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Pulmonary Artery Hypertension (PAH) Program : Halifax Infirmary, QE II

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1103
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Pulmonary hypertension causes high blood pressure (hypertension) in the blood vessels that connect your heart and lungs (pulmonary arteries). PAH is pulmonary hypertension that is caused by a progressive (gets worse over time) disease. This pamphlet explains what causes PAH, why you have been referred to the PAH Program, how the PAH Program will help you, and how PAH is treated.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Program
Alternate Title
PAH Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Familial Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Pulmonary hypertension
Cardiovascular system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
Pulmonary hypertension causes high blood pressure (hypertension) in the blood vessels that connect your heart and lungs (pulmonary arteries). PAH is pulmonary hypertension that is caused by a progressive (gets worse over time) disease. This pamphlet explains what causes PAH, why you have been referred to the PAH Program, how the PAH Program will help you, and how PAH is treated.
Notes
previous title: Pulmonary Artery Hypertension (PAH) Program
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Program
Pamphlet Number
1103
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Safe eating guidelines

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0527
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This pamphlet lists signs that you may have a swallowing problem. It includes Safe Swallow Guidelines everyone should follow, tips for support persons, and oral care tips, as well as symptoms that need medical attention. The French version of this pamphlet 2175, "Lignes directrices pour s’alimenter sans danger", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Deglutition Disorders - diet therapy
Pneumonia, Aspiration - diet therapy
Pneumonia, Aspiration - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Deglutition disorders
Asphyxia
Aspiration pneumonia
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
This pamphlet lists signs that you may have a swallowing problem. It includes Safe Swallow Guidelines everyone should follow, tips for support persons, and oral care tips, as well as symptoms that need medical attention. The French version of this pamphlet 2175, "Lignes directrices pour s’alimenter sans danger", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0527
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Foods that may raise your risk of aspiration

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0529
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Some people have problems swallowing. This means that some food or liquid may go into the airway. This is called aspiration. This pamphlet lists signs that you may have a swallowing problem, foods that can raise your risk of aspiration, and recommendations from your Swallow Team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pneumonia, Aspiration - diet therapy
Pneumonia, Aspiration - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Aspiration pneumonia
Abstract
Some people have problems swallowing. This means that some food or liquid may go into the airway. This is called aspiration. This pamphlet lists signs that you may have a swallowing problem, foods that can raise your risk of aspiration, and recommendations from your Swallow Team.
Notes
Previous title: Foods that may increase risk of aspiration
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0529
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Welcome to unit 4.1 vascular and general surgery : Halifax Infirmary Site, QE II

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. H.I. Unit 4.1. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1195
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1, the Vascular and General Surgery Unit.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. H.I. Unit 4.1
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Health care teams
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1, the Vascular and General Surgery Unit.
Notes
previous title: Your stay on 4.1 - Vascular Surgery & General Surgery Inpatient Unit: From Admission to Discharge
Responsibility
Prepared by: Unit 4.1, H.I., QE II
Pamphlet Number
1195
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Treatment of high potassium with Kayexalate powder in hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1445
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Kayexalate® is a medication that treats high potassium levels in the body. High potassium levels can be dangerous if you have kidney disease. This pamphlet explains why you may need this medication, how to take it, side effects, and how to store it.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal Dialysis
Polystyrene sulfonic acid
Hyperkalemia
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Low-potassium diet
Specialty
Nephrology
Medications
Abstract
Kayexalate® is a medication that treats high potassium levels in the body. High potassium levels can be dangerous if you have kidney disease. This pamphlet explains why you may need this medication, how to take it, side effects, and how to store it.
Notes
Previous title: Treatment of high potassium with Kayexalate powder in hemodialysis patients
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1445
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Tuberculin skin test (TST)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1598
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A tuberculin skin test (TST) can tell your health care provider if you may have been contact with the germs that cause tuberculosis (TB). This pamphlet explains how the test is done, what to expect after the test, and follow-up instructions. It also lists who should not get the test.
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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
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tuberculin Test
Subjects (LCSH)
Tuberculin test
Abstract
A tuberculin skin test (TST) can tell your health care provider if you may have been contact with the germs that cause tuberculosis (TB). This pamphlet explains how the test is done, what to expect after the test, and follow-up instructions. It also lists who should not get the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1598
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After your wired jaw surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1690
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This pamphlet will help you learn what to expect after you have wired jaw surgery. Topics include wires and wire cutters, comfort and pain management, nausea and vomiting, eating and drinking, mouth care, smoking, what to do when you go home, and what to do in emergency situations.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
Jaw - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaws--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you learn what to expect after you have wired jaw surgery. Topics include wires and wire cutters, comfort and pain management, nausea and vomiting, eating and drinking, mouth care, smoking, what to do when you go home, and what to do in emergency situations.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1690
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The Nova Scotia green sleeve (for health care providers)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1834
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The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a place to keep important documents to help communicate a patient’s health care plans, goals, and care wishes to health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in a Green Sleeve and what patients should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Alternate Title
The NS green sleeve (information for healthcare providers)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a place to keep important documents to help communicate a patient’s health care plans, goals, and care wishes to health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in a Green Sleeve and what patients should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Pamphlet Number
1834
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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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Corporate Author
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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Signs of dehydration

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0528
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Dehydration means that your body does not have enough fluid. This pamphlet explains the causes and signs of dehydration, and tips for staying hydrated. A list of symptoms that require medical care right away are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dehydration - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Dehydration (Physiology)
Abstract
Dehydration means that your body does not have enough fluid. This pamphlet explains the causes and signs of dehydration, and tips for staying hydrated. A list of symptoms that require medical care right away are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0528
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Radiation therapy : full bladder instructions

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4065
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This pamphlet outlines why having a full bladder is needed for cancer treatments and simulation marking appointments. It provides instructions on how to make sure you have a full bladder for every appointment. A list of questions you may want to ask your Cancer Care Team is also given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pelvic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines why having a full bladder is needed for cancer treatments and simulation marking appointments. It provides instructions on how to make sure you have a full bladder for every appointment. A list of questions you may want to ask your Cancer Care Team is also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4065
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Information for patients receiving radiation therapy : cystitis

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4068
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Cystitis is an irritation and inflammation of the bladder lining. This is a common side effect when radiation treatment is given to the pelvis. This pamphlet describes symptoms of cystitis, when it can happen, and what to do if you think you have it.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystitis
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Cystitis
Radiotherapy--Complications
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
Cystitis is an irritation and inflammation of the bladder lining. This is a common side effect when radiation treatment is given to the pelvis. This pamphlet describes symptoms of cystitis, when it can happen, and what to do if you think you have it.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4068
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Understanding your lung screening results

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4043
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This information is for people who have been booked for a CT scan or have already had a chest CT scan. The pamphlet gives information about CT scans, what kind of follow-up tests might be needed, and understanding your chest CT results.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Lung - diagnostic imaging
Lung Neoplasms - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Lungs--Cancer--Diagnosis
Abstract
This information is for people who have been booked for a CT scan or have already had a chest CT scan. The pamphlet gives information about CT scans, what kind of follow-up tests might be needed, and understanding your chest CT results.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4043
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Lung screening program frequently asked questions

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4052
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Lung screening is about looking for lung cancer when you are feeling well and have no warning signs or symptoms. The goal is to find lung cancer early when treatment works best. This pamphlet answers common questions about the Nova Scotia Lung Screening Program.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Lung - diagnostic imaging
Lung Neoplasms - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Lungs--Cancer--Diagnosis
Abstract
Lung screening is about looking for lung cancer when you are feeling well and have no warning signs or symptoms. The goal is to find lung cancer early when treatment works best. This pamphlet answers common questions about the Nova Scotia Lung Screening Program.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4052
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After pregnancy loss : Eastern Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2386
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After pregnancy loss, you may experience grief and many other emotions. You may have questions about the reason for your loss. This is common. Often, health care providers do not know exactly why pregnancy loss happens. This pamphlet gives basic information about pregnancy loss. You may need a different treatment (like medication and/or surgery) depending on your type of loss.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
After miscarriage : Eastern Zone
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Spontaneous
Hydatidiform Mole
Pregnancy, Ectopic
Subjects (LCSH)
Miscarriage
Molar pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy
Abstract
After pregnancy loss, you may experience grief and many other emotions. You may have questions about the reason for your loss. This is common. Often, health care providers do not know exactly why pregnancy loss happens. This pamphlet gives basic information about pregnancy loss. You may need a different treatment (like medication and/or surgery) depending on your type of loss.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eastern Zone Emergency Services
Adapted from: PL-0918 with permission of IWK Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
2386
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Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2393
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If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2393
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Gestational diabetes

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2403
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This pamphlet explains what gestational diabetes is, causes, how you will be tested to know if you have it, symptoms, how it will affect your baby, and treatment.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit
Alternate Title
Maternal diabetes
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pregnancy in Diabetics
Blood Glucose
Subjects (LCSH)
Diabetes in pregnancy
Blood glucose
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what gestational diabetes is, causes, how you will be tested to know if you have it, symptoms, how it will affect your baby, and treatment.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Unit, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2403
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Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in pregnancy and newborns

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2402
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This pamphlet explains what Group B streptococcus (strep) is, how to know if you have it, symptoms, risks, how to know if your baby has GBS, and symptoms that you need to watch for in your baby.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit
Alternate Title
Group B Strep in pregnancy and newborns
GBS in pregnancy and newborns
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Streptococcus
Pregnancy
Infant, Newborn
Subjects (LCSH)
Streptococcus
Pregnancy
Infants
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what Group B streptococcus (strep) is, how to know if you have it, symptoms, risks, how to know if your baby has GBS, and symptoms that you need to watch for in your baby.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Unit, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2402
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Life after a heart attack

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Portfolio. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0016
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have after having a heart attack. Lowering your risk factors for heart disease, heart healthy eating, coping with stress, activity, exercises, checking your heart rate, warning signs you are doing too much, medications and how to use nitro spray are covered. Directions for managing chest pain or discomfort at home are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Portfolio
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (37 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Myocardial Infarction - prevention & control
Myocardial infarction - rehabilitation
Heart Diseases - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Myocardial infarction
Heart--Diseases--Patients--Rehabilitation
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have after having a heart attack. Lowering your risk factors for heart disease, heart healthy eating, coping with stress, activity, exercises, checking your heart rate, warning signs you are doing too much, medications and how to use nitro spray are covered. Directions for managing chest pain or discomfort at home are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Portfolio
Pamphlet Number
0016
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

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Nova Scotia Health. Diagnostic Imaging, IWK Health. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0456
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MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. An MRI machine uses a powerful magnet, radio waves, and a computer. It does not use radiation or X-rays. The MRI machine takes detailed images that show tissues in your body. These images will help your primary health care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) or specialist diagnose your condition. An MRI does not hurt. This pamphlet explains how long an MRI takes, how to get ready for your MRI, what to bring to your appointment, and what will…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Diagnostic Imaging
IWK Health. Diagnostic Imaging
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)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Magnetic resonance imaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. An MRI machine uses a powerful magnet, radio waves, and a computer. It does not use radiation or X-rays. The MRI machine takes detailed images that show tissues in your body. These images will help your primary health care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner) or specialist diagnose your condition. An MRI does not hurt. This pamphlet explains how long an MRI takes, how to get ready for your MRI, what to bring to your appointment, and what will happen during and after the MRI. Information about children and pregnant people is included. A list of things to tell the technologist about (like if you have a pacemaker or an implanted defibrillator, aneurysm clips, etc.) is given. The French version of this pamphlet 1960, "Imagerie par résonance magnétique (IRM)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: MRI
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging, Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health
Pamphlet Number
0456
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