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IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Neonatal Care Team, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0658
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Some things you can do to increase your milk supply.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
IWK. Pharmacy
Alternate Title
Hints to help you increase your milk supply
Women’s and Newborn Health Program
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)
Breast Milk Expression
Milk, Human
Subjects (LCSH)
Breastfeeding
Abstract
Some things you can do to increase your milk supply.
Responsibility
IWK Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0658
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1204
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Captopril - This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Captopril is a medicine that lowers blood pressure and reduces the amount of work the heart has to do.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
Alternate Title
Dissolve-A-Dose® System
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)
Antihypertensive Agents
Captopril
Hypertension - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Captopril
Hypertension--Chemotherapy
Hypotensive agents
Abstract
Captopril - This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Captopril is a medicine that lowers blood pressure and reduces the amount of work the heart has to do.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1204
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1205
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Cephalexin is an antibiotic used to treat infection caused by bacteria. It is sometimes used in lower doses to prevent infection.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Anti-Infective Agents
Cephalexin
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subjects (LCSH)
Antibiotics
Infection--Treatment
Infection in children--Chemotherapy
Abstract
Cephalexin is an antibiotic used to treat infection caused by bacteria. It is sometimes used in lower doses to prevent infection.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1205
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Children and Lyme Disease

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37071
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0951
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Although anyone can get Lyme disease, children spend a lot of time outdoors and are at particular risk. Lyme disease can present as an infection in various ways. If the doctor thinks that your child has Lyme disease based on symptoms and possible exposure, your child will most likely receive 2-4 weeks of antibiotics.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Lyme Disease
Subjects (LCSH)
Lyme disease
Abstract
Although anyone can get Lyme disease, children spend a lot of time outdoors and are at particular risk. Lyme disease can present as an infection in various ways. If the doctor thinks that your child has Lyme disease based on symptoms and possible exposure, your child will most likely receive 2-4 weeks of antibiotics.
Responsibility
IWK Infectious Disease / Immunology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0951
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Ferrous Sulfate/Iron

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37242
IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1206
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Ferrous Sulfate/Iron provides the body with extra iron and helps to treat/prevent anemia (low red blood cells or low hemoglobin in the blood).
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Anemia - drug therapy
Iron - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Amemia--Treatment
Iron in human nutrition
Abstract
Ferrous Sulfate/Iron provides the body with extra iron and helps to treat/prevent anemia (low red blood cells or low hemoglobin in the blood).
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1206
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1207
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Furosemide acts on the kidneys to remove extra water from the body (a diuretic). This causes frequent peeing or a larger volume of pee.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Diuretics
Furosemide
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subjects (LCSH)
Diuretics
Abstract
Furosemide acts on the kidneys to remove extra water from the body (a diuretic). This causes frequent peeing or a larger volume of pee.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1207
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Hydrochlorothiazide

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37244
IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1208
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Hydrochlorothiazide acts on the kidneys to remove extra water from the body (a diuretic). This causes frequent peeing or a larger volume of pee.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Diuretics
Hydrochlorothiazide
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subjects (LCSH)
Diuretics
Abstract
Hydrochlorothiazide acts on the kidneys to remove extra water from the body (a diuretic). This causes frequent peeing or a larger volume of pee.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1208
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[In French] Allaitement maternel

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IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Neonatal Care Team, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0658-FR
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In French. La plupart des mères trouvent qu’il faut du temps pour établir et maintenir la production d’une bonne quantité de lait. Beaucoup de mères s’inquiètent de la quantité de lait qu’elles produisent. / Some things you can do to increase your milk supply.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
IWK. Pharmacy
Alternate Title
Conseils pour augmenter votre quantité de lait
Breastfeeding
hints to help you increase your milk supply
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Milk Expression
Milk, Human
Subjects (LCSH)
Breastfeeding
Abstract
In French. La plupart des mères trouvent qu’il faut du temps pour établir et maintenir la production d’une bonne quantité de lait. Beaucoup de mères s’inquiètent de la quantité de lait qu’elles produisent. / Some things you can do to increase your milk supply.
Responsibility
IWK Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0658-FR
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[In French] Bilan comparatif des médicaments pour les patients et les familles du IWK

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36967
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0575-FR
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In French. Le IWK Health Centre fait partie des nombreux hôpitaux canadiens qui essaient de réduire les changements non planifiés aux prises de médicaments. Cette brochure a pour but d’informer sur le bilan. / Rules for changing regular medications when in the hospital.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Pharmacy
Alternate Title
Comment puis-je aider?
Medication reconciliation
Patient and Family Information
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)
Medication Errors - prevention & control
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Medication errors--Prevention
Patient safety
Abstract
In French. Le IWK Health Centre fait partie des nombreux hôpitaux canadiens qui essaient de réduire les changements non planifiés aux prises de médicaments. Cette brochure a pour but d’informer sur le bilan. / Rules for changing regular medications when in the hospital.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0575-FR
Zone
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1209
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Lansoprazole lowers the amount of acid made in the stomach to decrease the pain of reflux or vomiting.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Gastroesophageal Reflux - drug therapy
Lansoprazole
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subjects (LCSH)
Antacids
Gastroesophageal reflux--Chemotherapy
Abstract
Lansoprazole lowers the amount of acid made in the stomach to decrease the pain of reflux or vomiting.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1209
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1210
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Levothyroxine is used to treat conditions where the body doesn't make enough thyroid hormone.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Thyroid Diseases - drug therapy
Thyroxine - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Thyroid gland--Diseases--Treatment
Thyroxine
Abstract
Levothyroxine is used to treat conditions where the body doesn't make enough thyroid hormone.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1210
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Medication Reconciliation

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36921
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0575
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What is “medication reconciliation”? It is patients and families working together with your health care team to find out about all the medicines that you take. This is called your “medication history”. Someone from your care team will check for any changes in this list at different points in your care, such as when you come in, if you go to another part of the hospital and before you go home. These steps take time, but it is very important to help make sure you are always getting the right m…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Pharmacy
Alternate Title
for IWK Patients and Families
How can I help?
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)
Medication Errors - prevention & control
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Medication errors--Prevention
Patient safety
Abstract
What is “medication reconciliation”? It is patients and families working together with your health care team to find out about all the medicines that you take. This is called your “medication history”. Someone from your care team will check for any changes in this list at different points in your care, such as when you come in, if you go to another part of the hospital and before you go home. These steps take time, but it is very important to help make sure you are always getting the right medicines.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Medication Reconciliation Working Group, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0575
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Methotrexate for Ectopic Pregnancy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37263
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Perioperative Services, IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit, IWK. Pharmacy, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1225
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An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Methotrexate is a medication stops cells from growing so that the further growth of the pregnancy stops. The tissue will be reabsorbed by your body or pass with your next period.
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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. Perioperative Services
IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit
IWK. Pharmacy
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
Patient and Family Information
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)
Abortifacient Agents
Methotrexate
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pregnancy, Ectopic - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Abortifacients
Ectopic pregnancy--Treatment
Abstract
An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Methotrexate is a medication stops cells from growing so that the further growth of the pregnancy stops. The tissue will be reabsorbed by your body or pass with your next period.
Responsibility
IWK Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1225
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Patient Information for Cisapride

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37288
IWK. Gastroenterology, Nutrition & Paediatric Health Psychology Team, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1249
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Cisapride is a drug used to help the symptoms of certain types of problems, including acid reflux, slow stomach and severe constipation. Cisapride helps speed up stomach emptying and movement of food through the gut.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Gastroenterology, Nutrition & Paediatric Health Psychology Team
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Cisapride
Gastrointestinal Agents
Gastrointestinal Diseases - drug therapy
Gastrointestinal Motility - drug effects
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastrointestinal agents
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Chemotherapy
Gastrointestinal system--Motility--Disorders
Abstract
Cisapride is a drug used to help the symptoms of certain types of problems, including acid reflux, slow stomach and severe constipation. Cisapride helps speed up stomach emptying and movement of food through the gut.
Responsibility
IWK Gastroenterology, Nutrition & Paediatric Health Psychology Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1249
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1211
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Phenobarbital is used to help prevent and treat seizures.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Phenobarbital
Seizures - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Convulsions--Chemotherapy
Abstract
Phenobarbital is used to help prevent and treat seizures.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1211
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1212
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Propranolol is used to treat some types of heart conditions or to lower high blood pressure. It is also used to treat hemangiomas.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Antihypertensive Agents
Heart Diseases - drug therapy
Hypertension - drug therapy
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Propranolol
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Diseases--Chemotherapy
Hypotensive agents
Abstract
Propranolol is used to treat some types of heart conditions or to lower high blood pressure. It is also used to treat hemangiomas.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1212
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Reviewing your Medications

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37203
IWK. Children's Ambulatory Surgical Care, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1103
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Reviewing your medications is a very important part of your clinic visit. It ensures safe, effective care.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Children's Ambulatory Surgical Care
IWK. Pharmacy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Medication Errors - prevention & control
Patient Medication Knowledge
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subjects (LCSH)
Medication errors--Prevention
Abstract
Reviewing your medications is a very important part of your clinic visit. It ensures safe, effective care.
Responsibility
IWK Children's Ambulatory Surgical Care, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1103
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Special Access Program (SAP) Medications

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37048
IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0883
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The Special Access Program (SAP) provides a way for physicians to acquire medications that are not marketed in Canada. These medications are considered for patients with serious or life-threatening conditions when other treatments have been tried and failed or the side effects are intolerable.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Illness - therapy
Medication Systems - organization & administration
Subjects (LCSH)
Critically ill
Hospitals--Drug distribution systems
Abstract
The Special Access Program (SAP) provides a way for physicians to acquire medications that are not marketed in Canada. These medications are considered for patients with serious or life-threatening conditions when other treatments have been tried and failed or the side effects are intolerable.
Responsibility
IWK Pharmacy, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0883
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IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1213
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Spironolactone acts on the kidneys to remove extra water from the body into the urine (a diuretic). This causes frequent peeing, or a larger volume of pee.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Diuretics
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Spironolactone
Subjects (LCSH)
Diuretics
Abstract
Spironolactone acts on the kidneys to remove extra water from the body into the urine (a diuretic). This causes frequent peeing, or a larger volume of pee.
Responsibility
IWK NICU Pharmacy Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1213
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Vaccinations for Pregnant Women

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37072
IWK. Prenatal Care Team, IWK. Pharmacy. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0952
Available Online
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Before becoming pregnant, a woman should be up-to-date on all routine vaccinations. This will help protect her and her unborn baby. 'Live' vaccines should be given at least 4 weeks before getting pregnant (conception). Most inactivated vaccines are considered safe before pregnancy, if needed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Prenatal Care Team
IWK. Pharmacy
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)
Preconception Care
Pregnancy complications
Vaccination
Subjects (LCSH)
Preconception care
Pregnancy--Complications
Vaccination
Abstract
Before becoming pregnant, a woman should be up-to-date on all routine vaccinations. This will help protect her and her unborn baby. 'Live' vaccines should be given at least 4 weeks before getting pregnant (conception). Most inactivated vaccines are considered safe before pregnancy, if needed.
Responsibility
IWK Prenatal Care Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0952
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