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Getting a wheelchair or scooter : outpatient occupational therapy Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arhritis Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Occupational Therapy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1650
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This pamphlet explains how Occupational Therapy Services can help you to review, prescribe, and choose a wheelchair or scooter. It also explains what to expect as you have different appointments, including an assessment (review of your needs), a trial (to try out a wheelchair or scooter that is close to what is right for you), completing your wheelchair or scooter prescription, wheelchair or scooter set-up, and wheelchair skills training. Information about the cost of Occupational Therapy Servi…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Occupational Therapy Services
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)
Self-Help Devices
Wheelchairs
Subjects (LCSH)
Self-help devices for people with disabilities
Wheelchairs
Motor scooters
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how Occupational Therapy Services can help you to review, prescribe, and choose a wheelchair or scooter. It also explains what to expect as you have different appointments, including an assessment (review of your needs), a trial (to try out a wheelchair or scooter that is close to what is right for you), completing your wheelchair or scooter prescription, wheelchair or scooter set-up, and wheelchair skills training. Information about the cost of Occupational Therapy Services, the cost of a wheelchair or scooter, and what to do if your wheelchair or scooter needs maintenance and/or repair is included. Contact information for Occupational Therapy Services is given.
Notes
Previous title: Getting a wheelchair or scooter : outpatient occupational therapy services at the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre
Responsibility
Prepared by: Occupational Therapy Services, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1650
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Gradient compression stockings : Eastern Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Occupational Therapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2055
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Gradient compression stockings help return blood to your heart by compressing (squeezing) your leg muscles. This gently squeezes your veins and helps to push your blood in the right direction. This pamphlet explains why you need a prescription to get gradient compression stockings, when to put on your compression stocking(s) each day, how to take care of your stocking(s), and when to replace them. Other things you can do to help your condition are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Occupational Therapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stockings, Compression
Subjects (LCSH)
Antiembolism stockings
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Gradient compression stockings help return blood to your heart by compressing (squeezing) your leg muscles. This gently squeezes your veins and helps to push your blood in the right direction. This pamphlet explains why you need a prescription to get gradient compression stockings, when to put on your compression stocking(s) each day, how to take care of your stocking(s), and when to replace them. Other things you can do to help your condition are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Gradient compression stockings
Responsibility
Prepared by: Occupational Therapy, Eastern Zone
Pamphlet Number
2055
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Managing low back pain

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The BACK Program (Dalhousie University), Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Emergency Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1967
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You are not alone. Back pain is very common. It usually gets better over time without any prescription medication or diagnostic imaging (like an X-ray, MRI, or CT scan). This pamphlet includes some tips to help you manage your back pain at home. It gives exercises you can do when you are having pain (along with pictures to help guide you), information about treatment, what you can do to prevent back pain, and when to contact your primary health care provider, a walk-in clinic, or a mobile clini…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The BACK Program (Dalhousie University)
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Emergency Medicine
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)
Low Back Pain - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Backache
Backache--Patients--Rehabilitation
Abstract
You are not alone. Back pain is very common. It usually gets better over time without any prescription medication or diagnostic imaging (like an X-ray, MRI, or CT scan). This pamphlet includes some tips to help you manage your back pain at home. It gives exercises you can do when you are having pain (along with pictures to help guide you), information about treatment, what you can do to prevent back pain, and when to contact your primary health care provider, a walk-in clinic, or a mobile clinic, or go to the nearest Emergency Department. Contact information for Physiotherapy Services at Nova Scotia Health is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2189, "Traitement de la lombalgie (mal au bas du dos)," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The BACK Program (Dalhousie University), Physiotherapy (Nova Scotia Health) and Department of Emergency Medicine (Nova Scotia Health)
Pamphlet Number
1967
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Physical activity prescription

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2141
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This tear-off pad is a teaching tool to help patients stay active. It includes guidelines for frequency, intensity, duration, plus exercise activity ideas.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Medicine
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (1 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Subjects (LCSH)
Exercise
Abstract
This tear-off pad is a teaching tool to help patients stay active. It includes guidelines for frequency, intensity, duration, plus exercise activity ideas.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Alexi Khunow, MPT - Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Pamphlet Number
2141
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Préparation en vue de la chirurgie oculaire

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2014
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On y trouve des instructions pour se préparer en vue d’une chirurgie oculaire. Sujets abordés : où aller, report de l’opération et préparation la veille de l’opération (ce que vous pouvez manger/boire, les médicaments, si vous êtes diabétique, etc.) et le matin de l’opération (hygiène personnelle, objets de valeur, ce qu’il faut apporter à l’hôpital). On vous dit à quoi vous attendre selon qu’on utilisera une anesthésie locale ou une anesthésie générale. Vous devez avoir un adulte responsable…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Getting ready for eye surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye - surgery
Preoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Surgery
Preoperative care
Abstract
On y trouve des instructions pour se préparer en vue d’une chirurgie oculaire. Sujets abordés : où aller, report de l’opération et préparation la veille de l’opération (ce que vous pouvez manger/boire, les médicaments, si vous êtes diabétique, etc.) et le matin de l’opération (hygiène personnelle, objets de valeur, ce qu’il faut apporter à l’hôpital). On vous dit à quoi vous attendre selon qu’on utilisera une anesthésie locale ou une anesthésie générale. Vous devez avoir un adulte responsable qui pourra s’occuper de vous durant les 24 heures qui suivent l’opération. Votre opération pourrait être annulée si vous n’avez pas quelqu’un qui peut rester avec vous après l’opération. On vous remettra une ordonnance pour des gouttes oculaires. Si vous avez besoin d’aide pour mettre les gouttes dans vos yeux, dites-le à quelqu’un au cabinet du chirurgien avant la date prévue de votre opération.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0134, "Getting Ready for Eye Surgery". Instructions to help you prepare for eye surgery are given. Topics include: where to go, postponing surgery, and getting ready the day before surgery (what you can eat/drink, medications, if you have diabetes, etc.) and the morning of (hygiene, valuables, what to bring to the hospital). What to expect if you are having a local anesthetic versus a general anesthetic is listed. You must have a responsible adult who can look after you for the first 24 hours after surgery. Your surgery may be cancelled if you do not have someone that can stay with you after surgery. You will be given a prescription for eye drops. If you need help putting in the drops, please tell your surgeon's office before your scheduled surgery date.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2014
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Traitement de la lombalgie (mal au bas du dos)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The BACK Program (Dalhousie University), Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Emergency Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2189
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Vous n'êtes pas seul. Les douleurs au dos sont très fréquentes et diminuent généralement avec le temps, sans médicaments d'ordonnance ou imagerie diagnostique (comme une radiographie, une IRM ou une TDM). Ce guide comprend quelques conseils pour vous aider à traiter votre mal de dos à la maison. On y présente des exercices à faire lorsque vous avez mal, ainsi que des images pour vous guider. D'autres conseils généraux et possibilités de traitement sont fournis. Les symptômes sont indiqués pour …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The BACK Program (Dalhousie University)
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Emergency Medicine
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy
Alternate Title
Managing low back pain
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Low Back Pain - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Backache
Backache--Patients--Rehabilitation
Abstract
Vous n'êtes pas seul. Les douleurs au dos sont très fréquentes et diminuent généralement avec le temps, sans médicaments d'ordonnance ou imagerie diagnostique (comme une radiographie, une IRM ou une TDM). Ce guide comprend quelques conseils pour vous aider à traiter votre mal de dos à la maison. On y présente des exercices à faire lorsque vous avez mal, ainsi que des images pour vous guider. D'autres conseils généraux et possibilités de traitement sont fournis. Les symptômes sont indiqués pour savoir quand consulter votre fournisseur de soins de santé familial et quand vous rendre directement au service des urgences.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1967, "Managing Low Back Pain". You are not alone. Back pain is very common and usually gets better over time without any prescription or diagnostic imaging (such as an X-ray, MRI, or CT scan). This guide includes some tips to help you manage your back pain at home. Exercises to do when you are having pain are listed (along with pictures to help guide you). Other general tips and treatment options are given. Symptoms are given for when to see your family health care provider versus when to go directly to the Emergency Department.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The BACK Program (Dalhousie University), Physiotherapy (NSHA) and Department of Emergency Medicine (NSHA)
Pamphlet Number
2189
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Using medications safely when you have kidney disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2357
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People with kidney disease often take many medications. These medications can help with your kidney disease and other medical conditions (like high blood pressure [hypertension] or diabetes). It is important to take your medications regularly and as told by your health care provider. This pamphlet explains what you need to know about your medications and non-prescription medications, how you can make sure your medications are OK for your level of kidney function, and what will happen if a medic…
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Corporate Author
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)
Medications
Kidney Diseases - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Kidney disease
Specialty
Medications
Nephrology
Abstract
People with kidney disease often take many medications. These medications can help with your kidney disease and other medical conditions (like high blood pressure [hypertension] or diabetes). It is important to take your medications regularly and as told by your health care provider. This pamphlet explains what you need to know about your medications and non-prescription medications, how you can make sure your medications are OK for your level of kidney function, and what will happen if a medication is not safe for your level of kidney function. Information about what to do if you have questions is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
2357
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