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Managing your fluid intake in chronic kidney disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0538
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This pamphlet explains how to maintain an ideal balance of fluid in your body when managing chronic kidney disease. The pamphlet includes signs that you are taking in too much fluid, guidelines for fluid intake, sources of fluid in the diet, and tips for controlling your fluid intake.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Renal Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diet therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Diseases--Nutritional aspects
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to maintain an ideal balance of fluid in your body when managing chronic kidney disease. The pamphlet includes signs that you are taking in too much fluid, guidelines for fluid intake, sources of fluid in the diet, and tips for controlling your fluid intake.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
0538
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After hand surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0588
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After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hand--Surgery
Abstract
After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI site
Pamphlet Number
0588
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Après une chirurgie de la main

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1898
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Après votre chirurgie de la main, vous devrez apprendre à prendre soin de vous. La présente brochure traite de l’activité, du pansement, des points de suture, le saignement et des signes indiquant une infection ou des problèmes de circulation sanguine. Les coordonnées de votre chirurgien et les étapes à suivre en cas de problèmes ou complications sont indiquées, de même que les coordonnées de la clinique de chirurgie plastique. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Hand Surgery" pam…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI
Alternate Title
After hand surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hand - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hand--Surgery
Abstract
Après votre chirurgie de la main, vous devrez apprendre à prendre soin de vous. La présente brochure traite de l’activité, du pansement, des points de suture, le saignement et des signes indiquant une infection ou des problèmes de circulation sanguine. Les coordonnées de votre chirurgien et les étapes à suivre en cas de problèmes ou complications sont indiquées, de même que les coordonnées de la clinique de chirurgie plastique.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Hand Surgery" pamphlet 0588. After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI site
Pamphlet Number
1898
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Could Colorectal Cancer in My Family Be Hereditary?

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0028
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Some colorectal cancer is hereditary (passed down through a family). This pamphlet lists the signs of hereditary colorectal cancer, how to be tested, and the conditions for testing if colorectal cancer is hereditary.
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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)
Colorectal Neoplasms - diagnosis
Colorectal Neoplasms - genetics
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Subjects (LCSH)
Colon (Anatomy)--Cancer--Diagnosis
Colon (Anatomy)--Cancer--Genetic aspects
Specialty
Diagnosis
Genetics
Abstract
Some colorectal cancer is hereditary (passed down through a family). This pamphlet lists the signs of hereditary colorectal cancer, how to be tested, and the conditions for testing if colorectal cancer is hereditary.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0028
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Neutropenia (Low White Blood Count)

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0034
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Neutropenia (low white blood count) happens when you do not have enough neutrophils. This pamphlet lists the causes, signs and symptoms of neutropenia, and what to do if you do have a fever or other signs of infection.
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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)
Antineoplastic Agents - adverse effects
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Hematologic Diseases
Neutropenia
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Antineoplastic agents--Side effects
Blood cells--Diseases
Cancer--Chemotherapy--Complications
Neutropenia
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
Neutropenia (low white blood count) happens when you do not have enough neutrophils. This pamphlet lists the causes, signs and symptoms of neutropenia, and what to do if you do have a fever or other signs of infection.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0034
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Male Breast Cancer

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1686
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About 1% of all breast cancer diagnoses in Canada happen in males. This pamphlet describes the signs of breast cancer in men, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Neoplasms, Male
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer in men
Breast--Cancer
Specialty
Men's Health
Abstract
About 1% of all breast cancer diagnoses in Canada happen in males. This pamphlet describes the signs of breast cancer in men, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Health Authority Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1686
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Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1145
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This pamphlet describes what CRPS is, its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment. The French version of this pamphlet 1788, "Syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic
Alternate Title
CRPS
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Subjects (LCSH)
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what CRPS is, its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment. The French version of this pamphlet 1788, "Syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit Revised by: Orthopedic Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1145
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Après l’extraction des dents ou l’extraction des dents de sagesse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1786
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La présente publication fournit des informations sur ce à quoi il faut s’attendre après une chirurgie d’extraction des dents. On y traite de la douleur et de l’inconfort, du contrôle du saignement et de l’enflure, du fait de ne pas pouvoir ouvrir grand la bouche, de se sentir souffrant et fiévreux, de l’hygiène buccale, de l’alimentation, des signes d’infection, des points de suture, de la sédation et de l’anesthésie, de l’activité, du tabagisme et de quoi faire en cas d’alvéolite. On y fournit…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
After dental extractions or wisdom teeth removal
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Molar, Third
Tooth - surgery
Surgery, Oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Third molars
Teeth--Extraction
Mouth--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
La présente publication fournit des informations sur ce à quoi il faut s’attendre après une chirurgie d’extraction des dents. On y traite de la douleur et de l’inconfort, du contrôle du saignement et de l’enflure, du fait de ne pas pouvoir ouvrir grand la bouche, de se sentir souffrant et fiévreux, de l’hygiène buccale, de l’alimentation, des signes d’infection, des points de suture, de la sédation et de l’anesthésie, de l’activité, du tabagisme et de quoi faire en cas d’alvéolite. On y fournit aussi les numéros où appeler si vous avez des questions urgentes et non urgentes.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "After Dental Extractions or Wisdom Teeth Removal" pamphlet 0646. This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you have a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided.
Notes
Previous title: Après l’extraction des dents ou l’enlèvement des dents de sagesse
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1786
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Syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1788
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La présente publication décrit ce qu’est le syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC), ses causes, ses signes, ses symptômes et son traitement. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)" pamphlet 1145. This pamphlet describes what CRPS is, its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pain Management Unit
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic
Alternate Title
SDRC
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Subjects (LCSH)
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Abstract
La présente publication décrit ce qu’est le syndrome douloureux régional complexe (SDRC), ses causes, ses signes, ses symptômes et son traitement.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)" pamphlet 1145. This pamphlet describes what CRPS is, its causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit Revised by: Orthopedic Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1788
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Lignes directrices pour s’alimenter sans danger

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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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Corporate Author
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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Urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0396
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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can happen when bacteria (germs) get into the urinary tract. The urinary tract is made up of your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTIs are not sexually transmitted (partners do not spread the bacteria (germs) to each other). This pamphlet explains the signs of a UTI, how UTIs are treated, what you can do to help, what you can do for pain, and how to lower your chance of infection in the future. Symptoms that require medical assistance are listed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
UTI
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinary Tract Infections - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Urinary tract infections
Specialty
Emergency
Urogenital System
Abstract
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can happen when bacteria (germs) get into the urinary tract. The urinary tract is made up of your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTIs are not sexually transmitted (partners do not spread the bacteria (germs) to each other). This pamphlet explains the signs of a UTI, how UTIs are treated, what you can do to help, what you can do for pain, and how to lower your chance of infection in the future. Symptoms that require medical assistance are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0396
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Tips to prevent relapse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0745
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Relapse means that the symptoms you had before being treated have come back or gotten worse. It can also mean you are not able to do as many of your everyday activities. Relapse is common for people who have a mental illness or a substance use disorder. It is even more common for people who have both. This pamphlet explains what you can do to prevent relapse. Information about common triggers and early warning signs of relapse is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental illness
Recurrence
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental illness
Relapse
Abstract
Relapse means that the symptoms you had before being treated have come back or gotten worse. It can also mean you are not able to do as many of your everyday activities. Relapse is common for people who have a mental illness or a substance use disorder. It is even more common for people who have both. This pamphlet explains what you can do to prevent relapse. Information about common triggers and early warning signs of relapse is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Tips to identify and prevent a potential relapse
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0745
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Breast reconstruction guidebook

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1592
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This pamphlet is a breast reconstruction guidebook. Your health care team will fill out the pamphlet with your appointments and breast cancer summary. They will also write summaries of the initial, secondary, and nipple/areola breast reconstructions. The pamphlet explains how to care for the drainage tube, how to empty the drain, and when the drains will be removed. Post-mastectomy and post-breast reconstruction draining schedule charts are included. The pamphlet describes signs of infection or…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Plastic Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Mastectomy, Segmental
Mammaplasty
Breast Implants
Subjects (LCSH)
Mammaplasty
Breast--Cancer--Surgery
Breast implants
Lumpectomy
Specialty
Breast Disease
Abstract
This pamphlet is a breast reconstruction guidebook. Your health care team will fill out the pamphlet with your appointments and breast cancer summary. They will also write summaries of the initial, secondary, and nipple/areola breast reconstructions. The pamphlet explains how to care for the drainage tube, how to empty the drain, and when the drains will be removed. Post-mastectomy and post-breast reconstruction draining schedule charts are included. The pamphlet describes signs of infection or problems and who to call in case of an emergency.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Plastic Surgery, HI site
Pamphlet Number
1592
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Spinal cord stimulation : QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0058
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This pamphlet provides information about a method of pain control called spinal cord stimulation. The 3 steps of the procedure are explained. After surgery, care at home, and things to watch for are given. Signs of an infection are also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Neurosurgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Subjects (LCSH)
Spinal cord--Surgery
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about a method of pain control called spinal cord stimulation. The 3 steps of the procedure are explained. After surgery, care at home, and things to watch for are given. Signs of an infection are also listed.
Notes
Previous title: Spinal Cord Stimulation
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Neurosurgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0058
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Helping teens cope with dying, death, and grief

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Bereavement Coordinator. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1738
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This pamphlet outlines how to help teens cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how teens may react when someone is very ill, the role their friends may play in the grieving process, and how their reactions may differ from those of an adult. Other topics include teens as caregivers, rituals, hiding and showing feelings, how stress may affect school performance, and warning signs that your teen may need extra help dealing with their feelings.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Bereavement Coordinator
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Death and dying
Grief
Adolescent
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Teenagers
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines how to help teens cope with dying, death, and grief. It explains how teens may react when someone is very ill, the role their friends may play in the grieving process, and how their reactions may differ from those of an adult. Other topics include teens as caregivers, rituals, hiding and showing feelings, how stress may affect school performance, and warning signs that your teen may need extra help dealing with their feelings.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Bereavement Coordinator, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1738
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Venofer® iron sucrose injection

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Ambulatory Care (ABC). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1876
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If you do not have enough iron in your blood, your red blood cells will not have enough hemoglobin. Hemoglobin carries oxygen throughout your body. When you do not have enough hemoglobin, your body may have trouble getting enough oxygen. This may cause you to feel tired or short of breath. This is called anemia. Iron sucrose (Venofer®) is an injectable (given by a needle in your arm) form of iron that helps your body make hemoglobin. This pamphlet explains how to take Venofer®, possible side ef…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Ambulatory Care (ABC)
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)
Iron - therapeutic use
Anemia - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Iron
Anemia
Abstract
If you do not have enough iron in your blood, your red blood cells will not have enough hemoglobin. Hemoglobin carries oxygen throughout your body. When you do not have enough hemoglobin, your body may have trouble getting enough oxygen. This may cause you to feel tired or short of breath. This is called anemia. Iron sucrose (Venofer®) is an injectable (given by a needle in your arm) form of iron that helps your body make hemoglobin. This pamphlet explains how to take Venofer®, possible side effects, and signs of an allergic reaction.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ambulatory Care (ABC), Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1876
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Perseveration after an acquired brain injury (ABI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Acquired Brain Injury Ambulatory Care Teams. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2174
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Signs of perseveration include repeating or continuing an action, word, or movement. Sometimes this can be the continuation of a feeling or idea. For example, you may get “stuck” brushing your teeth, or bring up the same thing over and over. Perseveration can often affect daily activities and relationships. This pamphlet explains what you can do to help with perseveration and strategies that can help. A list of resources is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Acquired Brain Injury Ambulatory Care Teams
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)
Brain Injuries - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Brain--Wounds and injuries--Complications
Abstract
Signs of perseveration include repeating or continuing an action, word, or movement. Sometimes this can be the continuation of a feeling or idea. For example, you may get “stuck” brushing your teeth, or bring up the same thing over and over. Perseveration can often affect daily activities and relationships. This pamphlet explains what you can do to help with perseveration and strategies that can help. A list of resources is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acquired Brain Injury Ambulatory Care Teams
Pamphlet Number
2174
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Early warning score

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2178
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Your early warning score (EWS) is a guide used by your health care team. It helps them to quickly find out how sick you are and if there are changes to your condition. To find your EWS, your health care team will take your vital signs. This pamphlet explains how your health care team uses your EWS.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Interprofessional Practice and Learning
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vital Signs
Hospital admission
Subjects (LCSH)
Vital signs
Hospital patients
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Your early warning score (EWS) is a guide used by your health care team. It helps them to quickly find out how sick you are and if there are changes to your condition. To find your EWS, your health care team will take your vital signs. This pamphlet explains how your health care team uses your EWS.
Responsibility
Prepared by: IPPL, St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2178
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Keeping your urinary tract healthy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0093
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This pamphlet explains what tips on how to keep your urinary tract healthy. Signs that need the attention of your primary health care provider are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinary Incontinence
Subjects (LCSH)
Urinary incontinence
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what tips on how to keep your urinary tract healthy. Signs that need the attention of your primary health care provider are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0093
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Caring for a pleural catheter : a guide for patients and their caregivers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Thoracic Surgery, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 6A, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4014
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This guide will help you care for your pleural catheter. Your nurse will review this information with you before you leave the hospital. This pamphlet explains what a pleural effusion is, how it is treated, draining, problems with draining, signs of infection, and what to do if you have signs of infection. Information on who to call if you have questions is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Thoracic Surgery
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 6A
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Division of Respirology
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Pleural Effusion, Malignant
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Pleural effusions
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This guide will help you care for your pleural catheter. Your nurse will review this information with you before you leave the hospital. This pamphlet explains what a pleural effusion is, how it is treated, draining, problems with draining, signs of infection, and what to do if you have signs of infection. Information on who to call if you have questions is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Thoracic Surgery and VG 6A with special thanks to Dr. Simon Houston, Division of Respirology; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4014
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