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Negative pressure wound therapy : a portable system for advanced wound healing

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interprofessional Practice and Learning Wound Prevention and Management Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1221
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Negative pressure wound therapy is a machine that uses controlled negative pressure (like a vacuum) to help heal wounds. This pamphlet answers common questions about using this therapy.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interprofessional Practice and Learning Wound Prevention and Management Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
Wound Closure Techniques
Subjects (LCSH)
Wound healing
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
Negative pressure wound therapy is a machine that uses controlled negative pressure (like a vacuum) to help heal wounds. This pamphlet answers common questions about using this therapy.
Notes
previous title: Negative pressure wound closure therapy : a portable system for advanced wound healing
Responsibility
Prepared by: Interprofessional Practice and Learning Wound Prevention and Management Program
Pamphlet Number
1221
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Negative pressure wound therapy : PICO single use system

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interprofessional Practice and Learning Wound Prevention and Management Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1577
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Negative pressure wound therapy is a machine that uses controlled negative pressure (like a vacuum) to help heal wounds using a PICO dressing. This pamphlet answers common questions about using this therapy.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interprofessional Practice and Learning Wound Prevention and Management Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
Wound Closure Techniques
Subjects (LCSH)
Wound healing
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
Negative pressure wound therapy is a machine that uses controlled negative pressure (like a vacuum) to help heal wounds using a PICO dressing. This pamphlet answers common questions about using this therapy.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Interprofessional Practice and Learning Wound Prevention and Management Program
Pamphlet Number
1577
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2353
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This pamphlet explains what a callus is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a callus is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Callosities
Foot
Subjects (LCSH)
Callus
Foot
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a callus is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a callus is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2353
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2354
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This pamphlet explains what a corn is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a corn is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Callosities
Foot
Subjects (LCSH)
Foot
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a corn is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a corn is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2354
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2355
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This pamphlet explains what a plantar wart is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a plantar wart is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
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)
Warts
Foot
Subjects (LCSH)
Papillomaviruses
Foot
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a plantar wart is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a plantar wart is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2355
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2356
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This pamphlet explains what a thick nail is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a thick nail is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
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)
Nails
Foot
Subjects (LCSH)
Toenails
Foot
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a thick nail is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a thick nail is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2356
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Hemosiderin staining

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2352
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This pamphlet explains what hemosiderin staining is and its causes. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for hemosiderin staining is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
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)
Pigments, Biological
Leg
Dermatitis
Subjects (LCSH)
Skin--Inflammation
Pigments
Leg
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what hemosiderin staining is and its causes. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for hemosiderin staining is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2352
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2362
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This pamphlet explains what a seed corn is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a seed corn is given. Treatment is also explained.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Memorial Hospital. Foot Clinic
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)
Callosities
Foot
Subjects (LCSH)
Corn--Seeds--Anatomy
Foot
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a seed corn is and what causes it. A list of what makes some people at a higher risk for a seed corn is given. Treatment is also explained.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Foot Clinic, Eastern Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2362
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After limb loss (amputation) : Valley Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2367
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This guide will help you understand what will happen before and after your surgery, how you may feel, how to care for your amputation, and how to adapt your lifestyle to this change.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Rehabilitation Services
Alternate Title
Limb loss : VRH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (23 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Amputation - rehabilitation
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Amputation
Postoperative care
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
This guide will help you understand what will happen before and after your surgery, how you may feel, how to care for your amputation, and how to adapt your lifestyle to this change.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2367
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Pressure injury (ulcer) prevention

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Wound Care Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1582
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A pressure injury is an injury to the skin and the tissue under the skin. This pamphlet explains what causes pressure injuries, and what you and your health care team can do to help prevent pressure injuries. The French version of this pamphlet 1795, "Prévention des plaies de pression (ulcères)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Wound Care Committee
Alternate Title
Bed sore prevention
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)
Pressure Ulcer
Subjects (LCSH)
Bedsores
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
A pressure injury is an injury to the skin and the tissue under the skin. This pamphlet explains what causes pressure injuries, and what you and your health care team can do to help prevent pressure injuries. The French version of this pamphlet 1795, "Prévention des plaies de pression (ulcères)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Pressure ulcer (bed sore) prevention
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Wound Care Committee
Pamphlet Number
1582
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Prévention des plaies de pression (ulcères)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Wound Care Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1795
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Une plaie de pression est une blessure de la peau et des tissus sous la peau. Le présent dépliant explique ce qui cause les plaies de pression et comment vous et votre équipe soignante pouvez les prévenir. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Pressure Injury (Ulcer) Prevention" pamphlet 1582. A pressure injury is an injury to the skin and the tissue under the skin. This pamphlet explains what causes pressure injuries, and what you and your health care team can do to help prevent pressure…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Wound Care Committee
Alternate Title
Pressure injury (ulcer) prevention
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pressure Ulcer
Subjects (LCSH)
Bedsores
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
Une plaie de pression est une blessure de la peau et des tissus sous la peau. Le présent dépliant explique ce qui cause les plaies de pression et comment vous et votre équipe soignante pouvez les prévenir.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Pressure Injury (Ulcer) Prevention" pamphlet 1582. A pressure injury is an injury to the skin and the tissue under the skin. This pamphlet explains what causes pressure injuries, and what you and your health care team can do to help prevent pressure injuries.
Notes
Previous title: Prévention des plaies de pression
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Wound Care Committee
Pamphlet Number
1795
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Falls and Injury Reduction. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2248
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Hip protectors are plastic shields or foam pads used to protect the hip area. Why hip protectors are needed as well as how to use them are reviewed. A size measurement chart is included. Ask your occupational therapist or physiotherapist if hip protectors are right for you.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Falls and Injury Reduction.
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)
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Hip Injuries - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Accidents--Prevention
Falls (Accidents)
Hip joint
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
Hip protectors are plastic shields or foam pads used to protect the hip area. Why hip protectors are needed as well as how to use them are reviewed. A size measurement chart is included. Ask your occupational therapist or physiotherapist if hip protectors are right for you.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Falls and Injury Reduction, Western Zone
Pamphlet Number
2248
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Top things you can do for your arthritis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Teams. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2020
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Arthritis affects many people, and it is becoming more common. It can cause pain and affect your mobility (movement), keeping you from doing the things you want to do. This pamphlet provides the top nine things you can do to help better manage your pain and improve your function.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Teams
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthritis
Subjects (LCSH)
Arthritis
Specialty
Muscoskeletal System
Abstract
Arthritis affects many people, and it is becoming more common. It can cause pain and affect your mobility (movement), keeping you from doing the things you want to do. This pamphlet provides the top nine things you can do to help better manage your pain and improve your function.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSH's Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Teams
Pamphlet Number
2020
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