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Tobacco and oral health

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1867
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Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth, including the lips, tongue, cheeks, gums, and floor or roof of the mouth. Oral cancer may be caused by things such as alcohol use or a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, but the most common cause of oral cancer is tobacco use. This pamphlet explains the many ways oral cancer develops and its symptoms. If you want to quit smoking, contact information for support in your area is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1881, "Le tabagisme et la santé de…
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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)
Tobacco Use - adverse effects
Mouth Neoplasms
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Cancer
Tobacco use--Health aspects
Abstract
Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth, including the lips, tongue, cheeks, gums, and floor or roof of the mouth. Oral cancer may be caused by things such as alcohol use or a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, but the most common cause of oral cancer is tobacco use. This pamphlet explains the many ways oral cancer develops and its symptoms. If you want to quit smoking, contact information for support in your area is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1881, "Le tabagisme et la santé de la bouche," is also available.
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Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1867
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Head and neck surgery with microvascular flap reconstruction

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1342
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This surgery is done to remove tumours or growths in your mouth and nearby areas. These tumours may be cancerous. This surgery may remove: part of your lower jaw bone and tongue, part of the floor (bottom), side, or top of your mouth, the lymph nodes and some of the nerves, blood vessels, and muscles on the side of your neck where the tumours are. Other topics include: what to expect before surgery, how the surgery is done, after surgery, possible complications, what to expect when going home, …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Head - surgery
Lymph Node Excision
Neck - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Head--Surgery
Lymph nodes--Cancer
Neck--Surgery
Abstract
This surgery is done to remove tumours or growths in your mouth and nearby areas. These tumours may be cancerous. This surgery may remove: part of your lower jaw bone and tongue, part of the floor (bottom), side, or top of your mouth, the lymph nodes and some of the nerves, blood vessels, and muscles on the side of your neck where the tumours are. Other topics include: what to expect before surgery, how the surgery is done, after surgery, possible complications, what to expect when going home, activity tips, and a list of symptoms to be aware of.
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Prepared by: Otolaryngology Department
Pamphlet Number
1342
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Independent Living Simulation Suites : Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Independent Living Simulation Suite Working Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2054
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There are 2 fully-equipped 1-bedroom Independent Living Simulation (ILS) suites on the 4th floor of the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. These suites are designed to give you or support persons practice independent or assisted living before you go home. This pamphlet explains the type of life skills that can be practiced in the suites and when the suites can be used. A description of each suite, North Suite and The MacKinnon Family Suite (South), is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Independent Living Simulation Suite Working Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Independent Living
Subjects (LCSH)
Congregate housing
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
There are 2 fully-equipped 1-bedroom Independent Living Simulation (ILS) suites on the 4th floor of the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. These suites are designed to give you or support persons practice independent or assisted living before you go home. This pamphlet explains the type of life skills that can be practiced in the suites and when the suites can be used. A description of each suite, North Suite and The MacKinnon Family Suite (South), is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Independent living simulation suites : Nova Scotia Rehabilitation & Arthritis Centre
Responsibility
Prepared by: ILS Suite Working Committee: NS Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre
Pamphlet Number
2054
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Welcome to the Neurosurgery Unit 7.3

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1033
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The Neurosurgery Unit is for people with brain and/or spinal cord injury or disease. Our goal is to give the best possible care to you using a team approach. We have different levels of care to support your recovery. This pamphlet explains the 2 levels of care: the Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) and the Neurosurgery floor. It also gives information about transitioning from the ICU, Home First and discharge planning, visiting, information for your loved ones, places for your loved on…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neurosciences
Neurosurgery
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Neuroscience
Nervous system--Surgery
Health care teams
Hospital units
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
The Neurosurgery Unit is for people with brain and/or spinal cord injury or disease. Our goal is to give the best possible care to you using a team approach. We have different levels of care to support your recovery. This pamphlet explains the 2 levels of care: the Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) and the Neurosurgery floor. It also gives information about transitioning from the ICU, Home First and discharge planning, visiting, information for your loved ones, places for your loved ones to stay, and your health care team members. A section of helpful hints includes information about parking, personal belongings, the Crisis Room, Brain Repair Centre, waiting room, and visitors' washroom. Conveniences at the HI site and important phone numbers are listed.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to 7.3 Neurosurgery
Responsibility
Prepared by: Neurosurgery Nursing Staff
Pamphlet Number
1033
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Le tabagisme et la santé de la bouche

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1881
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La consommation de tabac est la cause la plus courante de cancer de la bouche. Le cancer de la bouche peut affecter les lèvres, la langue, les joues, les gencives, le palais ou le dessous de la langue. Le cancer de la bouche peut être causé par différents facteurs tels que la consommation d'alcool ou une infection par le virus du papillome humain (VPH), mais la cause la plus fréquente du cancer de la bouche est le tabagisme. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur les nombreu…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Alternate Title
Tobacco and oral health
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)
Tobacco Use - adverse effects
Mouth Neoplasms
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Cancer
Tobacco use--Health aspects
Abstract
La consommation de tabac est la cause la plus courante de cancer de la bouche. Le cancer de la bouche peut affecter les lèvres, la langue, les joues, les gencives, le palais ou le dessous de la langue. Le cancer de la bouche peut être causé par différents facteurs tels que la consommation d'alcool ou une infection par le virus du papillome humain (VPH), mais la cause la plus fréquente du cancer de la bouche est le tabagisme. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur les nombreuses façons dont le cancer de la bouche peut se développer, ainsi que ses symptômes. Si vous souhaitez cesser de fumer, vous y trouverez également des coordonnées pour des groupes de soutien dans votre région.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1867, “Tobacco and Oral Health”. Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth, including the lips, tongue, cheeks, gums, and floor or roof of the mouth. Oral cancer may be caused by things such as alcohol use or a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, but the most common cause of oral cancer is tobacco use. This pamphlet explains the many ways oral cancer develops and its symptoms. If you want to quit smoking, contact information for support in your area is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1881
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