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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0013
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One of the common side effects for cancer and cancer treatment is pain. This pamphlet looks at what causes pain, treatments for different types of pain and different levels of pain, side effects of those treatments, and how to deal with pain.
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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 (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cancer Pain - prevention & control
Neoplasms - complications
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Complications
Cancer pain--Treatment
Specialty
Pain Management
Abstract
One of the common side effects for cancer and cancer treatment is pain. This pamphlet looks at what causes pain, treatments for different types of pain and different levels of pain, side effects of those treatments, and how to deal with pain.
Notes
Patient & family guide
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prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0013
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0342
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This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip rules/precautions are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about followup care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down your health care team contact informati…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (34 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip rules/precautions are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about followup care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down your health care team contact information is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2159, "Fracture de la hanche," is also available.
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Prepared by: Orthopedics, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0342
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Hip fracture recovery guide : Aberdeen Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2245
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This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (24 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, Aberdeen Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2245
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Coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) : Halifax Infirmary

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Halifax Infirmary. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1171
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Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) is a test that looks at the arteries that supply blood to your heart. The test is done using a computed tomography (CT) scan machine. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, and what will happen during and after the test. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Halifax Infirmary. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Coronary CTA : HI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tomography, Emission-Computed
Cardiac Imaging Techniques
Coronary Angiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Tomography
Angiography--Digital techniques
Heart--Imaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) is a test that looks at the arteries that supply blood to your heart. The test is done using a computed tomography (CT) scan machine. This pamphlet explains how to get ready for the test, and what will happen during and after the test. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre is included.
Notes
Previous title: Coronary computed tomography angiography
Previous title: Coronary computed tomography angiography: Halifax Infirmary
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging, Halifax Infirmary
Pamphlet Number
1171
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Hip fracture recovery guide : Valley Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2137
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This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2157, "Se rétablir d’une fracture de la hanche - Hôpital r…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (21 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2157, "Se rétablir d’une fracture de la hanche - Hôpital régional Valley ," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2137
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Se rétablir d’une fracture de la hanche : Hôpital régional Valley

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2157
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Ce guide porte sur la chirurgie de la hanche après une fracture et présente ce qui suit : articulation de la hanche, types de fractures de la hanche, types de chirurgies, à quoi s’attendre avant, pendant et après une chirurgie, exercices et préparation au retour à la maison. Il aborde les complications possibles et le problème de l’ostéoporose et propose un programme d’exercices. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2137, "Hip Fracture Recovery Guide - Valley Regional…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Alternate Title
Hip fracture recovery guide : Valley Regional Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (21 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
Ce guide porte sur la chirurgie de la hanche après une fracture et présente ce qui suit : articulation de la hanche, types de fractures de la hanche, types de chirurgies, à quoi s’attendre avant, pendant et après une chirurgie, exercices et préparation au retour à la maison. Il aborde les complications possibles et le problème de l’ostéoporose et propose un programme d’exercices.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2137, "Hip Fracture Recovery Guide - Valley Regional Hospital". This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2157
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Getting chemotherapy by an elastomeric infusion pump

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4032
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An elastomeric infusion pump is a lightweight disposable pump that may be used to give you medications. It is made of very hard plastic and looks like a baby bottle. This pump lets you receive medications safely and comfortably in your own home. This pamphlet explains what types of drugs can be given by an infusion pump, how an infusion pump works, whether you will still have to come to the hospital, how to carry and take care of the pump, whether you can bathe or shower with the pump, and how …
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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 (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Chemotherapy
Infusion Pump
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Chemotherapy
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
An elastomeric infusion pump is a lightweight disposable pump that may be used to give you medications. It is made of very hard plastic and looks like a baby bottle. This pump lets you receive medications safely and comfortably in your own home. This pamphlet explains what types of drugs can be given by an infusion pump, how an infusion pump works, whether you will still have to come to the hospital, how to carry and take care of the pump, whether you can bathe or shower with the pump, and how you will know when it is empty. Information on what to do if you think the pump is not running, if the gripper needle comes out, if the pump leaks, or if the tubing becomes disconnected is included. Signs of infection are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4032
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Fractured hip - Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2321
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This pamphlet outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip precautions (rules) are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment. The guide answers any questions you may have about follow-up care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down the numbers of your health care team members is l…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (34 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip precautions (rules) are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment. The guide answers any questions you may have about follow-up care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down the numbers of your health care team members is listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, CBRH
Pamphlet Number
2321
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