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Arthroscopic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery : jaw joint surgery (outpatients)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1511
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The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is also called the jaw joint. TMJ surgery is done to treat problems with your jaw joints (like diseases that cause pain and limit your jaw movement). This pamphlet includes what to expect after surgery (like recovery area, eating and drinking, swelling, stitches, pain, and physio sticks). A list of symptoms that require you to call the oral surgery resident are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Temporomandibular Joint - surgery
Arthroscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaws--Surgery
Arthroscopy
Abstract
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is also called the jaw joint. TMJ surgery is done to treat problems with your jaw joints (like diseases that cause pain and limit your jaw movement). This pamphlet includes what to expect after surgery (like recovery area, eating and drinking, swelling, stitches, pain, and physio sticks). A list of symptoms that require you to call the oral surgery resident are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pamphlet Number
1511
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Safe eating guidelines

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0527
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This pamphlet lists signs that you may have a swallowing problem. It includes Safe Swallow Guidelines everyone should follow, tips for support persons, and oral care tips, as well as symptoms that need medical attention. The French version of this pamphlet 2175, "Lignes directrices pour s’alimenter sans danger", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Deglutition Disorders - diet therapy
Pneumonia, Aspiration - diet therapy
Pneumonia, Aspiration - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Deglutition disorders
Asphyxia
Aspiration pneumonia
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
This pamphlet lists signs that you may have a swallowing problem. It includes Safe Swallow Guidelines everyone should follow, tips for support persons, and oral care tips, as well as symptoms that need medical attention. The French version of this pamphlet 2175, "Lignes directrices pour s’alimenter sans danger", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0527
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Oral irons and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1469
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Many people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have anemia (not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood). Taking oral irons will give you enough iron to make hemoglobin. The pamphlet explains what oral irons are, how to take and store them, and possible side effects.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Alternate Title
Oral irons and CKD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal insufficiency, chronic - complications
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic - drug therapy
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Chronic renal failure--Complications
Iron deficiency anemia
Renal pharmacology
Abstract
Many people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have anemia (not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood). Taking oral irons will give you enough iron to make hemoglobin. The pamphlet explains what oral irons are, how to take and store them, and possible side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1469
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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing unit, pain control, exercises, activity, nutrition, passing urine, and bowel movements. Instructions for your surgery and care at home include visitors and discharge from the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General Hospital (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (HI, VG and DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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After dental extractions or wisdom teeth removal

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0646
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This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, having a fever and feeling sick, hygiene, eating and drinking guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you have a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided. …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Molar, Third
Tooth - surgery
Surgery, Oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Third molars
Teeth--Extraction
Mouth--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, having a fever and feeling sick, hygiene, eating and drinking guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you have a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1786, "Après l’extraction des dents ou l’extraction des dents de sagesse", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0646
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Sealants : seal out tooth decay

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1866
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A sealant is a clear or coloured plastic that a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant puts on the chewing surfaces of your back teeth (molars). This is where most decay happens. This pamphlet explains what causes cavities, what a sealant is, how sealants help, the best time to get them, how long they last, and whether MSI (provincial health care) pays for them. Contact information for the MSI Children's Oral Health Program is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1880, "Protége…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dental Caries
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Dental caries
Mouth--Care and hygiene
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
A sealant is a clear or coloured plastic that a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant puts on the chewing surfaces of your back teeth (molars). This is where most decay happens. This pamphlet explains what causes cavities, what a sealant is, how sealants help, the best time to get them, how long they last, and whether MSI (provincial health care) pays for them. Contact information for the MSI Children's Oral Health Program is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1880, "Protégez vos dents grâce à la résine de scellement," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1866
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Birth control medication interaction with sugammadex (Bridion®)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Anesthesia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2076
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During your surgery, you were given a medication that affects how well birth control medications work. It is important that you know this if you are on any type of hormonal contraceptive (birth control medication). Sugammadex (Bridion®) is a medication that helps you recover faster from the muscle relaxant used during your surgery. Sugammadex may lower how well your hormonal birth control works for 7 days (1 week). Use a back-up birth control method for at least 7 days after your surgery. If yo…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Anesthesia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sugammadex - adverse effects
Hormonal Contraception
Subjects (LCSH)
Birth control
Sugammadex
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
During your surgery, you were given a medication that affects how well birth control medications work. It is important that you know this if you are on any type of hormonal contraceptive (birth control medication). Sugammadex (Bridion®) is a medication that helps you recover faster from the muscle relaxant used during your surgery. Sugammadex may lower how well your hormonal birth control works for 7 days (1 week). Use a back-up birth control method for at least 7 days after your surgery. If you are using an oral contraceptive (birth control pill), take it as usual. Types of hormonal birth control and back-up methods are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 2202, "Interaction des contraceptifs avec le sugammadex (Bridion™)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Birth control medication interaction with sugammadex (Bridion™)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Anesthesia
Pamphlet Number
2076
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Systemic therapy : patient video series

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program, Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program Education Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4051
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The NSH Cancer Care Program wants you to have the information you need to take care of yourself throughout your treatment. This pamphlet includes a QR code to access narrated videos related to systemic therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and oral anti-cancer treatments. A link to other videos for cancer patients and their families is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program Education Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Cancer--Immunotherapy
Cancer--Treatment
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
The NSH Cancer Care Program wants you to have the information you need to take care of yourself throughout your treatment. This pamphlet includes a QR code to access narrated videos related to systemic therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and oral anti-cancer treatments. A link to other videos for cancer patients and their families is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program; Approved by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program Education Team
Pamphlet Number
4051
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Oral magnesium supplements : Integrated Chronic Care Service

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2179
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Your body needs magnesium to keep your bones, muscles, nervous system and immune system healthy. Your health care provider has suggested you take an oral (by mouth) magnesium supplement. Helpful hints and a sample medication schedule are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Magnesium Deficiency
Subjects (LCSH)
Magnesium deficiency
Abstract
Your body needs magnesium to keep your bones, muscles, nervous system and immune system healthy. Your health care provider has suggested you take an oral (by mouth) magnesium supplement. Helpful hints and a sample medication schedule are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ICCS Clinic
Pamphlet Number
2179
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After minor oral surgery : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health. QE II. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0405
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This pamphlet gives information about your care at home after minor oral surgery. Topics include discomfort, activity, mouth care, controlling bleeding and swelling, food, and stitches. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1727, "Après une chirurgie buccale mineure - Site du VG", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. QE II. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
After minor oral surgery : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgery, oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Surgery
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your care at home after minor oral surgery. Topics include discomfort, activity, mouth care, controlling bleeding and swelling, food, and stitches. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1727, "Après une chirurgie buccale mineure - Site du VG", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: After minor oral surgery
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QE II
Pamphlet Number
0405
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Facial fractures : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1085
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A facial bone fracture (break) must be treated to prevent future problems. Problems could include developing facial deformities, dental malocclusions (“bad bite”), jaw infection, or changes in facial growth. You will likely be admitted to a hospital room from the Emergency Department or from the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after surgery, and at home. A discharge checklist and contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are incl…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
Facial fractures : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Facial injuries
Fractures, Bone
Subjects (LCSH)
Fractures--Treatment
Face
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
A facial bone fracture (break) must be treated to prevent future problems. Problems could include developing facial deformities, dental malocclusions (“bad bite”), jaw infection, or changes in facial growth. You will likely be admitted to a hospital room from the Emergency Department or from the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after surgery, and at home. A discharge checklist and contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
Notes
Previous title: Facial fractures
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1085
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Preprosthetic jaw surgery : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1086
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Preprosthetic jaw surgery is done to change the upper or lower jaw ridges. This is done so dentures can be worn more comfortably or dental implants can be placed. This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after surgery. A discharge checklist and contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
Preprosthetic jaw surgery : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Jaw - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaws--Surgery
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
Preprosthetic jaw surgery is done to change the upper or lower jaw ridges. This is done so dentures can be worn more comfortably or dental implants can be placed. This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after surgery. A discharge checklist and contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
Notes
Previous title: Preprosthetic surgery
Previous title: Preprosthetic surgery for the jaw
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1086
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Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) : VG site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1084
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Corrective jaw surgery corrects jaw deformities. This is done to prevent damage to your jaw joints, teeth, and muscles. Corrective jaw surgery is also used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This pamphlet explains what to expect on the day of your surgery, right after your surgery, and at home. Topics include prescriptions, oral (mouth) hygiene, eating guidelines, activity, lip and jaw exercises, elastics, nasal congestion, scissors, nosebleeds, infection, and vomiting. A discharge checkli…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
Jaw - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaws--Surgery
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
Corrective jaw surgery corrects jaw deformities. This is done to prevent damage to your jaw joints, teeth, and muscles. Corrective jaw surgery is also used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This pamphlet explains what to expect on the day of your surgery, right after your surgery, and at home. Topics include prescriptions, oral (mouth) hygiene, eating guidelines, activity, lip and jaw exercises, elastics, nasal congestion, scissors, nosebleeds, infection, and vomiting. A discharge checklist and contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
Notes
Previous title: Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1084
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Après une chirurgie buccale mineure : site du VG

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1727
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Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur les soins à domicile après une chirurgie buccale mineure. On y traite de l’inconfort, de l’activité, des soins de la bouche, du contrôle de l’enflure et des saignements, de l’alimentation et des points de suture. Des coordonnées sont aussi fournies pour les questions urgentes et non urgentes. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0405, "After Minor Oral Surgery - VG Site". This pamphlet gives information about your care at home a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
After minor oral surgery - VG site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgery, Oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
Le présent dépliant fournit de l’information sur les soins à domicile après une chirurgie buccale mineure. On y traite de l’inconfort, de l’activité, des soins de la bouche, du contrôle de l’enflure et des saignements, de l’alimentation et des points de suture. Des coordonnées sont aussi fournies pour les questions urgentes et non urgentes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0405, "After Minor Oral Surgery - VG Site". This pamphlet gives information about your care at home after minor oral surgery. Topics include discomfort, activity, mouth care, controlling bleeding and swelling, food, and stitches. Contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
Notes
Previous title: Après une chirurgie buccale mineure
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QE II
Pamphlet Number
1727
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hematology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0373
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Warfarin sodium is a type of medication called an oral (by mouth) anticoagulant. An anticoagulant makes your blood less likely to clot (thicken into a clump). This medication helps to prevent and treat abnormal blood clotting. This pamphlet explains what warfarin sodium is, why you may need it, how to take it, and what to do if you miss a dose. Information about INR blood tests, drug and food interactions, possible side effects, and safety precautions is included. Contact information for the An…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hematology Services
Alternate Title
Coumadin
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Warfarin
Anticoagulants
Subjects (LCSH)
Warfarin
Anticoagulants (Medicine)
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Warfarin sodium is a type of medication called an oral (by mouth) anticoagulant. An anticoagulant makes your blood less likely to clot (thicken into a clump). This medication helps to prevent and treat abnormal blood clotting. This pamphlet explains what warfarin sodium is, why you may need it, how to take it, and what to do if you miss a dose. Information about INR blood tests, drug and food interactions, possible side effects, and safety precautions is included. Contact information for the Anticoagulation Clinic and the Thrombosis Anticoagulation Program is provided. The French translation of this pamphlet 2063, "Warfarine sodique" is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Warfarin sodium, an oral anticoagulant
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services and Hematology Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0373
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Cleft lip and palate surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1083
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Cleft lip and palate surgery is done to correct differences in the lip, nose, jaws, and roof of the mouth. Bone from the hip may be needed to make certain changes (cleft alveoli). This pamphlet explains what will happen on the day of your surgery and after your surgery. A Discharge Checklist is included. The pamphlet also includes contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions once you are home.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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)
Surgery, oral
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Surgery
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
Cleft lip and palate surgery is done to correct differences in the lip, nose, jaws, and roof of the mouth. Bone from the hip may be needed to make certain changes (cleft alveoli). This pamphlet explains what will happen on the day of your surgery and after your surgery. A Discharge Checklist is included. The pamphlet also includes contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions once you are home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1083
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PEG tube (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1188
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A PEG tube is a type of feeding tube. This pamphlet explains why you may need a feeding tube and how the tube is inserted (put in). It provides details on how to get ready for the procedure, what to expect after the tube has been inserted, and how to care for your PEG tube at home. A list of symptoms that require medical attention, as well as where to buy supplies, is also included. A list of activities to avoid for 24 hours after sedation, along with instructions on checking your weight and or…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Endoscopy Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrostomy
Enteral nutrition - methods
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Enteral feeding
Tube feeding
Specialty
Food and nutrition
Surgery
Abstract
A PEG tube is a type of feeding tube. This pamphlet explains why you may need a feeding tube and how the tube is inserted (put in). It provides details on how to get ready for the procedure, what to expect after the tube has been inserted, and how to care for your PEG tube at home. A list of symptoms that require medical attention, as well as where to buy supplies, is also included. A list of activities to avoid for 24 hours after sedation, along with instructions on checking your weight and oral care is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endoscopy Clinic staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1188
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Veterans' Oral Health Program : Information for veterans and their families

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35510
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Veterans' Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1024
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This program was developed to make sure that each veteran gets the best oral care. Some of the things this program includes are: oral health assessments on admission and each year, as well as regular dental check-ups. You or your family will be asked to provide some additional supplies. This pamphlet provides space for you or your health care team to write out the supplies you will need and the types of care that you will get.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Veterans' Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Oral Health
Veterans
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital dental service
Veterans
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
This program was developed to make sure that each veteran gets the best oral care. Some of the things this program includes are: oral health assessments on admission and each year, as well as regular dental check-ups. You or your family will be asked to provide some additional supplies. This pamphlet provides space for you or your health care team to write out the supplies you will need and the types of care that you will get.
Responsibility
Prepared by Veterans' Services
Pamphlet Number
1024
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Induction of labour and cervical ripening with oral misoprostol (prostaglandin E1) (Cytotec)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35821
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children's Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1771
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Misoprostol is a pill that contains a medication called prostaglandin E1. Prostaglandin E1 softens the cervix to get it ready for labour and to cause labour contractions. Cytotec® is the brand name of this medication. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you get misoprostol, possible complications of misoprostol, and when you should notify a member of your health care team. The French version of this pamphlet 1816, "Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen de c…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children's Health
Alternate Title
Induction of labor and cervical ripening with oral misoprostol (prostaglandin E1) (Cytotec)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Labor, Induced
Cervical Ripening
Misoprostol
Subjects (LCSH)
Labor (Obstetrics)
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
Misoprostol is a pill that contains a medication called prostaglandin E1. Prostaglandin E1 softens the cervix to get it ready for labour and to cause labour contractions. Cytotec® is the brand name of this medication. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you get misoprostol, possible complications of misoprostol, and when you should notify a member of your health care team. The French version of this pamphlet 1816, "Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen de comprimés oraux de misoprostol (prostaglandine E1) (Cytotec®)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Health Unit
Pamphlet Number
1771
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Déclenchement artificiel du travail et maturation cervicale au moyen de comprimés oraux de misoprostol (prostaglandine E1) (Cytotec)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35880
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Women and Children's Health Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1816
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Le misoprostol est une pilule qui contient un médicament appelé prostaglandine E1. La prostaglandine E1 assouplit le col de l’utérus pour le préparer au travail et déclencher des contractions. Cytotec® est le nom de marque de ce médicament. Le présent dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre si vous prenez du misoprostol, les complications possibles et quand informer un membre de votre équipe de soins de santé. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Induction of Labour and Cervical Ripening wit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Women and Children's Health Unit
Alternate Title
Induction of labour and cervical ripening with oral misoprostol (prostaglandin E1) (Cytotec®)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Labor, Induced
Cervical Ripening
Misoprostol
Subjects (LCSH)
Labor (Obstetrics)
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
Le misoprostol est une pilule qui contient un médicament appelé prostaglandine E1. La prostaglandine E1 assouplit le col de l’utérus pour le préparer au travail et déclencher des contractions. Cytotec® est le nom de marque de ce médicament. Le présent dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre si vous prenez du misoprostol, les complications possibles et quand informer un membre de votre équipe de soins de santé.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Induction of Labour and Cervical Ripening with Oral Misoprostol (Prostaglandin E1) (Cytotec®)" pamphlet 1771. Misoprostol is a pill that contains a medication called prostaglandin E1. Prostaglandin E1 softens the cervix to get it ready for labour and to cause labour contractions. Cytotec® is the brand name of this medication. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you get misoprostol, possible complications of misoprostol, and when you should notify a member of your health care team.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Health Unit
Pamphlet Number
1816
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