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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
2395
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This pamphlet is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrai…
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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
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2395
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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
2396
Available Online
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This pamphlet is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Ukra…
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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
Simplified Chinese
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2396
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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
2397
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This pamphlet is a Ukrainian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Ch…
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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
Ukrainian
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Ukrainian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2397
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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
2398
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This pamphlet is a Russian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chin…
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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
Russian
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Russian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2398
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38283
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2399
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This pamphlet is a Spanish translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chin…
Available Online
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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
Spanish
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Spanish translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2399
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38284
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2400
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This pamphlet is a German translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chine…
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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
German
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a German translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". 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.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2400
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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
2411
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This pamphlet is a Ukrainian translation of the English pamphlet "HIV Clinic : Victoria General site, QE II" pamphlet 0430. 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
Ukrainian
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
HIV
Subjects (LCSH)
HIV-positive persons
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Ukrainian translation of the English pamphlet "HIV Clinic : Victoria General site, QE II" pamphlet 0430. 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: HIV Clinic, QE II
Pamphlet Number
2411
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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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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0582
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Your health care provider has talked with you about why your eye or the contents of your eye must be removed. This pamphlet will help you learn how to safely care for yourself after your procedure. The medical term for eye removal is enucleation. The medical term for removing the contents of the eye and leaving the outer coat (sclera) behind is evisceration. Both procedures mean permanent loss of the eye. This pamphlet explains what will happen before and after your surgery, including wearing a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye Enucleation
Eye Evisceration
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Enucleation
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Your health care provider has talked with you about why your eye or the contents of your eye must be removed. This pamphlet will help you learn how to safely care for yourself after your procedure. The medical term for eye removal is enucleation. The medical term for removing the contents of the eye and leaving the outer coat (sclera) behind is evisceration. Both procedures mean permanent loss of the eye. This pamphlet explains what will happen before and after your surgery, including wearing a dressing, medication, care at home, and emotions you may have. Information about having a prosthesis (artificial eye) is given. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is provided.
The French version of this pamphlet 1897, "Ablation de l’oeil", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0582
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Orbital tumour surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1172
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You have a tumour in your orbit (eye socket). You need surgery to remove a sample (piece) of the tumour, or to remove the whole tumour. This pamphlet explains why you need orbital surgery, and what to expect before, during, and after surgery. It also gives information about when you will see your eye surgeon after surgery, and lists symtoms that need medical attention right away.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Orbital tumor surgery
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)
Orbital Neoplasms - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye-sockets--Cancer
Eye-sockets--Tumors
Eye--Surgery
Abstract
You have a tumour in your orbit (eye socket). You need surgery to remove a sample (piece) of the tumour, or to remove the whole tumour. This pamphlet explains why you need orbital surgery, and what to expect before, during, and after surgery. It also gives information about when you will see your eye surgeon after surgery, and lists symtoms that need medical attention right away.
Notes
Previous title: Surgery for orbital tumours
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1172
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Low fat nutrition guidelines

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0557
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You may need a low fat eating plan if you have trouble digesting fat. This guide can help you make low fat food choices. Lists of "Best choices" and "Foods to avoid" are given. Tips for reading food labels, cooking methods, and serving sizes are included.
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diet, Fat-Restricted
Subjects (LCSH)
Low-fat diet
Specialty
Nutrition and food
Abstract
You may need a low fat eating plan if you have trouble digesting fat. This guide can help you make low fat food choices. Lists of "Best choices" and "Foods to avoid" are given. Tips for reading food labels, cooking methods, and serving sizes are included.
Notes
Previous title: Low fat diet guidelines
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0557
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In-centre hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1220
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This pamphlet is for patients who are beginning dialysis. It explains what to expect when starting hemodialysis, common questions you may have, your hemodialysis schedule, and your hemodialysis health care team. Information about Patient Rights and Responsibilities, Patient Relations, and Ethics is included. The pamphlet also includes a list of resources and words you may hear during your treatment. A blank Hemodialysis Care Plan, Hemodialysis Tracking Sheet, and Hemodialysis checklist are also…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Renal Program
Alternate Title
In centre hemodialysis
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (24 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal Dialysis
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemodialysis
Kidneys--Diseases
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This pamphlet is for patients who are beginning dialysis. It explains what to expect when starting hemodialysis, common questions you may have, your hemodialysis schedule, and your hemodialysis health care team. Information about Patient Rights and Responsibilities, Patient Relations, and Ethics is included. The pamphlet also includes a list of resources and words you may hear during your treatment. A blank Hemodialysis Care Plan, Hemodialysis Tracking Sheet, and Hemodialysis checklist are also included.
Notes
Previous titles: Renal (dialysis) patient handbook, Hemodialysis patient handbook
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1220
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Oral irons and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1469
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Many people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have anemia (not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood). Taking oral irons will give you enough iron to make hemoglobin. The pamphlet explains what oral irons are, how to take and store them, and possible side effects.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Alternate Title
Oral irons and CKD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal insufficiency, chronic - complications
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic - drug therapy
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Chronic renal failure--Complications
Iron deficiency anemia
Renal pharmacology
Abstract
Many people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have anemia (not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood). Taking oral irons will give you enough iron to make hemoglobin. The pamphlet explains what oral irons are, how to take and store them, and possible side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1469
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Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) therapy and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1493
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Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) are a group of medications that help take the place of a hormone called erythropoietin (EPO). People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not have enough EPO coming from their kidneys to tell their body to make more red blood cells. This pamphlet explains how to take and store this medication, and lists possible side effects.
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal insufficiency, chronic - complications
Anemia - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Chronic renal failure--Complications
Renal anemia
Abstract
Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) are a group of medications that help take the place of a hormone called erythropoietin (EPO). People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not have enough EPO coming from their kidneys to tell their body to make more red blood cells. This pamphlet explains how to take and store this medication, and lists possible side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1493
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Injectable iron and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1495
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Many people with chronic kidney disease (CKD), or who are on dialysis, have anemia because their red blood cells are low. The body needs iron to help make new red blood cells. This pamphlet explains how to take and store this medication, and lists possible side effects. The French version of this pamphlet 2161, "Fer injectable et insuffisance rénale chronique (IRC)," is also available.
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal Dialysis
Iron - therapeutic use
Kidney Diseases
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemodialysis
Chronic renal failure--Complications
Iron deficiency anemia
Abstract
Many people with chronic kidney disease (CKD), or who are on dialysis, have anemia because their red blood cells are low. The body needs iron to help make new red blood cells. This pamphlet explains how to take and store this medication, and lists possible side effects. The French version of this pamphlet 2161, "Fer injectable et insuffisance rénale chronique (IRC)," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Injectable iron sucrose and chronic kidney disease
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1495
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Factor product pick-up

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program, IWK Health Centre. Pediatric Bleeding Disorder Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0928
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If you have a hereditary bleeding disorder and infuse factor products at home, this pamphlet will be given to you with instructions for when and where you can pick up products. Information on prescriptions and infusion records is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program
IWK Health Centre. Pediatric Bleeding Disorder Clinic
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)
Blood Coagulation Disorders, Inherited
Hematologic Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood coagulation disorders
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
If you have a hereditary bleeding disorder and infuse factor products at home, this pamphlet will be given to you with instructions for when and where you can pick up products. Information on prescriptions and infusion records is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program, QE II, Adult Bleeding Disorder Clinic, and IWK Pediatric Bleeding Disorder Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0928
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Having a spinal anesthetic before your surgery : Halifax Infirmary, Victoria General Hospital, Dartmouth General Hospital, Hants Community Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35587
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.
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Previous title: Having a spinal anesthetic for your surgery
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Prepared by: Department of Anesthesia and HI Block Room Staff
Pamphlet Number
1602
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Over-the-counter medications and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1636
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If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you need to know which over-the-counter medications are your best choices and which you should not take. This pamphlet lists over-the-counter medications you may need for a cough or cold, fever or pain, allergies, an upset stomach (indigestion, burning pain) or heartburn, nausea (feeling sick to your stomach) or vomiting (throwing up), diarrhea (loose, watery poop), and constipation, as well as multivitamins, and creams and ointments. Information on why…
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nonprescription Drugs
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs, Nonprescription
Chronic renal failure
Abstract
If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you need to know which over-the-counter medications are your best choices and which you should not take. This pamphlet lists over-the-counter medications you may need for a cough or cold, fever or pain, allergies, an upset stomach (indigestion, burning pain) or heartburn, nausea (feeling sick to your stomach) or vomiting (throwing up), diarrhea (loose, watery poop), and constipation, as well as multivitamins, and creams and ointments. Information on why you should not take any herbal or natural health products is included.
Notes
Previous title: Over-the-counter medications & chronic kidney disease
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1636
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Questions you may have about your surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1667
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It is important to ask any questions you have when you meet with your health care team or any hospital staff. This guide includes some common questions about having surgery. Question topics include: understanding your surgery, getting ready for your surgery, what to expect during and right after your surgery, and what to expect as you recover. Write down your questions, and bring a pen or pencil to make notes when you meet with your surgeon. The French version of this pamphlet 1677, "Questions …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
General Surgery
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
It is important to ask any questions you have when you meet with your health care team or any hospital staff. This guide includes some common questions about having surgery. Question topics include: understanding your surgery, getting ready for your surgery, what to expect during and right after your surgery, and what to expect as you recover. Write down your questions, and bring a pen or pencil to make notes when you meet with your surgeon. The French version of this pamphlet 1677, "Questions que vous pourriez vous poser au sujet de votre opération", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 2281, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Relations, Quality and System Performance
Pamphlet Number
1667
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