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24-Hour pH Monitoring

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0202
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You are going to have a 24-hour pH monitoring test. This test checks if your symptoms are related to refluxing (coming up from your stomach) or regurgitating (bringing up) acid from your stomach (belly) into your esophagus (the tube in your throat connecting your mouth and stomach to swallow food). This pamphlet explains why and how the test is done, and how the test will feel. Information about medications, eating, drinking, and activity during the 24-hour pH monitoring test is given. A diary …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Esophageal pH monitoring
Esophageal Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Esophagus--Motility--Disorders
Abstract
You are going to have a 24-hour pH monitoring test. This test checks if your symptoms are related to refluxing (coming up from your stomach) or regurgitating (bringing up) acid from your stomach (belly) into your esophagus (the tube in your throat connecting your mouth and stomach to swallow food). This pamphlet explains why and how the test is done, and how the test will feel. Information about medications, eating, drinking, and activity during the 24-hour pH monitoring test is given. A diary is included to write down when you start and finish eating a meal or snack, any time you change positions, and any symptoms you have during the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, VG, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0202
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Esophageal motility pressure studies

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0273
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This test is done so that your doctor can study the activity of the muscles and the pressure in your esophagus (swallowing tube). The pamphlet describes where you go for your test, how to get ready, how the test is done, and what will happen after the test.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
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)
Esophageal Diseases - diagnosis
Manometry
Subjects (LCSH)
Esophagus--Diseases
Esophagus--Motility--Disorders
Abstract
This test is done so that your doctor can study the activity of the muscles and the pressure in your esophagus (swallowing tube). The pamphlet describes where you go for your test, how to get ready, how the test is done, and what will happen after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit
Pamphlet Number
0273
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Esophageal soft eating guidelines

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1440
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This pamphlet provides guidelines for 4 weeks after your surgery or dilation. These guidelines include soft, moist (wet) foods and fluids that are easy to swallow. If you have an esophageal stent, you will need to follow these guidelines as long as your stent is in place. This pamphlet explains eating guidelines, a puree diet, an esophageal soft diet (best choices and foods to avoid), and recipes for high-protein, high-calorie drinks.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
Esophageal soft diet
Oesophageal soft diet
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)
Airway Obstruction - prevention & control
Deglutition Disorders - diet therapy
Esophagus
Subjects (LCSH)
Asphyxia
Cooking (Soft foods)
Deglutition disorders--Nutritional aspects
Esophagus
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
This pamphlet provides guidelines for 4 weeks after your surgery or dilation. These guidelines include soft, moist (wet) foods and fluids that are easy to swallow. If you have an esophageal stent, you will need to follow these guidelines as long as your stent is in place. This pamphlet explains eating guidelines, a puree diet, an esophageal soft diet (best choices and foods to avoid), and recipes for high-protein, high-calorie drinks.
Notes
Previous title: Esophageal soft diet
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1440
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Esophageal surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Thoracic Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1633
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This guide will help you get ready to be admitted to the Victoria General Hospital, QEII Health Sciences Centre for esophageal surgery. This guide gives information on how to get ready for surgery, your hospital stay, and care at home after surgery. This guide includes a Clinical Pathway. A Clinical Pathway is a general guideline about your care. It will tell you what will happen each day before and after your surgery. Make sure to read this guide and bring it to the hospital with you on the da…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Thoracic Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (43 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Esophagus - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Esophagus--Surgery
Specialty
Respiratory System
Abstract
This guide will help you get ready to be admitted to the Victoria General Hospital, QEII Health Sciences Centre for esophageal surgery. This guide gives information on how to get ready for surgery, your hospital stay, and care at home after surgery. This guide includes a Clinical Pathway. A Clinical Pathway is a general guideline about your care. It will tell you what will happen each day before and after your surgery. Make sure to read this guide and bring it to the hospital with you on the day of your surgery. This guide gives information about esophageal cancer, treatments, your health care team, getting ready for surgery, what will happen the day before and the day of surgery, what will happen after surgery, recovery, exercises, and getting ready to go home. A list of resources and a glossary is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Thoracic Clinic staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1633
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Esophagitis during radiation therapy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone Radiation Team. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4016
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Esophagitis is inflammation or irritation of the esophagus (the tube through which food passes when we swallow). It is a side effect that you may experience if your radiation therapy treatments are given to the throat, chest, or breast. You may experience heartburn or a “lump” in your esophagus, the feeling that food is stuck in your esophagus, pain, or difficulty swallowing certain foods. This pamphlet gives tips that may help your esophagitis, information about the Esophageal Soft Diet, and h…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone Radiation Team
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 (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Radiotherapy
Esophagus
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Radiotherapy
Esophagus
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
Esophagitis is inflammation or irritation of the esophagus (the tube through which food passes when we swallow). It is a side effect that you may experience if your radiation therapy treatments are given to the throat, chest, or breast. You may experience heartburn or a “lump” in your esophagus, the feeling that food is stuck in your esophagus, pain, or difficulty swallowing certain foods. This pamphlet gives tips that may help your esophagitis, information about the Esophageal Soft Diet, and high-protein, high-calorie drink recipes.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSH Central Zone Radiation Team; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4016
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HDR Brachytherapy for Esophagus Cancer

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1414
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Answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy for esophagus cancer including: what will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
High dose rate brachytherapy for esophagus cancer
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)
Brachytherapy
Esophageal Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Esophagus--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy for esophagus cancer including: what will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1414
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