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Even After a Cancer Diagnosis : It's Never Too Late To Be Active

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37388
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0073
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A guide to physical activity and how it can affect cancer treatment. Answers questions about the benefits of being active, goal setting, and what supports are available to you.
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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 : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Physical Fitness
Self Care
Abstract
A guide to physical activity and how it can affect cancer treatment. Answers questions about the benefits of being active, goal setting, and what supports are available to you.
Pamphlet Number
0073
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How to stay calm when your baby cries

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37317
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2206
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This pamphlet explains the challenges you may experience when your baby cries. Ways to comfort your baby are provided. As you get to know your baby's behaviours, you will understand your baby's cries and how they prefer to be soothed. Remember: Never shake a baby! Babies have weak necks and heavy heads. Even a few seconds of shaking can cause serious injury like blindness, not being able to walk, brain damage, or death.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services
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)
Crying
Infant, Newborn - growth & development
Subjects (LCSH)
Crying in infants
Newborn Infants
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the challenges you may experience when your baby cries. Ways to comfort your baby are provided. As you get to know your baby's behaviours, you will understand your baby's cries and how they prefer to be soothed. Remember: Never shake a baby! Babies have weak necks and heavy heads. Even a few seconds of shaking can cause serious injury like blindness, not being able to walk, brain damage, or death.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal and Child Health Services, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2206
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Mesure de l’acuité visuelle au moyen du RAM (Retinal Acuity Meter)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1918
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La rétine est la membrane à l’arrière de votre œil. Votre rétine doit être en santé pour que vous puissiez bien voir. La mesure de l’acuité visuelle au moyen du RAM (Retinal Acuity Meter) est un test utilisé pour mesurer la vision dans votre rétine. Le test indique la vision possible même si vous avez une vision trouble. Par exemple, le RAM peut indiquer le niveau de vision que vous aurez après le retrait d'une cataracte. Dans le présent dépliant, nous vous expliquons comment vous préparer à l’…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Retinal acuity meter (RAM)
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)
Ophthalmology
Retina
Subjects (LCSH)
Ophthalmology
Retina
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
La rétine est la membrane à l’arrière de votre œil. Votre rétine doit être en santé pour que vous puissiez bien voir. La mesure de l’acuité visuelle au moyen du RAM (Retinal Acuity Meter) est un test utilisé pour mesurer la vision dans votre rétine. Le test indique la vision possible même si vous avez une vision trouble. Par exemple, le RAM peut indiquer le niveau de vision que vous aurez après le retrait d'une cataracte. Dans le présent dépliant, nous vous expliquons comment vous préparer à l’examen, la façon dont l’examen est effectué et ce à quoi vous attendre après l’examen.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Retinal Acuity Meter (RAM)" pamphlet 1392. The retina is the lining at the back of your eye. Your retina must be healthy for you to see well. The Retinal Acuity Meter (RAM) is a test used to measure how much vision you have in your retina. The test shows how much vision is possible even if you have blurred vision. For example, the RAM can show how much vision you will have after a cataract is removed. This pamphlet explains getting ready for the test, how the RAM is done, and what to expect after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1918
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Pain relief options when having your baby : Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2334
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This pamphlet will give you information to help you choose what pain relief options are right for you as you get ready for the birth of your baby. Every delivery is different, and not everyone will want or need the types of pain relief listed. If you have questions, talk with your doctor. If you plan to deliver vaginally, it is important to think about your plans for pain relief during labour. Even if you plan to deliver without pain relief medications, it is good to have a backup plan. Topics …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit
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)
Anesthesia, Epidural
Nitrous Oxide
Narcotics
Relaxation Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Peridural anesthesia
Nitrous oxide
Narcotics
Relaxation--Technique
Abstract
This pamphlet will give you information to help you choose what pain relief options are right for you as you get ready for the birth of your baby. Every delivery is different, and not everyone will want or need the types of pain relief listed. If you have questions, talk with your doctor. If you plan to deliver vaginally, it is important to think about your plans for pain relief during labour. Even if you plan to deliver without pain relief medications, it is good to have a backup plan. Topics include: relaxation and breathing methods, nitrous oxide gas, opioid analgesics, and epidurals (an FAQ section on epidurals is provided). The importance of talking to your doctor about your wishes before the birth is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Unit, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2334
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Pain relief options when having your baby : 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
2003
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This pamphlet will give you information to help you choose what pain relief options are right for you as you get ready for the birth of your baby. Every delivery is different, and not everyone will want or need all of the options we describe. If you have any questions, please talk with your primary health care provider. If you plan to deliver vaginally, it is important to think about your plans for pain relief during labour. Even if you plan to deliver without pain relief medications, it is a g…
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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 (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia, Epidural
Nitrous Oxide
Narcotics
Relaxation Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Peridural anesthesia
Nitrous oxide
Narcotics
Relaxation--Technique
Abstract
This pamphlet will give you information to help you choose what pain relief options are right for you as you get ready for the birth of your baby. Every delivery is different, and not everyone will want or need all of the options we describe. If you have any questions, please talk with your primary health care provider. If you plan to deliver vaginally, it is important to think about your plans for pain relief during labour. Even if you plan to deliver without pain relief medications, it is a good idea to have a backup plan. Topics include: relaxation and breathing techniques, nitrous oxide gas, narcotic analgesics, and epidurals (an FAQ section on epidurals is provided). The importance of talking to your health care provider about your wishes before the birth is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Health Unit, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2003
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Preventing and managing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in adults

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Medicine. Division of Endocrinology, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diabetes Management Centre, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2287
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When you are sick and have diabetes, your body can make hormones that break down fat for energy. This can make ketones. Ketones raise the acid levels in your blood. This can cause you to get very sick with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Usually when you have ketones, your blood glucose is high. You may also have ketones when your blood glucose is not high. DKA can happen in a person with diabetes who is sick or does not take enough insulin. It is important to check both your glucose and your keto…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Medicine. Division of Endocrinology
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diabetes Management Centre
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia
Alternate Title
Preventing and managing diabetic acidosis in adults
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)
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Diabetic acidosis
Specialty
Endocrine System
Abstract
When you are sick and have diabetes, your body can make hormones that break down fat for energy. This can make ketones. Ketones raise the acid levels in your blood. This can cause you to get very sick with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Usually when you have ketones, your blood glucose is high. You may also have ketones when your blood glucose is not high. DKA can happen in a person with diabetes who is sick or does not take enough insulin. It is important to check both your glucose and your ketones when you are sick. If you catch DKA early, you may be able to treat it successfully at home. DKA can become severe (very bad) or even life-threatening. If this happens, go to the Emergency Department right away. This pamphlet gives tips on how to check for ketones, what to do if you are sick, getting enough fluids, and preventing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Insulin adjustment guidelines for sick days, and when to go to the nearest Emergency Department are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, QEII; Diabetes Management Centre (Central Zone); Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia
Pamphlet Number
2287
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Retinal acuity meter (RAM)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35289
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1392
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The retina is the lining at the back of your eye. Your retina must be healthy for you to see well. The Retinal Acuity Meter (RAM) is a test used to measure how much vision you have in your retina. The test shows how much vision is possible even if you have blurred vision. For example, the RAM can show how much vision you will have after a cataract is removed. This pamphlet explains getting ready for the test, how the RAM is done, and what to expect after the test. The French version of this pa…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ophthalmology
Retina
Subjects (LCSH)
Ophthalmology
Retina
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
The retina is the lining at the back of your eye. Your retina must be healthy for you to see well. The Retinal Acuity Meter (RAM) is a test used to measure how much vision you have in your retina. The test shows how much vision is possible even if you have blurred vision. For example, the RAM can show how much vision you will have after a cataract is removed. This pamphlet explains getting ready for the test, how the RAM is done, and what to expect after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1918, "Mesure de l’acuité visuelle au moyen du RAM (Retinal Acuity Meter)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1392
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Tips to prevent relapse

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34625
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0745
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Relapse means that the symptoms you had before being treated have come back or gotten worse. It can also mean you are not able to do as many of your everyday activities. Relapse is common for people who have a mental illness or a substance use disorder. It is even more common for people who have both. This pamphlet explains what you can do to prevent relapse. Information about common triggers and early warning signs of relapse is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental illness
Recurrence
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental illness
Relapse
Abstract
Relapse means that the symptoms you had before being treated have come back or gotten worse. It can also mean you are not able to do as many of your everyday activities. Relapse is common for people who have a mental illness or a substance use disorder. It is even more common for people who have both. This pamphlet explains what you can do to prevent relapse. Information about common triggers and early warning signs of relapse is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Tips to identify and prevent a potential relapse
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0745
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