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Nitroglycerin patch

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0251
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This pamphlet explains what this medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics include: what do if you miss a dose, storage, drugs and foods to avoid, and warnings. Serious side effects which require a doctor's visit are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1911, "Timbre de nitroglycérine", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Department
Alternate Title
Nitro patch
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)
Nitroglycerin
Subjects (LCSH)
Nitroglycerin
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what this medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics include: what do if you miss a dose, storage, drugs and foods to avoid, and warnings. Serious side effects which require a doctor's visit are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1911, "Timbre de nitroglycérine", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
0251
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Epidural blood patch

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2023
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An epidural blood patch is a procedure to treat headaches caused by low pressure in the fluid around the spine and brain. Your own blood can seal a leak in the spine the same way a bicycle inner tube can be patched. This can happen because of a spinal fluid leak after a spinal procedure. In rare cases it may happen spontaneously (for no apparent reason). This pamphlet explains what is done during an epidural blood patch. Topics include: what to expect after the procedure, what to do after going…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Patch, Epidural
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine--Puncture--Complications
Abstract
An epidural blood patch is a procedure to treat headaches caused by low pressure in the fluid around the spine and brain. Your own blood can seal a leak in the spine the same way a bicycle inner tube can be patched. This can happen because of a spinal fluid leak after a spinal procedure. In rare cases it may happen spontaneously (for no apparent reason). This pamphlet explains what is done during an epidural blood patch. Topics include: what to expect after the procedure, what to do after going home, and what to watch for after going home.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
2023
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Birth control patch

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0255
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The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week. It has 2 hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which are absorbed (taken in) through the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of), who should not use it, how to use it, and where to put it on your body. Instructions for what to do if you forget to start or change a patch, or if it fal…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Transdermal Patch
Ovulation Inhibition
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Transdermal medication
Contraception
Abstract
The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week. It has 2 hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which are absorbed (taken in) through the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of), who should not use it, how to use it, and where to put it on your body. Instructions for what to do if you forget to start or change a patch, or if it falls off (partly or completely) is given. A list of what can make it less effective is provided. The patch is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The patch will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The French version of this pamphlet 2026, "Le timbre contraceptif", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
0255
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What is patch testing?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Dermatology Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2348
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Patch testing is a way to check if you are allergic to something that comes in contact with your skin. This pamphlet outlines the steps involved. Guidelines, instructions for certain days are listed. Contact information is provided in case you have questions.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Dermatology Clinic
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)
Hypersensitivity - diagnosis
Skin care
Subjects (LCSH)
Allergy--Diagnosis
Skin--Care and hygiene
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Patch testing is a way to check if you are allergic to something that comes in contact with your skin. This pamphlet outlines the steps involved. Guidelines, instructions for certain days are listed. Contact information is provided in case you have questions.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Dermatology Clinic, QEII
Pamphlet Number
2348
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How to use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2145
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This pamphlet provides information about nicotine replacement therapy options (like the patch, lozenges, gum, inhaler, mouth spray).
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
Alternate Title
How to use NRT
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation Devices
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation products
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about nicotine replacement therapy options (like the patch, lozenges, gum, inhaler, mouth spray).
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions, Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy Services, Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
Pamphlet Number
2145
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