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Life after a heart attack

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Portfolio. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0016
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have after having a heart attack. Lowering your risk factors for heart disease, heart healthy eating, coping with stress, activity, exercises, checking your heart rate, warning signs you are doing too much, medications and how to use nitro spray are covered. Directions for managing chest pain or discomfort at home are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Portfolio
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (37 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Myocardial Infarction - prevention & control
Myocardial infarction - rehabilitation
Heart Diseases - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Myocardial infarction
Heart--Diseases--Patients--Rehabilitation
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have after having a heart attack. Lowering your risk factors for heart disease, heart healthy eating, coping with stress, activity, exercises, checking your heart rate, warning signs you are doing too much, medications and how to use nitro spray are covered. Directions for managing chest pain or discomfort at home are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Portfolio
Pamphlet Number
0016
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Exercise ECG/EKG stress test

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0005
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An exercise ECG/EKG (electrocardiogram) stress test measures your heart’s reaction to activity. It is sometimes called an exercise test or a treadmill test. This pamphlet explains why and how an exercise ECG/EKG stress test is done, how to get ready for the test, how long the test takes, and when you will get the results. A list of symptoms to tell your technologist and/or doctor about is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2095, "ECG à l’effort", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Exercise electrocardiogram stress test
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)
Heart Function Tests
Electrocardiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart function tests
Electrocardiography
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
An exercise ECG/EKG (electrocardiogram) stress test measures your heart’s reaction to activity. It is sometimes called an exercise test or a treadmill test. This pamphlet explains why and how an exercise ECG/EKG stress test is done, how to get ready for the test, how long the test takes, and when you will get the results. A list of symptoms to tell your technologist and/or doctor about is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2095, "ECG à l’effort", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Exercise ECG stress test
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
0005
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How anxiety and your mood may change in pregnancy and after birth

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Perinatal Mental Health Initiative, Nova Scotia Perinatal Mental Health Alliance and affiliates. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2336
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This pamphlet gives information on common issues, like sleep troubles and intrusive thoughts (strange thoughts or mental images that seem to pop into your head and cause stress), anxiety and mood disorders, and postpartum psychosis (rare). Topics include what to do if you had a mental disorder before you became pregnant, what Baby Blues are and how to get ready for them, and what to do if you still feel overwhelmed, irritable, stressed, or sad after 2 to 4 weeks. Information on how to get help …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Perinatal Mental Health Initiative
Nova Scotia Perinatal Mental Health Alliance and affiliates
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pregnant Women - psychology
Anxiety
Mood Disorders - diagnosis
Postnatal Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Pregnancy--Psychological aspects
Anxiety
Mental health
Postnatal care
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information on common issues, like sleep troubles and intrusive thoughts (strange thoughts or mental images that seem to pop into your head and cause stress), anxiety and mood disorders, and postpartum psychosis (rare). Topics include what to do if you had a mental disorder before you became pregnant, what Baby Blues are and how to get ready for them, and what to do if you still feel overwhelmed, irritable, stressed, or sad after 2 to 4 weeks. Information on how to get help with your mood or anxiety, and what to do if you have thoughts of self-harm or suicide is given. A list of resources is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perinatal Mental Health Initiative, Western Zone, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Perinatal Mental Health Alliance and affiliates; Adapted from: Bussey, L., & Williams, A. (2022). Primary care perinatal mental health toolkit. Dalhousie Departments of Psychiatry & Family Medicine. http://rcp.nshealth.ca/sites/default/files/Primary%20Care%20Perinatal%20Mental%20Health%20Toolkit_2022.pdf and Perinatal Services BC. (2014). Best practices guidelines for mental health disorders in the perinatal period http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/Documents/Guidelines-Standards/Maternal/MentalHealthDisordersGuideline.pdf
Pamphlet Number
2336
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Dobutamine stress echocardiogram (DSE)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0698
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Your coronary arteries supply blood to your heart. A DSE is done to find out if there are any blockages in these arteries and, if so, how severe they are.This test may be done when the usual tests for this problem cannot be done or have given inconclusive results. The pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, who will do the test, what happens during the test, and what to expect after.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
DSE
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)
Echocardiography
Heart function tests
Subjects (LCSH)
Echocardiography
Heart function tests
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
Your coronary arteries supply blood to your heart. A DSE is done to find out if there are any blockages in these arteries and, if so, how severe they are.This test may be done when the usual tests for this problem cannot be done or have given inconclusive results. The pamphlet describes getting ready for the test, who will do the test, what happens during the test, and what to expect after.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
0698
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Operational Stress Injury Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Operational Stress Injury Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1610
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This pamphlet outlines the services offered by the Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic. It explains what an operational stress injury is and lists common types of OSIs. The pamphlet lists information about OSI Clinic services, phone and virtual appointments, and referrals. A list of resources and contact information is provided. Information about who to contact in an emergency is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Alternate Title
OSI Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Combat Disorders
Subjects (LCSH)
Post-traumatic stress disorder
War neuroses
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines the services offered by the Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic. It explains what an operational stress injury is and lists common types of OSIs. The pamphlet lists information about OSI Clinic services, phone and virtual appointments, and referrals. A list of resources and contact information is provided. Information about who to contact in an emergency is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: OSI Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1610
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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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Welcome to the stroke unit: 4C - Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Stroke Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2113
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The Stroke Unit has 30 beds, 13 of which are for people who have had a new stroke. The goal of the Stroke Unit is to help people who have had a new stroke to heal as much as possible and get ready for the next stage of recovery. This pamphlet gives info about the Stroke Unit, including the members of your Stroke Team, depression and caregiver stress, and contact information.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Stroke Unit
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)
Nursing units
Stroke
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Cerebrovascular disease
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Stroke Unit has 30 beds, 13 of which are for people who have had a new stroke. The goal of the Stroke Unit is to help people who have had a new stroke to heal as much as possible and get ready for the next stage of recovery. This pamphlet gives info about the Stroke Unit, including the members of your Stroke Team, depression and caregiver stress, and contact information.
Responsibility
Unit 4C staff, CBRH
Pamphlet Number
2113
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Communication skills

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0763
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Sometimes you have difficulty speaking to certain people. It is especially hard if you are upset by something someone said or did, and you want to let the person know how you feel. This 1 page sheet outlines some tips on how to find it easier to communicate.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
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)
Communication
Stress (Psychological)
Subjects (LCSH)
Communication
Resentment
Abstract
Sometimes you have difficulty speaking to certain people. It is especially hard if you are upset by something someone said or did, and you want to let the person know how you feel. This 1 page sheet outlines some tips on how to find it easier to communicate.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0763
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Positive self-talk

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0780
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Negative thoughts can be a sign of your illness. If you have a lot of negative thoughts, the exercise in this pamphlet can be helpful. Positive self-talk can be useful during your illness to help with stress and improve your health.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Self concept
Mental health
Subjects (LCSH)
Self-talk
Thought and thinking
Abstract
Negative thoughts can be a sign of your illness. If you have a lot of negative thoughts, the exercise in this pamphlet can be helpful. Positive self-talk can be useful during your illness to help with stress and improve your health.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0780
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I have diabetes - now what?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1398
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Everyone feels differently when they find out they have diabetes. It is normal to feel a number of emotions. Topics include: coping with change, coping with stress, ways to relax (e.g., deep breathing, progressive relaxation, neck stretches). Symptoms of depression and what to do if you think you need help for depression. A list of resources is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2074, "J’ai le diabète : qu’arrive-t-il maintenant?", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes Mellitus - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Diabetes--Psychological aspects
Abstract
Everyone feels differently when they find out they have diabetes. It is normal to feel a number of emotions. Topics include: coping with change, coping with stress, ways to relax (e.g., deep breathing, progressive relaxation, neck stretches). Symptoms of depression and what to do if you think you need help for depression. A list of resources is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2074, "J’ai le diabète : qu’arrive-t-il maintenant?", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Thinking it through
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
1398
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Enhancing your recovery after cardiac surgery : steps you can take to get better sooner

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maritime Heart Center. ERAS Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1968
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After cardiac surgery, there are lots of things you can do to speed up your recovery such as: being as fit as possible before your surgery, lowering the stress of surgery on your body, and getting up and moving soon after your surgery. This pamphlet explains how to do these things. Topics include: eating well, staying active, doing your exercises, practicing post-surgery restrictions, getting ready for surgery, steps to help your recovery while in hospital, and what to expect after you leave th…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maritime Heart Center. ERAS Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system--Surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
After cardiac surgery, there are lots of things you can do to speed up your recovery such as: being as fit as possible before your surgery, lowering the stress of surgery on your body, and getting up and moving soon after your surgery. This pamphlet explains how to do these things. Topics include: eating well, staying active, doing your exercises, practicing post-surgery restrictions, getting ready for surgery, steps to help your recovery while in hospital, and what to expect after you leave the hospital. A diary is given to help you keep track of your recovery goals. A feedback form is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ERAS Team
Pamphlet Number
1968
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J’ai le diabète : qu’arrive-t-il maintenant?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2074
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Chaque personne réagit différemment lorsqu’elle apprend qu’elle a le diabète. Il est normal de ressentir certaines émotions. Cette brochure traite de l’adaptation au changement et au stress et des façons de se détendre (p. ex. respiration profonde, autorelaxation progressive, étirements du cou). On y parle aussi des symptômes de la dépression et de ce qu’il faut faire si vous pensez avoir besoin d’aide pour la dépression. Une liste de ressources est fournie. ; This is a French translation of th…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diabetes Management Centre
Alternate Title
I have diabetes – now what?
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes Mellitus - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Diabetes--Psychological aspects
Abstract
Chaque personne réagit différemment lorsqu’elle apprend qu’elle a le diabète. Il est normal de ressentir certaines émotions. Cette brochure traite de l’adaptation au changement et au stress et des façons de se détendre (p. ex. respiration profonde, autorelaxation progressive, étirements du cou). On y parle aussi des symptômes de la dépression et de ce qu’il faut faire si vous pensez avoir besoin d’aide pour la dépression. Une liste de ressources est fournie.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1398, “I Have Diabetes – Now What?”. Everyone feels differently when they find out they have diabetes. It is normal to feel a number of emotions. Topics include: coping with change, coping with stress, ways to relax (e.g., deep breathing, progressive relaxation, neck stretches). Symptoms of depression and what to do if you think you need help for depression. A list of resources is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Thinking it through
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
2074
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ECG à l’effort

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2095
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La brochure décrit ce qu’est un électrocardiogramme (ECG) à l’effort et les raisons pour lesquelles il est effectué. Elle explique comment se préparer au test et la façon dont il est fait. Le test prend habituellement entre 30 et 45 minutes. La brochure traite des symptômes à communiquer au technologue ou au médecin et des résultats du test. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Exercise ECG Stress Test" pamphlet 0005. This pamphlet describes what an exercise ECG stress test is and why it…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Exercise ECG stress test
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Function Tests
Electrocardiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart function tests
Electrocardiography
Abstract
La brochure décrit ce qu’est un électrocardiogramme (ECG) à l’effort et les raisons pour lesquelles il est effectué. Elle explique comment se préparer au test et la façon dont il est fait. Le test prend habituellement entre 30 et 45 minutes. La brochure traite des symptômes à communiquer au technologue ou au médecin et des résultats du test.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Exercise ECG Stress Test" pamphlet 0005. This pamphlet describes what an exercise ECG stress test is and why it is done. It explains getting ready for the test and how the test is done. The test usually takes about 30 to 45 minutes. Symptoms to tell your technologist and/or doctor about and information about test results are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Services
Pamphlet Number
2095
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