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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0142
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The space at the front of the eye between the cornea and the iris is called the anterior chamber. Hyphema is when there is blood in the anterior chamber. Bleeding may cause the pressure in your eye to get worse. This can cause permanent vision loss and other serious problems. Hyphema is usually caused by a blunt injury (injury caused by a very strong force). It is very important to follow directions from your health care team to help stop your eye from bleeding again. This pamphlet explains how…
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hyphema
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Wounds and injuries
Abstract
The space at the front of the eye between the cornea and the iris is called the anterior chamber. Hyphema is when there is blood in the anterior chamber. Bleeding may cause the pressure in your eye to get worse. This can cause permanent vision loss and other serious problems. Hyphema is usually caused by a blunt injury (injury caused by a very strong force). It is very important to follow directions from your health care team to help stop your eye from bleeding again. This pamphlet explains how to care for your eye and when to seek medical attention.
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Prepared by: Eye Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
0142
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Nitroglycerin patch

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0251
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This pamphlet explains what this medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics include: what do if you miss a dose, storage, drugs and foods to avoid, and warnings. Serious side effects which require a doctor's visit are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1911, "Timbre de nitroglycérine", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Department
Alternate Title
Nitro patch
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)
Nitroglycerin
Subjects (LCSH)
Nitroglycerin
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what this medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics include: what do if you miss a dose, storage, drugs and foods to avoid, and warnings. Serious side effects which require a doctor's visit are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1911, "Timbre de nitroglycérine", is also available.
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Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
0251
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Paliperidone (Invega®) and paliperidone palmitate (Invega Sustenna®, Invega Trinza®

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pharmacy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1938
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Paliperidone is most often used to treat psychosis or mania. This pamphlet explains how to take paliperidone, what symptoms it will help with, and possible side effects. Rare, serious side effects that require a visit to the Emergency Department are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Pharmacy Services
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)
Paliperidone Palmitate - therapeutic use
Psychotic Disorders - drug therapy
Mania - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Psychoses--Treatment
Mania
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Paliperidone is most often used to treat psychosis or mania. This pamphlet explains how to take paliperidone, what symptoms it will help with, and possible side effects. Rare, serious side effects that require a visit to the Emergency Department are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Paliperidone (Invega); Paliperidone Palmitate (Invega Sustenna)
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Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, QE II
Pamphlet Number
1938
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La pilule contraceptive

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2027
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La pilule contraceptive empêche la grossesse en arrêtant le cycle d’ovulation, en provoquant l’épaississement des sécrétions (mucus) du col de l’utérus et en modifiant la paroi intérieure de l’utérus. Le livret explique le fonctionnement de la pilule, le moment où elle commence son travail, ses avantages et ses inconvénients, la manière de la prendre et ce qui peut modifier son efficacité; on explique quoi faire si on oublie de prendre la pilule, les effets secondaires possibles, de même que le…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Alternate Title
Birth control pills
The pill
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ovulation Inhibition
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Oral contraceptives
Contraception
Abstract
La pilule contraceptive empêche la grossesse en arrêtant le cycle d’ovulation, en provoquant l’épaississement des sécrétions (mucus) du col de l’utérus et en modifiant la paroi intérieure de l’utérus. Le livret explique le fonctionnement de la pilule, le moment où elle commence son travail, ses avantages et ses inconvénients, la manière de la prendre et ce qui peut modifier son efficacité; on explique quoi faire si on oublie de prendre la pilule, les effets secondaires possibles, de même que les effets secondaires graves qu’il faut connaître. La pilule contraceptive n’est pas prescrite aux fumeuses de 35 ans et plus compte tenu des risques. La pilule ne vous protège pas contre les infections transmissibles sexuellement.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0171, "Birth Control Pills". Birth control pills work to prevent pregnancy by stopping you from ovulating, thickening the mucus made by your cervix, and changing the lining of your uterus. This pamphlet explains how well the pill works, when it starts working, pros and cons, how to take it, what can change how well it works, instructions for missed pills, and possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of). The pill is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The pill will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
2027
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Le timbre contraceptif

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2026
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Le timbre contraceptif se place sur la peau une fois par semaine. Il contient deux hormones, de l’œstrogène et de la progestérone, qui sont absorbées par la peau. Il sert à prévenir la grossesse. Le livret explique comment le timbre fonctionne, son efficacité, ses avantages et ses inconvénients, les effets secondaires possibles (de même que les effets secondaires graves qu’il faut connaître), il indique les personnes qui ne devraient pas s’en servir, et il explique enfin la manière de s’en serv…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Alternate Title
Birth control patch
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Transdermal Patch
Ovulation Inhibition
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Transdermal medication
Contraception
Abstract
Le timbre contraceptif se place sur la peau une fois par semaine. Il contient deux hormones, de l’œstrogène et de la progestérone, qui sont absorbées par la peau. Il sert à prévenir la grossesse. Le livret explique comment le timbre fonctionne, son efficacité, ses avantages et ses inconvénients, les effets secondaires possibles (de même que les effets secondaires graves qu’il faut connaître), il indique les personnes qui ne devraient pas s’en servir, et il explique enfin la manière de s’en servir et où l’appliquer sur le corps. La lectrice apprend quoi faire si elle oublie de commencer à utiliser le timbre, si elle oublie de le changer ou si le timbre se décolle (partiellement ou complètement). La publication aborde également ce qui pourrait en réduire l’efficacité. Le timbre contraceptif n’est pas prescrit aux fumeuses de 35 ans et plus compte tenu des risques. Le timbre ne protège pas contre les infections transmissibles sexuellement.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0255, "Birth Control Patch". The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week. It has 2 hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which are absorbed (taken in) through the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects (as well as serious ones to be aware of), who should not use it, how to use it, and where to put it on your body. Instructions for what to do if you forget to start or change a patch, or if it falls off (partly or completely) is given. A list of what can make it less effective is provided. The patch is not prescribed to women over 35 who smoke due to the risks involved. The patch will not protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
2026
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Tétanos, diphtérie, coqueluche et polio : renseignements sur les maladies et les vaccins

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2068
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Le tétanos, la diphtérie, la coqueluche et la polio sont des maladies très graves qu’on peut prévenir par la vaccination. Le vaccin dcaT-VPI est administré pour prévenir la diphtérie, la coqueluche acellulaire, le tétanos et la polio. Le dépliant explique ce que sont la diphtérie, la coqueluche, le tétanos et la polio, en quoi consiste le vaccin, qui devrait recevoir le vaccin et qui ne devrait pas le recevoir, de même que les effets secondaires et les risques possibles liés au vaccin. Le dépli…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Alternate Title
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and polio : diseases and vaccines
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tetanus
Diphtheria
Whooping Cough
Poliomyelitis
Diphtheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis Vaccines
Subjects (LCSH)
Tetanus
Diphtheria
Whooping cough
Poliomyelitis
DPT vaccine
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Le tétanos, la diphtérie, la coqueluche et la polio sont des maladies très graves qu’on peut prévenir par la vaccination. Le vaccin dcaT-VPI est administré pour prévenir la diphtérie, la coqueluche acellulaire, le tétanos et la polio. Le dépliant explique ce que sont la diphtérie, la coqueluche, le tétanos et la polio, en quoi consiste le vaccin, qui devrait recevoir le vaccin et qui ne devrait pas le recevoir, de même que les effets secondaires et les risques possibles liés au vaccin. Le dépliant liste aussi les symptômes qui requièrent des soins médicaux ainsi que d’autres sources d’informations.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2048, “Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Polio: Diseases and Vaccines”. Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and polio are very serious diseases that can be prevented through immunization. Tdap-IPV vaccine is used to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis, and polio. This pamphlet explains what tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and polio are, what the Tdap-IPV vaccine is, who should get and not get the vaccine, and possible side effects and risks of the vaccine. A list of symptoms requiring medical attention is included. A list of resources for further info is provided.
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Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
2068
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Tétanos, diphtérie et coqueluche : renseignements sur les maladies et les vaccins

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36667
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2067
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Le tétanos, la diphtérie et la coqueluche sont des maladies très graves qu’on peut prévenir par la vaccination. Le vaccin dcaT (contre la diphtérie, la coqueluche acellulaire et le tétanos) administré à une femme enceinte protège son bébé contre la coqueluche. Le dépliant explique ce que sont la diphtérie, la coqueluche et le tétanos, en quoi consiste le vaccin, qui devrait recevoir le vaccin et qui ne devrait pas le recevoir, de même que les effets secondaires et les risques possibles liés au …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Alternate Title
Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis : diseases and vaccines
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tetanus
Diphtheria
Whooping Cough
Diphtheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis Vaccines
Subjects (LCSH)
Tetanus
Diphtheria
Whooping cough
DPT vaccine
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Le tétanos, la diphtérie et la coqueluche sont des maladies très graves qu’on peut prévenir par la vaccination. Le vaccin dcaT (contre la diphtérie, la coqueluche acellulaire et le tétanos) administré à une femme enceinte protège son bébé contre la coqueluche. Le dépliant explique ce que sont la diphtérie, la coqueluche et le tétanos, en quoi consiste le vaccin, qui devrait recevoir le vaccin et qui ne devrait pas le recevoir, de même que les effets secondaires et les risques possibles liés au vaccin. Le dépliant liste aussi les symptômes qui requièrent des soins médicaux ainsi que d’autres sources d’informations.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2047, “Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis: Diseases and Vaccines”. Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis are very serious diseases that can be prevented by a vaccine. When pregnant women receive the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) vaccine, it protects their babies from pertussis (also called whooping cough). This pamphlet explains what tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis are, what the Tdap vaccine is, who should get and not get the vaccine, and possible side effects and risks of the vaccine. A list of symptoms requiring medical attention is included. A list of resources for further info is provided.
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Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
2067
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Urgent Eye Clinic (Red Eye Clinic)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Urgent Eye Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2326
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The Urgent Eye Clinic provides medical, surgical, and emergency eye care. It is also called the Red Eye Clinic. The Clinic is run by a team of staff and resident ophthalmologists (eye doctors), nurses, and orthoptists (eye health professionals who specialize in how your eyes move and your vision develops). You must be referred to the Clinic by a doctor, an eye care provider, or another health care provider. Your appointment time will be based on how serious the issue is. This pamphlet explains …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Urgent Eye Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (3 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye Diseases
Clinics
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Diseases
Clinics--Nova Scotia--Halifax
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
The Urgent Eye Clinic provides medical, surgical, and emergency eye care. It is also called the Red Eye Clinic. The Clinic is run by a team of staff and resident ophthalmologists (eye doctors), nurses, and orthoptists (eye health professionals who specialize in how your eyes move and your vision develops). You must be referred to the Clinic by a doctor, an eye care provider, or another health care provider. Your appointment time will be based on how serious the issue is. This pamphlet explains where the Urgent Eye Clinic is and what to expect. It gives information about appointments and what to do if your symptoms get worse (you have more pain or redness, less vision, or loss of vision) while you are waiting to be seen. It also includes a map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre Victoria General site, and a map with instructions to get from the entrance of the Dickson Building to the Clinic.
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Prepared by: Urgent Eye Clinic
Pamphlet Number
2326
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