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Things to think about before registering for school (university, community college, or private college)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Center. Occupational Therapy Vocational Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2335
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This pamphlet lists things to think about before registering for school. Topics include: how you will know when you are ready, looking into what you need to get into or apply for a program, how you will pay for school, what to do if you are worried about being able to do school work or go to classes because of physical or cognitive (attention, memory) problems, and whether to go part time or full time, and in person or online. Information about what to do once you get into a program and possibl…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Center. Occupational Therapy Vocational Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Occupational Therapy
Return to School
Subjects (LCSH)
Occupational therapy
School enrollment
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
This pamphlet lists things to think about before registering for school. Topics include: how you will know when you are ready, looking into what you need to get into or apply for a program, how you will pay for school, what to do if you are worried about being able to do school work or go to classes because of physical or cognitive (attention, memory) problems, and whether to go part time or full time, and in person or online. Information about what to do once you get into a program and possible government funding sources is included.
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Center: Occupational Therapy Vocational Services
Pamphlet Number
2335
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0571
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Your body needs calcium for strong bones and teeth, normal blood clotting, and for your muscles, nerves, and heart to work well. Topics include: osteoporosis, how much calcium you need, and how much calcium is too much. Excellent, good, and fair food sources of calcium are listed. Tips for how to get more calcium from food are provided. Information for people with lactose intolerance is given. Information on how to get more vitamin D is provided. A list of resources for more information is incl…
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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
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Calcium
Subjects (LCSH)
Calcium
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
Your body needs calcium for strong bones and teeth, normal blood clotting, and for your muscles, nerves, and heart to work well. Topics include: osteoporosis, how much calcium you need, and how much calcium is too much. Excellent, good, and fair food sources of calcium are listed. Tips for how to get more calcium from food are provided. Information for people with lactose intolerance is given. Information on how to get more vitamin D is provided. A list of resources for more information is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0571
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Food sources of magnesium

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0128
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Magnesium is a mineral found in your body. Your body needs magnesium to keep bones, muscles, nervous system and immune system healthy. Magnesium can also help keep your blood sugar and blood pressure under control. How much magnesium needed each day is provided along with a list of foods high in this mineral.
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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
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Magnesium Deficiency - diet therapy
Kidney Diseases - diet therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Magnesium deficiency diseases
Kidneys--Diseases--Nutritional aspects
Abstract
Magnesium is a mineral found in your body. Your body needs magnesium to keep bones, muscles, nervous system and immune system healthy. Magnesium can also help keep your blood sugar and blood pressure under control. How much magnesium needed each day is provided along with a list of foods high in this mineral.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
0128
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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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
2067
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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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
2068
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Rougeole, rubéole et oreillons : 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
2086
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La rougeole, les oreillons et la rubéole sont des maladies graves et très contagieuses causées par des virus. On peut les prévenir en se faisant vacciner. Le vaccin antirougeoleux, antiourlien et antirubéoleux, ou vaccin ROR, est une combinaison de trois vaccins en un. La présente brochure explique ce que sont la rougeole, les oreillons et la rubéole, en quoi consiste le vaccin ROR, qui devrait le recevoir et qui ne devrait pas le recevoir, de même que les effets secondaires et les risques poss…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Alternate Title
Measles, mumps, and rubella : 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 (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Measles
Mumps
Rubella
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
Subjects (LCSH)
Measles
Mumps
Rubella
MMR Vaccine
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
La rougeole, les oreillons et la rubéole sont des maladies graves et très contagieuses causées par des virus. On peut les prévenir en se faisant vacciner. Le vaccin antirougeoleux, antiourlien et antirubéoleux, ou vaccin ROR, est une combinaison de trois vaccins en un. La présente brochure explique ce que sont la rougeole, les oreillons et la rubéole, en quoi consiste le vaccin ROR, qui devrait le recevoir et qui ne devrait pas le recevoir, de même que les effets secondaires et les risques possibles liés au vaccin. Cette brochure 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 2052, “Measles, Mumps, and Rubella: Diseases and Vaccines”. Measles, mumps, and rubella are severe, highly contagious diseases caused by viruses. They are preventable by getting a vaccine. MMR vaccine is 3 vaccines combined into a single shot. This pamphlet explains what measles, mumps, and rubella are, what the MMR 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
2086
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Reading food labels for a low iodine diet

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Metabolism and Endocrinology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1955
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This pamphlet explains how to get ready for a radioiodine scan or treatment by following a low iodine diet. It is important to follow a low iodine diet so that your thyroid cells will not have much iodine in them. Then, when you are given iodine for your radioiodine scan or treatment, it will go straight to your thyroid cells. Knowing which foods have iodine in them and how to read food labels to find sources of iodine can help you to follow a low iodine diet. This pamphlet explains how a radio…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Metabolism and Endocrinology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
iodine
Food Labeling
Subjects (LCSH)
Iodine
Food--Labeling
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to get ready for a radioiodine scan or treatment by following a low iodine diet. It is important to follow a low iodine diet so that your thyroid cells will not have much iodine in them. Then, when you are given iodine for your radioiodine scan or treatment, it will go straight to your thyroid cells. Knowing which foods have iodine in them and how to read food labels to find sources of iodine can help you to follow a low iodine diet. This pamphlet explains how a radioiodine scan is done, how radioiodine treatment is done, how to read a food label, and what foods and ingredients you should avoid. Websites for further info are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Metabolism and Endocrinology
Pamphlet Number
1955
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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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