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Unit 7.4 : General Neurology, Acute Stroke Care Unit, and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Halifax Infirmary (HI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 7.4. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1295
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Unit 7.4 is a 33-bed unit caring for people with stroke and other problems of the brain and nervous system. Basic information is given about the unit for you and your loved ones. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, important telephone numbers, your health care team, visitors, parking, food and drink, personal belongings, waiting rooms, and places to stay in Halifax. Space is provided at the end of the pamphlet for you to write down the names of important members of your health ca…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 7.4
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Stroke
Epilepsy
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Cerebrovascular disease
Epilepsy
Abstract
Unit 7.4 is a 33-bed unit caring for people with stroke and other problems of the brain and nervous system. Basic information is given about the unit for you and your loved ones. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, important telephone numbers, your health care team, visitors, parking, food and drink, personal belongings, waiting rooms, and places to stay in Halifax. Space is provided at the end of the pamphlet for you to write down the names of important members of your health care team.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to Unit 7.4: General Neurology, Acute Stroke Care Unit & Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
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Prepared by: Unit 7.4, HI, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1295
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Welcome to the QE II

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0603
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This pamphlet gives information on parking, the shuttle service, local transportation, wi-fi, cafeterias and restaurants, drugstores, spiritual care and places of prayer and meditation, patient relations, security, and more. A map of the QE II Health Sciences Centre is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1126, "Bienvenue au QE II," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Alternate Title
Welcome to the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
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)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information on parking, the shuttle service, local transportation, wi-fi, cafeterias and restaurants, drugstores, spiritual care and places of prayer and meditation, patient relations, security, and more. A map of the QE II Health Sciences Centre is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1126, "Bienvenue au QE II," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to the QEII
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
0603
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Bievenue au QE II

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1126
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Cette brochure a été préparée dans le but d'aider les patients et leurs familles à se préparer en vue d'un séjour au QEII. Elle contient une vaste gamme de renseignements utiles, y compris les nombreux services offerts aux patients et aux familles. ; This pamphlet gives information on parking, the shuttle service, local transportation, wi-fi, cafeterias and restaurants, drugstores, spiritual care and places of prayer and meditation, patient relations, security, and more. A map of the QE II Heal…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Alternate Title
Welcome to the QE II
Welcome to the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Cette brochure a été préparée dans le but d'aider les patients et leurs familles à se préparer en vue d'un séjour au QEII. Elle contient une vaste gamme de renseignements utiles, y compris les nombreux services offerts aux patients et aux familles.
This pamphlet gives information on parking, the shuttle service, local transportation, wi-fi, cafeterias and restaurants, drugstores, spiritual care and places of prayer and meditation, patient relations, security, and more. A map of the QE II Health Sciences Centre is included. This pamphlet is a French translation of “Welcome to the QEII” pamphlet 0603.
Notes
Previous title: Bievenue au QEII
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1126
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Welcome to the Neurosurgery Unit 7.3

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1033
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The Neurosurgery Unit is for people with brain and/or spinal cord injury or disease. Our goal is to give the best possible care to you using a team approach. We have different levels of care to support your recovery. This pamphlet explains the 2 levels of care: the Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) and the Neurosurgery floor. It also gives information about transitioning from the ICU, Home First and discharge planning, visiting, information for your loved ones, places for your loved on…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery
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)
Neurosciences
Neurosurgery
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Neuroscience
Nervous system--Surgery
Health care teams
Hospital units
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
The Neurosurgery Unit is for people with brain and/or spinal cord injury or disease. Our goal is to give the best possible care to you using a team approach. We have different levels of care to support your recovery. This pamphlet explains the 2 levels of care: the Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) and the Neurosurgery floor. It also gives information about transitioning from the ICU, Home First and discharge planning, visiting, information for your loved ones, places for your loved ones to stay, and your health care team members. A section of helpful hints includes information about parking, personal belongings, the Crisis Room, Brain Repair Centre, waiting room, and visitors' washroom. Conveniences at the HI site and important phone numbers are listed.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to 7.3 Neurosurgery
Responsibility
Prepared by: Neurosurgery Nursing Staff
Pamphlet Number
1033
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Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2130
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Your surgeon will put an endovascular stent graft into your aorta. The aorta is the biggest artery in your body. Different diseases may affect your aorta. Your aorta needs to be repaired so it does not rupture (break) and cause severe (very bad) bleeding. This can lead to death. There are 2 ways to repair your aorta: TEVAR where the surgeon places a stent graft through a small incision in your groin, or through open repair where the surgeon makes a large incision through your breastbone and pot…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic - surgery
Cardiovascular Diseases - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Aortic aneurysms
Aorta--Surgery
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Surgery
Abstract
Your surgeon will put an endovascular stent graft into your aorta. The aorta is the biggest artery in your body. Different diseases may affect your aorta. Your aorta needs to be repaired so it does not rupture (break) and cause severe (very bad) bleeding. This can lead to death. There are 2 ways to repair your aorta: TEVAR where the surgeon places a stent graft through a small incision in your groin, or through open repair where the surgeon makes a large incision through your breastbone and potentially down to your belly depending on the extent of your aneurysm. TEVAR surgery is an alternative to open surgery. The pamphlet outlines the benefits of TEVAR compared to open repair, and possible complications of this surgery. Your care before and after surgery and at home is outlined. Information about a healthy lifestyle is provided. Symptoms that need to be checked by your primary health care provider right away are noted as well as information about followup appointments.
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Prepared by: Cardiovascular Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
2130
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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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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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Décollement postérieur du vitré (DPV)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2162
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Le décollement postérieur du vitré (DPV) est un problème oculaire fréquent pouvant entraîner l’apparition de corps flottants (points ou taches) et d’éclairs. Le DPV se produit lorsque le gel qui se trouve à l’arrière de l’œil commence avec l’âge à rétrécir et devient liquide. Ce gel, appelé humeur vitrée, est normalement attaché à la membrane de l’œil, c’est-à-dire à la rétine. Lorsque l’humeur vitrée rétrécit, elle peut se détacher à certains endroits de la rétine. Ce dépliant présente les cau…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Posterior vitreous detachment (PVD)
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)
Vitreous Detachment
Subjects (LCSH)
Vitreous humor
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Le décollement postérieur du vitré (DPV) est un problème oculaire fréquent pouvant entraîner l’apparition de corps flottants (points ou taches) et d’éclairs. Le DPV se produit lorsque le gel qui se trouve à l’arrière de l’œil commence avec l’âge à rétrécir et devient liquide. Ce gel, appelé humeur vitrée, est normalement attaché à la membrane de l’œil, c’est-à-dire à la rétine. Lorsque l’humeur vitrée rétrécit, elle peut se détacher à certains endroits de la rétine. Ce dépliant présente les causes du DPV, ses symptômes ainsi que sa détection.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1761, "Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD)". Posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is a common eye condition that can cause floaters (dots or spots) and flashes of light in your vision. PVD happens when a gel at the back of the eye starts to shrink with age and becomes liquid. This gel, called the vitreous humor, is normally attached to the ‘film’ of the eye, called the retina. When the vitreous humor shrinks and pulls away from the retina, it can detach itself (come apart from) from the retina in some places. This pamphlet explains what causes PVD, the symptoms of PVD, and how PVD is diagnosed and treated.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Images by: Dr. Darrell Lewis
Pamphlet Number
2162
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