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Cardiac Day Unit

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34399
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0719
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This pamphlet explains some of the procedures that are carried out at the Cardiac Day Unit such as: cardiac catheterization, angioplasty (balloon), catheter ablation and ASD/PFO closure. These procedures are all defined. It provides directions to the Cardiac Day Unit and how to arrange an overnight stay at Point Pleasant Lodge. Other topics covered are: what to bring/what not to bring to the Cardiac Day Unit, when you can drive again, returning to work, services offered, and parking at the QEII…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Angioplasty
Catheter Ablation
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial - surgery
Foramen Ovale, Patent - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiac catheterization
Angioplasty
Catheter ablation
Heart septum--Abnormalities
Abstract
This pamphlet explains some of the procedures that are carried out at the Cardiac Day Unit such as: cardiac catheterization, angioplasty (balloon), catheter ablation and ASD/PFO closure. These procedures are all defined. It provides directions to the Cardiac Day Unit and how to arrange an overnight stay at Point Pleasant Lodge. Other topics covered are: what to bring/what not to bring to the Cardiac Day Unit, when you can drive again, returning to work, services offered, and parking at the QEII. A contact number for the Cardiac Day Unit is given. The French version of this pamphlet 1729, "Unité de soins cardiaques de jour", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Cardiac Pre-Assessment Clinic for same day procedures
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiology, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0719
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Percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat38366
editors, Catherine M. Otto, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton. --[Philadelphia, PA]: Elsevier , c2014.
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Other Authors
Otto, Catherine M.
Kennedy-Hamilton, J. Ward
Responsibility
editors, Catherine M. Otto, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton
Place of Publication
[Philadelphia, PA]
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource : col. ill., video
Series
Procedures consult
Series Title
Procedures consult (ClinicalKey)
Subjects (MeSH)
Echocardiography
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
Foramen Ovale, Patent
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Video
Location
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PFO/ASD closure : patent foramen ovali (PFO), atrial septal defect (ASD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Day Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1442
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During a PFO/ASD closure, a puncture (small hole) is made in your groin so that the doctor can put a special catheter (tube) into your vein. A special closure device is put through the catheter and carefully moved to the right spot in your heart. The doctor watches this process on monitors. It then opens up and covers both sides of the hole in your heart. What to bring to the hospital, what to expect before, during and after the procedure are reviewed. Details are given about how to care for y…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cardiac Day Unit
Alternate Title
Patent foramen ovali (PFO), atrial septal defect (ASD)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Catheterization
Foramen Ovale, Patent
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
Subjects (LCSH)
Atrial septal defects
Cardiac catheterization
Abstract
During a PFO/ASD closure, a puncture (small hole) is made in your groin so that the doctor can put a special catheter (tube) into your vein. A special closure device is put through the catheter and carefully moved to the right spot in your heart. The doctor watches this process on monitors. It then opens up and covers both sides of the hole in your heart. What to bring to the hospital, what to expect before, during and after the procedure are reviewed. Details are given about how to care for yourself when you go home. A list of symptoms that require a visit an Emergency Department is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiac Day Unit
Pamphlet Number
1442
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Unité de soins cardiaques de jour

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35780
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1729
Available Online
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Le présent livret explique certaines des interventions faites à l’Unité de soins cardiaques de jour comme le cathétérisme cardiaque, l’angioplastie (ballonnet), l’ablation par cathéter et la fermeture d’une communication interauriculaire (CIA) ou du foramen ovale perméable (FOP). Toutes ces interventions sont décrites. Le livret explique comment se rendre à l’Unité de soins cardiaques de jour et les dispositions à prendre pour passer une nuitée à l’hôtel Point Pleasant Lodge. Les autres sujets …
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View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiac Services
Alternate Title
Cardiac day unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Angioplasty
Catheter Ablation
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial - surgery
Foramen Ovale, Patent - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiac catheterization
Angioplasty
Catheter ablation
Heart septum--Abnormalities
Abstract
Le présent livret explique certaines des interventions faites à l’Unité de soins cardiaques de jour comme le cathétérisme cardiaque, l’angioplastie (ballonnet), l’ablation par cathéter et la fermeture d’une communication interauriculaire (CIA) ou du foramen ovale perméable (FOP). Toutes ces interventions sont décrites. Le livret explique comment se rendre à l’Unité de soins cardiaques de jour et les dispositions à prendre pour passer une nuitée à l’hôtel Point Pleasant Lodge. Les autres sujets traités sont : quoi apporter et ne pas apporter à l’Unité de soins cardiaques de jour, la conduite automobile après l’intervention, le retour au travail, les services offerts et le stationnement au QEII. Un numéro pour joindre l’Unité de soins cardiaques de jour est fourni.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0719, "Cardiac Day Unit". This pamphlet explains some of the procedures that are carried out at the Cardiac Day Unit such as: cardiac catheterization, angioplasty (balloon), catheter ablation and ASD/PFO closure. These procedures are all defined. It provides directions to the Cardiac Day Unit and how to arrange an overnight stay at Point Pleasant Lodge. Other topics covered are: what to bring/what not to bring to the Cardiac Day Unit, when you can drive again, returning to work, services offered, and parking at the QEII. A contact number for the Cardiac Day Unit is given.
Notes
Previous title: Cardiac Pre-Assessment Clinic for same day procedures
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiology, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1729
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