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Caring for an Indwelling Foley Catheter

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37257
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1220
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Indwelling catheters are needed for patients who cannot fully empty their bladder or who cannot urinate at all.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheters, Indwelling
Urinary Catheterization
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Urination disorders--Treatment
Abstract
Indwelling catheters are needed for patients who cannot fully empty their bladder or who cannot urinate at all.
Responsibility
IWK Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1220
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IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Adult Surgical Services. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0985
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What is a Cystoscopy? This is a procedure that uses a small telescope (cystoscope) with a lens and light to see the inside of the bladder and urethra (where the urine comes out).
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Adult Surgical Services
Alternate Title
A Patient Guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystoscopy
Urinary Bladder Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Cystoscopy
Urinary organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
What is a Cystoscopy? This is a procedure that uses a small telescope (cystoscope) with a lens and light to see the inside of the bladder and urethra (where the urine comes out).
Responsibility
IWK Adult Surgical Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0985
Zone
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IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955
Available Online
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Having day surgery (with Adult Surgical Services, Women's & Newborn Health Program, IWK Women's Site) means you will not stay at the hospital overnight. You will come to the IWK Health Centre the day of surgery, and then return home after a short stay in the Recovery Room (Post Anesthesia Care Unit- PACU).
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
Adult Gynecology
A Patient Guide - Women's and Newborn Health Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory surgery
Abstract
Having day surgery (with Adult Surgical Services, Women's & Newborn Health Program, IWK Women's Site) means you will not stay at the hospital overnight. You will come to the IWK Health Centre the day of surgery, and then return home after a short stay in the Recovery Room (Post Anesthesia Care Unit- PACU).
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955
Zone
All Zones
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Dilatation and curettage

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37109
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0997
Available Online
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Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure in which the cervix is dilated and a special instrument is used to scrape the uterine lining. A D & C is done for different reasons, such as; for heavy bleeding, bleeding after menopause or to remove tissue after miscarriage.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
D&C
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dilatation and Curettage
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Dilatation and extraction abortion
Miscarriage--Treatment
Postoperative care
Abstract
Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure in which the cervix is dilated and a special instrument is used to scrape the uterine lining. A D & C is done for different reasons, such as; for heavy bleeding, bleeding after menopause or to remove tissue after miscarriage.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0997
Zone
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Early Pregnancy Loss

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36990
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Early Pregnancy Complications Clinic (EPCC), IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0757
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Managing care for a miscarriage.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Early Pregnancy Complications Clinic (EPCC)
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
a patient guide to treatment
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Spontaneous
Fetal Death
Stillbirth
Subjects (LCSH)
Fetal death
Miscarriage
Stillbirth
Abstract
Managing care for a miscarriage.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0757
Zone
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Endometrial ablation

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37102
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0989
Available Online
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Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys (ablates) the uterine lining, or endometrium. This procedure is used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding. The endometrium heals by scarring, which usually reduces or stops uterine bleeding.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endometrium - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Endometrium--Diseases--Surgery
Abstract
Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys (ablates) the uterine lining, or endometrium. This procedure is used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding. The endometrium heals by scarring, which usually reduces or stops uterine bleeding.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0989
Zone
All Zones
Less detail

Endometrial biopsy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36821
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0098
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What is an Endometrial Biopsy? Endometrium is the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. An Endometrial Biopsy is the removal of a sample of the endometrium. Definition, how and why performed, follow-up instructions.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
Alternate Title
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy
Endometrium - surgery
Uterine Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Biopsy
Endometrium--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
What is an Endometrial Biopsy? Endometrium is the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. An Endometrial Biopsy is the removal of a sample of the endometrium. Definition, how and why performed, follow-up instructions.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0098
Zone
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The Genitourinary Syndrome

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37211
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1110
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Information for women who may be experiencing vaginal dryness; painful intercourse; vulvar irritation; frequent or recurrent bladder infections; frequent or urgent voiding; or urinary leakage -- and are menopausal; perimenopausal; or being treated for cancer. They may be experiencing a very common and treatable condition: because it is often associated with perimenopause or menopause, it is referred to as the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM).
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
GSM
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Female Urogenital Diseases
Menopause
Perimenopause
Subjects (LCSH)
Generative organs, Female--Diseases
Menopause
Perimenopause
Abstract
Information for women who may be experiencing vaginal dryness; painful intercourse; vulvar irritation; frequent or recurrent bladder infections; frequent or urgent voiding; or urinary leakage -- and are menopausal; perimenopausal; or being treated for cancer. They may be experiencing a very common and treatable condition: because it is often associated with perimenopause or menopause, it is referred to as the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM).
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1110
Zone
All Zones
Less detail
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0903
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A hysterectomy may be performed in different ways. Through discussion with your physician, the operation which is best suited for you will be chosen. Your ovaries may or may not be removed at the time of surgery. Your doctor may discuss removing your fallopian tubes as well, with our without your ovaries. Should a problem be found, your surgeon may remove one, or both ovaries. As long as you have one ovary, you will continue to produce female hormones.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
A Patient Guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysterectomy
Uterine Diseases - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Uterus--Diseases--Surgery
Abstract
A hysterectomy may be performed in different ways. Through discussion with your physician, the operation which is best suited for you will be chosen. Your ovaries may or may not be removed at the time of surgery. Your doctor may discuss removing your fallopian tubes as well, with our without your ovaries. Should a problem be found, your surgeon may remove one, or both ovaries. As long as you have one ovary, you will continue to produce female hormones.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0903
Zone
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IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0640
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A hysteroscope is a narrow telescope-like instrument used to look inside the uterus (womb). It is inserted through the vagina and in through the cervix (neck of the womb).
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysteroscopy
Uterine Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysteroscopy
Uterus--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
A hysteroscope is a narrow telescope-like instrument used to look inside the uterus (womb). It is inserted through the vagina and in through the cervix (neck of the womb).
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0640
Zone
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Information and resources to support you during pregnancy loss

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37067
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0918
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Formerly titled "Your Early Pregnancy Loss". An early pregnancy loss can be a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or a molar pregnancy. When you have an early pregnancy loss there may be many feelings that you are working through, and you may have many questions. This brochure is meant to help you with some of those questions, and also provide resources for you.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Spontaneous
Fetal Death
Grief
Stillbirth
Subjects (LCSH)
Fetal death
Miscarriage
Parental grief
Stillbirth
Abstract
Formerly titled "Your Early Pregnancy Loss". An early pregnancy loss can be a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or a molar pregnancy. When you have an early pregnancy loss there may be many feelings that you are working through, and you may have many questions. This brochure is meant to help you with some of those questions, and also provide resources for you.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0918
Zone
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[In French] Ablation de l’endomètre

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37164
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0098-FR
Available Online
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[In French] What is an Endometrial Biopsy? Endometrium is the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. An Endometrial Biopsy is the removal of a sample of the endometrium. Definition, how and why performed, follow-up instructions.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Endometrial biopsy
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy
Endometrium - surgery
Uterine Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Biopsy
Endometrium--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
[In French] What is an Endometrial Biopsy? Endometrium is the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. An Endometrial Biopsy is the removal of a sample of the endometrium. Definition, how and why performed, follow-up instructions.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0098-FR
Zone
All Zones
Less detail

[In French] Ablation de l’endomètre

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37166
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0989-FR
Available Online
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[In French] Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys (ablates) the uterine lining, or endometrium. This procedure is used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding. The endometrium heals by scarring, which usually reduces or stops uterine bleeding.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Endometrial ablation
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endometrium - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Endometrium--Diseases--Surgery
Abstract
[In French] Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys (ablates) the uterine lining, or endometrium. This procedure is used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding. The endometrium heals by scarring, which usually reduces or stops uterine bleeding.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0989-FR
Zone
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[In French] Chirurgie de jour

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37079
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955-FR
Available Online
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In French. Quand vous avez une chirurgie d'un jour, vous ne passez pas la nuit à l'hôpital. Vous venez à l'hôpital le jour de l'opération et vous retournez chez vous après un bref séjour dans la salle de réveil à l'unité des soins post-anesthésie. Avant votre opération, vous pourriez devoir passer certains tests. Cela dépendra de votre état de santé général et du type d'opération que vous subirez. Au besoin, quelqu'un vous appellera pour que vous vous présentiez à la clinique de préadmission.…
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
Gynécologie adulte
Guide de la patiente - Programme de santé des femmes et des nouveau-nés du IWK
Day Surgery
Adult Gynecology
A Patient Guide - Women's and Newborn Health Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory surgery
Abstract
In French. Quand vous avez une chirurgie d'un jour, vous ne passez pas la nuit à l'hôpital. Vous venez à l'hôpital le jour de l'opération et vous retournez chez vous après un bref séjour dans la salle de réveil à l'unité des soins post-anesthésie. Avant votre opération, vous pourriez devoir passer certains tests. Cela dépendra de votre état de santé général et du type d'opération que vous subirez. Au besoin, quelqu'un vous appellera pour que vous vous présentiez à la clinique de préadmission.Women's Health Program, IWK. / Having "day surgery" (with Adult Surgical Services, Women's Health Program, IWK Women's Site) means you will not stay at the hospital overnight. You will come to the hospital the day of surgery, and then return home after a short stay in the Recovery Room (Post Anesthesia Care Unit- PACU).
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955-FR
Zone
All Zones
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[In French] Dilatation et curetage (DC)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37167
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0997-FR
Available Online
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[In French] Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure in which the cervix is dilated and a special instrument is used to scrape the uterine lining. A D & C is done for different reasons, such as; for heavy bleeding, bleeding after menopause or to remove tissue after miscarriage.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Dilatation and curettage
D&C
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dilatation and Curettage
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Miscarriage--Treatment
Postoperative care
Uterus--Surgery
Abstract
[In French] Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure in which the cervix is dilated and a special instrument is used to scrape the uterine lining. A D & C is done for different reasons, such as; for heavy bleeding, bleeding after menopause or to remove tissue after miscarriage.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0997-FR
Zone
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[In French] Exercices pour le plancher pelvien (exercices de Kegel) et conseils pour le contrôle de la vessie

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37226
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1100-FR
Available Online
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[In French] Faciles à faire, les exercices pour le plancher pelvien peuvent vous aider à améliorer le contrôle de votre vessie ou de votre intestin. Quand ils sont faits correctement et de façon régulière, ces exercices – aussi appelés exercices de Kegel – peuvent travailler et renforcer les muscles du plancher pelvien pour vous aider à retenir votre urine et vos selles. Ils peuvent aussi augmenter la satisfaction pendant les relations sexuelles / What is the pelvic floor? The “floor” of your p…
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
Guide à l’intention des patientes
Pelvic Floor Exercises (Kegel’s) and Bladder Control Tips
A Patient Guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise Therapy
Pelvic Floor Disorders - prevention & control
Urinary Incontinence - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvic floor--Diseases--Exercise therapy
Urinary incontinence--Exercise therapy
Abstract
[In French] Faciles à faire, les exercices pour le plancher pelvien peuvent vous aider à améliorer le contrôle de votre vessie ou de votre intestin. Quand ils sont faits correctement et de façon régulière, ces exercices – aussi appelés exercices de Kegel – peuvent travailler et renforcer les muscles du plancher pelvien pour vous aider à retenir votre urine et vos selles. Ils peuvent aussi augmenter la satisfaction pendant les relations sexuelles / What is the pelvic floor? The “floor” of your pelvis is made up of muscles and connective tissue that support the bowel, bladder, urethra and uterus. Pelvic floor exercises or Kegel exercises, are easy exercises that can help improve your bladder or bowel control.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1100-FR
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[In French] Hystéroscopie

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37165
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0640-FR
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[In French] A hysteroscope is a narrow telescope-like instrument used to look inside the uterus (womb). It is inserted through the vagina and in through the cervix (neck of the womb).
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Hysteroscopy
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysteroscopy
Uterine Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysteroscopy
Uterus--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
[In French] A hysteroscope is a narrow telescope-like instrument used to look inside the uterus (womb). It is inserted through the vagina and in through the cervix (neck of the womb).
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0640-FR
Zone
All Zones
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[In French] Prolapsus (descente) des organes pelviens

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37225
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1050-FR
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[In French] Les muscles du pelvis (muscles du plancher pelvien) soutiennent les organes pelviens et aident à les maintenir en place. Si ces muscles se relâchent, s’affaiblissent ou se déchirent, les organes pelviens peuvent descendre (prolapsus). Le prolapsus peut être léger, modéré ou sévère. Vous pourriez avoir un ou plusieurs des types de prolapsus décrits ci-dessous. / Muscles in the pelvis (pelvic floor muscles) support the pelvic organs and help keep them in place. If these muscles stretc…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Perioperative Services
Alternate Title
Opération de la vessie
Guide à l’intention des patientes
Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Bladder Surgery
A Patient Guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvic floor--Diseases
Abstract
[In French] Les muscles du pelvis (muscles du plancher pelvien) soutiennent les organes pelviens et aident à les maintenir en place. Si ces muscles se relâchent, s’affaiblissent ou se déchirent, les organes pelviens peuvent descendre (prolapsus). Le prolapsus peut être léger, modéré ou sévère. Vous pourriez avoir un ou plusieurs des types de prolapsus décrits ci-dessous. / Muscles in the pelvis (pelvic floor muscles) support the pelvic organs and help keep them in place. If these muscles stretch, weaken, or become torn, the pelvic organs can fall out of place (prolapse). Prolaspe may be mild, moderate, or severe. You may have one or more of the types of prolapse described in this booklet.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1050-FR
Zone
All Zones
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Intermittent Self-Catherization

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36845
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0181
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A guide for patients in performing self-catheterization at home.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
Alternate Title
(ISC)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intermittent Urethral Catheterization
Self Care
Urinary Catheters
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Self-care, Health
Urinary catheterization
Abstract
A guide for patients in performing self-catheterization at home.
Responsibility
IWK Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0181
Zone
All Zones
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IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0990
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A laparoscopy is done for a variety of diagnostic and treatment reasons. Your doctor will have talked to you about this. The laparoscope is a lighted telescope that is used to look at the inside of the abdomen and /or to do some operations.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
Alternate Title
A Patient Guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Laparoscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Laparoscopy
Abstract
A laparoscopy is done for a variety of diagnostic and treatment reasons. Your doctor will have talked to you about this. The laparoscope is a lighted telescope that is used to look at the inside of the abdomen and /or to do some operations.
Responsibility
IWK Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0990
Zone
All Zones
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