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Seniors Afternoon Out Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Seniors LINCS Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2221
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The Seniors Afternoon Out Program is an affordable social opportunity for seniors living in the Annapolis Valley. Activities promote physical and mental wellness and give support for caregiver respite (relief). This pamphlet explains who can attend, what may happen in an afternoon, the benefits, and how to register for the program. This pamphlet is also available as letter size (WT85-2383).
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Seniors LINCS 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)
Health Services for the Aged
Recreation Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Community health services for older people
Recreation therapy
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
The Seniors Afternoon Out Program is an affordable social opportunity for seniors living in the Annapolis Valley. Activities promote physical and mental wellness and give support for caregiver respite (relief). This pamphlet explains who can attend, what may happen in an afternoon, the benefits, and how to register for the program. This pamphlet is also available as letter size (WT85-2383).
Responsibility
Prepared by: Seniors LINCS Program
Pamphlet Number
2221
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Seniors Afternoon Out Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Seniors LINCS Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2383
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The Seniors Afternoon Out Program is an affordable social opportunity for seniors living in the Annapolis Valley. Activities promote physical and mental wellness and give support for caregiver respite (relief). This pamphlet explains who can attend, what may happen in an afternoon, the benefits, and how to register for the program. This pamphlet is also available as a tri-fold (WT85-2221).
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Seniors LINCS Program
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)
Health Services for the Aged
Recreation Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Community health services for older people
Recreation therapy
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
The Seniors Afternoon Out Program is an affordable social opportunity for seniors living in the Annapolis Valley. Activities promote physical and mental wellness and give support for caregiver respite (relief). This pamphlet explains who can attend, what may happen in an afternoon, the benefits, and how to register for the program. This pamphlet is also available as a tri-fold (WT85-2221).
Responsibility
Prepared by: Seniors LINCS Program
Pamphlet Number
2383
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Living kidney donor discharge instructions

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Urology, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2407
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This pamphlet gives information on how to heal and stay healthy after your kidney donation surgery. Topics include incision (cut) care, activity, feelings after surgery, medications, Post Donation Program, and symptoms that require a trip to the Emergency Department.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Urology
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nephrology
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)
Transplant Donors
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information on how to heal and stay healthy after your kidney donation surgery. Topics include incision (cut) care, activity, feelings after surgery, medications, Post Donation Program, and symptoms that require a trip to the Emergency Department.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology/Multi Organ Transplant Program/Nephrology
Pamphlet Number
2407
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The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program : Hants Community Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. Pain Management. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1658
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The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a 5-session group education program that teaches self-management strategies for living with chronic pain. Topics include: benefits, who the program is for, goals, what you will learn, how the program will help, where and when it is held, and how to sign up.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. Pain Management
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pain Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Pain--Treatment
Abstract
The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a 5-session group education program that teaches self-management strategies for living with chronic pain. Topics include: benefits, who the program is for, goals, what you will learn, how the program will help, where and when it is held, and how to sign up.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management, Hants Community Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1658
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Independent Living Simulation Suites : Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Independent Living Simulation Suite Working Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2054
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There are 2 fully-equipped 1-bedroom Independent Living Simulation (ILS) suites on the 4th floor of the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. These suites are designed to give you or support persons practice independent or assisted living before you go home. This pamphlet explains the type of life skills that can be practiced in the suites and when the suites can be used. A description of each suite, North Suite and The MacKinnon Family Suite (South), is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Independent Living Simulation Suite Working Committee
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)
Independent Living
Subjects (LCSH)
Congregate housing
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
There are 2 fully-equipped 1-bedroom Independent Living Simulation (ILS) suites on the 4th floor of the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. These suites are designed to give you or support persons practice independent or assisted living before you go home. This pamphlet explains the type of life skills that can be practiced in the suites and when the suites can be used. A description of each suite, North Suite and The MacKinnon Family Suite (South), is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Independent living simulation suites : Nova Scotia Rehabilitation & Arthritis Centre
Responsibility
Prepared by: ILS Suite Working Committee: NS Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre
Pamphlet Number
2054
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Living kidney donation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. MOTP Living Kidney Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2333
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There are never enough kidneys donated to do transplants for all the people who need them. Some people wait years for the right kidney to be donated. If you are interested in becoming a living kidney donor, this pamphlet will answer some common questions. Topics include: the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, who can donate, deciding to donate, and how to get started if you want to donate a kidney. Information about the donation process, including evaluation, surgery, recovery…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. MOTP Living Kidney Program
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)
Organ transplantation
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
There are never enough kidneys donated to do transplants for all the people who need them. Some people wait years for the right kidney to be donated. If you are interested in becoming a living kidney donor, this pamphlet will answer some common questions. Topics include: the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, who can donate, deciding to donate, and how to get started if you want to donate a kidney. Information about the donation process, including evaluation, surgery, recovery, follow-up, and life after the donation, is included. Contact information for Atlantic Canada Living Kidney Donation Programs, as well as a list of resources, is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MOTP Living Kidney Program
Pamphlet Number
2333
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Living with your pacemaker

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0019
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This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what a pacemaker is, how the procedure is done, what will happen after your procedure, and your care at home. The French version of this pamphlet 1944, "Vivre avec un stimulateur cardiaque (pacemaker)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pacemaker, artificial
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiac pacemakers
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what a pacemaker is, how the procedure is done, what will happen after your procedure, and your care at home. The French version of this pamphlet 1944, "Vivre avec un stimulateur cardiaque (pacemaker)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health
Pamphlet Number
0019
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Living with advanced liver disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0225
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It can be confusing and scary to find out that you have advanced liver disease. You have been referred to a Liver Specialist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII). A liver transplant is one of many treatments that may be used to treat advanced liver disease. You and the Liver Specialist will decide on the best treatment for you. This pamphlet explains where to go for your appointment, how the liver works, and how to manage your symptoms. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centr…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Diseases - therapy
Liver Diseases - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
It can be confusing and scary to find out that you have advanced liver disease. You have been referred to a Liver Specialist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII). A liver transplant is one of many treatments that may be used to treat advanced liver disease. You and the Liver Specialist will decide on the best treatment for you. This pamphlet explains where to go for your appointment, how the liver works, and how to manage your symptoms. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
0225
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Living with your implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0241
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An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) finds and corrects dangerous fast heart rates that start in the bottom of your heart. The device is also a pacemaker, which can treat slow heart rates. You will need surgery to have the device placed in your body. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what an ICD is, and what will happen after your procedure. Instructions on follow-up, care at home, and when to call your primary health…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health
Alternate Title
Living with your ICD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Defibrillators, Implantable
Subjects (LCSH)
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) finds and corrects dangerous fast heart rates that start in the bottom of your heart. The device is also a pacemaker, which can treat slow heart rates. You will need surgery to have the device placed in your body. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what an ICD is, and what will happen after your procedure. Instructions on follow-up, care at home, and when to call your primary health care provider or 911 are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1719, "Vivre avec votre défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable (DCI)," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health
Pamphlet Number
0241
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Vivre avec un stimulateur cardiaque (pacemaker)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1944
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Ce dépliant explique comment votre cœur bat, ce qui se passe si vous avez des problèmes de rythme cardiaque, ce qu'est un stimulateur cardiaque, comment se déroule l'intervention, ce qui se passera après l'intervention et les soins nécessaires à la maison. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0019, “Living With Your Pacemaker”. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what a pacemaker is, how the procedure is done, wha…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health
Alternate Title
Living with your pacemaker
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pacemaker, Artificial
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiac pacemakers
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique comment votre cœur bat, ce qui se passe si vous avez des problèmes de rythme cardiaque, ce qu'est un stimulateur cardiaque, comment se déroule l'intervention, ce qui se passera après l'intervention et les soins nécessaires à la maison.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0019, “Living With Your Pacemaker”. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what a pacemaker is, how the procedure is done, what will happen after your procedure, and your care at home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health
Pamphlet Number
1944
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Patient education video series : helping to support you through your cancer experience

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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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Restorative Care Unit (RCU): Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital. Restorative Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2250
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The Restorative Care Unit at Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital safely helps patients and their families reach their highest level of independent living. What the unit will help you with, what to bring, accommodations, your health care team, your rights and responsibilities, fall and injury prevention, and other information is outlined.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital. Restorative Care Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Rehabilitation
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Rehabilitation
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Restorative Care Unit at Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital safely helps patients and their families reach their highest level of independent living. What the unit will help you with, what to bring, accommodations, your health care team, your rights and responsibilities, fall and injury prevention, and other information is outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: RCU staff, Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2250
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Writing to your anonymous living kidney donor

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2272
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The decision to write your anonymous (unknown) living kidney donor to thank them for their donation is a personal choice. The decision is yours. You do not have to write to them if you do not want to. If you would like to write to your donor, this pamphlet will give information to guide you. The pamphlet explains when you should write, what you should say, where to send your card or letter, and if you will hear back from your kidney donor. Information about Direct Contact is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program
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)
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
The decision to write your anonymous (unknown) living kidney donor to thank them for their donation is a personal choice. The decision is yours. You do not have to write to them if you do not want to. If you would like to write to your donor, this pamphlet will give information to guide you. The pamphlet explains when you should write, what you should say, where to send your card or letter, and if you will hear back from your kidney donor. Information about Direct Contact is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MOTP Living Kidney Program
Pamphlet Number
2272
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Finding a living kidney donor

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2271
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It can be hard to reach out to possible living donors. You may feel many emotions. This is normal. This pamphlet expalins the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, how to find a living donor, who you should ask to be a donor, and what will happen when a person says they may be interested in being your living kidney donor. Contact information for Atlantic Canada Living Kidney Donation Programs is provided. Resources are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program
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)
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
It can be hard to reach out to possible living donors. You may feel many emotions. This is normal. This pamphlet expalins the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, how to find a living donor, who you should ask to be a donor, and what will happen when a person says they may be interested in being your living kidney donor. Contact information for Atlantic Canada Living Kidney Donation Programs is provided. Resources are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MOTP Living Kidney Program
Pamphlet Number
2271
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Writing to your anonymous kidney transplant recipient

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2273
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The decision to write your anonymous (unknown) kidney transplant recipient is a personal choice. The decision is yours. You do not have to write to them if you do not want to. If you would like to write to your transplant recipient, this pamphlet will give information to guide you. The pamphlet explains when you should write, what you should say, where to send your card or letter, and if you will hear back from your transplant recipient. Information about Direct Contact is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program
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)
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
The decision to write your anonymous (unknown) kidney transplant recipient is a personal choice. The decision is yours. You do not have to write to them if you do not want to. If you would like to write to your transplant recipient, this pamphlet will give information to guide you. The pamphlet explains when you should write, what you should say, where to send your card or letter, and if you will hear back from your transplant recipient. Information about Direct Contact is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MOTP Living Kidney Program
Pamphlet Number
2273
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East Coast Forensic Hospital : Transition Bungalow Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1626
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The Transition Bungalow Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The Program lets you test and practice your skills for living on your own before being discharged. You will live in a bungalow on the hospital grounds with other patients, or in the hospital in a 1-bedroom apartment. You can learn new skills to help you when you leave the hospital, and practice the skills you already have. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Halfway Houses
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Halfway houses
Abstract
The Transition Bungalow Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The Program lets you test and practice your skills for living on your own before being discharged. You will live in a bungalow on the hospital grounds with other patients, or in the hospital in a 1-bedroom apartment. You can learn new skills to help you when you leave the hospital, and practice the skills you already have. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
Notes
Previous title: Bungalow Program : East Coast Forensic Hospital (ECFH)
Responsibility
Prepared by: East Coast Forensic Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1626
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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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Vivre avec votre défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable (DCI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1719
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Un défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable (DCI) détecte et corrige les battements de cœur dangereusement rapides qui commencent dans la partie inférieure du cœur. Cet appareil est également un stimulateur cardiaque, qui peut traiter les rythmes cardiaques lents. Vous devrez subir une intervention chirurgicale pour l’implantation de l’appareil dans votre corps. Ce livret explique comment votre cœur bat, ce qui se passe si vous avez des problèmes de rythme cardiaque, ce qu'est un DCI et ce qui …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health
Alternate Title
Vivre avec votre DCI
Living with your implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Defibrillators, Implantable
Subjects (LCSH)
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Un défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable (DCI) détecte et corrige les battements de cœur dangereusement rapides qui commencent dans la partie inférieure du cœur. Cet appareil est également un stimulateur cardiaque, qui peut traiter les rythmes cardiaques lents. Vous devrez subir une intervention chirurgicale pour l’implantation de l’appareil dans votre corps. Ce livret explique comment votre cœur bat, ce qui se passe si vous avez des problèmes de rythme cardiaque, ce qu'est un DCI et ce qui se passera après l'intervention. Des instructions sur le suivi, les soins à domicile et le moment d'appeler votre prestataire de soins de santé primaires ou le 911 sont incluses.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0241, "Living With Your Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)". An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) finds and corrects dangerous fast heart rates that start in the bottom of your heart. The device is also a pacemaker, which can treat slow heart rates. You will need surgery to have the device placed in your body. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what an ICD is, and what will happen after your procedure. Instructions on follow-up, care at home, and when to call your primary health care provider or 911 are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health
Pamphlet Number
1719
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VISIT Program : vitals, interview, safety, inspection, and treatment

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37318
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Seniors LINCS Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2207
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The VISIT Program is a partnership between Seniors LINCS and Emergency Health Services (EHS) to provide in-home primary care to seniors living in the Annapolis Valley area. This pamphlet explains what the VISIT Program includes, how to decide if the program is right for you, how the program might help you, what will happen at the visit, and how to get a referral for the program. Contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Seniors LINCS Program
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)
Geriatrics
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Geriatrics
Preventive health services for older people
Accidents--Prevention
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
The VISIT Program is a partnership between Seniors LINCS and Emergency Health Services (EHS) to provide in-home primary care to seniors living in the Annapolis Valley area. This pamphlet explains what the VISIT Program includes, how to decide if the program is right for you, how the program might help you, what will happen at the visit, and how to get a referral for the program. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Seniors LINCS Program
Pamphlet Number
2207
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COVID-19 vaccination and cancer FAQ

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37451
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4000
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As a person living with cancer, or a blood or bone marrow condition, you may have questions about COVID-19 vaccination. This pamphlet explains if the vaccine is safe for people with cancer, how well the vaccine works in people with cancer, when you should get the vaccine, and which vaccine you should get. Possible side effects are listed. Information on who to talk to if you still have questions about the vaccine, and what will happen after you get the vaccine is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
Coronavirus vaccination and cancer FAQ
COVID-19 vaccination and cancer frequently asked questions
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)
COVID-19 Vaccines
Neoplasms - complications
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)--Vaccination
Cancer--Complications
Abstract
As a person living with cancer, or a blood or bone marrow condition, you may have questions about COVID-19 vaccination. This pamphlet explains if the vaccine is safe for people with cancer, how well the vaccine works in people with cancer, when you should get the vaccine, and which vaccine you should get. Possible side effects are listed. Information on who to talk to if you still have questions about the vaccine, and what will happen after you get the vaccine is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4000
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