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Guidelines after general surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative (Surgical) Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2223
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This pamphlet gives guidelines to follow after having general surgery. Topics include activity, hygiene (showering/bathing), deep breathing and coughing, pain, nutrition, and wound care. Symptoms requiring immediate medical attention are listed. A website for further information is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2224, "Directives – Après une chirurgie générale," is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2225, is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative (Surgical) 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)
Surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives guidelines to follow after having general surgery. Topics include activity, hygiene (showering/bathing), deep breathing and coughing, pain, nutrition, and wound care. Symptoms requiring immediate medical attention are listed. A website for further information is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2224, "Directives – Après une chirurgie générale," is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2225, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perioperative (Surgical) Services
Pamphlet Number
2223
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[Guidelines after general surgery]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative (Surgical) Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2225
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2223. This pamphlet gives guidelines to follow after having general surgery. Topics include activity, hygiene (showering/bathing), deep breathing and coughing, pain, nutrition, and wound care. Symptoms requiring immediate medical attention are listed. A website for further information is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2224, "Directives – Après une chirurgie générale," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative (Surgical) Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2223. This pamphlet gives guidelines to follow after having general surgery. Topics include activity, hygiene (showering/bathing), deep breathing and coughing, pain, nutrition, and wound care. Symptoms requiring immediate medical attention are listed. A website for further information is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2224, "Directives – Après une chirurgie générale," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perioperative (Surgical) Services
Pamphlet Number
2225
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General leg exercise program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1597
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This pamphlet shows how to do different types of leg exercises. These exercises will help you to strengthen the muscles in your legs, move the joints in your legs and prevent joint stiffness, and improve blood supply to your legs. A physiotherapist will mark which of the exercises you are to do. The French version of this pamphlet 2085, "Programme d’exercices pour les jambes", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Leg
Exercise Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Leg
Exercise therapy
Physical therapy
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
This pamphlet shows how to do different types of leg exercises. These exercises will help you to strengthen the muscles in your legs, move the joints in your legs and prevent joint stiffness, and improve blood supply to your legs. A physiotherapist will mark which of the exercises you are to do. The French version of this pamphlet 2085, "Programme d’exercices pour les jambes", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Physiotherapy
Pamphlet Number
1597
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Tube feeding general information

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1189
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This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your feeding tube. A sheet is given to write down your feeding tube information. Topics include: skin care, flushing your feeding tube, giving medications through the tube, a Medication Record, and what to do if you have a problem with your feeding tube. A page known as a Home Tube Feeding Record is given to write down the date, amount of formula, food record (if this applies to you), your weight, tube placement, length of tube from exit site, and …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Enteral nutrition - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Enteral feeding
Tube feeding
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to use and care for your feeding tube. A sheet is given to write down your feeding tube information. Topics include: skin care, flushing your feeding tube, giving medications through the tube, a Medication Record, and what to do if you have a problem with your feeding tube. A page known as a Home Tube Feeding Record is given to write down the date, amount of formula, food record (if this applies to you), your weight, tube placement, length of tube from exit site, and concerns you may have about your feeding tube.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1189
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After your thyroid surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1628
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Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity and diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your surgeon, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2184, "Après votre opération de la thyroïde à l’hôpital général de Dartmouth", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thyroid Gland - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Thyroid Gland--Surgery
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity and diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your surgeon, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2184, "Après votre opération de la thyroïde à l’hôpital général de Dartmouth", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: After your thyroid surgery : what you need to know - Dartmouth General Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1628
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Intensive/Coronary Care Unit : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. ICU, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. CCU. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0685
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The Intensive/Coronary Care Unit is an intensive care and coronary care unit at Dartmouth General Hospital. This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your family member is admitted to the I/CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks, and the members of the health care team. What will happen when your family member leaves the unit, taking care of yourself, and frequently asked questions are explained. Space for journaling is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. ICU
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. CCU
Alternate Title
Intensive Care Unit/Coronary Care Unit : Dartmouth General Hospital
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)
Intensive care units
Coronary care units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Coronary care units
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
The Intensive/Coronary Care Unit is an intensive care and coronary care unit at Dartmouth General Hospital. This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your family member is admitted to the I/CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks, and the members of the health care team. What will happen when your family member leaves the unit, taking care of yourself, and frequently asked questions are explained. Space for journaling is provided.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to the ICU/CCU at the Dartmouth General Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: I/CCU staff, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
0685
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Unit 5A : Victoria General site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 5A. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2329
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Unit 5A at the Victoria General site of the QEII is a 26-bed unit with both private rooms (1 bed) and ward rooms (4 beds). The unit provides medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecology oncology, and hospitalist medicine services. This pamphlet gives information about Home First and discharge planning, your health care team, visiting, and daily rounds. It also explains what to expect during your stay, including information about personal belongings, Nova Scotia Health's scent-free policy, s…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 5A
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
Unit 5A at the Victoria General site of the QEII is a 26-bed unit with both private rooms (1 bed) and ward rooms (4 beds). The unit provides medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecology oncology, and hospitalist medicine services. This pamphlet gives information about Home First and discharge planning, your health care team, visiting, and daily rounds. It also explains what to expect during your stay, including information about personal belongings, Nova Scotia Health's scent-free policy, smoking, TV service, phone, kitchen, family room, windows, and shopping and eating.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 5A staff, QEII; Reviewed by: 5A Practice Council
Pamphlet Number
2329
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After your urological surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1775
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This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, using the washroom, activity after surgery, driving, sex, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Surgical Quality Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urogenital System - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Genitourinary organs--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Urogenital System
Surgery
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to do after having urological surgery at Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics include food and drink, using the washroom, activity after surgery, driving, sex, and managing pain. A list of signs of complications is also included.
Notes
Previous title: After your urological surgery : what you need to know - Dartmouth General Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Surgical Quality Committee, DGH
Pamphlet Number
1775
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Après votre opération de la thyroïde à l’hôpital général de Dartmouth

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2184
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Ce dépliant traite des soins de l'incision, de la gestion de la douleur, du positionnement dans le lit après l'opération et des instructions relatives à l'activité et à l'alimentation. On y trouve aussi une liste des symptômes qui nécessitent l'attention de votre chirurgien, une liste des numéros de téléphone importants et de l'information sur votre rendez-vous postopératoire. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Your Thyroid Surgery: Dartmouth General Hospital" pamphlet 1628. Inci…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thyroid Gland - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Thyroid Gland--Surgery
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
Ce dépliant traite des soins de l'incision, de la gestion de la douleur, du positionnement dans le lit après l'opération et des instructions relatives à l'activité et à l'alimentation. On y trouve aussi une liste des symptômes qui nécessitent l'attention de votre chirurgien, une liste des numéros de téléphone importants et de l'information sur votre rendez-vous postopératoire.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Your Thyroid Surgery: Dartmouth General Hospital" pamphlet 1628. Incision care, pain management, how to position your bed after surgery, and instructions for activity and diet are listed. A list of symptoms that need the attention of your surgeon, a list of important phone numbers, and information about your post-operative appointment are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ENT Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2184
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Systemic Therapy Unit : Victoria General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4061
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The Systemic Therapy Unit offers many services, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, cellular therapy, supportive care, and apheresis. Information about the unit, what to expect during appointments, your health care team, and other information is outlined.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Combined Modality Therapy
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Combined modality therapy
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Systemic Therapy Unit offers many services, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, cellular therapy, supportive care, and apheresis. Information about the unit, what to expect during appointments, your health care team, and other information is outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4061
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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing unit, pain control, exercises, activity, nutrition, passing urine, and bowel movements. Instructions for your surgery and care at home include visitors and discharge from the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General Hospital (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (HI, VG and DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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Welcome to 9A General Surgery Unit : VG Site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 9A General Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0738
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This pamphlet outlines what to expect as an inpatient on 9A, a General Surgery Unit. Topics include: accommodations, visiting hours, family accomodations, planning for disharge, meals, valuables and belongings, who is on your health care team, and morning rounds. Parking, phone and TV services, amenities, and other general information is outlined.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 9A General Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Operations, Surgical
Hospital wards
Health care teams
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines what to expect as an inpatient on 9A, a General Surgery Unit. Topics include: accommodations, visiting hours, family accomodations, planning for disharge, meals, valuables and belongings, who is on your health care team, and morning rounds. Parking, phone and TV services, amenities, and other general information is outlined.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to 9A : General Surgery Unit
Responsibility
Prepared by: 9A staff, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0738
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Quality care for surgery patients : Society for Vascular Surgery's Vascular Quality Initiative

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Perioperative/Surgical Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2053
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The Society for Vascular Surgery's Vascular Quality Initiative was developed by surgeons to improve the quality, safety, and effectiveness of surgical care. The program makes hospitals aware of issues you may have during or after surgery. It also uses information from your 1-year follow-up visit to check for long-term complications.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Perioperative/Surgical Services
Alternate Title
SVS VQI
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)
General Surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
The Society for Vascular Surgery's Vascular Quality Initiative was developed by surgeons to improve the quality, safety, and effectiveness of surgical care. The program makes hospitals aware of issues you may have during or after surgery. It also uses information from your 1-year follow-up visit to check for long-term complications.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perioperative/Surgical Services, QE II
Pamphlet Number
2053
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Welcome to Unit 5B : Victoria General Site, QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Unit 5B. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0167
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This unit cares for urology, hospitalist medicine (inpatient care), and ophthalmology patients. Information about visitors, rounds, Home First, discharge planning, and your health care team is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Unit 5B
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Inpatients
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
This unit cares for urology, hospitalist medicine (inpatient care), and ophthalmology patients. Information about visitors, rounds, Home First, discharge planning, and your health care team is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to 5B: Information for Patients, Families and Friends
Responsibility
Prepared by:Unit 5B, VG Site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0167
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Unité de médecine de jour - Victoria General

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Medical Day Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2194
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L’unité de médecine de jour du Victoria General offre plusieurs services : traitements intraveineux, traitements contre le cancer, prélèvements de cellules souches, biopsies, etc. Ce livret vous aidera à vous préparer à votre rendez-vous. Il passe en revue l’emplacement de l’unité de médecine de jour; ce qu’il faut faire pour vous préparer à votre rendez vous; ce qui se passe lors d’un rendez-vous; votre droit de vous faire accompagner par une personne de soutien; les ressources offertes par l’…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Medical Day Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
L’unité de médecine de jour du Victoria General offre plusieurs services : traitements intraveineux, traitements contre le cancer, prélèvements de cellules souches, biopsies, etc. Ce livret vous aidera à vous préparer à votre rendez-vous. Il passe en revue l’emplacement de l’unité de médecine de jour; ce qu’il faut faire pour vous préparer à votre rendez vous; ce qui se passe lors d’un rendez-vous; votre droit de vous faire accompagner par une personne de soutien; les ressources offertes par l’unité et les membres de l’équipe de soins.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1022, "Welcome to the Medical Day Unit (MDU) - Victoria General Hospital". Many services are done in the Medical Day Unit (MDU), such as intravenous (IV) therapies, cancer treatment, stem cell collection, biopsies, and other procedures. This pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit. This pamphlet explains where the MDU is located, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen at your appointment, bringing a support person to your appointment, and what resources are available on the MDU. Information about the members of your health care team is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MDU Staff, VGH
Pamphlet Number
2194
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HIV Clinic : Victoria General site, QE II

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. HIV Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0430
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This pamphlet gives information about the HIV Clinic. Topics include who the Clinic team members are, privacy, what will happen at your first appointment, ART (antiretroviral therapy) medication, and what to do if you have a problem between Clinic appointments. Support and resources, as well as helpful hints for coping with HIV, are included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. HIV Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
HIV
Subjects (LCSH)
HIV-positive persons
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the HIV Clinic. Topics include who the Clinic team members are, privacy, what will happen at your first appointment, ART (antiretroviral therapy) medication, and what to do if you have a problem between Clinic appointments. Support and resources, as well as helpful hints for coping with HIV, are included.
Notes
Previous titles: HIV Clinic; HIV Clinic : QEII
Responsibility
Prepared by: HIV Clinic, QE II
Pamphlet Number
0430
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Discharge instructions after your nerve block : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Department of Anesthesia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2051
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This one page pamphlet gives special instructions for the first 24 hours after your nerve block. Expectations regarding strength, sensation, and movement are provided with specific instructions depending on the location on your body where the nerve block was applied.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Department of Anesthesia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nerve Block
Subjects (LCSH)
Nerve block
Abstract
This one page pamphlet gives special instructions for the first 24 hours after your nerve block. Expectations regarding strength, sensation, and movement are provided with specific instructions depending on the location on your body where the nerve block was applied.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Anesthesia Department, DGH
Pamphlet Number
2051
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Having a spinal anesthetic before your surgery : Halifax Infirmary, Victoria General Hospital, Dartmouth General Hospital, Hants Community Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Anesthesia, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Halifax Infirmary. Block Room. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1602
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A spinal anesthetic is a type of anesthesia (freezing medication). It is used for surgeries on the lower part of your body (stomach and below). This pamphlet explains what a spinal anesthetic is, if it will hurt, if you will hear what is happening during your surgery, how a spinal anesthetic is different from a general anesthetic, the benefits and risks, if you can have a spinal anesthetic if you have a back problem, and if you can take pain medications with a spinal anesthetic. Information abo…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Anesthesia
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Halifax Infirmary. Block Room
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)
Anesthesia, Spinal
Preoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Spinal anesthesia
Preoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
A spinal anesthetic is a type of anesthesia (freezing medication). It is used for surgeries on the lower part of your body (stomach and below). This pamphlet explains what a spinal anesthetic is, if it will hurt, if you will hear what is happening during your surgery, how a spinal anesthetic is different from a general anesthetic, the benefits and risks, if you can have a spinal anesthetic if you have a back problem, and if you can take pain medications with a spinal anesthetic. Information about what will happen after your spinal anesthetic and how you will feel as it wears off is given. A list of symptoms that require emergency medical attention is included.
Notes
Previous title: Having a spinal anesthetic for your surgery
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Anesthesia and HI Block Room Staff
Pamphlet Number
1602
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Caring for your sutures (stitches) after a minor procedure : Victoria General (VG)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2358
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This pamphlet explains how to care for your sutures (stitches) after a minor procedure. Topics include incision (cut) care, pain, bleeding, infection, and activity. There is space at the end of the pamphlet for your health care team to indicate when your sutures will be removed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. General Surgery Clinic
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)
Sutures
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Sutures
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to care for your sutures (stitches) after a minor procedure. Topics include incision (cut) care, pain, bleeding, infection, and activity. There is space at the end of the pamphlet for your health care team to indicate when your sutures will be removed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery Clinic, VG, QE II
Pamphlet Number
2358
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Welcome to the Medical Day Unit (MDU) : Victoria General Site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Medical Day Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1022
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This pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit to the Medical Day Unit (MDU). It includes information about where the MDU is, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen at your appointment, what resources are available on the MDU, and your MDU health care team. The French version of this pamphlet 2194, "Unité de médecine de jour - Victoria General," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Medical Day Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit to the Medical Day Unit (MDU). It includes information about where the MDU is, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen at your appointment, what resources are available on the MDU, and your MDU health care team. The French version of this pamphlet 2194, "Unité de médecine de jour - Victoria General," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to the Medical Day Unit (MDU) : Victoria General Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: MDU Staff, VG, QE II
Pamphlet Number
1022
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