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Living with heart failure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0152
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This booklet describes the symptoms, causes, management, and treatments of heart failure. The main focus of the booklet is on managing symptoms. Information is provided on eating less salt, drinking less fluid, and a variety of medicines and exercise. Lists of community resources and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Living with heart failure : a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (28 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Failure - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart failure
Abstract
This booklet describes the symptoms, causes, management, and treatments of heart failure. The main focus of the booklet is on managing symptoms. Information is provided on eating less salt, drinking less fluid, and a variety of medicines and exercise. Lists of community resources and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
0152
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Ulcère du pied diabétique

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1951
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Les termes « ulcère du pied » sont utilisés pour décrire une plaie ouverte qui se situe sous la cheville sur n’importe quelle partie du pied. Certaines personnes diabétiques peuvent avoir un ulcère du pied. Comme la guérison de ces ulcères est souvent lente, ils peuvent s’infecter. La présente brochure explique qui est à risque de développer un ulcère du pied, la façon de savoir si les nerfs sont atteints (neuropathie diabétique) et les symptômes de la neuropathie diabétique. On y explique auss…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Diabetic foot ulcer
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetic Foot
Diabetic Neuropathies
Subjects (LCSH)
Foot--Ulcers
Diabetic neuropathies
Abstract
Les termes « ulcère du pied » sont utilisés pour décrire une plaie ouverte qui se situe sous la cheville sur n’importe quelle partie du pied. Certaines personnes diabétiques peuvent avoir un ulcère du pied. Comme la guérison de ces ulcères est souvent lente, ils peuvent s’infecter. La présente brochure explique qui est à risque de développer un ulcère du pied, la façon de savoir si les nerfs sont atteints (neuropathie diabétique) et les symptômes de la neuropathie diabétique. On y explique aussi comment savoir si vous avez un ulcère du pied, comment le traiter et comment le prévenir. Des conseils sur les orthèses du pied et les chaussures sont aussi proposés.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1904, “Diabetic Foot Ulcer”. The term 'foot ulcer' is used to describe an open sore that happens below the ankle and may be on any part of the foot. Some people with diabetes may develop a foot ulcer. These ulcers are often slow to heal and may get infected. This pamphlet explains who is at risk for a foot ulcer, how to know if you have nerve damage (diabetic neuropathy), and symptoms of diabetic neuropathy. It also describes how to know if you have a foot ulcer, treatment, prevention, and tips for foot orthotics and shoes.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Barbie Murray, CNS MDLUC and Bonnie Heckel, CNS Vascular Surgery
Pamphlet Number
1951
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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0013
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One of the common side effects for cancer and cancer treatment is pain. This pamphlet looks at what causes pain, treatments for different types of pain and different levels of pain, side effects of those treatments, and how to deal with pain.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cancer Pain - prevention & control
Neoplasms - complications
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Complications
Cancer pain--Treatment
Specialty
Pain Management
Abstract
One of the common side effects for cancer and cancer treatment is pain. This pamphlet looks at what causes pain, treatments for different types of pain and different levels of pain, side effects of those treatments, and how to deal with pain.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0013
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Nausea and Vomiting

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0014
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A possible side effect of cancer and cancer treatment is nausea (the feeling of wanting to throw-up) and/or vomiting (throwing up). This pamphlet describes what to do if you have nausea or vomiting and how both can be managed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Antineoplastic Agents - adverse effects
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Nausea - prevention & control
Vomiting - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Antineoplastic agents--Side effects
Cancer--Chemotherapy--Complications
Nausea--Treatment
Vomiting--Treatment
Specialty
Self Care
Therapeutics
Abstract
A possible side effect of cancer and cancer treatment is nausea (the feeling of wanting to throw-up) and/or vomiting (throwing up). This pamphlet describes what to do if you have nausea or vomiting and how both can be managed.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0014
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Information for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy : Diarrhea

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1007
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Diarrhea is a common side effect when radiation treatment is given to the pelvis. This pamphlet describes why and when someone may have diarrhea and how to treat it. It includes details on diet changes that may be helpful.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diarrhea - prevention & control
Pelvic Neoplasms - complications
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Diarrhea--Treatment
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy--Complications
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Self Care
Abstract
Diarrhea is a common side effect when radiation treatment is given to the pelvis. This pamphlet describes why and when someone may have diarrhea and how to treat it. It includes details on diet changes that may be helpful.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1007
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0368
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Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs that causes the air sacs in the lungs to get inflamed. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of pneumonia, who is at risk, and how pneumonia is diagnosed and treated. Tips to help you recover quickly and prevent pneumonia are included. Symptoms that need further medical attention are listed. The French translation of this pamphlet 2061, "Pneumonie" is also available.
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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 (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pneumonia - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Pneumonia
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs that causes the air sacs in the lungs to get inflamed. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of pneumonia, who is at risk, and how pneumonia is diagnosed and treated. Tips to help you recover quickly and prevent pneumonia are included. Symptoms that need further medical attention are listed. The French translation of this pamphlet 2061, "Pneumonie" is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0368
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0692
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Constipation is when you don’t have bowel movements (poops) very often, or they are hard to pass. We also call this “being constipated.” This pamphlet explains common causes of constipation and lists things you can do to help. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2080, "Constipation", is also available.
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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 (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Constipation
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Constipation is when you don’t have bowel movements (poops) very often, or they are hard to pass. We also call this “being constipated.” This pamphlet explains common causes of constipation and lists things you can do to help. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2080, "Constipation", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0692
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LEEP : loop electrosurgical excision procedure

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Colposcopy Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1383
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LEEP is used to treat abnormal cells on your cervix (lower part of the uterus). A special wire called a “loop” is used to send a small electrical current to the area and remove the abnormal cells. This pamphlet explains how LEEP is done, how long the treatment lasts, how to prepare for the procedure, what to expect after, if you need followup care, what risks may be involved, and when you should call the Clinic. Contact information is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Colposcopy Clinic
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)
Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
Precancerous Conditions--prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Cervix uteri--Cancer--Prevention
Abstract
LEEP is used to treat abnormal cells on your cervix (lower part of the uterus). A special wire called a “loop” is used to send a small electrical current to the area and remove the abnormal cells. This pamphlet explains how LEEP is done, how long the treatment lasts, how to prepare for the procedure, what to expect after, if you need followup care, what risks may be involved, and when you should call the Clinic. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Colposcopy Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1383
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Discharge instructions for patients with diagnosed sleep apnea

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Department of Anesthesia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1437
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This 1 page instructional handout was developed to assist patients with diagnosed sleep apnea when they are discharged following surgery.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dartmouth General Hospital. Department of Anesthesia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sleep Apnea Syndromes - prevention & control
Sleep Apnea Syndromes - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Sleep apnea syndromes--Treatment
Sleep apnea syndromes--Surgery
Abstract
This 1 page instructional handout was developed to assist patients with diagnosed sleep apnea when they are discharged following surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Surgery, DGH ; updated by: Department of Anesthesia, DGH
Pamphlet Number
1437
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1496
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Ticagrelor is a medicine used along with low dose Aspirin to reduce your risk of having a heart attack. You should not take Ticagrelor if you have or had a current bleeding problem such as bleeding from a stomach ulcer or if you have severe liver disease. Instructions for how to take and store this medicine as well as drug interactions and foods to avoid are discussed. Missed dose instructions are given. This pamphlet also describes warnings and possible side effects.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology
Alternate Title
Brilinta
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors - therapeutic use
Adenosine - therapeutic use
Cardiovascular Diseases - prevention & control
Myocardial Infarction - prevention & control
Pulmonary Embolism - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Adenosine
Anticoagulants (Medicine)
Cardiovascular system--Diseases--Prevention
Myocardial infarction--Prevention
Abstract
Ticagrelor is a medicine used along with low dose Aspirin to reduce your risk of having a heart attack. You should not take Ticagrelor if you have or had a current bleeding problem such as bleeding from a stomach ulcer or if you have severe liver disease. Instructions for how to take and store this medicine as well as drug interactions and foods to avoid are discussed. Missed dose instructions are given. This pamphlet also describes warnings and possible side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiology
Pamphlet Number
1496
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1543
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Gallstones start as small pieces and can get bigger over time. They can cause problems if they block the tubes that bile needs to travel through. This pamphlet explains what causes gallstones, symptoms of gallstones, what to do if you have a gallbladder attack, and how gallstones are diagnosed and treated. Diet tips, information about surgery and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography), and the possible risks of gallstones are also provided. A list of symptoms that require immedia…
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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 (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gallstones - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Gallstones
Abstract
Gallstones start as small pieces and can get bigger over time. They can cause problems if they block the tubes that bile needs to travel through. This pamphlet explains what causes gallstones, symptoms of gallstones, what to do if you have a gallbladder attack, and how gallstones are diagnosed and treated. Diet tips, information about surgery and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography), and the possible risks of gallstones are also provided. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 2087, "Calculs biliaires", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1543
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Preventing and treating travellers' diarrhea

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The International Travel Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1614
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This pamphlet provides information on preventing and treating travellers' diarrhea. Measures to take so you can avoid diarrhea are listed. Warnings regarding swimming and bathing are outlined.The pamphlet also provides a list of symptoms that require medical attention, water treatment methods, and ways to get hydrated.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The International Travel Clinic
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)
Diarrhea - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Diarrhea
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information on preventing and treating travellers' diarrhea. Measures to take so you can avoid diarrhea are listed. Warnings regarding swimming and bathing are outlined.The pamphlet also provides a list of symptoms that require medical attention, water treatment methods, and ways to get hydrated.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The International Travel Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1614
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Guide alimentaire pour un coeur en santé

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1953
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Une saine alimentation peut aider à réduire votre risque de maladie du cœur en améliorant vos taux de cholestérol et en vous aidant à abaisser votre tension artérielle, à gérer votre poids corporel et à contrôler le taux de glucose (sucre) dans votre sang. Nous vous offrons des suggestions pour une saine alimentation, comme des conseils visant à réduire votre consommation de sel, à augmenter votre consommation de fibres, à manger plus de légumes et de fruits et moins de sucre et de gras. Nous …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
Heart healthy eating guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Diseases - diet therapy
Heart Diseases - prevention & control
Diet, Fat-Restricted
Diet, Sodium-Restricted
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Diseases--Diet therapy
Heart--Diseases--Prevention
Salt-free diet
Low-fat diet
Low-fat foods
Abstract
Une saine alimentation peut aider à réduire votre risque de maladie du cœur en améliorant vos taux de cholestérol et en vous aidant à abaisser votre tension artérielle, à gérer votre poids corporel et à contrôler le taux de glucose (sucre) dans votre sang. Nous vous offrons des suggestions pour une saine alimentation, comme des conseils visant à réduire votre consommation de sel, à augmenter votre consommation de fibres, à manger plus de légumes et de fruits et moins de sucre et de gras. Nous vous fournissons aussi des lignes directrices sur la consommation d’alcool, de même que des instructions sur la façon de lire une étiquette alimentaire. Le lecteur trouvera également une liste de ressources.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1887, “Heart Healthy Eating Guide”. Healthy eating can help lower your risk of heart disease by improving your cholesterol levels, lowering your blood pressure, managing your body weight, and controlling your blood glucose (sugar). Suggestions for healthy eating are offered such as tips for lowering your salt intake, increasing fibre, tips to help you eat more vegetables and fruit, and how to eat less sugar and fat. Instructions for how to read a food label are also provided as well. A list of resources is given.The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 2279, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition & Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1953
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1954
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Spending time with animals is good for our mental health and happiness. Any dog allowed to visit should be on a leash until it reaches your room. This pamphlet gives Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) guidelines for patients that have a service dog, therapy dog, or a personal pet.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
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)
Pets
Patients - psychology
Patient Comfort
Subjects (LCSH)
Service dogs
Psychiatric service dogs
Guide dogs
Abstract
Spending time with animals is good for our mental health and happiness. Any dog allowed to visit should be on a leash until it reaches your room. This pamphlet gives Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) guidelines for patients that have a service dog, therapy dog, or a personal pet.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1954
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Surveillance de la glycémie chez les nouveau-nés

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1966
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Le glucose est un type de sucre. Il est la plus importante source d’énergie de votre bébé. La présente ressource répond aux questions fréquemment posées sur la surveillance de la glycémie (taux de glucose dans le sang) chez les bébés. Elle explique quels bébés ont besoin de cette surveillance et la façon dont les vérifications sont effectuées. Les taux normaux de glucose dans le sang sont précisés. Vous trouverez aussi de l’information sur la prévention et le traitement des faibles taux de gluc…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Alternate Title
Checking blood glucose of newborn babies
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neonatal Screening
Blood Glucose
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood sugar
Newborn infants--Nutrition
Abstract
Le glucose est un type de sucre. Il est la plus importante source d’énergie de votre bébé. La présente ressource répond aux questions fréquemment posées sur la surveillance de la glycémie (taux de glucose dans le sang) chez les bébés. Elle explique quels bébés ont besoin de cette surveillance et la façon dont les vérifications sont effectuées. Les taux normaux de glucose dans le sang sont précisés. Vous trouverez aussi de l’information sur la prévention et le traitement des faibles taux de glucose dans le sang.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1934, “Checking Blood Glucose of Newborn Babies”. Glucose is a type of sugar. It is your baby's most important source of energy. This pamphlet answers frequently asked questions you may have about your baby's blood glucose checks. It explains which babies need these checks and how checks are done. Normal blood glucose levels are listed. This pamphlet also gives information on preventing and treating low blood glucose levels.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
1966
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Falls prevention in the hospital : Digby General Hospital, Roseway Hospital, Yarmouth Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth, Digy & Roseway Hospitals. Rehabilitation Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1974
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Falls are one of the most common causes of injury.This pamphlet includes info about who is at a higher risk of falling, what to do before coming to the hospital and while you are at the hospital, as well as falls prevention tips for visiting the hospital.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth, Digy & Roseway Hospitals. Rehabilitation Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Accidents--Prevention
Patients--Safety measures
Falls (Accidents)
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Falls are one of the most common causes of injury.This pamphlet includes info about who is at a higher risk of falling, what to do before coming to the hospital and while you are at the hospital, as well as falls prevention tips for visiting the hospital.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation Services, Yarmouth, Digby & Roseway
Pamphlet Number
1974
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Preventing and managing constipation in chronic kidney disease (not for dialysis patients)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Kidney Health Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2011
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This pamphlet provides tips on preventing and managing constipation in chronic kidney disease. This pamphlet is not for dialysis patients. Information includes best choices for high-fibre foods, recommended fibre supplements, and stool softeners and laxatives. The Bristol Stool Chart is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Kidney Health 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)
Kidney Diseases
Constipation - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidney disease
Constipation
Abstract
This pamphlet provides tips on preventing and managing constipation in chronic kidney disease. This pamphlet is not for dialysis patients. Information includes best choices for high-fibre foods, recommended fibre supplements, and stool softeners and laxatives. The Bristol Stool Chart is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Kidney Health Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2011
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Potential for violent or aggressive behaviour

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Emergency Program of Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2041
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Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to creating and supporting a work environment that is safe and respectful for all of our staff, patients, and families. To help us meet this commitment, all patients who come to an NSHA Emergency Department for treatment are screened for the potential (possibility) of violence and aggression. If you are identified as showing a potential for violence or aggression, or have demonstrated violence or aggression, we add a note to your health record to…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Emergency Program of Care
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)
Violence - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Violence in hospitals
Abstract
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to creating and supporting a work environment that is safe and respectful for all of our staff, patients, and families. To help us meet this commitment, all patients who come to an NSHA Emergency Department for treatment are screened for the potential (possibility) of violence and aggression. If you are identified as showing a potential for violence or aggression, or have demonstrated violence or aggression, we add a note to your health record to help us keep you and our staff safe. Frequently asked questions and answers are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Emergency Program of Care
Pamphlet Number
2041
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2061
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La pneumonie est une infection dans un ou dans les deux poumons qui cause l’inflammation des sacs alvéolaires. Cette brochure traite des symptômes de la pneumonie, des personnes à risque et de la façon de diagnostiquer et de traiter l’infection. Elle présente des conseils pour vous aider à vous rétablir rapidement et à prévenir la pneumonie. Elle précise aussi les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0368 “Pneumonia". Pneumonia is an i…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Pneumonia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pneumonia - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Pneumonia
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
La pneumonie est une infection dans un ou dans les deux poumons qui cause l’inflammation des sacs alvéolaires. Cette brochure traite des symptômes de la pneumonie, des personnes à risque et de la façon de diagnostiquer et de traiter l’infection. Elle présente des conseils pour vous aider à vous rétablir rapidement et à prévenir la pneumonie. Elle précise aussi les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0368 “Pneumonia". Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs that causes the air sacs in the lungs to get inflamed. This pamphlet explains the symptoms of pneumonia, who is at risk, and how pneumonia is diagnosed and treated. Tips to help you recover quickly and prevent pneumonia are included. Symptoms that need further medical attention are listed.
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Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
2061
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2080
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On parle de constipation lorsque vous n’allez pas à la selle (vous ne faites pas caca) très souvent ou lorsqu’il est difficile d’évacuer les selles. On dit aussi « être constipé ». Cette brochure explique les causes courantes de la constipation et énumère les choses que vous pouvez faire pour améliorer la situation. Les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont aussi précisés. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0692, “Constipation”. Constipation is when you don…
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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
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Constipation
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
On parle de constipation lorsque vous n’allez pas à la selle (vous ne faites pas caca) très souvent ou lorsqu’il est difficile d’évacuer les selles. On dit aussi « être constipé ». Cette brochure explique les causes courantes de la constipation et énumère les choses que vous pouvez faire pour améliorer la situation. Les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont aussi précisés.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0692, “Constipation”. Constipation is when you don’t have bowel movements (poops) very often, or they are hard to pass. We also call this “being constipated.” This pamphlet explains common causes of constipation and lists things you can do to help. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
2080
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