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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0712
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A bronchoscopy is a procedure that lets your health care team see inside your trachea (windpipe) and other major airways in the lungs. This pamphlet explains why a bronchoscopy is done, what to expect before, things to tell staff about beforehand, location, how it is done, and what will happen after. A list of symptoms to watch out for are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bronchoscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Bronchoscopy
Abstract
A bronchoscopy is a procedure that lets your health care team see inside your trachea (windpipe) and other major airways in the lungs. This pamphlet explains why a bronchoscopy is done, what to expect before, things to tell staff about beforehand, location, how it is done, and what will happen after. A list of symptoms to watch out for are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Respirology, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0712
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Caring for a pleural catheter : a guide for patients and their caregivers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Thoracic Surgery, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 6A, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4014
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This guide will help you care for your pleural catheter. Your nurse will review this information with you before you leave the hospital. This pamphlet explains what a pleural effusion is, how it is treated, draining, problems with draining, signs of infection, and what to do if you have signs of infection. Information on who to call if you have questions is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Thoracic Surgery
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 6A
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Pleural Effusion, Malignant
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Pleural effusions
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This guide will help you care for your pleural catheter. Your nurse will review this information with you before you leave the hospital. This pamphlet explains what a pleural effusion is, how it is treated, draining, problems with draining, signs of infection, and what to do if you have signs of infection. Information on who to call if you have questions is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Thoracic Surgery and VG 6A with special thanks to Dr. Simon Houston, Division of Respirology; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4014
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