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About Nova Scotia Health’s smoke and tobacco reduction policy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1547
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Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided. The French version of …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation Devices
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation products
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1548, "Politique de réduction du tabagisme de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Health Safety & Wellness
Pamphlet Number
1547
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Choosing a CPAP provider

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Sleep Disorders Lab. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1620
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CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is used to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). This pamphlet lists things to remember when choosing a CPAP provider. The pamphlet includes information on what a good provider will do when you start CPAP, CPAP equipment, and what to expect for good follow-up care once you have started treatment.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Sleep Disorders Lab
Alternate Title
Choosing a continuous positive airway pressure provider
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Subjects (LCSH)
Sleep apnea syndromes
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is used to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). This pamphlet lists things to remember when choosing a CPAP provider. The pamphlet includes information on what a good provider will do when you start CPAP, CPAP equipment, and what to expect for good follow-up care once you have started treatment.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Sleep Disorders Lab
Pamphlet Number
1620
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Contacting transplant recipients and their families

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1213
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You may choose to write to your loved one’s transplant recipient. If you would like to write to a transplant recipient, this pamphlet provides some information to guide you, including whether you will hear from the transplant recipient. Contact information for the Family Support Liaison is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life
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)
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Tissue Donors
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.--Law and legislation
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
You may choose to write to your loved one’s transplant recipient. If you would like to write to a transplant recipient, this pamphlet provides some information to guide you, including whether you will hear from the transplant recipient. Contact information for the Family Support Liaison is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Writing to transplant recipients and their families
Responsibility
Prepared by: Legacy of Life
Pamphlet Number
1213
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Continuing care : important information for you

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Continuing Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2120
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As part of your care, you may be provided supports and services offered by Nova Scotia Health Continuing Care and/or contracted service providers. It is important that you have the information you need to make informed decisions while receiving Continuing Care services. This pamphlet explains what you can expect in terms of quality care, dignity and respect, your plan of care, service decisions, your privacy, safety, and fees for service. Contact information for the Nova Scotia Health Patient/F…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Continuing Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Home Care Services
Long-Term Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Home care services
Long-term care
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
As part of your care, you may be provided supports and services offered by Nova Scotia Health Continuing Care and/or contracted service providers. It is important that you have the information you need to make informed decisions while receiving Continuing Care services. This pamphlet explains what you can expect in terms of quality care, dignity and respect, your plan of care, service decisions, your privacy, safety, and fees for service. Contact information for the Nova Scotia Health Patient/Family Feedback team is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2188, "Soins continus - Information importante", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Continuing Care Staff
Pamphlet Number
2120
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Do you know how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diversity and Inclusion Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1828
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Blind, deafblind and partially sighted people have different levels of mobility and independence. Some people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted may have other disabilities that affect the level of help they need. This pamphlet explains how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted, and provides appropriate actions and words that you can use. Information about the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), as well as NSHA's Diversity and Inclusion Program, is…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diversity and Inclusion Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blindness
Deafness
Subjects (LCSH)
Blindness
Deafness
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Blind, deafblind and partially sighted people have different levels of mobility and independence. Some people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted may have other disabilities that affect the level of help they need. This pamphlet explains how to help people who are blind, deafblind or partially sighted, and provides appropriate actions and words that you can use. Information about the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), as well as NSHA's Diversity and Inclusion Program, is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: AEBC Halifax Chapter and NSHA Diversity and Inclusion Program
Pamphlet Number
1828
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Early warning score

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2178
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Your early warning score (EWS) is a guide used by your health care team. It helps them to quickly find out how sick you are and if there are changes to your condition. To find your EWS, your health care team will take your vital signs. This pamphlet explains how your health care team uses your EWS.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Interprofessional Practice and Learning
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)
Vital Signs
Hospital admission
Subjects (LCSH)
Vital signs
Hospital patients
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Your early warning score (EWS) is a guide used by your health care team. It helps them to quickly find out how sick you are and if there are changes to your condition. To find your EWS, your health care team will take your vital signs. This pamphlet explains how your health care team uses your EWS.
Responsibility
Prepared by: IPPL, St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2178
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Family information booklet

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IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Communications and Public Affairs. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262
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Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Communications and Public Affairs
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Child Health Services
Hospitals
Maternal-Child Health Services
Women's Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Child health services
Hospitals
Infant health services
Maternal health services
Women's health services
Abstract
Information for patients and families about the services of the IWK; having a baby at the IWK.
Notes
The French version of this booklet is also available.
The Arabic version of this booklet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Communications and Public Affairs, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0262
Zone
All Zones
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Geriatric Day Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Geriatric Day Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0635
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This pamphlet gives information about the Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at the QEII. Topics include the services provided by GDH, attendance, medical care, family, transportation, medications, cost of the program, GDH closures and discharge. Contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Geriatric Day Hospital
Alternate Title
Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Geriatrics
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Geriatrics
Hospitals
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at the QEII. Topics include the services provided by GDH, attendance, medical care, family, transportation, medications, cost of the program, GDH closures and discharge. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Geriatric Day Hospital, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0635
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Goals of care : when you are very sick and/or dying in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services, Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2208
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The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services
Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services; Department of Medicine
Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2208
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Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors : Annapolis Valley, South Shore, South West

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1681
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This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Annapolis Valley, South Shore, or South West area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1682, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Vallée de l’Annapolis, Rive-Sud, Sud-Ouest", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fees and Charges
Medically Uninsured
Emigrants and Immigrants
Subjects (LCSH)
User charges
Medically uninsured persons
Immigrants
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Annapolis Valley, South Shore, or South West area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1682, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Vallée de l’Annapolis, Rive-Sud, Sud-Ouest", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1681
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Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors : Cape Breton, Guysborough, Antigonish

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1683
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This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Cape Breton, Guysborough, or Antigonish area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1684, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Cap-Breton, Guysborough, Antigonish", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fees and Charges
Medically Uninsured
Emigrants and Immigrants
Subjects (LCSH)
User charges
Medically uninsured persons
Immigrants
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Cape Breton, Guysborough, or Antigonish area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1684, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Cap-Breton, Guysborough, Antigonish", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1683
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Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors : Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, Pictou

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1685
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This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, or Pictou area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1686, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Colchester-East Hants, Cumberland, Pictou", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fees and Charges
Medically Uninsured
Emigrants and Immigrants
Subjects (LCSH)
User charges
Medically uninsured persons
Immigrants
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, or Pictou area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1686, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Colchester-East Hants, Cumberland, Pictou", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1685
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Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors : Halifax area and West Hants

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1687
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This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Halifax and West Hants area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1688, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Région d’Halifax, de la Côte-Est et de la section ouest du comté de Hants", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Fees and Charges
Medically Uninsured
Emigrants and Immigrants
Subjects (LCSH)
User charges
Medically uninsured persons
Immigrants
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This brochure gives an overview of the most common fees associated with your care at any hospital in the Halifax and West Hants area if you are an out-of-country visitor. The French version of this pamphlet 1688, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays : Région d’Halifax, de la Côte-Est et de la section ouest du comté de Hants", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1687
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How hospital beds are used (overstay)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1742
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This pamphlet explains how beds are used for patients staying in hospital. Information on the discharge planning process and the 'Provincial Overstay Patient Policy' is included. The pamphlet also explains what happens in an 'overstay' situation and where to find information on community support. The French version of this pamphlet 1759, "L’utilisation des lits d’hôpitaux (prolongation de séjour)", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Discharge
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how beds are used for patients staying in hospital. Information on the discharge planning process and the 'Provincial Overstay Patient Policy' is included. The pamphlet also explains what happens in an 'overstay' situation and where to find information on community support. The French version of this pamphlet 1759, "L’utilisation des lits d’hôpitaux (prolongation de séjour)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: How hospital beds are used : Cape Breton, Guysborough, Antigonish
Responsibility
Prepared by: Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services
Pamphlet Number
1742
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Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2278
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The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital cares for people with intense mental health issues or concerns. It supports your recovery through outpatient (day) treatment, group therapy, and helping you stay connected with your loved ones and the community. This pamphlet explains how to take part in Day Hospital programs, how to access the Day Hospital, what care and programs the Day Hospital offers, and who is on your Day Hospital health care team. Information on how long you will take p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Hospitals, psychiatric
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities
Hospital care
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital cares for people with intense mental health issues or concerns. It supports your recovery through outpatient (day) treatment, group therapy, and helping you stay connected with your loved ones and the community. This pamphlet explains how to take part in Day Hospital programs, how to access the Day Hospital, what care and programs the Day Hospital offers, and who is on your Day Hospital health care team. Information on how long you will take part in Day Hospital programs, how your team will decide what care you need, and how you and your loved ones can help with your healing journey is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
2278
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Need a family practice?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1850
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This double-sided brochure gives information on what to do if you don’t have access to a family practice, such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner. Contact information, including a self-service website and a phone number, are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Health information
Family medicine
Physicians
Subjects (LCSH)
Physician and patient
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This double-sided brochure gives information on what to do if you don’t have access to a family practice, such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner. Contact information, including a self-service website and a phone number, are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Communications
Pamphlet Number
1850
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Organ and tissue donation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0470
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Organ and tissue donation can improve or save the lives of many people. A single organ donor can save up to 8 lives. Eye and tissue donors can improve the lives of up to 75 people. Topics include: who can donate, how to register, what happens if you do not register, and who can access your decision. Organs and tissues that can be donated are listed in the pamphlet. The Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program can provide more information. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2218, "Don d’organes …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Organ transplantation
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Subjects (LCSH)
Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Organ and tissue donation can improve or save the lives of many people. A single organ donor can save up to 8 lives. Eye and tissue donors can improve the lives of up to 75 people. Topics include: who can donate, how to register, what happens if you do not register, and who can access your decision. Organs and tissues that can be donated are listed in the pamphlet. The Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program can provide more information.
The French version of this pamphlet 2218, "Don d’organes et de tissus", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Legacy of Life Organ Donation Program
Pamphlet Number
0470
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Patient and family ethics tool

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2084
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Ethics questions ask how we should treat each other. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, disagree with someone about the right thing to do, or are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what’s important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d’éthique pour les patients et les familles". The Ar…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Ethics questions ask how we should treat each other. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, disagree with someone about the right thing to do, or are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what’s important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2143, "Outil d’éthique pour les patients et les familles". The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2154, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
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Patient and family ethics tool : help with ethical issues

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36651
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2056
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Ethics questions ask how we should treat each other. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This ethics tool can help you decide what is important and what to do. This pamphlet includes things to remember when dealing with ethical issues, questions to think about as you explore the issue, patient and family rights and responsibilities, tips for talking about…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group.
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Ethics questions ask how we should treat each other. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This ethics tool can help you decide what is important and what to do. This pamphlet includes things to remember when dealing with ethical issues, questions to think about as you explore the issue, patient and family rights and responsibilities, tips for talking about concerns with your health care team, and examples of ethics stories. A list of ethics resources and supports for patients and families is included. The French translation of this pamphlet 2142, "Outil d'éthique pour les patients et les familles : Aide pour les enjeux d’éthique " is also available. The Arabic translation of this pamphlet 2153, is also available. The Chinese translation of this pamphlet 2168, is also available.
Responsibility
Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health with support from the Nova Scotia Health Ethics Network
Pamphlet Number
2056
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[Patient and family ethics tool : help with ethical issues]

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37569
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2168
Available Online
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This is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2056. Ethics questions ask how we should treat each other. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This ethics tool can help you decide what is important and what to do. This pamphlet includes things to remember when dealing with ethical issues, questions to think about as you explore the issue,…
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group.
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Simplified Chinese
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2056. Ethics questions ask how we should treat each other. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This ethics tool can help you decide what is important and what to do. This pamphlet includes things to remember when dealing with ethical issues, questions to think about as you explore the issue, patient and family rights and responsibilities, tips for talking about concerns with your health care team, and examples of ethics stories. A list of ethics resources and supports for patients and families is included.
The French translation of this pamphlet 2142, "Outil d'éthique pour les patients et les familles : Aide pour les enjeux d’éthique " is also available.
The Arabic translation of this pamphlet 2153, is also available.
Responsibility
Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health with support from the Nova Scotia Health Ethics Network
Pamphlet Number
2168
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