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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (TTP)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0724
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TTP stands for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura. In TTP, the linings of your blood vessels are damaged. Platelets stick to the damaged areas to prevent or stop bleeding. This causes very small clots to form. These clots can block the blood flow in your body. These blockages can cause problems in the affected organs, usually the brain and kidneys. Causes, symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent injury or bleeding problems are listed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thrombocytopenia
Hematologic Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Thrombocytopenia
Blood--Diseases
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
TTP stands for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura. In TTP, the linings of your blood vessels are damaged. Platelets stick to the damaged areas to prevent or stop bleeding. This causes very small clots to form. These clots can block the blood flow in your body. These blockages can cause problems in the affected organs, usually the brain and kidneys. Causes, symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent injury or bleeding problems are listed.
Notes
Previous title: TTP
Responsibility
Prepared by: Apheresis Unit, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0724
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Therapeutic apheresis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0618
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Therapeutic means a treatment, therapy, or drug. Apheresis (a-fe-ree-sis) is the process of removing blood from your body, filtering (removing) something out of the blood, and putting the filtered blood back into your body. Information about common types of apheresis, how apheresis is done, how to get ready for treatment, what will happen at your appointment, and what will happen after the treatment is given. A list of symptoms to watch for after you go home are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Component Removal
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemapheresis
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
Therapeutic means a treatment, therapy, or drug. Apheresis (a-fe-ree-sis) is the process of removing blood from your body, filtering (removing) something out of the blood, and putting the filtered blood back into your body. Information about common types of apheresis, how apheresis is done, how to get ready for treatment, what will happen at your appointment, and what will happen after the treatment is given. A list of symptoms to watch for after you go home are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Apheresis Unit, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0618
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Chimeric antigen receptor t-cell therapy

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Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4035
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This booklet is a guide to help you better understand chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy). Topics include what CAR T-cell therapy is, enrollment in the program, T-cell collection, monitoring/bridging therapy, chemotherapy (lymphodepletion), CAR T-cell infusion, monitoring post-cell infusion, key inpatient discharge information, information about long term follow-up care and care at home, ongoing side effects, and information for the CAR T-cell care partner. Information…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program
Alternate Title
CAR t-cell therapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (44 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - therapy
Immunotherapy, Adoptive
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Treatment
T-cell receptor genes
Immunotherapy
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This booklet is a guide to help you better understand chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy). Topics include what CAR T-cell therapy is, enrollment in the program, T-cell collection, monitoring/bridging therapy, chemotherapy (lymphodepletion), CAR T-cell infusion, monitoring post-cell infusion, key inpatient discharge information, information about long term follow-up care and care at home, ongoing side effects, and information for the CAR T-cell care partner. Information about Cell Therapy Transplant Program policies, the Medical Day Unit and Hematology Clinic, shingles, recommended vaccinations, and emotional support resources is included. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre Victoria General site is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
4035
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Pregnancy testing before your surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2305
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On the day of your surgery, you may be asked to give a urine (pee) sample for pregnancy testing. This pamphlet includes basic information about why you may need a pregnancy test, who is offered one, what will happen if you choose not have a test done, how to get ready for a pregnancy test, how a test is done, and what will happen after the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Prenatal Care
Maternal Health
General Surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Prenatal care
Maternal health services
Surgery
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
On the day of your surgery, you may be asked to give a urine (pee) sample for pregnancy testing. This pamphlet includes basic information about why you may need a pregnancy test, who is offered one, what will happen if you choose not have a test done, how to get ready for a pregnancy test, how a test is done, and what will happen after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2305
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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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Corporate Author
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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0168
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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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Corporate Author
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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Welcome to Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans' Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1390
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This guide will help veterans and their families prepare for their move to their new home. Information includes what to bring, what will happen on the first day, residents' rights and responsibilities, safety, and general information about the facility. A phone directory is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans' Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Veterans
Veterans Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Veterans
Veterans' hospitals
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
This guide will help veterans and their families prepare for their move to their new home. Information includes what to bring, what will happen on the first day, residents' rights and responsibilities, safety, and general information about the facility. A phone directory is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Veterans' Services
Pamphlet Number
1390
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Ulcerative proctitis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. GI Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1422
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Ulcerative proctitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the general name for diseases that cause inflammation (swelling and irritation) in the intestines (“gut”). It includes ulcerative proctitis, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. How this condition is diagnosed as well as the symptoms and treatments are reviewed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. GI Clinic
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)
Colitis, Ulcerative
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Ulcerative colitis
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Abstract
Ulcerative proctitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the general name for diseases that cause inflammation (swelling and irritation) in the intestines (“gut”). It includes ulcerative proctitis, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. How this condition is diagnosed as well as the symptoms and treatments are reviewed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1422
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Augmentation mammaplasty : care at home

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0649
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An augmentation mammaplasty (breast enlargement) is usually done under general anesthetic. This means you will be put to sleep for the surgery. The surgeon will make a pocket between the chest wall and breast tissue. They will then place a saline or a gel implant into this pocket. This pamphlet explains what will happen after your surgery, including how to care for the incision(s), discomfort, and instructions about activity. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provid…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Plastic Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mammaplasty
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Augmentation mammaplasty
Postoperative care
Specialty
Breast disease
Surgery
Abstract
An augmentation mammaplasty (breast enlargement) is usually done under general anesthetic. This means you will be put to sleep for the surgery. The surgeon will make a pocket between the chest wall and breast tissue. They will then place a saline or a gel implant into this pocket. This pamphlet explains what will happen after your surgery, including how to care for the incision(s), discomfort, and instructions about activity. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Plastic Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0649
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Esophageal surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Thoracic Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1633
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This guide will help you get ready to be admitted to the Victoria General Hospital, QEII Health Sciences Centre for esophageal surgery. This guide gives information on how to get ready for surgery, your hospital stay, and care at home after surgery. This guide includes a Clinical Pathway. A Clinical Pathway is a general guideline about your care. It will tell you what will happen each day before and after your surgery. Make sure to read this guide and bring it to the hospital with you on the da…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Thoracic Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (43 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Esophagus - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Esophagus--Surgery
Specialty
Respiratory System
Abstract
This guide will help you get ready to be admitted to the Victoria General Hospital, QEII Health Sciences Centre for esophageal surgery. This guide gives information on how to get ready for surgery, your hospital stay, and care at home after surgery. This guide includes a Clinical Pathway. A Clinical Pathway is a general guideline about your care. It will tell you what will happen each day before and after your surgery. Make sure to read this guide and bring it to the hospital with you on the day of your surgery. This guide gives information about esophageal cancer, treatments, your health care team, getting ready for surgery, what will happen the day before and the day of surgery, what will happen after surgery, recovery, exercises, and getting ready to go home. A list of resources and a glossary is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Thoracic Clinic staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1633
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI/General Surgery staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0046
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Your doctor has arranged for you to have bowel surgery. During surgery, a part of your bowel will be removed. This pamphlet will answer some of your questions about your stay in the hospital and care at home. An overview of what will happen before and after surgery is provided. Topics include: activity after surgery, nutrition, controlling discomfort, and care of your incision. Instructions for follow-up care are given. A list of symptoms that require you to call your surgeon's office or your p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI/General Surgery staff
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)
Intestines - surgery
Colectomy
Colostomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Intestines--Surgery
Colectomy
Colostomy
Abstract
Your doctor has arranged for you to have bowel surgery. During surgery, a part of your bowel will be removed. This pamphlet will answer some of your questions about your stay in the hospital and care at home. An overview of what will happen before and after surgery is provided. Topics include: activity after surgery, nutrition, controlling discomfort, and care of your incision. Instructions for follow-up care are given. A list of symptoms that require you to call your surgeon's office or your primary health care provider are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI/General Surgery staff
Pamphlet Number
0046
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Laparoscopic bowel surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI/General Surgery staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0933
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Your doctor has arranged for you to have laparoscopic bowel surgery. During surgery, a part of your bowel will be removed using a laparoscope. Laparoscopic surgery has fewer complications than open bowel surgery. An overview of what will happen before and after surgery is provided. Topics include: nutrition, controlling discomfort, and care of your incision. Instructions for follow-up care are given. A list of symptoms that require you to call your surgeon's office or your primary health care p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI/General Surgery staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intestines - surgery
Laparoscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Intestines--Surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Abstract
Your doctor has arranged for you to have laparoscopic bowel surgery. During surgery, a part of your bowel will be removed using a laparoscope. Laparoscopic surgery has fewer complications than open bowel surgery. An overview of what will happen before and after surgery is provided. Topics include: nutrition, controlling discomfort, and care of your incision. Instructions for follow-up care are given. A list of symptoms that require you to call your surgeon's office or your primary health care provider are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI/General Surgery staff
Pamphlet Number
0933
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Brushing and flossing

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

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

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2212
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2212
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Fall and injury prevention in long-term care

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2216
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Most falls happen during transfers from sitting to standing, or changing locations. This may be switching from a bed to a wheelchiar, switching from walking to sitting, or getting on or off the toilet.This pamphlet includes a list of factors that may make you more at risk of falling and general advice about fall prevention.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention 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)
Long-Term Care
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Accidents--Prevention
Long-term care facilities--Risk management
Falls (Accidents)
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
Most falls happen during transfers from sitting to standing, or changing locations. This may be switching from a bed to a wheelchiar, switching from walking to sitting, or getting on or off the toilet.This pamphlet includes a list of factors that may make you more at risk of falling and general advice about fall prevention.
Notes
Previous title: Fall Prevention
Responsibility
Prepared by: Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Pamphlet Number
2216
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Guidelines after general surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37459
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.
Available Online
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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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Getting ready for oral surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37460
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0231
Available Online
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This pamphlet explains how to get ready for oral (mouth) surgery. Topics include where to go on the day of your appointment, what to do if you are not able to keep your appointment, what to do if you are having IV sedation, and what will happen when you are ready to go home. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre Victoria General Site is included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
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)
Preoperative Care
Surgery, Oral
Subjects (LCSH)
Preoperative care
Mouth--Surgery
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to get ready for oral (mouth) surgery. Topics include where to go on the day of your appointment, what to do if you are not able to keep your appointment, what to do if you are having IV sedation, and what will happen when you are ready to go home. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre Victoria General Site is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0231
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Directives – Après une chirurgie générale

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37461
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative (Surgical) Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2224
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Ce dépliant donne des directives à suivre après avoir subi une chirurgie générale. Les sujets abordés sont l'activité, l'hygiène (douche et bain), la respiration profonde et la toux, la douleur, la nutrition et les soins de la plaie. Les symptômes nécessitant une attention médicale immédiate sont énumérés. On y propose également un site Web où trouver de plus amples renseignements. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2223, "Guidelines After General Surgery". This pam…
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Perioperative (Surgical) Services
Alternate Title
Guidelines after general surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Ce dépliant donne des directives à suivre après avoir subi une chirurgie générale. Les sujets abordés sont l'activité, l'hygiène (douche et bain), la respiration profonde et la toux, la douleur, la nutrition et les soins de la plaie. Les symptômes nécessitant une attention médicale immédiate sont énumérés. On y propose également un site Web où trouver de plus amples renseignements.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2223, "Guidelines After General Surgery". 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 Arabic translation of this pamphlet 2225, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perioperative (Surgical) Services
Pamphlet Number
2224
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