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Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1 : Halifax Infirmary

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1888
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This booklet gives helpful information to families with a loved one who is a patient in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Different aspects to be aware of when visiting a family member in the CVICU are covered, including naming a family spokesperson, things to keep in mind while visiting (such as ways to prevent infection), common equipment on the unit (e.g., lines, monitors and alarms), keeping patients comfortable (minimizing risks such as mood disturbances, delirium, pressure u…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Hospital Units
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital care
Hospital units
Intensive care units
Abstract
This booklet gives helpful information to families with a loved one who is a patient in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Different aspects to be aware of when visiting a family member in the CVICU are covered, including naming a family spokesperson, things to keep in mind while visiting (such as ways to prevent infection), common equipment on the unit (e.g., lines, monitors and alarms), keeping patients comfortable (minimizing risks such as mood disturbances, delirium, pressure ulcers, blood clots), and location of family waiting rooms. Strategies to help you take care of yourself are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Staff of Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 5.1, Halifax Infirmary
Pamphlet Number
1888
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Mental Health and Addictions Services

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1683
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Includes local and toll-free phones numbers to call for mental health and addictions support, listed by location. All services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Hospitals--Substance abuse services
Specialty
Addiction Medicine
Mental Health Services
Psychology
Abstract
Includes local and toll-free phones numbers to call for mental health and addictions support, listed by location. All services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1683
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Geriatric Ambulatory Care Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Geriatric Ambulatory Care Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1617
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The Geriatric Ambulatory Care/Memory Disability Clinic sees mostly seniors (65 and over) with health problems related to frailty or dementia. Topics include: location, what to bring, what to expect, and contact info if you have questions.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Geriatric Ambulatory Care Clinic
Alternate Title
Memory Disability Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dementia
Memory Disorders
Subjects (LCSH)
Dementia
Memory disorders in old age
Abstract
The Geriatric Ambulatory Care/Memory Disability Clinic sees mostly seniors (65 and over) with health problems related to frailty or dementia. Topics include: location, what to bring, what to expect, and contact info if you have questions.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Geriatric Ambulatory Care Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1617
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Discharge instructions after your nerve block

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Pain Management Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0666
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This one page pamphlet gives special instructions for the first 24 hours after your nerve block. Expectations regarding strength, sensation and movement are provided with specific instructions depending on the location on your body where the nerve block was applied.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Acute Pain Management Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nerve Block
Subjects (LCSH)
Nerve block
Abstract
This one page pamphlet gives special instructions for the first 24 hours after your nerve block. Expectations regarding strength, sensation and movement are provided with specific instructions depending on the location on your body where the nerve block was applied.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Pain Management Department, QEII, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
0666
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Discharge instructions after your nerve block : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Department of Anesthesia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2051
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This one page pamphlet gives special instructions for the first 24 hours after your nerve block. Expectations regarding strength, sensation, and movement are provided with specific instructions depending on the location on your body where the nerve block was applied.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Department of Anesthesia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nerve Block
Subjects (LCSH)
Nerve block
Abstract
This one page pamphlet gives special instructions for the first 24 hours after your nerve block. Expectations regarding strength, sensation, and movement are provided with specific instructions depending on the location on your body where the nerve block was applied.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Anesthesia Department, DGH
Pamphlet Number
2051
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First unprovoked seizure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Epilepsy Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2119
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A seizure happens when the nerve cells (neurons) in the brain don’t discharge (fire) the right way. A seizure can cause abnormal movements, sensations, or mental function, depending on which part(s) of the brain is involved. This pamphlet explains why seizures happen, what unprovoked and provoked seizures are, what will happen after your first seizure, and what epilepsy is. Info about the First Unprovoked Seizure Clinic is provided, including the clinic location, what to expect at your first ap…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Epilepsy Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Seizures - diagnosis
Epilepsy - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Spasms
Epilepsy
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
A seizure happens when the nerve cells (neurons) in the brain don’t discharge (fire) the right way. A seizure can cause abnormal movements, sensations, or mental function, depending on which part(s) of the brain is involved. This pamphlet explains why seizures happen, what unprovoked and provoked seizures are, what will happen after your first seizure, and what epilepsy is. Info about the First Unprovoked Seizure Clinic is provided, including the clinic location, what to expect at your first appointment, and tests that may be done. Info on how having a seizure may affect your life is included, such as driving, safety considerations, lifestyle, and work. First aid for seizures and a list of resources for further info are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: QEII Epilepsy Program
Pamphlet Number
2119
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Semen collection : Pathology and laboratory medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2226
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Step-by-step instructions are given for collecting your semen. The pamphlet also answers common questions you may have about collecting your semen. The location for sample drop-offs is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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)
Semen Analysis
Specimen Handling
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Semen--Collection and preservation
Abstract
Step-by-step instructions are given for collecting your semen. The pamphlet also answers common questions you may have about collecting your semen. The location for sample drop-offs is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
2226
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Spiritual care : Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Colchester East Hants Health Centre. Spiritual Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1697
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Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC) provides spiritual care for patients and their loved ones requesting this service. What you can expect from this service as well as situations spiritual care staff can help you with are outlined. The Prayer Room location is listed. Contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Colchester East Hants Health Centre. Spiritual Care
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)
Chaplaincy Service, Hospital
Pastoral Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Chaplains, Hospital
Pastoral counseling
Abstract
Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC) provides spiritual care for patients and their loved ones requesting this service. What you can expect from this service as well as situations spiritual care staff can help you with are outlined. The Prayer Room location is listed. Contact information is also provided.
Notes
Previous title: Spiritual care : Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Responsibility
Prepared by: Spiritual Care, CEHHC
Pamphlet Number
1697
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Semen collection : South Shore Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1980
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This pamphlet gives instructions to collect a semen sample. The drop-off site location is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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)
Semen Analysis
Specimen Handling
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Semen--Collection and preservation
Abstract
This pamphlet gives instructions to collect a semen sample. The drop-off site location is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, South Shore Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1980
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Welcome to the Rheumatology Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Rheumatology Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2001
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Rheumatic diseases can cause painful inflammation (swelling) or pain in your muscles, joints, or tissue. Some rheumatic diseases can also affect your organs. Rheumatic diseases affect each person differently. This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are visiting the Rheumatology Clinic at the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Topics include: your health care team, helpful tips before and during your visit, instructions for calling the clinic, and helpful websites. Blood Colle…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Rheumatology 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)
Rheumatic Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Rheumatism
Abstract
Rheumatic diseases can cause painful inflammation (swelling) or pain in your muscles, joints, or tissue. Some rheumatic diseases can also affect your organs. Rheumatic diseases affect each person differently. This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are visiting the Rheumatology Clinic at the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Topics include: your health care team, helpful tips before and during your visit, instructions for calling the clinic, and helpful websites. Blood Collection Clinic hours and location information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rheumatology Clinic, Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre
Pamphlet Number
2001
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My home parenteral nutrition emergency plan

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Home PEN Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2049
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If you use home parenteral nutrition (HPN), it is very important to be prepared for an emergency (like a weather-related emergency or a natural disaster). It is important to plan before an emergency to make sure you will be able to keep doing your therapy without any interruptions. This pamphlet explains what an HPN emergency plan is, what emergency supplies you should have ready, HPN during a power outage, how to clean your hands with sanitizer, how to run your HPN when your pump battery has r…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Home PEN Program
Alternate Title
My home PN emergency plan
My home PEN emergency plan
My HPN emergency plan
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)
Parenteral Nutrition - methods
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Parenteral feeding
Emergency management--Planning
Abstract
If you use home parenteral nutrition (HPN), it is very important to be prepared for an emergency (like a weather-related emergency or a natural disaster). It is important to plan before an emergency to make sure you will be able to keep doing your therapy without any interruptions. This pamphlet explains what an HPN emergency plan is, what emergency supplies you should have ready, HPN during a power outage, how to clean your hands with sanitizer, how to run your HPN when your pump battery has run out (the gravity method), and HPN during an evacuation. The pamphlet also includes a Health Emergency Card, where you can write down your medical information, emergency contacts, type of vascular access and location, and your HPN order. Keep a copy of your Emergency Health Card in your HPN emergency pack at all times. Space to write down your individual flow rates for pump tubing via gravity is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Home PEN Program
Pamphlet Number
2049
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Dynamic (attachment-focused) Relational Therapy (DaRT) Program : in-person program guide

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. DaRT Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2331
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This pamphlet outlines what to expect during the 6-week DaRT Program. This group meets in person on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for half days. Topics include: what number to call for help 24/7, program location, intake process, treatment, medications, research, what is expected of people entering the program, and what to expect from your health care team. An outline of the various groups offered within the program and what to expect during time outside of scheduled groups is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. DaRT Program
Alternate Title
DaRT Program : in-person program guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - rehabilitation
Mental Disorders - therapy
Behavior Therapy
Psychotherapy, Group
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Mental illness--Treatment
Behavior therapy
Group psychotherapy
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines what to expect during the 6-week DaRT Program. This group meets in person on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for half days. Topics include: what number to call for help 24/7, program location, intake process, treatment, medications, research, what is expected of people entering the program, and what to expect from your health care team. An outline of the various groups offered within the program and what to expect during time outside of scheduled groups is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: DaRT Program
Pamphlet Number
2331
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24-hour urine collection : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0668
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This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a 24-hour urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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)
Urine Specimen Collection
Specimen Handling
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Urine--Collection and preservation
Abstract
This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a 24-hour urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax area
Pamphlet Number
0668
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Mid-stream urine collection : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1619
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This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a mid-stream urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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)
Urine Specimen Collection
Specimen Handling
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Urine--Collection and preservation
Abstract
This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a mid-stream urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax area
Pamphlet Number
1619
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Metanephrine urine collection : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1631
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This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a metanephrine urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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)
Urine Specimen Collection
Specimen Handling
Metanephrine - urine
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Urine--Collection and perservation
Abstract
This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a metanephrine urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax area
Pamphlet Number
1631
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5-HIAA urine collection : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1630
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This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a 5-HIAA urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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)
Urine Specimen Collection
Specimen Handling
Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid - urine
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic specimens
Urine--Collection and preservation
Abstract
This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a 5-HIAA urine (pee) specimen (sample). Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax area
Pamphlet Number
1630
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Stool collection for calprotectin : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Halifax area

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1983
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This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a stool (poop) specimen (sample) to check for calprotectin. Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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)
Leukocyte L1 Antigen Complex
Feces
Specimen Handling
Subjects (LCSH)
CD antigens
Diagnostic specimens
Feces--Collection and preservation
Abstract
This pamphlet gives step-by-step instructions on how to collect a stool (poop) specimen (sample) to check for calprotectin. Location information for drop-offs (24-hour access) is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Halifax area
Pamphlet Number
1983
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