiting period, and research. Information about getting ready for the day a liver is donated, getting "the call", and what to expect before, during, and after surgery is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, QE II
Pamphlet Number
1123
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Les types de chambres à l’hôpital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1629
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Santé Nouvelle-Écosse a le plaisir de vous offrir trois (3) types de chambres pour votre séjour à l’hôpital. Lors de votre admission à l’hôpital ou durant le processus de préadmission, on vous demandera de remplir un formulaire pour choisir la chambre que vous souhaitez avoir. La présente publication répond à certaines questions que les patients et leur famille se posent au sujet du coût d’une chambre individuelle ou d’une chambre à deux lits, et des démarches pour en demander une. ; This pamph…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Alternate Title
Room options in the hospital
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)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
Santé Nouvelle-Écosse a le plaisir de vous offrir trois (3) types de chambres pour votre séjour à l’hôpital. Lors de votre admission à l’hôpital ou durant le processus de préadmission, on vous demandera de remplir un formulaire pour choisir la chambre que vous souhaitez avoir. La présente publication répond à certaines questions que les patients et leur famille se posent au sujet du coût d’une chambre individuelle ou d’une chambre à deux lits, et des démarches pour en demander une.
This pamphlet is a French translation of pamphlet 1622, "Room options in the Hospital". Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2152, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Les chambres à deux lits et les chambres individuelles à l’hôpital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1629
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