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Advanced liver disease : changes in your quality of life

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2286
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Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have.…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology
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)
Liver Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have. The pamphlet explains why and when you should get help, how to get help, what other supports are available, and what to do if you need mental health help right away.
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Prepared by: Psychology, Multi Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2286
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After a liver transplant : changes in your mental health

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Psychology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2297
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This pamphlet explains how having a liver transplant may affect your mental health. Topics include: When will my life be back to normal? Are my feelings normal? When should I get help? How do I get help? If you need mental health help right away, important phone numbers are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Psychology
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)
Liver Transplantation - rehabilitation
Liver Transplantation - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how having a liver transplant may affect your mental health. Topics include: When will my life be back to normal? Are my feelings normal? When should I get help? How do I get help? If you need mental health help right away, important phone numbers are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Psychology, Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2297
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After rectal surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0577
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This pamphlet explains what to expect after rectal surgery. Topics include how to care for your incision (cut), how to control your pain after surgery, what you should eat and drink after surgery, what you can do to prevent constipation (not being able to poop), when you can go back to your usual activities, and follow-up. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. General Surgery
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)
Rectum - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Rectum--Surgery
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect after rectal surgery. Topics include how to care for your incision (cut), how to control your pain after surgery, what you should eat and drink after surgery, what you can do to prevent constipation (not being able to poop), when you can go back to your usual activities, and follow-up. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0577
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0168
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Your surgeon has arranged for you to have your appendix removed. This surgery is called an appendectomy. This pamphlet gives information about what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. This pamphlet explains what your appendix is, what will happen after your surgery, where your incisions will be, when you can shower/bathe, and if you can eat and get up and move around after surgery. The pamphlet also explains when you can go home, drive, return to work, and h…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery
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)
Appendectomy
Appendix - surgery
Appendicitis
Subjects (LCSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix (Anatomy)--Surgery
Appendicitis
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Your surgeon has arranged for you to have your appendix removed. This surgery is called an appendectomy. This pamphlet gives information about what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. This pamphlet explains what your appendix is, what will happen after your surgery, where your incisions will be, when you can shower/bathe, and if you can eat and get up and move around after surgery. The pamphlet also explains when you can go home, drive, return to work, and have sex. A list of symptoms that need medical attention right away is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1895, "Appendicectomie", is also available.
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Prepared by: General Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0168
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1895
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Votre chirurgien a pris les dispositions nécessaires à l’ablation de votre appendice. Cette chirurgie est appelée appendicectomie. La présente brochure explique ce qui se passe après la chirurgie et comment participer à vos soins. Elle explique de plus ce qu’est l’appendice, ce qui se passe après la chirurgie, où se trouvent les incisions, quand vous pourrez prendre une douche ou un bain, et si vous pourrez manger, vous lever et vous déplacer après la chirurgie. On y parle également du moment a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. General Surgery
Alternate Title
Appendectomy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix - surgery
Appendicitis
Subjects (LCSH)
Appendectomy
Appendix (Anatomy)--Surgery
Appendicitis
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Votre chirurgien a pris les dispositions nécessaires à l’ablation de votre appendice. Cette chirurgie est appelée appendicectomie. La présente brochure explique ce qui se passe après la chirurgie et comment participer à vos soins. Elle explique de plus ce qu’est l’appendice, ce qui se passe après la chirurgie, où se trouvent les incisions, quand vous pourrez prendre une douche ou un bain, et si vous pourrez manger, vous lever et vous déplacer après la chirurgie. On y parle également du moment auquel vous pourrez rentrer à la maison ainsi que reprendre à conduire, à travailler et à avoir des rapports sexuels. Une liste des symptômes nécessitant une consultation médicale immédiate est de plus fournie.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Appendectomy" pamphlet 0168. Your surgeon has arranged for you to have your appendix removed. This surgery is called an appendectomy. This pamphlet gives information about what will happen to you after surgery and how you can take part in your care. This pamphlet explains what your appendix is, what will happen after your surgery, where your incisions will be, when you can shower/bathe, and if you can eat and get up and move around after surgery. The pamphlet also explains when you can go home, drive, return to work, and have sex. A list of symptoms that need medical attention right away is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1895
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Après une greffe du foie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1124
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Ce guide vous aidera, vous et votre famille, à en savoir plus sur ce que vous devez faire après une greffe du foie. Il répond aux nombreuses questions que vous avez sur le processus de transplantation. Si vous avez des préoccupations, vous pouvez vous adresser à l’équipe du programme de transplantation multi-organes (équipe de transplantation). Chaque personne étant différente, il est possible que certaines des situations présentées ici ne vous concernent pas. Les sujets traités sont les suivan…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Alternate Title
After your liver transplant
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (60 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation - rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Ce guide vous aidera, vous et votre famille, à en savoir plus sur ce que vous devez faire après une greffe du foie. Il répond aux nombreuses questions que vous avez sur le processus de transplantation. Si vous avez des préoccupations, vous pouvez vous adresser à l’équipe du programme de transplantation multi-organes (équipe de transplantation). Chaque personne étant différente, il est possible que certaines des situations présentées ici ne vous concernent pas. Les sujets traités sont les suivants : séjour à l’hôpital, surveillance, complications possibles, préparation de la sortie de l’hôpital, soins de suivi, prise en charge personnelle et programme d’automédication. Le guide donne également un exemple de fiche de médicaments. Si vous avez des questions sur vos médicaments, veuillez consulter les fiches d’information à la fin du guide. Vous y trouverez également des informations sur les analyses et examens courants (analyses de laboratoire) ainsi que des numéros de téléphone importants.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0411, "After Your Liver Transplant". This guide will help you and your family learn about your care after a liver transplant. This guide will answer many of your questions about the transplant process. Members of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program Team (Transplant Team) are also available to talk with you about your concerns. Everyone is different, so you may not have or develop all of the conditions that you read about in this guide. Topics include: in the hospital, monitoring, possible complications, planning for discharge, follow-up care, taking care of yourself, and the self-medication program. This guide also includes a sample medication record. Medication information sheets are provided at the end of the guide if you have specific questions about your medications. Information about common tests (lab tests) is given. Important phone numbers are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Après une greffe de foie
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1124
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Capsule endoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1300
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Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1854, "Endoscopie par capsule", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Capsule Endoscopes
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Capsule endoscopy
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1854, "Endoscopie par capsule", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endoscopy Unit Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1300
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Changing a one-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2230
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This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a one-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists
Alternate Title
Changing a 1-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
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)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a one-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
Notes
Previous title: Changing a one-piece colostomy/ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
Responsibility
Prepared by: Enterostomal Therapists, Western Zone
Pamphlet Number
2230
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Changing a two-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2231
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This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a two-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists
Alternate Title
Changing a 2-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
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)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a two-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
Notes
Previous title: Changing a two-piece colostomy/ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
Responsibility
Prepared by: Enterostomal Therapists, Western Zone
Pamphlet Number
2231
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CPE (carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2234
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Enterobacteriaceae are a family of bacteria that are naturally found in the gut (digestive system). Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae are bacteria that have become resistant to a group of antibiotics known as carbapenems. This means these antibiotics cannot prevent the growth of the bacteria anymore. This pamphlet explains how CPE is spread, why CPE is a concern, how to know if you have CPE, and how long you may have CPE. Infection prevention and control (IPAC) guidelines for your care…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
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)
Bacterial Infections
Communicable Diseases
Communicable Disease Control
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Subjects (LCSH)
Bacterial diseases
Communicable diseases
Enterobacteriaceae
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
Enterobacteriaceae are a family of bacteria that are naturally found in the gut (digestive system). Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae are bacteria that have become resistant to a group of antibiotics known as carbapenems. This means these antibiotics cannot prevent the growth of the bacteria anymore. This pamphlet explains how CPE is spread, why CPE is a concern, how to know if you have CPE, and how long you may have CPE. Infection prevention and control (IPAC) guidelines for your care in the hospital and at home are explained. The French version of this pamphlet 2344, "Entérobactéries productrices de carbapénémase (EPC)," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
2234
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CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1503
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La CPRE (cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique) est un examen du cholédoque, de la vésicule biliaire et du conduit pancréatique. Le médecin procédera à cet examen à l'aide d'un endoscope (un tube souple muni d'une lumière à son extrémité). Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Puisque vous recevrez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heu…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
La CPRE (cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique) est un examen du cholédoque, de la vésicule biliaire et du conduit pancréatique. Le médecin procédera à cet examen à l'aide d'un endoscope (un tube souple muni d'une lumière à son extrémité). Nous décrivons comment vous préparer pour l'examen, comment l'examen est effectué, les soins après l'examen et les complications possibles. Puisque vous recevrez un sédatif, il y a certaines activités que vous ne devez pas effectuer pendant 24 heures après l'examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0038, "ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)". An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with an endoscope (a flexible tube with a light at the tip). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1503
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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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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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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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Endoscopie par capsule

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1854
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L’endoscopie par capsule est un examen du tube digestif pour lequel il faut avaler une capsule contenant une caméra et une lumière. La présente brochure explique comment se préparer pour l’examen et décrit à quoi s’attendre durant et après l’examen. On traite aussi des risques communs de l’examen. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Capsule Endoscopy" pamphlet 1300. Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Unit Staff
Alternate Title
Capsule endoscopy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Capsule Endoscopes
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Capsule endoscopy
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
L’endoscopie par capsule est un examen du tube digestif pour lequel il faut avaler une capsule contenant une caméra et une lumière. La présente brochure explique comment se préparer pour l’examen et décrit à quoi s’attendre durant et après l’examen. On traite aussi des risques communs de l’examen.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Capsule Endoscopy" pamphlet 1300. Capsule endoscopy is an exam of the digestive tract that involves swallowing a capsule containing a camera and light. How to prepare for the test, as well as what to expect during and after the test are reviewed. Common risks of the test are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endoscopy Unit Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1854
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Entérobactéries productrices de carbapénémase (EPC)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2344
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Les entérobactéries sont des bactéries naturellement présentes dans les intestins (appareil digestif). Les entérobactéries productrices de carbapénèmases (EPC) sont des bactéries résistantes aux antibiotiques de la famille des carbapénèmes. Cela signifie que ces antibiotiques n’arrivent plus à empêcher la croissance des bactéries. Ce dépliant explique les modes de propagation des EPC, les raisons pour lesquelles les EPC sont préoccupantes, comment reconnaître la présence d’EPC dans le corps, et…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bacterial Infections
Communicable Diseases
Communicable Disease Control
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Subjects (LCSH)
Bacterial diseases
Communicable diseases
Enterobacteriaceae
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
Les entérobactéries sont des bactéries naturellement présentes dans les intestins (appareil digestif). Les entérobactéries productrices de carbapénèmases (EPC) sont des bactéries résistantes aux antibiotiques de la famille des carbapénèmes. Cela signifie que ces antibiotiques n’arrivent plus à empêcher la croissance des bactéries. Ce dépliant explique les modes de propagation des EPC, les raisons pour lesquelles les EPC sont préoccupantes, comment reconnaître la présence d’EPC dans le corps, et pendant combien de temps vous pouvez être porteur d’EPC. Il présente de plus les directives de prévention et de contrôle des infections pour les soins à l’hôpital et à domicile.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2234, "CPE (Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae) ". Enterobacteriaceae are a family of bacteria that are naturally found in the gut (digestive system). Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae are bacteria that have become resistant to a group of antibiotics known as carbapenems. This means these antibiotics cannot prevent the growth of the bacteria anymore. This pamphlet explains how CPE is spread, why CPE is a concern, how to know if you have CPE, and how long you may have CPE. Infection prevention and control (IPAC) guidelines for your care in the hospital and at home are explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
2344
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ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34166
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0038
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An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with a flexible tube with a light at the tip. We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1503, "CPRE (Cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique)", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1476, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0038
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[ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)]

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35390
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1476
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0038. An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with an endoscope (a flexible tube with a light at the tip). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Diagnostic Techniques, Digestive System
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Digestive organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0038. An ERCP is an examination of the common bile duct, gallbladder, and the duct of the pancreas. The doctor will do this test with an endoscope (a flexible tube with a light at the tip). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. As you will be given sedation, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1476
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Fatty liver disease

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35494
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hepatology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1203
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Fatty liver disease happens when there is a buildup of extra fat cells in the liver. This pamphlet explains how fatty liver disease is diagnosed and what to do if you are diagnosed with fatty liver disease. A website for further information is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hepatology Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fatty Liver
Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Subjects (LCSH)
Fatty liver
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Fatty liver disease happens when there is a buildup of extra fat cells in the liver. This pamphlet explains how fatty liver disease is diagnosed and what to do if you are diagnosed with fatty liver disease. A website for further information is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hepatology Services, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1203
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Having a FibroScan®

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35543
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Digestive Care and Endoscopy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1570
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A FibroScan® is a scan of your liver to measure how stiff your liver is. It is a painless test which involves a probe being passed over the top right area of your abdomen (tummy). It is similar to an ultrasound scan. Info is included on what to expect before, during, and after your fibroscan. The French version of this pamphlet 2199, "Passer un FibroScan®", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Digestive Care and Endoscopy
Alternate Title
Having a fibroscan
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Imaging
Liver
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic imaging
Liver--Diseases
Abstract
A FibroScan® is a scan of your liver to measure how stiff your liver is. It is a painless test which involves a probe being passed over the top right area of your abdomen (tummy). It is similar to an ultrasound scan. Info is included on what to expect before, during, and after your fibroscan. The French version of this pamphlet 2199, "Passer un FibroScan®", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Kevork Peltekian, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
1570
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