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8.3 Orthopedics : going home

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Short Stay Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2025
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This guide explains the info that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, possible complications, followup, and activity.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Short Stay Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This guide explains the info that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, possible complications, followup, and activity.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedic Short Stay Unit
Pamphlet Number
2025
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After orthopedic surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36701
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0123
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This pamphlet gives info about what to expect after your orthopedic surgery. Topics include pain control, constipation, activity, dressing, stitches/staples, and things to watch for. A list of symptoms requiring immediate medical attention and contact information for the Orthopedic Clinic are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics
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)
Orthopedics
Surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet gives info about what to expect after your orthopedic surgery. Topics include pain control, constipation, activity, dressing, stitches/staples, and things to watch for. A list of symptoms requiring immediate medical attention and contact information for the Orthopedic Clinic are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics
Pamphlet Number
0123
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Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34831
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1108
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On y décrit de manière précise comment prendre soin des plâtres conventionnels et des plâtres en fibre de verre. On y trouve des instructions sur la manière de prendre soin de tous les autres types de plâtres. Le lecteur y apprendra comment garder son plâtre sec et ce qu’il doit faire en cas de problèmes. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0117, “Taking Care of Your Cast”. Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instruct…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
Taking care of your cast
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Casts, Surgical
Immobilization
Bone and Bones - injuries
Subjects (LCSH)
Plaster casts
Bones--Wounds and injuries
Abstract
On y décrit de manière précise comment prendre soin des plâtres conventionnels et des plâtres en fibre de verre. On y trouve des instructions sur la manière de prendre soin de tous les autres types de plâtres. Le lecteur y apprendra comment garder son plâtre sec et ce qu’il doit faire en cas de problèmes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0117, “Taking Care of Your Cast”. Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instructions for caring for all other types of casts are also provided. How to keep your cast dry and what to do if you have any problems are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII; Revised by: Orthopedics, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
1108
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Discharge from orthopaedics

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35890
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1836
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This booklet explains the information that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, and possible complications. Information about community support, financial help, and additional resources is also given. A "Patient PASS: A Transition Record" is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
Discharge from orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This booklet explains the information that you were given during your hospital stay. It will help to answer any questions you may have after discharge. Topics include anticoagulation (blood thinners), pain control, dressings and wound care, and possible complications. Information about community support, financial help, and additional resources is also given. A "Patient PASS: A Transition Record" is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics
Pamphlet Number
1836
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0342
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This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip rules/precautions are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about followup care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down your health care team contact informati…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (34 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip rules/precautions are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about followup care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down your health care team contact information is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2159, "Fracture de la hanche," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0342
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Fractured hip - Cape Breton Regional Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38156
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2321
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This pamphlet outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip precautions (rules) are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment. The guide answers any questions you may have about follow-up care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down the numbers of your health care team members is l…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (34 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, types of surgeries, and hip precautions (rules) are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, preparing to go home, and equipment. The guide answers any questions you may have about follow-up care, osteoporosis, nutrition, and resources to stop smoking. A section to write down the numbers of your health care team members is listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, CBRH
Pamphlet Number
2321
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Hip fracture recovery guide : Aberdeen Regional Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37521
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2245
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This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (24 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, Aberdeen Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2245
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Hip fracture recovery guide : Valley Regional Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36756
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2137
Available Online
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This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2157, "Se rétablir d’une fracture de la hanche - Hôpital r…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (21 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given. The French version of this pamphlet 2157, "Se rétablir d’une fracture de la hanche - Hôpital régional Valley ," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2137
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Hip replacement surgery : Aberdeen Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37325
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2210
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2210
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Hip replacement surgery : Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37326
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2211
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2211
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Hip replacement surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH) Halifax Infirmary (HI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37327
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2212
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2212
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Hip replacement surgery : Valley Regional Hospital (VRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37328
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2213
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2213
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Knee replacement surgery: Aberdeen Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37505
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2238
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Aberdeen Hospital. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Aberdeen Hospital. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2238
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Knee replacement surgery: Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37509
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2239
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about foll…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2239
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Knee replacement surgery: Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH) Halifax Infirmary (HI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37504
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2237
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you…
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2237
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Knee replacement surgery: Valley Regional Hospital (VRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37506
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2239
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Valley Regional Hospital (VRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Valley Regional Hospital (VRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2239
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Se rétablir d’une fracture de la hanche : Hôpital régional Valley

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37465
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2157
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Ce guide porte sur la chirurgie de la hanche après une fracture et présente ce qui suit : articulation de la hanche, types de fractures de la hanche, types de chirurgies, à quoi s’attendre avant, pendant et après une chirurgie, exercices et préparation au retour à la maison. Il aborde les complications possibles et le problème de l’ostéoporose et propose un programme d’exercices. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2137, "Hip Fracture Recovery Guide - Valley Regional…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Orthopedics
Alternate Title
Hip fracture recovery guide : Valley Regional Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (21 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hip Fractures - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hip joint--Surgery
Abstract
Ce guide porte sur la chirurgie de la hanche après une fracture et présente ce qui suit : articulation de la hanche, types de fractures de la hanche, types de chirurgies, à quoi s’attendre avant, pendant et après une chirurgie, exercices et préparation au retour à la maison. Il aborde les complications possibles et le problème de l’ostéoporose et propose un programme d’exercices.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2137, "Hip Fracture Recovery Guide - Valley Regional Hospital". This guide outlines information about hip surgery after a fracture. What the hip joint looks like, types of hip fractures, and types of surgeries are explained. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, at home, and exercises are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about possible complications and osteoporosis. A section with an exercise schedule is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedics, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2157
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Taking care of your cast

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34219
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0117
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Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instructions for caring for all other types of casts are also provided. How to keep your cast dry and what to do if you have any problems are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1108, "Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Casts, Surgical
Immobilization
Bone and Bones - injuries
Subjects (LCSH)
Plaster casts
Bones--Wounds and injuries
Abstract
Some specific instructions for how to take care of fibreglass and plaster casts are described. Instructions for caring for all other types of casts are also provided. How to keep your cast dry and what to do if you have any problems are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1108, "Comment prendre soin de votre plâtre," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Care of a plaster cast
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII ; Revised by: Orthopedics, NSHA
Pamphlet Number
0117
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Unit 8.1 : orthopedic medicine - Halifax Infirmary (HI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1848
Available Online
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Unit 8.1 is for people who have a health condition that needs to be treated right away. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, what to expect on the unit, who makes up your health care team, visiting, how your loved ones can help you in the hospital, rights and privacy, TV service, helpful information (parking, personal belongings, conveniences, accomodations for visitors, wi-fi). Important phone numbers are also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (20 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Orthopedics
Abstract
Unit 8.1 is for people who have a health condition that needs to be treated right away. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, what to expect on the unit, who makes up your health care team, visiting, how your loved ones can help you in the hospital, rights and privacy, TV service, helpful information (parking, personal belongings, conveniences, accomodations for visitors, wi-fi). Important phone numbers are also provided.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to 8.1 Orthopaedics : Halifax Infirmary site
Responsibility
Prepared by: Unit 8.1, HI, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1848
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Welcome to 7.2 Orthopaedics

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35463
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1533
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Unit 7.2 Orthopaedics is for people who have had an orthopaedic injury or surgery. This pamphlet gives information about the Orthopaedic Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) on 7.2. Information includes what a usual day is like on 7.2, communication, staying safe in the hospital, visitors, and your health care team members. Discharge instructions, helpful hints and hospital amenities are listed. Contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
Welcome to 7.2 Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Orthopedics
Specialty
Physiotherapy
Abstract
Unit 7.2 Orthopaedics is for people who have had an orthopaedic injury or surgery. This pamphlet gives information about the Orthopaedic Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) on 7.2. Information includes what a usual day is like on 7.2, communication, staying safe in the hospital, visitors, and your health care team members. Discharge instructions, helpful hints and hospital amenities are listed. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics
Pamphlet Number
1533
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