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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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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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Blood transfusion

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program, IWK Health. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1200
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You have been given this pamphlet because you or your loved one may need a blood transfusion. The health care team will explain the benefits and risks of a transfusion and what is involved. This pamphlet explains what a blood transfusion is, why you or your loved one may need a transfusion, what blood components and products are, where the blood comes from, informed consent, benefits, risks, and other options, and what will happen during and after the transfusion. Symptoms that need medical att…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program
IWK Health. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Transfusion
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood--Transfusion
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
You have been given this pamphlet because you or your loved one may need a blood transfusion. The health care team will explain the benefits and risks of a transfusion and what is involved. This pamphlet explains what a blood transfusion is, why you or your loved one may need a transfusion, what blood components and products are, where the blood comes from, informed consent, benefits, risks, and other options, and what will happen during and after the transfusion. Symptoms that need medical attention right away are listed.
This pamphlet is also available as IWK Health Centre Patient Learning number: PL-1017.
The French version of this pamphlet 1811, "La transfusion sanguine", is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2124, is also available.
The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2125, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program
Pamphlet Number
1200
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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 , 2024.
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).
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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
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 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).
Responsibility
Prepared by: CVICU 5.1, Halifax Infirmary
Pamphlet Number
1888
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Care in the intensive care unit (ICU) : QE II department of critical care (3A and 5.2 ICU)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A and 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1593
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This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are a patient in the QE II Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Other topics include: visiting, care for loved ones and support persons, substitute decision maker (SDM), goals of care, and spiritual care services.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A and 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are a patient in the QE II Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Other topics include: visiting, care for loved ones and support persons, substitute decision maker (SDM), goals of care, and spiritual care services.
Notes
Previous title: 3A and 5.2 Intensive Care Units : information for families
Responsibility
Prepared by: 3A and 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Pamphlet Number
1593
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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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Critical Care Units: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU) : Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Coronary Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2311
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The Critical Care Units at Cape Breton Regional Hospital include the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Coronary Care Unit (CCU). This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your loved one is admitted to the ICU or CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection, and the members of the health care team. What will happen when your family member leaves the unit, taking care of yourself, and frequently asked questions are included. Space to keep a journal of your loved one’s st…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Coronary 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 (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Coronary care units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Coronary care units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Critical Care Units at Cape Breton Regional Hospital include the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Coronary Care Unit (CCU). This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your loved one is admitted to the ICU or CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection, and the members of the health care team. What will happen when your family member leaves the unit, taking care of yourself, and frequently asked questions are included. Space to keep a journal of your loved one’s stay and/or illness is provided. The Mi'kmaw version of this pamphlet 2360, "Critical Care Units: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU) - Cape Breton Regional Hospital (Mi'kmaw)," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Critical Care Unit (ICU/CCU) staff, Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2311
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[Critical Care Units: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU) : Cape Breton Regional Hospital]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Coronary Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2360
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This pamphlet is a Mi'kmaw translation of the English pamphlet "Critical Care Units: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU) - Cape Breton Regional Hospital" pamphlet 2311. The Critical Care Units at Cape Breton Regional Hospital include the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Coronary Care Unit (CCU). This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your loved one is admitted to the ICU or CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection, and the members of the heal…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Intensive Care Unit
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Coronary Care Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Mi'kmaw
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Intensive Care Units
Coronary care units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Coronary care units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Mi'kmaw translation of the English pamphlet "Critical Care Units: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU) - Cape Breton Regional Hospital" pamphlet 2311. The Critical Care Units at Cape Breton Regional Hospital include the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Coronary Care Unit (CCU). This pamphlet outlines what to expect when your loved one is admitted to the ICU or CCU. Topics include having a family spokesperson, visiting, infection, and the members of the health care team. What will happen when your family member leaves the unit, taking care of yourself, and frequently asked questions are included. Space to keep a journal of your loved one’s stay and/or illness is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Critical Care Unit (ICU/CCU) staff, Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2360
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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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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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Corporate Author
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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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia (EPINS). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2294
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Psychosis is a serious medical condition that affects the brain. This pamphlet explains what causes psychosis, signs, treatment, what to expect, and what you can do to help a loved one. A list of common terms is included. Early Psychosis Intervention Services contact information is listed. Additional resources are also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia (EPINS)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia
Subjects (LCSH)
Schizoaffective disorders
Schizophrenia
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Psychosis is a serious medical condition that affects the brain. This pamphlet explains what causes psychosis, signs, treatment, what to expect, and what you can do to help a loved one. A list of common terms is included. Early Psychosis Intervention Services contact information is listed. Additional resources are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia (EPINS)
Pamphlet Number
2294
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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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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2154
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2084. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, or you are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what is important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool and contact information for Ethics Nova Scotia Health is included. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d’éthique pour les patients et les …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group.
Alternate Title
Ethics tool (rack card)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2084. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, or you are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what is important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool and contact information for Ethics Nova Scotia Health is included.
The French version of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d’éthique pour les patients et les familles", is also available.
The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2169, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patient and family ethics tool
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2154
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2169
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This is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2084. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, or you are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what is important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool and contact information for Ethics Nova Scotia Health is included. ; The French translation of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d'éthique pour les p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group
Alternate Title
Ethics tool (rack card)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Simplified Chinese
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2084. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, or you are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what is important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool and contact information for Ethics Nova Scotia Health is included.
The French translation of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d'éthique pour les patients et les familles" is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2154, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patient and family ethics tool
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2169
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Ethics tool (rack card)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2084
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When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, or you are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what is important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool and contact information for Ethics Nova Scotia Health is included. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d’éthique pour les patients et les familles", is also available. ; The Arabic version of this p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, or you are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what is important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool and contact information for Ethics Nova Scotia Health is included.
The French version of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d’éthique pour les patients et les familles", is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2154, is also available.
The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2169, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patient and family ethics tool
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2084
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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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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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Life is a journey : grieving the loss of a loved one

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35569
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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Making the most of your remaining vision

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36575
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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Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37576
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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