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After rectal surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0577
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This pamphlet explains what to expect after rectal surgery. Topics include how to care for your incision (cut), how to control your pain after surgery, what you should eat and drink after surgery, what you can do to prevent constipation (not being able to poop), when you can go back to your usual activities, and follow-up. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. General Surgery
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)
Rectum - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Rectum--Surgery
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect after rectal surgery. Topics include how to care for your incision (cut), how to control your pain after surgery, what you should eat and drink after surgery, what you can do to prevent constipation (not being able to poop), when you can go back to your usual activities, and follow-up. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0577
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Endoéchographie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1793
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Une endoéchographie est un examen qui sert à examiner la partie supérieure du tube digestif, le pancréas, la vésicule biliaire, les structures de la partie centrale du thorax et, possiblement, le rectum. Le présent dépliant explique comment se préparer à l’examen, où aller pour le faire faire et ce qui se passe après. Une liste de précautions à prendre durant les 24 premières heures est fournie, de même qu’une liste des risques se rattachant à ce test. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology
Alternate Title
Endoscopic ultrasound
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endosonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Abstract
Une endoéchographie est un examen qui sert à examiner la partie supérieure du tube digestif, le pancréas, la vésicule biliaire, les structures de la partie centrale du thorax et, possiblement, le rectum. Le présent dépliant explique comment se préparer à l’examen, où aller pour le faire faire et ce qui se passe après. Une liste de précautions à prendre durant les 24 premières heures est fournie, de même qu’une liste des risques se rattachant à ce test.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Endoscopic Ultrasound" pamphlet 1482. An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, structures in the middle section of your chest, and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Jennifer Stewart, RN & Kaleigh MacIsaac, B.ScPharm; Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1793
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Endoscopic ultrasound

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1482
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An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts, mediastinum (structures in the middle of your chest), and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1793, "Endoéchographie", is also avail…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gastroenterology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endosonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Endoscopic ultrasonography
Abstract
An endoscopic ultrasound is a test to look at your upper digestive tract, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts, mediastinum (structures in the middle of your chest), and possibly your rectum. This pamphlet covers how to get ready for the test, where to go for the test, how the test is done, and what happens after. A list of precautions for the first 24 hours are provided as well as a list of risks associated with the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1793, "Endoéchographie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1482
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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0188
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A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Abstract
A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must avoid certain activities for 24 hours. The French version of this pamphlet 1505, "Sigmoïdoscopie à sonde souple", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1478, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0188
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[Flexible sigmoidoscopy]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1478
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0188. A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attenti…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0188. A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a test of part of the lower bowel (also known as the lower large intestine or the sigmoid). The doctor uses a special tube (endoscope) with a small light and camera on the end that bends to look at the inside of your lower bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, how the test is doen, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms requiring immediate medical attention after the test are noted. If sedation is given, you must avoid certain activities for 24 hours.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1478
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How to collect a pinworm sample : South Shore Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1973
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Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a pinworm sample. Locations for drop-offs are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Enterobiasis - diagnosis
Parasite Egg Count
Rectum - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Oxyuriasis
Intestines--Parasites
Abstract
Step-by-step instructions are provided to collect a pinworm sample. Locations for drop-offs are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, South Shore Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1973
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Hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and repair of vagina (anterior and posterior) : discharge instructions

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Women's and Children's Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1987
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A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus. An oophorectomy is the removal of one or both ovaries. A vaginal repair can be done for the front (anterior) or the back (posterior) vaginal wall muscles. An anterior repair of the vagina is surgery to correct a cystocele. A cystocele is a bulge in the bladder through the vaginal wall. A posterior repair of the vagina is surgery to correct a rectocele. A rectocele is a bulge through a weak place in the vaginal wall muscles. Topics in this pamphlet in…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Women's and Children's 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)
Hysterectomy
Ovariectomy
Cystocele - surgery
Rectocele - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Ovariectomy
Cystocele
Rectum--Surgery
Abstract
A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus. An oophorectomy is the removal of one or both ovaries. A vaginal repair can be done for the front (anterior) or the back (posterior) vaginal wall muscles. An anterior repair of the vagina is surgery to correct a cystocele. A cystocele is a bulge in the bladder through the vaginal wall. A posterior repair of the vagina is surgery to correct a rectocele. A rectocele is a bulge through a weak place in the vaginal wall muscles. Topics in this pamphlet include rest and activity, medications, and vaginal flow. Symptoms that need medical attention are listed. Information about when to expect a followup appointment is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women’s and Children’s Services, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1987
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Low Anterior Resection Syndrome

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0027
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Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) is a change in bowel habits that may happen after surgery for rectal cancer. This pamphlet details the causes, symptoms and possible treatments of LARS.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
LARS
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)
Aftercare
Fecal Incontinence
Rectal Neoplasms - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Fecal incontinence
Rectum--Cancer--Surgery
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Colorectal Surgery
Self Care
Abstract
Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) is a change in bowel habits that may happen after surgery for rectal cancer. This pamphlet details the causes, symptoms and possible treatments of LARS.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0027
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Sigmoïdoscopie à sonde souple

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1505
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Le médecin utilise un tube souple (endoscope) muni d'une petite lumière pour examiner l'intérieur de la partie inférieure du côlon et du rectum. La brochure décrit la préparation en vue du test, ce qui se passe pendant le test et ce qui se passe après le test. Les complications et les symptômes possibles qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont également mentionnés. Un adulte responsable doit vous ramener à la maison et prendre soin de vous. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il n'est pas sécurit…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Flexible sigmoidoscopy
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)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes, Gastrointestinal
Subjects (LCSH)
Sigmoidoscopy
Colon
Endoscopes
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
Le médecin utilise un tube souple (endoscope) muni d'une petite lumière pour examiner l'intérieur de la partie inférieure du côlon et du rectum. La brochure décrit la préparation en vue du test, ce qui se passe pendant le test et ce qui se passe après le test. Les complications et les symptômes possibles qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont également mentionnés. Un adulte responsable doit vous ramener à la maison et prendre soin de vous. Si vous recevez un sédatif, il n'est pas sécuritaire de pratiquer certaines activités pendant 24 heures après l'examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0188, "Flexible Sigmoidoscopy". The doctor uses a flexible tube (scope) with a light at the tip to view the inside of the lower part of the bowel and rectum. This pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, the actual test, and care after the test. Possible complications and symptoms that require immediate medical attention after the test are noted. A responsible adult must take you home and care for you. If sedation is given, it is not safe to do certain activities for 24 hours.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1505
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Vaginal dilation information for patients receiving treatment for rectal cancer

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4007
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This pamphlet gives information about vaginal dilation for people who have had radiation and chemotherapy, then surgery, and will be receiving more chemotherapy. Information about when to dilate is given. A link to a teaching video is provided. Contact information for further questions is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Rectal Neoplasms - therapy
Self Care
Vagina
Subjects (LCSH)
Rectum--Cancer--Treatment
Self-care, Health
Vagina
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about vaginal dilation for people who have had radiation and chemotherapy, then surgery, and will be receiving more chemotherapy. Information about when to dilate is given. A link to a teaching video is provided. Contact information for further questions is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4007
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What Happens Now? : Living Beyond Cancer : Follow up Care for Rectal Cancer Patients

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0062
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Guide for rectal cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
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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
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (20 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Cancer Survivors
Rectal Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Rectum--Cancer--Patients--Home care
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Aftercare
Colorectal Surgery
Self Care
Abstract
Guide for rectal cancer survivors describing recommended follow-up care and what to expect next. Lists supports and resources available.
Responsibility
approved by Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0062
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