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Become a Patient and Family Partner

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37104
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0992
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IWK Patient Experience Office card given to patients. Part of the office's recruitment strategy to build a database of patient and family advisors.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
do you have ideas to help improve the IWK?
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)
Delivery of health care
Quality Improvement
Subjects (LCSH)
Delivery of health care
Medical care--Quality control
Abstract
IWK Patient Experience Office card given to patients. Part of the office's recruitment strategy to build a database of patient and family advisors.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0992
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Email Communications between Patients and Healthcare Providers

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37034
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0833
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This pamphlet is about the risks of using email. It provides information on communications by email between patients and healthcare providers at the IWK Health Centre.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
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)
Electronic Mail
Health Communication
Medical Records
Professional-Patient Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Electronic mail messages
Medical records
Physician and patient
Abstract
This pamphlet is about the risks of using email. It provides information on communications by email between patients and healthcare providers at the IWK Health Centre.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0833
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Family information booklet

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36861
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Communications and Public Affairs. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262
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Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Communications and Public Affairs
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Child Health Services
Hospitals
Maternal-Child Health Services
Women's Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Child health services
Hospitals
Infant health services
Maternal health services
Women's health services
Abstract
Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
Notes
The French version of this booklet is also available.
The Arabic version of this booklet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Communications and Public Affairs, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262
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Family Legal Health Program

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37078
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Social Work Team, IWK. Communications and Public Affairs. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0957
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What is the Family Legal Health (FLH) program? The FLH program offers free legal assistance to eligible IWK Health Centre patients and family members when a legal issue is impacting the patient's health.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Social Work Team
IWK. Communications and Public Affairs
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)
Delivery of Health Care - legislation & jurisprudence
Legal Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Legal services
Medical care--Law and legislation
Abstract
What is the Family Legal Health (FLH) program? The FLH program offers free legal assistance to eligible IWK Health Centre patients and family members when a legal issue is impacting the patient's health.
Responsibility
IWK Social Work Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0957
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[In Arabic] Family information booklet

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IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Communications and Public Affairs. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2006.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262-AR
Available Online
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In Arabic. information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Communications and Public Affairs
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2006
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Child Health Services
Hospitals
Maternal-Child Health Services
Women's Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Child health services
Hospitals
Infant health services
Maternal health services
Women's health services
Abstract
In Arabic. information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
Notes
The English version of this booklet is also available.
The French version of this booklet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Communications and Public Affairs, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262-AR
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Infection Prevention and Control in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

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IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0801
Available Online
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Parents and families play an important role in the NICU. Here are some things you can do to promote safety and help to protect your baby from infection.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
A Parent & Family Guide to Reducing the Risk of Infection while Caring for your Baby in the NICU
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)
Infant, Newborn
Infection Control
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Subjects (LCSH)
Neonatal infections--Prevention
Neonatal intensive care
Intensive care units
Abstract
Parents and families play an important role in the NICU. Here are some things you can do to promote safety and help to protect your baby from infection.
Responsibility
IWK Infection Prevention and Control Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0801
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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.
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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
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[In French] La loi sur les renseignements médicaux personnels

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37025
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0807-FR
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In French - Confidentiality pamphlet. -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
The Personal Health Information Act
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Confidentiality - legislation & jurisprudence
Health Records, Personal
Medical Records - legislation & jurisprudence
Subjects (LCSH)
Confidential communications--Law and legislation
Medical records--Access control
Medical records--Law and legislation
Abstract
In French - Confidentiality pamphlet. -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0807-FR
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[In French] Livret d'information pour les famillies

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36908
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Communications and Public Affairs. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2006.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262-FR
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In French. Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Communications and Public Affairs
Alternate Title
Family Information Booklet
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2006
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Child Health Services
Hospitals
Maternal-Child Health Services
Women's Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Child health services
Hospitals
Infant health services
Maternal health services
Women's health services
Abstract
In French. Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
Notes
The Arabic version of this booklet is also available.
The English version of this booklet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Communications and Public Affairs, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262-FR
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[In French] Partenaires pour les soins

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37216
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Child Life Services, IWK. Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0389-FR
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[In French] Le IWK Health Centre adhère au principe des soins axés sur le patient et la famille. Cela signifie que nous, c’est-à-dire le personnel, les médecins, les apprenants, les chercheurs et les bénévoles, attachons beaucoup d’importance aux patients et à leurs familles comme partenaires de l’équipe soignante et que nous les appuyons. / The IWK Health Centre practices patient and family centered care. This means we (staff, physicians, learners, researchers and volunteers) value and support…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Child Life Services
IWK. Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team
Alternate Title
droits et responsabilités partagés
Partners in Care
Our Shared Rights and Responsibilities
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)
Delivery of Health Care - ethics
Hospital-Patient Relations
Organizational Culture
Quality of health care
Subjects (LCSH)
Corporate culture
Hospital care
Medical ethics
Abstract
[In French] Le IWK Health Centre adhère au principe des soins axés sur le patient et la famille. Cela signifie que nous, c’est-à-dire le personnel, les médecins, les apprenants, les chercheurs et les bénévoles, attachons beaucoup d’importance aux patients et à leurs familles comme partenaires de l’équipe soignante et que nous les appuyons. / The IWK Health Centre practices patient and family centered care. This means we (staff, physicians, learners, researchers and volunteers) value and support patients and families as partners in care.
Notes
The English, Simplified Chinese and Arabic versions of this pamphlet are also available.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0389-FR
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[in French] Sécurité des patients

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36926
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0432-Fr
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In French. Sécurité des patients / Safety tips for a stay in the hospital.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
Patient safety
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)
Patient Safety
Safety Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patient safety
Abstract
In French. Sécurité des patients / Safety tips for a stay in the hospital.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Qualité, sécurité du patient et expérience du patient, Halifax (N.-É.)
Pamphlet Number
PL-0432-Fr
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[In Simplified Chinese] Partners in Care

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37217
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Child Life Services, IWK. Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0389-CH
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[In Simplified Chinese] The IWK Health Centre practices patient and family centered care. This means we (staff, physicians, learners, researchers and volunteers) value and support patients and families as partners in care.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Child Life Services
IWK. Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team
Alternate Title
Our Shared Rights and Responsibilities
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Simplified Chinese
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Delivery of Health Care - ethics
Hospital-Patient Relations
Organizational Culture
Quality of health care
Subjects (LCSH)
Corporate culture
Hospital care
Medical ethics
Abstract
[In Simplified Chinese] The IWK Health Centre practices patient and family centered care. This means we (staff, physicians, learners, researchers and volunteers) value and support patients and families as partners in care.
Notes
The English, French and Arabic versions of this pamphlet are also available.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0389-CH
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IWK Health Centre Patient and Family Ethics Tool

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36950
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0630
Available Online
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The Ethics Tool has questions to help you think about what is important to you; has suggestions about who to talk to.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
help with ethical issues
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)
Bioethical Issues
Ethics, Clinical
Ethics Consultation
Hospital-Patient Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Medical ethics
Medical ethics consultation
Abstract
The Ethics Tool has questions to help you think about what is important to you; has suggestions about who to talk to.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0630
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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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IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0694
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MRSA is short for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is a common bacteria that can live on the skin and in the nose and does not usually cause any harm. MRSA refers to the type of staphylococcal bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotic methicillin. It is often resistant to other types of antibiotics as well.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Infectious Disease / Immunology
Alternate Title
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
A Guide for Patients and Families
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)
Bacterial Infections
Communicable Diseases
Communicable Disease Control
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Subjects (LCSH)
Bacterial diseases
Communicable diseases
Staphylococcus aureus infections
Abstract
MRSA is short for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is a common bacteria that can live on the skin and in the nose and does not usually cause any harm. MRSA refers to the type of staphylococcal bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotic methicillin. It is often resistant to other types of antibiotics as well.
Responsibility
IWK Infection Prevention and Control Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0694
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Partners in Care

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36896
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Child Life Services, IWK. Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0389
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The IWK Health Centre practices patient and family centered care. This means we (staff, physicians, learners, researchers and volunteers) value and support patients and families as partners in care.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Child Life Services
IWK. Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team
Alternate Title
Our Shared Rights and Responsibilities
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)
Delivery of Health Care - ethics
Hospital-Patient Relations
Organizational Culture
Quality of health care
Subjects (LCSH)
Corporate culture
Hospital care
Medical ethics
Abstract
The IWK Health Centre practices patient and family centered care. This means we (staff, physicians, learners, researchers and volunteers) value and support patients and families as partners in care.
Notes
The French, Simplified Chinese and Arabic versions of this pamphlet are also available.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0389
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IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0432
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What keeps patients safe? It's Ok to ask questions and tell us about your concerns.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
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)
Patient Safety
Safety Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patient safety
Abstract
What keeps patients safe? It's Ok to ask questions and tell us about your concerns.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0432
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The Personal Health Information Act

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37024
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0807
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Confidentiality pamphlet -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet. Our employees and other authorized persons are only authorized to collect, use and disclose the personal health information needed to fulfill their roles and for purposes permitted under Nova Scotia law, in particular the Personal Hea…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
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)
Confidentiality - legislation & jurisprudence
Health Records, Personal
Medical Records - legislation & jurisprudence
Subjects (LCSH)
Confidential communications--Law and legislation
Medical records--Access control
Medical records--Law and legislation
Abstract
Confidentiality pamphlet -- At the IWK, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal health information. We collect, use and disclose the personal health information you entrust to us for a number of purposes, which are summarized in this pamphlet. Our employees and other authorized persons are only authorized to collect, use and disclose the personal health information needed to fulfill their roles and for purposes permitted under Nova Scotia law, in particular the Personal Health information Act (PHIA).
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0807
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Preventing Falls at the IWK

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37052
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0890
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Falls are the most common injury during pregnancy. The weight of the growing baby can shift your centre of gravity and affect your sense of balance. Hormone changes can affect the way you move and walk. Blood sugar level changes or blood pressure changes during pregnancy can sometimes make you feel faint and dizzy. Tips to help reduce your risk of falls.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
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)
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Patient Safety
Safety Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Falls (Accidents)--Prevention
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patient safety
Abstract
Falls are the most common injury during pregnancy. The weight of the growing baby can shift your centre of gravity and affect your sense of balance. Hormone changes can affect the way you move and walk. Blood sugar level changes or blood pressure changes during pregnancy can sometimes make you feel faint and dizzy. Tips to help reduce your risk of falls.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0890
Zone
All Zones
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