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Advanced liver disease : changes in your quality of life

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2286
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Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have.…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology
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)
Liver Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have. The pamphlet explains why and when you should get help, how to get help, what other supports are available, and what to do if you need mental health help right away.
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Prepared by: Psychology, Multi Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2286
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After a liver transplant : changes in your mental health

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Psychology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2297
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This pamphlet explains how having a liver transplant may affect your mental health. Topics include: When will my life be back to normal? Are my feelings normal? When should I get help? How do I get help? If you need mental health help right away, important phone numbers are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Psychology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation - rehabilitation
Liver Transplantation - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how having a liver transplant may affect your mental health. Topics include: When will my life be back to normal? Are my feelings normal? When should I get help? How do I get help? If you need mental health help right away, important phone numbers are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Psychology, Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2297
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After your liver transplant

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0411
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This guide will help you and your family learn about your care after a liver transplant. This guide will answer many of your questions about the transplant process. Members of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program Team (Transplant Team) are also available to talk with you about your concerns. Everyone is different, so you may not have or develop all of the conditions that you read about in this guide. Topics include: in the hospital, monitoring, possible complications, planning for discharge, foll…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (60 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation - rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Abstract
This guide will help you and your family learn about your care after a liver transplant. This guide will answer many of your questions about the transplant process. Members of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program Team (Transplant Team) are also available to talk with you about your concerns. Everyone is different, so you may not have or develop all of the conditions that you read about in this guide. Topics include: in the hospital, monitoring, possible complications, planning for discharge, follow-up care, taking care of yourself, and the self-medication program. This guide also includes a sample medication record. Medication information sheets are provided at the end of the guide if you have specific questions about your medications. Information about common tests (lab tests) is given. Important phone numbers are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1124, "Après une greffe du foie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0411
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Après une greffe du foie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1124
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Ce guide vous aidera, vous et votre famille, à en savoir plus sur ce que vous devez faire après une greffe du foie. Il répond aux nombreuses questions que vous avez sur le processus de transplantation. Si vous avez des préoccupations, vous pouvez vous adresser à l’équipe du programme de transplantation multi-organes (équipe de transplantation). Chaque personne étant différente, il est possible que certaines des situations présentées ici ne vous concernent pas. Les sujets traités sont les suivan…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Alternate Title
After your liver transplant
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (60 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation - rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Ce guide vous aidera, vous et votre famille, à en savoir plus sur ce que vous devez faire après une greffe du foie. Il répond aux nombreuses questions que vous avez sur le processus de transplantation. Si vous avez des préoccupations, vous pouvez vous adresser à l’équipe du programme de transplantation multi-organes (équipe de transplantation). Chaque personne étant différente, il est possible que certaines des situations présentées ici ne vous concernent pas. Les sujets traités sont les suivants : séjour à l’hôpital, surveillance, complications possibles, préparation de la sortie de l’hôpital, soins de suivi, prise en charge personnelle et programme d’automédication. Le guide donne également un exemple de fiche de médicaments. Si vous avez des questions sur vos médicaments, veuillez consulter les fiches d’information à la fin du guide. Vous y trouverez également des informations sur les analyses et examens courants (analyses de laboratoire) ainsi que des numéros de téléphone importants.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0411, "After Your Liver Transplant". This guide will help you and your family learn about your care after a liver transplant. This guide will answer many of your questions about the transplant process. Members of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program Team (Transplant Team) are also available to talk with you about your concerns. Everyone is different, so you may not have or develop all of the conditions that you read about in this guide. Topics include: in the hospital, monitoring, possible complications, planning for discharge, follow-up care, taking care of yourself, and the self-medication program. This guide also includes a sample medication record. Medication information sheets are provided at the end of the guide if you have specific questions about your medications. Information about common tests (lab tests) is given. Important phone numbers are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Après une greffe de foie
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1124
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Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1790
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Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse est une décision personnelle. Ce dépliant fournit certains renseignements qui vous guideront si vous décidez d’aller de l’avant dans cette démarche. On y explique de plus comment envoyer votre lettre par la poste.] ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Writing to Your Donor's Family" pamphlet 1212. Choosing to write to your donor's family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would li…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Transplants
Tissue Donors
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Organ donors
Abstract
Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse est une décision personnelle. Ce dépliant fournit certains renseignements qui vous guideront si vous décidez d’aller de l’avant dans cette démarche. On y explique de plus comment envoyer votre lettre par la poste.]
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Writing to Your Donor's Family" pamphlet 1212. Choosing to write to your donor's family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would like to write to your donor's family. Mailing instructions are provided.
Notes
Previous title: Écrire à la famille de votre donneur
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
1790
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Dans l’attente d’une greffe de foie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1123
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Cette brochure explique ce à quoi vous attendre pendant que vous patientez pour votre greffe de foie. Les sujets abordés comprennent l'évaluation de votre transplantation, le soutien de l'équipe, la planification des coûts, les tests courants, les résultats de l'évaluation, la période d'attente et la recherche. On y trouve de l'information sur la préparation au jour du don d'un foie, sur l'appel et sur ce à quoi vous attendre avant, pendant et après l'opération. ; This pamphlet is a French tran…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Alternate Title
[Waiting for your liver transplant]
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Cette brochure explique ce à quoi vous attendre pendant que vous patientez pour votre greffe de foie. Les sujets abordés comprennent l'évaluation de votre transplantation, le soutien de l'équipe, la planification des coûts, les tests courants, les résultats de l'évaluation, la période d'attente et la recherche. On y trouve de l'information sur la préparation au jour du don d'un foie, sur l'appel et sur ce à quoi vous attendre avant, pendant et après l'opération.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0601, "Waiting for Your Liver Transplant". This pamphlet explains what to expect while waiting for your liver transplant. Topics include your transplant assessment, team support, planning for costs, common tests, assessment results, waiting period, and research. Information about getting ready for the day a liver is donated, getting "the call", and what to expect before, during, and after surgery is provided.
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Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program, QE II
Pamphlet Number
1123
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Deuil : surmonter les difficultés

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2147
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La mort d'un proche entraîne de nombreux changements dans votre vie. En vous adaptant et en réagissant à ces changements, vous serez confronté à des défis. Rappelez-vous que vous n’êtes pas seul. Ce dépliant contient des suggestions pratiques pour faire face aux difficultés courantes auxquelles vous pourriez faire face en période de deuil. Les sujets traités comprennent la prise de décisions, les affaires financières, les effets personnels, les souvenirs d'événements récents, certaines pièces o…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation
Alternate Title
Grief : coping with challenges
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bereavement
Grief
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
La mort d'un proche entraîne de nombreux changements dans votre vie. En vous adaptant et en réagissant à ces changements, vous serez confronté à des défis. Rappelez-vous que vous n’êtes pas seul. Ce dépliant contient des suggestions pratiques pour faire face aux difficultés courantes auxquelles vous pourriez faire face en période de deuil. Les sujets traités comprennent la prise de décisions, les affaires financières, les effets personnels, les souvenirs d'événements récents, certaines pièces ou certains endroits, les changements dans les relations, les dates et événements spéciaux, les rêves et manifestations de la personne décédée, votre santé, le sommeil et l'alimentation.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Grief: Coping with Challenges" pamphlet 0977. The death of someone important to you brings many changes in your life. As you adjust and respond to these changes, you will face challenges. Please remember: you are not alone. This pamphlet includes practical suggestions about dealing with common challenges you may face when you are grieving. Topics include making decisions, financial affairs, personal effects, memories of recent events, certain rooms or places, changes in relationships, special dates and events, dreams and visitations, looking after your health, sleep, and eating.
Responsibility
Created by: Victoria Hospice, modified with permission. Adapted by: Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation
Pamphlet Number
2147
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Diagnostic ultrasound

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0068
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An ultrasound is a safe, painless test used to view the organs inside your body. It is also called a sonogram. An ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves that cannot be heard. The preparation for this test depends on which organ or area of your body is to be studied. Topics include: how an ultrasound works, how to get ready for the test, where it is done, who will do the test, what will happen, and how long it will take. The French translation of this pamphlet 1105, "Ultrasonoscopie" is als…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Sonogram
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Tests, Routine
Ultrasonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
An ultrasound is a safe, painless test used to view the organs inside your body. It is also called a sonogram. An ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves that cannot be heard. The preparation for this test depends on which organ or area of your body is to be studied. Topics include: how an ultrasound works, how to get ready for the test, where it is done, who will do the test, what will happen, and how long it will take. The French translation of this pamphlet 1105, "Ultrasonoscopie" is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0068
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Don d’organes et de tissus

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Nova Scotia Health. Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2218
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Le don d’organes et de tissus peut améliorer ou sauver la vie de nombreuses personnes. Un seul donneur d’organe peut sauver jusqu’à huit vies, et une personne faisant un don oculaire et de tissus peut améliorer la vie de 75 personnes. Aspects abordés : personnes pouvant faire un don, processus d’inscription, que se passe-t-il si vous ne vous inscrivez pas et qui peut accéder à votre décision. Les organes et les tissus pouvant être donnés sont indiqués dans le dépliant. Les responsables du progr…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Organ transplantation
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Le don d’organes et de tissus peut améliorer ou sauver la vie de nombreuses personnes. Un seul donneur d’organe peut sauver jusqu’à huit vies, et une personne faisant un don oculaire et de tissus peut améliorer la vie de 75 personnes. Aspects abordés : personnes pouvant faire un don, processus d’inscription, que se passe-t-il si vous ne vous inscrivez pas et qui peut accéder à votre décision. Les organes et les tissus pouvant être donnés sont indiqués dans le dépliant. Les responsables du programme de don d’organes Legacy of Life peuvent fournir plus d’informations.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0470, "Organ and Tissue Donation". Organ and tissue donation can improve or save the lives of many people. A single organ donor can save up to 8 lives. Eye and tissue donors can improve the lives of up to 75 people. Topics include: who can donate, how to register, what happens if you do not register, and who can access your decision. Organs and tissues that can be donated are listed in the pamphlet. The Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program can provide more information.
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Prepared by: Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program
Pamphlet Number
2218
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Faire un don de vie - don de cornées - Service des soins palliatifs

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2195
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Ce dépliant donne aux patients et aux familles de l’information sur le don de cornées, en particulier dans le contexte des soins palliatifs. Il passe en revue les mythes courants sur le sujet et les raisons qui peuvent empêcher une personne de donner ses cornées. Il répond aux questions et préoccupations courantes, par exemple ce qu’un donneur potentiel doit faire s’il change d’idée et l’information qu’on fournit à la famille d’un donneur. Des témoignages de personnes qui ont reçu une cornée so…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Corneal Transplantation
Palliative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Cornea--Transplantation
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative Care
Ophthalmology
Geriatrics
Abstract
Ce dépliant donne aux patients et aux familles de l’information sur le don de cornées, en particulier dans le contexte des soins palliatifs. Il passe en revue les mythes courants sur le sujet et les raisons qui peuvent empêcher une personne de donner ses cornées. Il répond aux questions et préoccupations courantes, par exemple ce qu’un donneur potentiel doit faire s’il change d’idée et l’information qu’on fournit à la famille d’un donneur. Des témoignages de personnes qui ont reçu une cornée sont également présentés.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1150, "Make the Decision, Share Your Life Cornea Donation Palliative Care Service". This pamphlet will help you and your family learn more about cornea donation. Palliative care patients may be able to donate their corneas. Some myths and facts about cornea donation are provided, as well as the reasons why some people may not be able to donate. Common fears and misunderstandings, what to do if you decide to change your mind, and information given to your family about your donation are outlined. Testimonials from recipients are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Palliative Care Services
Reviewed by: Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation staff
Pamphlet Number
2195
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Finding a living kidney donor

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2271
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It can be hard to reach out to possible living donors. You may feel many emotions. This is normal. This pamphlet expalins the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, how to find a living donor, who you should ask to be a donor, and what will happen when a person says they may be interested in being your living kidney donor. Contact information for Atlantic Canada Living Kidney Donation Programs is provided. Resources are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Living Kidney Program
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)
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
It can be hard to reach out to possible living donors. You may feel many emotions. This is normal. This pamphlet expalins the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, how to find a living donor, who you should ask to be a donor, and what will happen when a person says they may be interested in being your living kidney donor. Contact information for Atlantic Canada Living Kidney Donation Programs is provided. Resources are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MOTP Living Kidney Program
Pamphlet Number
2271
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Grief : coping with challenges

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0977
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The death of someone important to you brings many changes in your life. As you adjust and respond to these changes, you will face challenges. Please remember: you are not alone. This pamphlet includes practical suggestions about dealing with common challenges you may face when you are grieving. Topics include making decisions, financial affairs, personal effects, memories of recent events, certain rooms or places, changes in relationships, special dates and events, dreams and visitations, looki…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bereavement
Grief
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The death of someone important to you brings many changes in your life. As you adjust and respond to these changes, you will face challenges. Please remember: you are not alone. This pamphlet includes practical suggestions about dealing with common challenges you may face when you are grieving. Topics include making decisions, financial affairs, personal effects, memories of recent events, certain rooms or places, changes in relationships, special dates and events, dreams and visitations, looking after your health, sleep, and eating. The French version of this pamphlet 2147, "Deuil : surmonter les difficultés", is also available.
Responsibility
Created by: Victoria Hospice, modified with permission. Adapted by: Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation
Pamphlet Number
0977
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Healthy eating after your transplant

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0107
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This pamphlet gives tips for healthy eating and explains how to make healthy food choices. Information about reading food labels, making your recipes healthy, safe food handling, and eating out is included. The French translation of this pamphlet 1106, "Manger sainement après une transplantation" 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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Organ transplantation
Diet Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Surgery--Nutritional aspects
Diet therapy
Abstract
This pamphlet gives tips for healthy eating and explains how to make healthy food choices. Information about reading food labels, making your recipes healthy, safe food handling, and eating out is included. The French translation of this pamphlet 1106, "Manger sainement après une transplantation" is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0107
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Hepatitis B vaccine and kidney disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1425
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The liver is an organ in your body that helps to break down and digest the food you eat, cleans your blood, and fights infection. Hepatitis B is a virus that attacks the liver. “Hepatitis” means swelling of the liver. Hepatitis B can cause serious liver problems, including liver damage, liver failure, and liver cancer. People with kidney disease who may need dialysis or a kidney transplant in the future, have a higher chance of getting Hepatitis B. The best way to prevent Hepatitis B is to get …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
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)
Hepatitis B - prevention & control
Kidney Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Hepatitis B vaccine
Kidneys--Diseases
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
The liver is an organ in your body that helps to break down and digest the food you eat, cleans your blood, and fights infection. Hepatitis B is a virus that attacks the liver. “Hepatitis” means swelling of the liver. Hepatitis B can cause serious liver problems, including liver damage, liver failure, and liver cancer. People with kidney disease who may need dialysis or a kidney transplant in the future, have a higher chance of getting Hepatitis B. The best way to prevent Hepatitis B is to get vaccinated. This pamphlet explains what the hepatitis B vaccine is, possible side effects, and who should not get the vaccine.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1425
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The Highly Sensitized Patient Program (HSP) for kidney transplant patients

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2132
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A highly sensitized patient has a high amount of antibodies. This makes them more likely to reject an organ after transplant. This pamphlet explains how to know if you are highly sensitized, and how the Highly Sensitized Patient Program works.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
A highly sensitized patient has a high amount of antibodies. This makes them more likely to reject an organ after transplant. This pamphlet explains how to know if you are highly sensitized, and how the Highly Sensitized Patient Program works.
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Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2132
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Living kidney donation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. MOTP Living Kidney Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2333
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There are never enough kidneys donated to do transplants for all the people who need them. Some people wait years for the right kidney to be donated. If you are interested in becoming a living kidney donor, this pamphlet will answer some common questions. Topics include: the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, who can donate, deciding to donate, and how to get started if you want to donate a kidney. Information about the donation process, including evaluation, surgery, recovery…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. MOTP Living Kidney Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Organ transplantation
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
There are never enough kidneys donated to do transplants for all the people who need them. Some people wait years for the right kidney to be donated. If you are interested in becoming a living kidney donor, this pamphlet will answer some common questions. Topics include: the benefits of a kidney transplant from a living donor, who can donate, deciding to donate, and how to get started if you want to donate a kidney. Information about the donation process, including evaluation, surgery, recovery, follow-up, and life after the donation, is included. Contact information for Atlantic Canada Living Kidney Donation Programs, as well as a list of resources, is given.
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Prepared by: MOTP Living Kidney Program
Pamphlet Number
2333
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Living with advanced liver disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0225
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It can be confusing and scary to find out that you have advanced liver disease. You have been referred to a Liver Specialist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII). A liver transplant is one of many treatments that may be used to treat advanced liver disease. You and the Liver Specialist will decide on the best treatment for you. This pamphlet explains where to go for your appointment, how the liver works, and how to manage your symptoms. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centr…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Diseases - therapy
Liver Diseases - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
It can be confusing and scary to find out that you have advanced liver disease. You have been referred to a Liver Specialist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII). A liver transplant is one of many treatments that may be used to treat advanced liver disease. You and the Liver Specialist will decide on the best treatment for you. This pamphlet explains where to go for your appointment, how the liver works, and how to manage your symptoms. A map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre is also included.
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Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
0225
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Make the decision, share your life : cornea donation Palliative Care Service

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1150
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This pamphlet will help you and your family learn more about cornea donation. Palliative care patients may be able to donate their corneas. Some myths and facts about cornea donation are provided, as well as the reasons why some people may not be able to donate. Common fears and misunderstandings, what to do if you decide to change your mind, and information given to your family about your donation are outlined. Testimonials from recipients are provided. The French version of this pamphlet, 219…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Palliative Care Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Corneal Transplantation
Palliative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Cornea--Transplantation
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative care
Ophthalmology
Geriatrics
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you and your family learn more about cornea donation. Palliative care patients may be able to donate their corneas. Some myths and facts about cornea donation are provided, as well as the reasons why some people may not be able to donate. Common fears and misunderstandings, what to do if you decide to change your mind, and information given to your family about your donation are outlined. Testimonials from recipients are provided. The French version of this pamphlet, 2195 "Croup (diphtérie laryngienne)" is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Palliative Care Services
Reviewed by: Legacy of Life and Critical Care Organ Donation staff
Pamphlet Number
1150
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Manger sainement après une transplantation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1106
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Manger sainement après votre transplantation peut vous aider à contrôler votre poids, votre cholestérol, votre tension artérielle et votre diabète. Cela signifie adopter un régime alimentaire équilibré en choisissant tous les jours une variété d'aliments appartenant aux quatre groupes alimentaires. Suivez le Guide alimentaire canadien pour connaître le nombre et la taille des portions dont vous avez besoin. Des conseils pour une alimentation saine sont offerts. ; This is a French translation of…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
Healthy eating after a transplant
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Organ transplantation
Diet Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Surgery--Nutritional aspects
Diet therapy
Abstract
Manger sainement après votre transplantation peut vous aider à contrôler votre poids, votre cholestérol, votre tension artérielle et votre diabète. Cela signifie adopter un régime alimentaire équilibré en choisissant tous les jours une variété d'aliments appartenant aux quatre groupes alimentaires. Suivez le Guide alimentaire canadien pour connaître le nombre et la taille des portions dont vous avez besoin. Des conseils pour une alimentation saine sont offerts.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0107, “Healthy eating after a transplant". Healthy eating after your transplant can help control your weight, cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes.This means eating a balanced diet by choosing a variety of foods from the 4 food groups every day. Follow Canada’s Food Guide for serving sizes and the number of servings you need. Tips for healthy eating are provided.
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Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1106
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Organ and tissue donation

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34684
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0470
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Organ and tissue donation can improve or save the lives of many people. A single organ donor can save up to 8 lives. Eye and tissue donors can improve the lives of up to 75 people. Topics include: who can donate, how to register, what happens if you do not register, and who can access your decision. Organs and tissues that can be donated are listed in the pamphlet. The Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program can provide more information. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2218, "Don d’organes …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Organ transplantation
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Organ and tissue donation can improve or save the lives of many people. A single organ donor can save up to 8 lives. Eye and tissue donors can improve the lives of up to 75 people. Topics include: who can donate, how to register, what happens if you do not register, and who can access your decision. Organs and tissues that can be donated are listed in the pamphlet. The Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program can provide more information.
The French version of this pamphlet 2218, "Don d’organes et de tissus", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program
Pamphlet Number
0470
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