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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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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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Diabetes Centre : Digby General Hospital, Roseway Hospital, Yarmouth Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Centre. Digby General Hospital, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Centre. Roseway Hospital, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Centre. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1982
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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes (type 1 or 2) or gestational diabetes and you have questions or concerns about your diabetes, high or low blood sugar, diabetes medication, or other medications, then you may find it helpful to visit a Diabetes Centre. This pamphlet answers common questions about the Diabetes Centres in the following locations: Digby Hospital (Meteghan satellite), Yarmouth Regional Hospital, and Roseway Hospital (Barrington Passage satellite).
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Centre. Digby General Hospital
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Centre. Roseway Hospital
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Centre. Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes Insipidus
Subjects (LCSH)
Diabetes
Abstract
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes (type 1 or 2) or gestational diabetes and you have questions or concerns about your diabetes, high or low blood sugar, diabetes medication, or other medications, then you may find it helpful to visit a Diabetes Centre. This pamphlet answers common questions about the Diabetes Centres in the following locations: Digby Hospital (Meteghan satellite), Yarmouth Regional Hospital, and Roseway Hospital (Barrington Passage satellite).
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diabetes Centre, Digby, Roseway, & Yarmouth
Pamphlet Number
1982
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Parler de la mort et du deuil aux enfants : Information pour les parents et les personnes qui s’occupent des enfants

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2146
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Ce dépliant explique comment aider votre enfant à faire face à la fin de vie, à la mort et au deuil. Il explique comment les enfants peuvent réagir lorsqu'une personne est très malade, comment planifier adéquatement les visites de la famille à l'hôpital ou au centre de soins palliatifs et l'importance de prendre le temps de parler à votre enfant. Il fournit aussi des conseils quant à la présence ou non des enfants au moment du décès et des recommandations pour annoncer à un enfant qu'une person…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services
Alternate Title
Talking to children about death and grief
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bereavement
Grief
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Grief in children
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique comment aider votre enfant à faire face à la fin de vie, à la mort et au deuil. Il explique comment les enfants peuvent réagir lorsqu'une personne est très malade, comment planifier adéquatement les visites de la famille à l'hôpital ou au centre de soins palliatifs et l'importance de prendre le temps de parler à votre enfant. Il fournit aussi des conseils quant à la présence ou non des enfants au moment du décès et des recommandations pour annoncer à un enfant qu'une personne est décédée. On y traite également des sujets suivants : la préparation aux rituels et aux funérailles, l'importance pour les enfants de parler ouvertement de leur peine, la nécessité de garder des souvenirs de l'être aimé, la façon dont les réactions des enfants peuvent différer de celles des adultes et la nécessité de demander du soutien lorsque l'enfant est anxieux. On fournit des conseils pour les différents stades de développement (p. ex., les enfants de 3 à 5 ans, de 6 à 8 ans et de 9 à 12 ans) et une liste de ressources en ligne.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Talking to Children About Death and Grief: Information for Parents and Caregivers" pamphlet 2024. This pamphlet outlines how to help your child cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how children may react when someone is very ill, planning appropriately for family visits at the hospital or hospice, the importance of making time to talk to your child, guidance on whether children should be present at death, and guidance on telling a child that someone has died. Other topics include: getting ready for rituals and funerals, the importance of children needing to talk about grief openly, keeping reminders of your loved one, how their reactions may differ from those of an adult, and asking for extra support when your child gets anxious. Tips for developmental stages (e.g., children aged 3 to 5, aged 6 to 8, and aged 9 to 12) are given and a list of online resources are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services
Pamphlet Number
2146
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Intensive care unit : Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Intensive Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2072
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This pamphlet provides important info for families of loved's ones that are staying in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: family spokesperson, visiting, infections, what to expect (lines, monitors, alarms, equipment, getting your loved one moving), delirium, pressure ulcers (bedsores), blood clots, transfers, family waiting room, when a loved one is ready to leave the ICU, and how to take care of yourself. An FAQ section is also given. A notes section for you to record your questions is a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Intensive Care Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Pressure Ulcer - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Bedsores
Abstract
This pamphlet provides important info for families of loved's ones that are staying in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: family spokesperson, visiting, infections, what to expect (lines, monitors, alarms, equipment, getting your loved one moving), delirium, pressure ulcers (bedsores), blood clots, transfers, family waiting room, when a loved one is ready to leave the ICU, and how to take care of yourself. An FAQ section is also given. A notes section for you to record your questions is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ICU staff, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2072
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Welcome to the Neurosurgery Unit 7.3

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1033
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The Neurosurgery Unit is for people with brain and/or spinal cord injury or disease. Our goal is to give the best possible care to you using a team approach. We have different levels of care to support your recovery. This pamphlet explains the 2 levels of care: the Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) and the Neurosurgery floor. It also gives information about transitioning from the ICU, Home First and discharge planning, visiting, information for your loved ones, places for your loved on…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neurosciences
Neurosurgery
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Neuroscience
Nervous system--Surgery
Health care teams
Hospital units
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
The Neurosurgery Unit is for people with brain and/or spinal cord injury or disease. Our goal is to give the best possible care to you using a team approach. We have different levels of care to support your recovery. This pamphlet explains the 2 levels of care: the Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) and the Neurosurgery floor. It also gives information about transitioning from the ICU, Home First and discharge planning, visiting, information for your loved ones, places for your loved ones to stay, and your health care team members. A section of helpful hints includes information about parking, personal belongings, the Crisis Room, Brain Repair Centre, waiting room, and visitors' washroom. Conveniences at the HI site and important phone numbers are listed.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to 7.3 Neurosurgery
Responsibility
Prepared by: Neurosurgery Nursing Staff
Pamphlet Number
1033
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Dementia care for families : Camp Hill Veteran's Memorial Building

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans’ Services, Nursing Practice Council. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1423
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As your family member goes through different stages of dementia, you may have questions and concerns. This pamphlet gives ways for you to support your family member. It explains the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and offers answers to many of the questions you may have about your loved one's care following admission to the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building. The French version of this pamphlet 1856, "Soins aux personnes atteintes de démence - Édifice Camp Hill Veterans’…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans’ Services, Nursing Practice Council
Alternate Title
Dementia care for families : CHVMB
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)
Dementia
Subjects (LCSH)
Dementia--Patients--Care
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
As your family member goes through different stages of dementia, you may have questions and concerns. This pamphlet gives ways for you to support your family member. It explains the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and offers answers to many of the questions you may have about your loved one's care following admission to the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building. The French version of this pamphlet 1856, "Soins aux personnes atteintes de démence - Édifice Camp Hill Veterans’ Memorial", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Information About Dementia Care for Families: Veterans' Memorial Building
Responsibility
Prepared by: Veterans’ Services, Nursing Practice Council
Pamphlet Number
1423
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Soins aux personnes atteintes de démence : Édifice Camp Hill Veterans’ Memorial

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans’ Services, Nursing Practice Council. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1856
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La présente brochure vise à aider les familles à offrir du soutien à un être cher atteint de démence. Il explique la différence entre la démence et la maladie d’Alzheimer, et répond aux nombreuses questions que peuvent avoir les familles au sujet des soins de leur proche à la suite de l’admission à l’édifice Veterans' Memorial. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Dementia Care for Families: Camp Hill Veterans’ Memorial Building" pamphlet 1423. As your family member goes through differen…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Veterans’ Services, Nursing Practice Council
Alternate Title
Soins aux personnes atteintes de démence : Édifice CHVM
Dementia care for families: Camp Hill Veterans’ Memorial Building
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dementia
Subjects (LCSH)
Dementia
Dementia--Patients--Care
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
La présente brochure vise à aider les familles à offrir du soutien à un être cher atteint de démence. Il explique la différence entre la démence et la maladie d’Alzheimer, et répond aux nombreuses questions que peuvent avoir les familles au sujet des soins de leur proche à la suite de l’admission à l’édifice Veterans' Memorial.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Dementia Care for Families: Camp Hill Veterans’ Memorial Building" pamphlet 1423. As your family member goes through different stages of dementia, you may have questions and concerns. This pamphlet gives ways for you to support your family member. It explains the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and offers answers to many of the questions you may have about your loved one's care following admission to the Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building.
Notes
Previous title: Information à l’intention des familles sur les soins aux personnes atteintes de démence : Édifice Veterans’ Memorial
Responsibility
Prepared by: Veterans’ Services, Nursing Practice Council
Pamphlet Number
1856
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Life is a journey : grieving the loss of a loved one

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0511
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This pamphlet describes how you may feel after the death of a loved one. Topics include physical changes, emotions, what you can do, and grief. Positive ways of coping are given that may help you on your journey. The French version of this pamphlet 1961, "Sur le chemin de la vie", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care
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)
Grief
Death
Subjects (LCSH)
Grief
Grief therapy
Death
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
This pamphlet describes how you may feel after the death of a loved one. Topics include physical changes, emotions, what you can do, and grief. Positive ways of coping are given that may help you on your journey. The French version of this pamphlet 1961, "Sur le chemin de la vie", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Life is a journey
Responsibility
Prepared by: Palliative Care
Pamphlet Number
0511
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Circle of support and circle of care : sharing information and working together

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1849
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Your Circle of Support is the loved ones who you have chosen to support you. Your Circle of Care is the members of your health care team who are involved in your care. This pamphlet explains how your personal information is shared with people in your Circle of Care and Circle of Support. The French version of this pamphlet 1950, "Réseau de soutien et cercle de soins : partager l’information et travailler ensemble", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Mental Health and Addictions
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)
Confidentiality
Subjects (LCSH)
Personal information management
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Your Circle of Support is the loved ones who you have chosen to support you. Your Circle of Care is the members of your health care team who are involved in your care. This pamphlet explains how your personal information is shared with people in your Circle of Care and Circle of Support. The French version of this pamphlet 1950, "Réseau de soutien et cercle de soins : partager l’information et travailler ensemble", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions, Northern Zone
Pamphlet Number
1849
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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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Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) scent-free information

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1933
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Sometimes a product is labelled as scent-free or fragrance-free, but a perfume or fragrance is added to cover up the smell of the chemicals. The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick, especially people with fragrance sensitivities, asthma, allergies, and other medical conditions. This pamphlet gives a list of types of products that have scents. Instructions for removing scents from your clothes before coming to ICCS are provided. The pamphlet also gives instructions for r…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service
Alternate Title
Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) scent-free information
Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) fragrance-free information
Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) unscented information
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)
Odorants - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Odor control
Abstract
Sometimes a product is labelled as scent-free or fragrance-free, but a perfume or fragrance is added to cover up the smell of the chemicals. The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick, especially people with fragrance sensitivities, asthma, allergies, and other medical conditions. This pamphlet gives a list of types of products that have scents. Instructions for removing scents from your clothes before coming to ICCS are provided. The pamphlet also gives instructions for removing scents from your hair and your car. Instructions for how to remove smoke from your clothes are also provided. Instructions for your family members and support person(s) and/or loved ones are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Integrated Chronic Care Service
Pamphlet Number
1933
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Sur le chemin de la vie : faire le deuil d’un être cher

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1961
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La présente ressource traite de la façon dont vous pourriez vous sentir après la mort d’un proche. On y traite des pensées qui peuvent vous habiter, des sentiments couramment ressentis et des changements physiques que vous pourriez constater. On y présente aussi des stratégies d’adaptation positives pour vous aider dans votre cheminement. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0511, “Life is a Journey”. This pamphlet describes how you may feel after the death of a loved one. Top…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care
Alternate Title
Life is a journey : grieving the loss of a loved one
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Grief
Death
Subjects (LCSH)
Grief
Grief therapy
Death
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
La présente ressource traite de la façon dont vous pourriez vous sentir après la mort d’un proche. On y traite des pensées qui peuvent vous habiter, des sentiments couramment ressentis et des changements physiques que vous pourriez constater. On y présente aussi des stratégies d’adaptation positives pour vous aider dans votre cheminement.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0511, “Life is a Journey”. This pamphlet describes how you may feel after the death of a loved one. Topics include physical changes, emotions, what you can do, and grief. Positive ways of coping are given that may help you on your journey.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Palliative Care
Pamphlet Number
1961
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Making the most of your remaining vision

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1998
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Losing your sight can be upsetting. You may feel scared, sad, or frustrated – this is normal. This pamphlet gives information and advice from health care professionals on adjusting to vision loss. Topics include types of vision loss, tips for getting used to vision loss (like staying safe at home, and using supportive and adaptable technology), and how vision loss affects your loved ones. Examples of computer software, apps, and things you can use at home are provided. Information on CNIB suppo…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
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)
Vision, low
Vision Disorders
Blindness
Subjects (LCSH)
Low vision
Vision disorders
Blindness
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Losing your sight can be upsetting. You may feel scared, sad, or frustrated – this is normal. This pamphlet gives information and advice from health care professionals on adjusting to vision loss. Topics include types of vision loss, tips for getting used to vision loss (like staying safe at home, and using supportive and adaptable technology), and how vision loss affects your loved ones. Examples of computer software, apps, and things you can use at home are provided. Information on CNIB support programs and a list of resources is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2078, "Utiliser de façon optimale la vision qu’il vous reste", is also available.
Responsibility
Adapted with permission from: SMARTSIGHT™ - Patient Handout, An American Academy of Ophthalmology Initiative in Vision Rehabilitation: “Making the Most of Remaining Vision” (2017)
Pamphlet Number
1998
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Welcome to the Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2060
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Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) provides assessments and care planning for people with complex chronic (ongoing) conditions. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you come to ICCS. Topics include appointments, bringing a support person(s) and/or a loved one to your appointments, why ICCS is scent-free, what 'scent-free' means, and how to become scent-free for your appointments. An approved products list is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service
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)
Chronic Disease
Community Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Chronically ill
Chronic diseases--Treatment
Community health services
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) provides assessments and care planning for people with complex chronic (ongoing) conditions. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you come to ICCS. Topics include appointments, bringing a support person(s) and/or a loved one to your appointments, why ICCS is scent-free, what 'scent-free' means, and how to become scent-free for your appointments. An approved products list is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Integrated Chronic Care Service
Pamphlet Number
2060
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Utiliser de façon optimale la vision qu’il vous reste

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2078
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Il peut être bouleversant de perdre la vue. Vous pourriez ressentir de la peur, de la tristesse ou de la frustration – cela est normal. Cette brochure fournit de l’information et les conseils de professionnels de la santé sur l’adaptation à une perte de vision. On y traite des types de perte de vision, des conseils pour s’y adapter (comme rester en sécurité à la maison et utiliser la technologie d’assistance adaptable) et de la façon dont la perte de vision affecte vos proches. On y fournit des…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Making the most of your remaining vision
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)
Vision, low
Vision Disorders
Blindness
Subjects (LCSH)
Low vision
Vision disorders
Blindness
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Il peut être bouleversant de perdre la vue. Vous pourriez ressentir de la peur, de la tristesse ou de la frustration – cela est normal. Cette brochure fournit de l’information et les conseils de professionnels de la santé sur l’adaptation à une perte de vision. On y traite des types de perte de vision, des conseils pour s’y adapter (comme rester en sécurité à la maison et utiliser la technologie d’assistance adaptable) et de la façon dont la perte de vision affecte vos proches. On y fournit des exemples de logiciels, d’applications et d’autres moyens à utiliser à la maison. Vous y trouverez aussi des renseignements sur les programmes de soutien de l’Institut national canadien pour les aveugles (INCA), ainsi qu’une liste de ressources.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1998, “Making the Most of Your Remaining Vision”. Losing your sight can be upsetting. You may feel scared, sad, or frustrated – this is normal. This pamphlet gives information and advice from health care professionals on adjusting to vision loss. Topics include types of vision loss, tips for getting used to vision loss (like staying safe at home, and using supportive and adaptable technology), and how vision loss affects your loved ones. Examples of computer software, apps, and things you can use at home are provided. Information on CNIB support programs and a list of resources is included.
Responsibility
Adapted with permission from: SMARTSIGHT™ - Patient Handout, An American Academy of Ophthalmology Initiative in Vision Rehabilitation: “Making the Most of Remaining Vision” (2017)
Pamphlet Number
2078
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Short Stay Unit : Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Short Stay Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2261
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The Short Stay Unit is a 5-bed psychiatric inpatient service with 24-hour nursing care. This pamphlet explains what will happen when you are admitted to the unit, what to expect on the unit, passes to leave the unit, service available on the unit and at the QEII, how you can help yourself, discharge planning, how your loved ones can help, and how to give feedback about your stay. A list of common words used in the hospital is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Short Stay Unit
Alternate Title
Short Stay Unit : Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nursing units
Psychiatry
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Psychiatry
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Short Stay Unit is a 5-bed psychiatric inpatient service with 24-hour nursing care. This pamphlet explains what will happen when you are admitted to the unit, what to expect on the unit, passes to leave the unit, service available on the unit and at the QEII, how you can help yourself, discharge planning, how your loved ones can help, and how to give feedback about your stay. A list of common words used in the hospital is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Short Stay Unit, Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building
Pamphlet Number
2261
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East Coast Forensic Hospital : Family and Friends

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2277
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This pamphlet is for family and friends of patients in the Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit Program available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The FACT Unit is a 24-bed psychiatric assessment unit. Patients on this unit may be: remanded (sent back) from the judicial system for a court ordered assessment or admitted from a provincial correctional facility (prison) for treatment after becoming mentally ill. Program expectations and the role you will play in your loved one…
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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 (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Correctional Facilities
Psychosocial Support Systems
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Prisoners--Mental health services
Abstract
This pamphlet is for family and friends of patients in the Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit Program available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The FACT Unit is a 24-bed psychiatric assessment unit. Patients on this unit may be: remanded (sent back) from the judicial system for a court ordered assessment or admitted from a provincial correctional facility (prison) for treatment after becoming mentally ill. Program expectations and the role you will play in your loved one's treastment are given. A list of community supports are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: East Coast Forensic Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2277
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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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Welcome to the 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
2282
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This guide will answer questions you may have about attending the Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital. This guide explains what is expected of you, what you can expect from the program and your Day Hospital health care team members, how you will be involved in your care and recovery, and how loved ones and friends who are part of your Circle of Support can be involved in your recovery, if you choose. The guide explains what the MHA Day Hospital is, what will happen each day, what yo…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital
Alternate Title
Welcome to the MHA 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 (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Hospitals, psychiatric
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities
Hospital care
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This guide will answer questions you may have about attending the Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital. This guide explains what is expected of you, what you can expect from the program and your Day Hospital health care team members, how you will be involved in your care and recovery, and how loved ones and friends who are part of your Circle of Support can be involved in your recovery, if you choose. The guide explains what the MHA Day Hospital is, what will happen each day, what your treatment will focus on, and how to give feedback about your care. Information about how to get to the Day Hospital and where to park is included. A list of commonly used terms is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
2282
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Advanced liver disease : changes in your quality of life

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2286
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Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have.…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have. The pamphlet explains why and when you should get help, how to get help, what other supports are available, and what to do if you need mental health help right away.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Psychology, Multi Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2286
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