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The 3 Wishes Project : helping to make meaningful memories at the end of life

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. The 3 Wishes Project Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1905
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The goal of the 3 Wishes Project is to improve the end-of-life experience for patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and their loved ones. This pamphlet lists what the team helps with and provides examples of some of the wishes made by patients and their loved ones. It also describes where the program started and which organizations support the program. Contact information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. The 3 Wishes Project Staff
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospice Care - psychology
Critical Care - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospice care
Intensive care units
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The goal of the 3 Wishes Project is to improve the end-of-life experience for patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and their loved ones. This pamphlet lists what the team helps with and provides examples of some of the wishes made by patients and their loved ones. It also describes where the program started and which organizations support the program. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The 3 Wishes Project staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1905
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About Nova Scotia Health’s smoke and tobacco reduction policy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1547
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Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided. The French version of …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
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)
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation Devices
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation products
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1548, "Politique de réduction du tabagisme de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Health Safety & Wellness
Pamphlet Number
1547
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Does my child or adolescent have an eating disorder?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2306
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This guide explains what to do if you think your child or adolescent (teen) may have an eating disorder. Your support is very important in helping your child or adolescent. A list of resources is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - prevention & control
Child
Adolescent
Subjects (LCSH)
Eating disorders--Treatment
Children
Teenagers
Abstract
This guide explains what to do if you think your child or adolescent (teen) may have an eating disorder. Your support is very important in helping your child or adolescent. A list of resources is included.
Responsibility
Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, Nova Scotia Health & IWK Health
Pamphlet Number
2306
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Family-based treatment for eating disorders in children and adolescents

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2325
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Family-based treatment (FBT) is an outpatient treatment for eating disorders (like anorexia nervosa [AN] and bulimia nervosa) in children and adolescents (teenagers). FBT focuses on supporting parents and/or guardians in stopping their child or adolescent’s disordered eating and helping them eat in a more healthy way. This pamphlet explains what causes eating disorders, how parents and other family members can help, who will be on your child or adolescent’s treatment team, and how FBT works. A …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - prevention & control
Family Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Eating disorders--Treatment
Family psychotherapy
Abstract
Family-based treatment (FBT) is an outpatient treatment for eating disorders (like anorexia nervosa [AN] and bulimia nervosa) in children and adolescents (teenagers). FBT focuses on supporting parents and/or guardians in stopping their child or adolescent’s disordered eating and helping them eat in a more healthy way. This pamphlet explains what causes eating disorders, how parents and other family members can help, who will be on your child or adolescent’s treatment team, and how FBT works. A list of resources is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, Nova Scotia Health & IWK Health; Adapted from: IWK Eating Disorder Specific Care Clinic Family Based Treatment
Pamphlet Number
2325
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Head & Neck Oncology Case Manager : helping patients through the cancer journey

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4036
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Patients and families living with head and neck cancers often feel like they are entering a maze when they begin the cancer care journey. Our team tries to give the best care possible for head and neck cancer patients and their families. We have a team of health care professionals who work together to plan your care. This pamphlet explains the role of the head and neck oncology case manager in your care. Contact information is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
Head and Neck Oncology Case Manager : helping patients through the cancer journey
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 ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Head--Cancer
Neck--Cancer
Cancer--Treatment
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
Patients and families living with head and neck cancers often feel like they are entering a maze when they begin the cancer care journey. Our team tries to give the best care possible for head and neck cancer patients and their families. We have a team of health care professionals who work together to plan your care. This pamphlet explains the role of the head and neck oncology case manager in your care. Contact information is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4036
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Heart healthy, sodium restricted guidelines : 1500 to 2000 mg sodium per day

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1166
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Heart healthy eating can help you feel good and give you energy. Eating more fibre and less fat can lower your risk of heart disease by helping control your weight, cholesterol, blood pressure, and diabetes. Eating less sodium (salt) can help manage heart failure and high blood pressure. This pamphlet explains how to eat heart healthy. Foods that are best choices and foods to avoid are listed. Information about fluid, portion size, omega-3 fatty acids, flaxseed, and eating out is included. A li…
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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
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Diseases - diet therapy
Sodium restricted diet
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Diseases--Diet therapy
Salt-free diet
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
Heart healthy eating can help you feel good and give you energy. Eating more fibre and less fat can lower your risk of heart disease by helping control your weight, cholesterol, blood pressure, and diabetes. Eating less sodium (salt) can help manage heart failure and high blood pressure. This pamphlet explains how to eat heart healthy. Foods that are best choices and foods to avoid are listed. Information about fluid, portion size, omega-3 fatty acids, flaxseed, and eating out is included. A list of resources is provided. Recipes are included.
Notes
Previous title: Heart Healthy, Restricted Sodium Guidelines 1.5 to 2 grams sodium
Responsibility
Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1166
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Helping teens cope with dying, death, and grief

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35782
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Bereavement Coordinator. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1738
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This pamphlet outlines how to help teens cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how teens may react when someone is very ill, the role their friends may play in the grieving process, and how their reactions may differ from those of an adult. Other topics include teens as caregivers, rituals, hiding and showing feelings, how stress may affect school performance, and warning signs that your teen may need extra help dealing with their feelings.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Bereavement Coordinator
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)
Death and dying
Grief
Adolescent
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Teenagers
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines how to help teens cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how teens may react when someone is very ill, the role their friends may play in the grieving process, and how their reactions may differ from those of an adult. Other topics include teens as caregivers, rituals, hiding and showing feelings, how stress may affect school performance, and warning signs that your teen may need extra help dealing with their feelings.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Bereavement Coordinator, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1738
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High-energy, high-protein, low-fibre eating guidelines

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0655
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Nutrition is very important in helping you feel better and stay strong. This pamphlet explains how to choose foods that are high in energy and protein, and low in fibre. Recipes are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
High energy, high protein, low fibre eating guidelines
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diet Therapy
Energy Intake
Dietary Fiber
Subjects (LCSH)
Diet therapy
High-calorie diet
Protein-energy malnutrition
Fiber in human nutrition
Specialty
Nutrition and food
Abstract
Nutrition is very important in helping you feel better and stay strong. This pamphlet explains how to choose foods that are high in energy and protein, and low in fibre. Recipes are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0655
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How to clean up a chemotherapy drug spill at home

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4033
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When a drug spill occurs at home, precautions must be taken to make sure that other people who may be helping you with the cleanup do not come in contact with your cancer treatment. Although the risk is very low, it is important to be careful. This pamphlet gives step by step instructions to clean up a chemotherapy drug spill at home.
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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
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Chemotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Chemotherapy
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
When a drug spill occurs at home, precautions must be taken to make sure that other people who may be helping you with the cleanup do not come in contact with your cancer treatment. Although the risk is very low, it is important to be careful. This pamphlet gives step by step instructions to clean up a chemotherapy drug spill at home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4033
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How to use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35482
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2145
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Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about nicotine replacement therapy options such as the nicotine patch, nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, and nicotine inhaler.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
Alternate Title
How to use NRT
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)
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation Devices
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation products
Abstract
Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about nicotine replacement therapy options such as the nicotine patch, nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, and nicotine inhaler.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy Services, Occupational Health Safety & Wellness
Pamphlet Number
2145
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Immune checkpoint inhibitors : a guide for cancer patients

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4040
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Immune checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs) (also called immunotherapy) are an important part of treating some types of cancer. CPIs work by helping your own immune system to work harder or smarter to attack cancer cells. This pamphlet explains what your immune system does and how cancer affects it, what CPIs are and whether they are the same as chemotherapy, and what precautions you have to take. Information about side effects and your orange alert card is included. A list of resources for more inform…
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Immunotherapy
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Immunotherapy
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
Immune checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs) (also called immunotherapy) are an important part of treating some types of cancer. CPIs work by helping your own immune system to work harder or smarter to attack cancer cells. This pamphlet explains what your immune system does and how cancer affects it, what CPIs are and whether they are the same as chemotherapy, and what precautions you have to take. Information about side effects and your orange alert card is included. A list of resources for more information is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4040
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Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2278
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The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital cares for people with intense mental health issues or concerns. It supports your recovery through outpatient (day) treatment, group therapy, and helping you stay connected with your loved ones and the community. This pamphlet explains how to take part in Day Hospital programs, how to access the Day Hospital, what care and programs the Day Hospital offers, and who is on your Day Hospital health care team. Information on how long you will take p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Hospitals, psychiatric
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities
Hospital care
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital cares for people with intense mental health issues or concerns. It supports your recovery through outpatient (day) treatment, group therapy, and helping you stay connected with your loved ones and the community. This pamphlet explains how to take part in Day Hospital programs, how to access the Day Hospital, what care and programs the Day Hospital offers, and who is on your Day Hospital health care team. Information on how long you will take part in Day Hospital programs, how your team will decide what care you need, and how you and your loved ones can help with your healing journey is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
2278
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Patient education video series : helping to support you through your cancer experience

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37516
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4013
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The Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program has a library of educational videos that can help support you through your cancer experience. Some of the videos are listed in this pamphlet, including the Patient Orientation Session: You and Your Cancer Care, Symptom Management Sessions, and the Living Beyond Cancer Video Series. If you would like to review the full catalogue, please go to: https://vimeo.com/showcase/4902954. Contact information for more information on these sessions is included.
Available Online
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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
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
The Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program has a library of educational videos that can help support you through your cancer experience. Some of the videos are listed in this pamphlet, including the Patient Orientation Session: You and Your Cancer Care, Symptom Management Sessions, and the Living Beyond Cancer Video Series. If you would like to review the full catalogue, please go to: https://vimeo.com/showcase/4902954. Contact information for more information on these sessions is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4013
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Politique de réduction du tabagisme de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1548
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Santé Nouvelle-Écosse favorise des milieux sans tabac et sans vapotage pour les patients, les visiteurs et le personnel et veut aider les gens à moins fumer, à cesser de fumer et à demeurer non-fumeurs. Ce dépliant vous donne des renseignements sur les cérémonies de purification par la fumée, l’abandon du tabac et le renvoi à Sans Tabac Nouvelle-Écosse. Il vous donne aussi des conseils au cas où vous décideriez d’essayer de cesser de fumer. Il vous indique aussi comment vous pouvez communiquer …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
Alternate Title
About Nova Scotia Health’s Smoke and Tobacco Reduction Policy
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)
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation products
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Santé Nouvelle-Écosse favorise des milieux sans tabac et sans vapotage pour les patients, les visiteurs et le personnel et veut aider les gens à moins fumer, à cesser de fumer et à demeurer non-fumeurs. Ce dépliant vous donne des renseignements sur les cérémonies de purification par la fumée, l’abandon du tabac et le renvoi à Sans Tabac Nouvelle-Écosse. Il vous donne aussi des conseils au cas où vous décideriez d’essayer de cesser de fumer. Il vous indique aussi comment vous pouvez communiquer avec Sans Tabac Nouvelle-Écosse et le programme d’abandon du tabac.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1547, "About Nova Scotia Health’s Smoke and Tobacco Reduction Policy". Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Renseignements et ressources pour les patients hospitalisés, les visiteurs et les employés qui fument : région d'Halifax, de la Côte-Est et de West Hants
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness
Pamphlet Number
1548
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Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) for glaucoma

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0333
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Your eyes are filled with a fluid made by the ciliary body. This fluid flows through the pupil, in front of the lens, and then out through a drain called the trabecular meshwork. Glaucoma is a disease where increased pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve. It usually happens when the trabecular meshwork (drain) does not work and fluid cannot drain from the eye. Fluid buildup in the front part of the eye increases pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve. This damage may at first caus…
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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
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Glaucoma - surgery
Trabeculectomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Glaucoma--Surgery
Eye--Surgery
Abstract
Your eyes are filled with a fluid made by the ciliary body. This fluid flows through the pupil, in front of the lens, and then out through a drain called the trabecular meshwork. Glaucoma is a disease where increased pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve. It usually happens when the trabecular meshwork (drain) does not work and fluid cannot drain from the eye. Fluid buildup in the front part of the eye increases pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve. This damage may at first cause loss of side vision. If left untreated, it may cause loss of central vision. SLT is used to treat chronic open angle glaucoma by helping to control the pressure inside your eye. A laser (highly focused beam of light) is focused on the drains to help the fluid move more freely. The pamphlet describes getting ready for treatment, how the treatment is done, care after laser treatment, and possible risks. The French version of this pamphlet 1912, "Trabéculoplastie sélective au laser (TSL) pour le glaucome", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Laser trabeculoplasty for glaucoma
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0333
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Trabéculoplastie sélective au laser (TSL) pour le glaucome

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1912
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Vos yeux sont remplis d'un liquide fabriqué par le corps ciliaire. Ce liquide s'écoule à travers la pupille, devant le cristallin, puis sort par un drain appelé trabéculum. Le glaucome est une maladie dans laquelle une pression accrue dans l'œil endommage le nerf optique. Il survient généralement lorsque le trabéculum (drain) ne fonctionne pas et que le liquide ne peut pas s'écouler de l'œil. L'accumulation de liquide dans la partie avant de l'œil augmente la pression dans l'œil, ce qui endomma…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) for glaucoma
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Glaucoma - surgery
Trabeculectomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Glaucoma--Surgery
Eye--Surgery
Abstract
Vos yeux sont remplis d'un liquide fabriqué par le corps ciliaire. Ce liquide s'écoule à travers la pupille, devant le cristallin, puis sort par un drain appelé trabéculum. Le glaucome est une maladie dans laquelle une pression accrue dans l'œil endommage le nerf optique. Il survient généralement lorsque le trabéculum (drain) ne fonctionne pas et que le liquide ne peut pas s'écouler de l'œil. L'accumulation de liquide dans la partie avant de l'œil augmente la pression dans l'œil, ce qui endommage le nerf optique. Ce dommage peut d'abord entraîner une perte de la vision latérale (sur les côtés). Si elle n'est pas traitée, elle peut entraîner une perte de la vision centrale. La trabéculoplastie sélective au laser (TSL) est utilisée pour traiter le glaucome chronique à angle ouvert en aidant à contrôler la pression à l'intérieur de votre œil. Un laser (faisceau lumineux très concentré) est dirigé sur les drains pour aider le liquide à circuler plus librement. Dans le présent dépliant, nous vous expliquons comment vous préparer au traitement, comment est effectué le traitement, les soins qui suivent le traitement au laser et les risques possibles.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) for Glaucoma" pamphlet 0333. Your eyes are filled with a fluid made by the ciliary body. This fluid flows through the pupil, in front of the lens, and then out through a drain called the trabecular meshwork. Glaucoma is a disease where increased pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve. It usually happens when the trabecular meshwork (drain) does not work and fluid cannot drain from the eye. Fluid buildup in the front part of the eye increases pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve. This damage may at first cause loss of side vision. If left untreated, it may cause loss of central vision. SLT is used to treat chronic open angle glaucoma by helping to control the pressure inside your eye. A laser (highly focused beam of light) is focused on the drains to help the fluid move more freely. The pamphlet describes getting ready for treatment, how the treatment is done, care after laser treatment, and possible risks.
Notes
Previous title: Laser trabeculoplasty for glaucoma
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
1912
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