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Care of a Hickman line

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35744
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hematology Patient Education Working Group, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient and Family Learning Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0214
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A Hickman line (catheter, or flexible tube) is a special intravenous (IV) that goes into a large vein near your heart. Topics include why a Hickman line is used, preventing infections, supplies needed, checking for blood, how to do dressing changes, flushing your line, a care schedule example as well as a list of what to do if certain problems happen in caring for your line.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hematology Patient Education Working Group
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient and Family Learning Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Central Venous Catheters
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Intravenous catheterization
Abstract
A Hickman line (catheter, or flexible tube) is a special intravenous (IV) that goes into a large vein near your heart. Topics include why a Hickman line is used, preventing infections, supplies needed, checking for blood, how to do dressing changes, flushing your line, a care schedule example as well as a list of what to do if certain problems happen in caring for your line.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hematology Patient Education Working Group & Patient and Family Learning Centre
Pamphlet Number
0214
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Care of your arteriovenous fistula

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35622
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0651
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An arteriovenous (AV) fistula gives access to your bloodstream for hemodialysis. It is made by joining an artery and a vein during surgery. This pamphlet explains when your fistula will be ready to use, what to expect after your surgery, how to care for your incision (cut), and how to exercise your fistula arm before and after surgery. It also includes information about what to do if you have bleeding at your fistula site, and a list of symptoms that need medical attention right away.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Central Venous Catheters
Renal Dialysis
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemodialysis
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
An arteriovenous (AV) fistula gives access to your bloodstream for hemodialysis. It is made by joining an artery and a vein during surgery. This pamphlet explains when your fistula will be ready to use, what to expect after your surgery, how to care for your incision (cut), and how to exercise your fistula arm before and after surgery. It also includes information about what to do if you have bleeding at your fistula site, and a list of symptoms that need medical attention right away.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
0651
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