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Hand expressing breast milk before your baby is born

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1928
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This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk. Hand expression is a learned skill. It will get easier with practice. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to bring your breast milk to the hospital are given. If you notice any cramping in your uterus when hand expressing, it is very important to stop and talk with your doctor before starting again. This is rare. It is safe to keep breastfeeding your older child.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
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)
Colostrum
Breast Milk Expression - methods
Breast Feeding - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Colostrum
Breast milk--Collection and preservation
Breastfeeding
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk. Hand expression is a learned skill. It will get easier with practice. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to bring your breast milk to the hospital are given. If you notice any cramping in your uterus when hand expressing, it is very important to stop and talk with your doctor before starting again. This is rare. It is safe to keep breastfeeding your older child.
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Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
1928
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COVID-19 vaccination and cancer FAQ

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4000
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As a person living with cancer, or a blood or bone marrow condition, you may have questions about COVID-19 vaccination. This pamphlet explains if the vaccine is safe for people with cancer, how well the vaccine works in people with cancer, when you should get the vaccine, and which vaccine you should get. Possible side effects are listed. Information on who to talk to if you still have questions about the vaccine, and what will happen after you get the vaccine is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
Coronavirus vaccination and cancer FAQ
COVID-19 vaccination and cancer frequently asked questions
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)
COVID-19 Vaccines
Neoplasms - complications
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)--Vaccination
Cancer--Complications
Abstract
As a person living with cancer, or a blood or bone marrow condition, you may have questions about COVID-19 vaccination. This pamphlet explains if the vaccine is safe for people with cancer, how well the vaccine works in people with cancer, when you should get the vaccine, and which vaccine you should get. Possible side effects are listed. Information on who to talk to if you still have questions about the vaccine, and what will happen after you get the vaccine is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4000
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Women and Children's Unit : Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2314
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This pamphlet explains what you will need to know when coming to the Women and Children's Unit at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself and the baby, as well as what your support person should bring. Information is provided about the unit, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of yourself and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included. A list of resources is also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Women and Children's Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Maternal Health
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Maternal health services
Hospital wards
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what you will need to know when coming to the Women and Children's Unit at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. There are lists of what you should bring for yourself and the baby, as well as what your support person should bring. Information is provided about the unit, visitors, and smoking. Details about the day of delivery, taking care of yourself and baby, keeping baby safe, discharge, and paperwork are also included. A list of resources is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Unit, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2314
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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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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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How to avoid safety risks during your hospital stay

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1696
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At Nova Scotia Health, we believe that safety is everyone’s job. We are committed to providing you with a safe and quality experience while you are here with us. This pamphlet explains your role as a patient or a family member and/or support person(s), and patient safety risks in the hospital. Topics include avoiding infections and falls, understanding your medication(s), preventing pressure injuries, and avoiding medication mistakes. Contact information to provide patient/family feedback is in…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Hospitalization
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital care
Patients--Safety measures
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
At Nova Scotia Health, we believe that safety is everyone’s job. We are committed to providing you with a safe and quality experience while you are here with us. This pamphlet explains your role as a patient or a family member and/or support person(s), and patient safety risks in the hospital. Topics include avoiding infections and falls, understanding your medication(s), preventing pressure injuries, and avoiding medication mistakes. Contact information to provide patient/family feedback is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1711, "Comment éviter les risques liés à la sécurité pendant votre hospitalisation" is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patients first: your safety, your well-being
Responsibility
Prepared by: Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
1696
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Can I have a diagnostic imaging test while I am pregnant?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Diagnostic Imaging QI Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2317
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Diagnostic imaging tests take pictures of the inside of your body. These tests include X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, nuclear medicine scans, ultrasounds, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Topics include: why you may need to have a test, whether you can have a different test that does not use radiation, how much radiation is safe during pregnancy, who will do your test, asking questions, what to do if you refuse to have the test, and what to do if you find out you are pregnant afte…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Diagnostic Imaging QI Committee
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)
Diagnostic Imaging - adverse effects
Pregnancy--radiation effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Pregnant women--Radiography
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Diagnostic imaging tests take pictures of the inside of your body. These tests include X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, nuclear medicine scans, ultrasounds, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Topics include: why you may need to have a test, whether you can have a different test that does not use radiation, how much radiation is safe during pregnancy, who will do your test, asking questions, what to do if you refuse to have the test, and what to do if you find out you are pregnant after a test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging QI Committee, Eastern Zone
Pamphlet Number
2317
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Making the most of your remaining vision

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1998
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Losing your sight can be upsetting. You may feel scared, sad, or frustrated – this is normal. This pamphlet gives information and advice from health care professionals on adjusting to vision loss. Topics include types of vision loss, tips for getting used to vision loss (like staying safe at home, and using supportive and adaptable technology), and how vision loss affects your loved ones. Examples of computer software, apps, and things you can use at home are provided. Information on CNIB suppo…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vision, low
Vision Disorders
Blindness
Subjects (LCSH)
Low vision
Vision disorders
Blindness
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Losing your sight can be upsetting. You may feel scared, sad, or frustrated – this is normal. This pamphlet gives information and advice from health care professionals on adjusting to vision loss. Topics include types of vision loss, tips for getting used to vision loss (like staying safe at home, and using supportive and adaptable technology), and how vision loss affects your loved ones. Examples of computer software, apps, and things you can use at home are provided. Information on CNIB support programs and a list of resources is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2078, "Utiliser de façon optimale la vision qu’il vous reste", is also available.
Responsibility
Adapted with permission from: SMARTSIGHT™ - Patient Handout, An American Academy of Ophthalmology Initiative in Vision Rehabilitation: “Making the Most of Remaining Vision” (2017)
Pamphlet Number
1998
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Cytotoxic precautions at home

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Nova Scotia Health. Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4037
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You are being treated with a cancer treatment that is cytotoxic. This means it can kill cancer cells and can harm healthy cells. This booklet describes what you, your family, friends and caregivers need to know about cytotoxic precautions. These precautions are used to keep your family members, friends and caregivers safe while you are taking your cancer treatment. This pamphlet explains what cytotoxic precautions are, what body fluids are cytotoxic, how to handle your body wastes, what to do …
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Nova Scotia Health. Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Patient Safety
Cytotoxins--toxicity
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Patient safety
Specialty
Cancer Care
Medications
Abstract
You are being treated with a cancer treatment that is cytotoxic. This means it can kill cancer cells and can harm healthy cells. This booklet describes what you, your family, friends and caregivers need to know about cytotoxic precautions. These precautions are used to keep your family members, friends and caregivers safe while you are taking your cancer treatment. This pamphlet explains what cytotoxic precautions are, what body fluids are cytotoxic, how to handle your body wastes, what to do if your body wastes spill and what to do with the garbage. Information about dishes, laundry, sex, having a baby, breastfeeding, and how to bring samples to the hospital is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Cell Therapy and Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
4037
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Échocardiogramme

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1744
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Un échocardiogramme est un examen du cœur sans douleur et sans danger. Il indique la taille, la forme et le mouvement du cœur, ainsi que le flux sanguin qui passe par le cœur. Des ondes sonores (ultrasons) sont utilisées pour obtenir une image du cœur qui peut ensuite être vue à l’écran d’un ordinateur. Le présent livret précise comment se préparer pour l’examen, qui fait l’examen, ce qui se passe pendant et après l’examen et la durée de l’examen. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Ech…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Echocardiogram
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Echocardiography
Heart - diagnostic imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Echocardiography
Heart--Imaging
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Un échocardiogramme est un examen du cœur sans douleur et sans danger. Il indique la taille, la forme et le mouvement du cœur, ainsi que le flux sanguin qui passe par le cœur. Des ondes sonores (ultrasons) sont utilisées pour obtenir une image du cœur qui peut ensuite être vue à l’écran d’un ordinateur. Le présent livret précise comment se préparer pour l’examen, qui fait l’examen, ce qui se passe pendant et après l’examen et la durée de l’examen.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Echocardiogram" pamphlet 1214. An echocardiogram is a painless and safe test of the heart. It shows the size, shape, movement, and flow of blood through the heart. Soundwaves (ultrasound) are used to get a picture of the heart which can then be seen on a computer screen. This pamphlet reviews how to get ready for the test, who will do the test, what happens during and after the test, and how long it will take.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1744
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Cannabinoïdes pour le traitement de la douleur

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pain Management Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1792
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Les cannabinoïdes sont un groupe de médicaments parfois appelés « analgésiques à la marijuana » (antidouleurs) ou « cannabioïdes synthétiques » (artificiels). Ce dépliant explique pourquoi on vous a prescrit un cannabinoïde, la quantité et la façon de prendre ce médicament, les effets secondaires et la manière de rester en sécurité lorsque vous prenez ce médicament. Vous y trouverez également de l'information sur la conservation de ce médicament et sur ce qu'il faut faire en cas d'oubli d'une d…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pain Management Unit
Alternate Title
Cannabinoids for managing pain
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cannabinoids
Analgesics
Pain Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Cannabinoids
Analgesics
Pain--Treatment
Abstract
Les cannabinoïdes sont un groupe de médicaments parfois appelés « analgésiques à la marijuana » (antidouleurs) ou « cannabioïdes synthétiques » (artificiels). Ce dépliant explique pourquoi on vous a prescrit un cannabinoïde, la quantité et la façon de prendre ce médicament, les effets secondaires et la manière de rester en sécurité lorsque vous prenez ce médicament. Vous y trouverez également de l'information sur la conservation de ce médicament et sur ce qu'il faut faire en cas d'oubli d'une dose.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Cannabinoid Analgesics for Pain Management" pamphlet 1350. Cannabinoids are a group of medications that are sometimes called ‘marijuana analgesics (painkillers)’ or ‘synthetic (artificial) cannabinoids’. This pamphlet explains why you have been prescribed a cannabinoid, how much of this medication to take and how to take it, side effects, and how to stay safe when taking this medication. Information on what to do if you miss a dose and how to store this medication is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit
Pamphlet Number
1792
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Choix d’accouchement après une césarienne

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1891
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Si votre bébé est né par césarienne, vous pouvez quand même accoucher de votre prochain bébé par voie vaginale. On parle alors d’épreuve du travail après césarienne (EDTAC) ou d’accouchement vaginal après césarienne (AVAC). Ce dépliant présente ce qui favorise la sécurité et la réussite d’un AVAC, ainsi que les avantages et les risques d’un AVAC. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1847, “Options for Birth after Cesarean”. This pamphlet explains the options available to women…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Alternate Title
Options for birth after cesarean
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
Subjects (LCSH)
Childbirth
Abstract
Si votre bébé est né par césarienne, vous pouvez quand même accoucher de votre prochain bébé par voie vaginale. On parle alors d’épreuve du travail après césarienne (EDTAC) ou d’accouchement vaginal après césarienne (AVAC). Ce dépliant présente ce qui favorise la sécurité et la réussite d’un AVAC, ainsi que les avantages et les risques d’un AVAC.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1847, “Options for Birth after Cesarean”. This pamphlet explains the options available to women who have had a baby by cesarean birth (sometimes called “cesarean delivery”, “c-section” or “CS”). Women who have had a cesarean often give birth vaginally in their next pregnancy. This may be referred to as Trial of Labour after Cesarean (TOLAC) or Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC). When you can plan for a VBAC, what makes a VBAC safe and successful, as well as the benefits and risks of VBAC, are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group Adapted from: PL-0902 with permission of IWK Health, Halifax NS © 2015
Pamphlet Number
1891
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1105
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Un examen par ultrasons est un examen sans douleur et sans danger utilisé pour voir les organes à l’intérieur du corps. On parle aussi de sonogramme. Un examen par ultrasons utilise des ondes sonores à haute fréquence qui sont inaudibles. La façon de se préparer à un tel examen varie selon l’organe ou la partie du corps à examiner. Le texte porte sur la façon dont fonctionnent les ultrasons, la préparation à l’examen, l’endroit où il aura lieu, qui fera passer l’examen ainsi que le déroulement …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Diagnostic ultrasound
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)
Diagnostic Tests, Routine
Ultrasonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Un examen par ultrasons est un examen sans douleur et sans danger utilisé pour voir les organes à l’intérieur du corps. On parle aussi de sonogramme. Un examen par ultrasons utilise des ondes sonores à haute fréquence qui sont inaudibles. La façon de se préparer à un tel examen varie selon l’organe ou la partie du corps à examiner. Le texte porte sur la façon dont fonctionnent les ultrasons, la préparation à l’examen, l’endroit où il aura lieu, qui fera passer l’examen ainsi que le déroulement et la durée de l’examen.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0068 “Diagnostic Ultrasound". An ultrasound is a safe, painless test used to view the organs inside your body. It is also called a sonogram. An ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves that cannot be heard. The preparation for this test depends on which organ or area of your body is to be studied. Topics include: how an ultrasound works, how to get ready for the test, where it is done, who will do the test, what will happen, and how long it will take.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1105
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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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Conseils pour la sécurité des patients - Services de pédiatrie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children's Health Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2166
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Ce dépliant explique le rôle que vous et votre famille jouez en matière de sécurité lors du séjour de votre enfant à l'hôpital. Des conseils sont fournis sur les sujets suivants : prévention de l'enlèvement d'enfants, prévention du risque de coincement, prévention du risque d'entortillement ou d'étranglement de votre enfant dans le matériel d'hôpital, prévention des chutes, infections, plaies de pression, sommeil, utilisation d'Internet, sécurité des médicaments, jeux sécuritaires et sécurité a…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children's Health Program
Alternate Title
Patient safety tips - Pediatric Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Accident Prevention
Child
Infant
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Accidents--Prevention
Patients--Safety measures
Children
Infants
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique le rôle que vous et votre famille jouez en matière de sécurité lors du séjour de votre enfant à l'hôpital. Des conseils sont fournis sur les sujets suivants : prévention de l'enlèvement d'enfants, prévention du risque de coincement, prévention du risque d'entortillement ou d'étranglement de votre enfant dans le matériel d'hôpital, prévention des chutes, infections, plaies de pression, sommeil, utilisation d'Internet, sécurité des médicaments, jeux sécuritaires et sécurité au moment du bain.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2118, "Patient Safety Tips - Pediatric Services". This pamphlet explains the role that you and your family play in terms of safety during your child's hospital visit. Guidelines are provided on the following topics: preventing child abduction, preventing entrapment, preventing your child from getting tangled or being strangled in hospital equipment, fall prevention, infections, pressure ulcers, sleep, Internet usage, medicine safety, safe play, and bath safety.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Women & Children's Health Program
Pamphlet Number
2166
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Unités de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : renseignements à l’intention des familles

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1666
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Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il off…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Alternate Title
3A and 5.2 intensive care units : information for families
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Abstract
Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il offre aussi des réponses à des questions fréquentes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1593, "3A and 5.2 Intensive Care Units: Information for Families". This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included.
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Prepared by: 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Pamphlet Number
1666
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Lignes directrices pour s’alimenter sans danger

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37306
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2175
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Certaines personnes ont des problèmes de déglutition (difficulté à avaler). Cela signifie que certains aliments ou liquides peuvent se retrouver dans les voies respiratoires au lieu d'aller dans l'estomac. C'est ce qu'on appelle l'aspiration de corps étrangers. L'aspiration est le mot utilisé lorsque la nourriture ou le liquide « descend au mauvais endroit ». Ce dépliant fournit une liste de signes qui peuvent indiquer des problèmes de déglutition. Des conseils de sécurité pour éviter l'aspirat…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Deglutition Disorders - diet therapy
Pneumonia, Aspiration - diet therapy
Pneumonia, Aspiration - prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Deglutition disorders
Asphyxia
Aspiration pneumonia
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
Certaines personnes ont des problèmes de déglutition (difficulté à avaler). Cela signifie que certains aliments ou liquides peuvent se retrouver dans les voies respiratoires au lieu d'aller dans l'estomac. C'est ce qu'on appelle l'aspiration de corps étrangers. L'aspiration est le mot utilisé lorsque la nourriture ou le liquide « descend au mauvais endroit ». Ce dépliant fournit une liste de signes qui peuvent indiquer des problèmes de déglutition. Des conseils de sécurité pour éviter l'aspiration (nourriture ou liquide entrant dans les poumons) et l'étouffement y sont proposés.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0527, “Safe Eating Guidelines”. Some people have problems swallowing. This means that some food or liquid may go into your airway instead of your stomach. This is called aspiration. Aspiration is the word used when food or liquid ‘goes down the wrong way’. This pamphlet provides a list of signs that may mean you have swallowing problems. Safety tips to prevent aspiration (food or liquid going into your lungs) and choking are offered.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
2175
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Comment éviter les risques liés à la sécurité pendant votre hospitalisation

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35743
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1711
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À Santé Nouvelle-Écosse, nous croyons que la sécurité est l'affaire de tous. Nous nous engageons à vous offrir une expérience sécuritaire et de qualité pendant votre séjour chez nous. Ce dépliant explique le rôle des patients, des membres de la famille et des personnes de soutien, ainsi que les risques liés à la sécurité des patients à l'hôpital. On y traite notamment de la prévention des infections et des chutes, de la compréhension des médicaments, ainsi que de la prévention des plaies de pre…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety
Alternate Title
How to avoid safety risks during your hospital stay
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Patients--Safety measures
Abstract
À Santé Nouvelle-Écosse, nous croyons que la sécurité est l'affaire de tous. Nous nous engageons à vous offrir une expérience sécuritaire et de qualité pendant votre séjour chez nous. Ce dépliant explique le rôle des patients, des membres de la famille et des personnes de soutien, ainsi que les risques liés à la sécurité des patients à l'hôpital. On y traite notamment de la prévention des infections et des chutes, de la compréhension des médicaments, ainsi que de la prévention des plaies de pression et des erreurs de médication. Les coordonnées des personnes à contacter sont fournies pour les patients et les familles qui souhaitent faire part de leurs commentaires.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1696, "How to Avoid Safety Risks During Your Hospital Stay". At Nova Scotia Health, we believe that safety is everyone’s job. We are committed to providing you with a safe and quality experience while you are here with us. This pamphlet explains your role as a patient or a family member and/or support person(s), and patient safety risks in the hospital. Topics include avoiding infections and falls, understanding your medication(s), preventing pressure injuries, and avoiding medication mistakes. Contact information to provide patient/family feedback is included.
Notes
Previous title: Priorité aux patients : votre sécurité, votre bien-être
Responsibility
Prepared by: Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
1711
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Utiliser de façon optimale la vision qu’il vous reste

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2078
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Il peut être bouleversant de perdre la vue. Vous pourriez ressentir de la peur, de la tristesse ou de la frustration – cela est normal. Cette brochure fournit de l’information et les conseils de professionnels de la santé sur l’adaptation à une perte de vision. On y traite des types de perte de vision, des conseils pour s’y adapter (comme rester en sécurité à la maison et utiliser la technologie d’assistance adaptable) et de la façon dont la perte de vision affecte vos proches. On y fournit des…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre
Alternate Title
Making the most of your remaining vision
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vision, low
Vision Disorders
Blindness
Subjects (LCSH)
Low vision
Vision disorders
Blindness
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Il peut être bouleversant de perdre la vue. Vous pourriez ressentir de la peur, de la tristesse ou de la frustration – cela est normal. Cette brochure fournit de l’information et les conseils de professionnels de la santé sur l’adaptation à une perte de vision. On y traite des types de perte de vision, des conseils pour s’y adapter (comme rester en sécurité à la maison et utiliser la technologie d’assistance adaptable) et de la façon dont la perte de vision affecte vos proches. On y fournit des exemples de logiciels, d’applications et d’autres moyens à utiliser à la maison. Vous y trouverez aussi des renseignements sur les programmes de soutien de l’Institut national canadien pour les aveugles (INCA), ainsi qu’une liste de ressources.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1998, “Making the Most of Your Remaining Vision”. Losing your sight can be upsetting. You may feel scared, sad, or frustrated – this is normal. This pamphlet gives information and advice from health care professionals on adjusting to vision loss. Topics include types of vision loss, tips for getting used to vision loss (like staying safe at home, and using supportive and adaptable technology), and how vision loss affects your loved ones. Examples of computer software, apps, and things you can use at home are provided. Information on CNIB support programs and a list of resources is included.
Responsibility
Adapted with permission from: SMARTSIGHT™ - Patient Handout, An American Academy of Ophthalmology Initiative in Vision Rehabilitation: “Making the Most of Remaining Vision” (2017)
Pamphlet Number
2078
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