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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1454
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Asthma is inflammation (irritation, reddening, and swelling) of the airways (breathing passages) in the lungs. This makes it hard for air to flow in and out of the lungs. This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed and managed. It covers what you will learn in asthma education sessions. The French version of this pamphlet 2106, "Asthme", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services
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)
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Asthma
Abstract
Asthma is inflammation (irritation, reddening, and swelling) of the airways (breathing passages) in the lungs. This makes it hard for air to flow in and out of the lungs. This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed and managed. It covers what you will learn in asthma education sessions. The French version of this pamphlet 2106, "Asthme", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1454
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Brosse à dents et fil dentaire

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1879
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Le brossage des dents permet de prévenir les caries en éliminant la plaque dentaire qui se forme tous les jours sur vos dents. La plaque dentaire est une couche de germes fine et difficile à voir qui recouvre les dents et les gencives. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur le moment où vous devriez vous brosser les dents et utiliser le fil dentaire, des conseils généraux sur le brossage des dents et l'utilisation du fil dentaire, et des conseils pour aider les enfants à se …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Alternate Title
Brushing and flossing
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Toothbrushing
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Care and hygiene
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
Le brossage des dents permet de prévenir les caries en éliminant la plaque dentaire qui se forme tous les jours sur vos dents. La plaque dentaire est une couche de germes fine et difficile à voir qui recouvre les dents et les gencives. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur le moment où vous devriez vous brosser les dents et utiliser le fil dentaire, des conseils généraux sur le brossage des dents et l'utilisation du fil dentaire, et des conseils pour aider les enfants à se brosser les dents et à utiliser le fil dentaire.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1865, “Brushing and Flossing”. Brushing your teeth prevents tooth decay (damage) by removing the plaque that forms on your teeth each day. Plaque is a thin, hard-to-see layer of germs that covers the teeth and gums. This pamphlet describes when to brush your teeth and when to floss, general brushing and flossing advice, and how to help children brush and floss.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1879
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Brushing and flossing

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1865
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Brushing your teeth prevents tooth decay (damage) by removing the plaque that forms on your teeth each day. Plaque is a thin, hard-to-see layer of germs that covers the teeth and gums. This pamphlet describes when to brush your teeth and when to floss, general brushing and flossing advice, and how to help children brush and floss. The French version of this pamphlet 1879, "Brosse à dents et fil dentaire," is also available.
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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
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Toothbrushing
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Care and hygiene
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
Brushing your teeth prevents tooth decay (damage) by removing the plaque that forms on your teeth each day. Plaque is a thin, hard-to-see layer of germs that covers the teeth and gums. This pamphlet describes when to brush your teeth and when to floss, general brushing and flossing advice, and how to help children brush and floss. The French version of this pamphlet 1879, "Brosse à dents et fil dentaire," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1865
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Endoéchographie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1793
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Une endoéchographie est un examen qui sert à examiner la partie supérieure du tube digestif, le pancréas, la vésicule biliaire, les structures de la partie centrale du thorax et, possiblement, le rectum. Le présent dépliant explique comment se préparer à l’examen, où aller pour le faire faire et ce qui se passe après. Une liste de précautions à prendre durant les 24 premières heures est fournie, de même qu’une liste des risques se rattachant à ce test. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology
Alternate Title
Endoscopic ultrasound
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endosonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Abstract
Une endoéchographie est un examen qui sert à examiner la partie supérieure du tube digestif, le pancréas, la vésicule biliaire, les structures de la partie centrale du thorax et, possiblement, le rectum. Le présent dépliant explique comment se préparer à l’examen, où aller pour le faire faire et ce qui se passe après. Une liste de précautions à prendre durant les 24 premières heures est fournie, de même qu’une liste des risques se rattachant à ce test.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Endoscopic Ultrasound" pamphlet 1482. An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, structures in the middle section of your chest, and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Jennifer Stewart, RN & Kaleigh MacIsaac, B.ScPharm; Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1793
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Endoscopic ultrasound

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1482
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An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts, mediastinum (structures in the middle of your chest), and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1793, "Endoéchographie", is also avail…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology
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)
Endosonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Abstract
An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts, mediastinum (structures in the middle of your chest), and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1793, "Endoéchographie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1482
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Examens en médecine nucléaire

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1962
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La présente ressource vise à fournir un aperçu général des examens en médecine nucléaire. Une très petite quantité sécuritaire de matière radioactive (radio-isotope) est injectée dans une veine, avalée ou inspirée avant la prise d’images. On y traite de la personne qui effectue l’examen, de la préparation à l’examen, de la façon dont l’examen est effectué et du temps que le radio-isotope reste dans le corps. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1408, “Nuclear Medicine Tests”. …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Nuclear medicine tests
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Abstract
La présente ressource vise à fournir un aperçu général des examens en médecine nucléaire. Une très petite quantité sécuritaire de matière radioactive (radio-isotope) est injectée dans une veine, avalée ou inspirée avant la prise d’images. On y traite de la personne qui effectue l’examen, de la préparation à l’examen, de la façon dont l’examen est effectué et du temps que le radio-isotope reste dans le corps.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1408, “Nuclear Medicine Tests”. This pamphlet was prepared to give a general overview of nuclear medicine tests. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) is injected into a vein, swallowed or breathed in before pictures are taken. It covers who will perform the test, how to get ready, how the test is done, and how long the radioisotope will remain in the body.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1962
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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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Nuclear medicine tests

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1408
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This pamphlet was prepared to give a general overview of nuclear medicine tests. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) is injected into a vein, swallowed or breathed in before pictures are taken. It covers who will perform the test, how to get ready, how the test is done, and how long the radioisotope will remain in the body. The French version of this pamphlet 1962, "Examens en médecine nucléaire", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
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)
Diagnostic imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Abstract
This pamphlet was prepared to give a general overview of nuclear medicine tests. A very small, safe amount of radioactive material (radioisotope) is injected into a vein, swallowed or breathed in before pictures are taken. It covers who will perform the test, how to get ready, how the test is done, and how long the radioisotope will remain in the body. The French version of this pamphlet 1962, "Examens en médecine nucléaire", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1408
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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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Corporate Author
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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Surrogacy arrangements : frequently asked questions

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2008
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This handout covers common questions about surrogacy arrangements during your hospital stay for labour and delivery. Information includes how the surrogate birth mother can get ready for labour and delivery, what will happen after the baby is born, what forms will need to be signed after the baby's birth, who will make decisions for the baby, and how the baby will be registered. Information about what will happen after the forms are completed is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
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)
Surrogate Mothers
Parents
Subjects (LCSH)
Surrogate mothers
Parents
Abstract
This handout covers common questions about surrogacy arrangements during your hospital stay for labour and delivery. Information includes how the surrogate birth mother can get ready for labour and delivery, what will happen after the baby is born, what forms will need to be signed after the baby's birth, who will make decisions for the baby, and how the baby will be registered. Information about what will happen after the forms are completed is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
2008
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