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Prévenir la propagation des microbes et infections : pratiques de base et précautions supplémentaires

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1860
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Les fournisseurs de soins de santé travaillent fort pour prévenir la propagation des microbes d’une personne à l’autre. Cela est important parce que certains microbes peuvent causer des infections. Les « pratiques de base » sont les mesures minimales prises en tout temps pour prévenir et contrôler les infections dans la prestation des soins aux patients. Des « précautions supplémentaires » (comme les précautions contre la transmission par contact, par gouttelettes ou par voie aérienne) sont par…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
Alternate Title
Preventing the spread of germs and infections : routine practices and additional precautions
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infection Control
Subjects (LCSH)
Infection--Prevention
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Hospitals
Abstract
Les fournisseurs de soins de santé travaillent fort pour prévenir la propagation des microbes d’une personne à l’autre. Cela est important parce que certains microbes peuvent causer des infections. Les « pratiques de base » sont les mesures minimales prises en tout temps pour prévenir et contrôler les infections dans la prestation des soins aux patients. Des « précautions supplémentaires » (comme les précautions contre la transmission par contact, par gouttelettes ou par voie aérienne) sont parfois requises pour empêcher les microbes de se propager d’un patient à un autre. La présente brochure explique en quoi consistent les pratiques de base et les précautions supplémentaires.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Preventing the Spread of Germs and Infections: Routine Practices and Additional Precautions" pamphlet 1822. Health care providers work hard to prevent the spread of germs from one person to another. This is important because some germs can cause infections. “Routine practices” are the minimum steps taken to prevent and control infection in the care of all patients at all times. Additional precautions (such as contact, droplet or airborne precautions) are sometimes needed to keep germs from spreading from one patient to another. This pamphlet explains the infection prevention and control (IPAC) guidelines included in routine practices and additional precautions.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1860
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Prévention des chutes et des blessures pendant votre hospitalisation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1656
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Le dépliant suggère des moyens de réduire vos risques de chute pendant que vous êtes à l’hôpital. Les raisons pour lesquelles vous présentez un risque accru de chutes sont indiquées. Le dépliant traite notamment de la sécurité liée au lit d’hôpital et du fait de vous lever et d’aller à la toilette. Quelques conseils en matière de sécurité sont aussi fournis. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1643, "Prevening Falls and Injuries During Your Hospital Stay". This pamphlet gives…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Falls (Accidents) in old age--Prevention
Abstract
Le dépliant suggère des moyens de réduire vos risques de chute pendant que vous êtes à l’hôpital. Les raisons pour lesquelles vous présentez un risque accru de chutes sont indiquées. Le dépliant traite notamment de la sécurité liée au lit d’hôpital et du fait de vous lever et d’aller à la toilette. Quelques conseils en matière de sécurité sont aussi fournis.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1643, "Prevening Falls and Injuries During Your Hospital Stay". This pamphlet gives ways to lower your risk of falling while in the hospital. Reasons why you may be at greater risk of falling are listed. Topics include: hospital bed safety, getting up, going to the washroom, and safety reminders.
Notes
Previous title: Prévention des chutes et des blessures aux soins de courte durée
Responsibility
Prepared by: Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Pamphlet Number
1656
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Questions sur l’utilisation du cannabis à l’hôpital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Staff. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2077
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Il est interdit de fumer, de vapoter ou d’utiliser des produits parfumés dans les établissements de la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Comme la Régie est sans fumée, sans vapotage et sans parfum, seules l’huile et les gélules de cannabis peuvent être utilisées à l’hôpital. Cette brochure fournit de l’information sur l’utilisation du cannabis à l’hôpital et sur l’importance d’informer vos fournisseurs de soins de santé si vous faites usage de cannabis, quelle qu’en soit la raison. ; Thi…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Staff
Alternate Title
Questions about using marijuana in the hospital
Questions about using marihuana in the hospital
Questions about using cannabis in the hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cannabis
Medical Marijuana
Subjects (LCSH)
Cannabis
Marijuana--Therapeutic use
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Il est interdit de fumer, de vapoter ou d’utiliser des produits parfumés dans les établissements de la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Comme la Régie est sans fumée, sans vapotage et sans parfum, seules l’huile et les gélules de cannabis peuvent être utilisées à l’hôpital. Cette brochure fournit de l’information sur l’utilisation du cannabis à l’hôpital et sur l’importance d’informer vos fournisseurs de soins de santé si vous faites usage de cannabis, quelle qu’en soit la raison.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2000, “Questions About Using Cannabis in the Hospital”. NSHA facilities are smoke-free, vape-free, and scent-free. Because NSHA is smoke-free, vape-free, and scent-free, only cannabis oil or capsules can be used in the hospital. This pamphlet provides information about using cannabis while in the hospital, as well as why it is important to tell your health care providers if you are using cannabis for any reason.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA staff
Pamphlet Number
2077
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Règles de sécurité liées à l’eau

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1716
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Une bactérie appelée legionella pneumophilia est fréquemment trouvée dans l’eau. Il est rare que cette bactérie rende malades les personnes en santé. Les règles se rattachant à l’eau ne s’appliquent pas à tou·te·s les patient·e·s. Selon votre état de santé ou votre maladie, un membre du personnel infirmier vous informera si vous devez suivre les règles de prévention et de contrôle des infections liées à l’eau. ; This is a French translation of pamphlet "Water Rules" pamphlet 0057. A type of bac…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Infection Prevention and Control
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([5] p) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Legionnaires' Disease - prevention & control
Bacterial Infections - prevention & control
Respiratory Tract Infections - prevention & control
Infection Control
Subjects (LCSH)
Legionnaires' disease--Prevention
Communicable diseases--Prevention
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patients--Safety measures
Abstract
Une bactérie appelée legionella pneumophilia est fréquemment trouvée dans l’eau. Il est rare que cette bactérie rende malades les personnes en santé. Les règles se rattachant à l’eau ne s’appliquent pas à tou·te·s les patient·e·s. Selon votre état de santé ou votre maladie, un membre du personnel infirmier vous informera si vous devez suivre les règles de prévention et de contrôle des infections liées à l’eau.
This is a French translation of pamphlet "Water Rules" pamphlet 0057. A type of bacteria called Legionella pneumophilia (Legionella) is commonly found in water. This bacteria rarely makes healthy people sick. Water rules do not apply to all patients. Depending on your medical condition or illness, your nurses will tell you if you need to follow these Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) water rules.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1716
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Room options in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1622
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Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpital", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2…
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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)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpital", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2152, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Semi-private and private rooms in the hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1622
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[Room options in the hospital]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2152
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 1622. Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpita…
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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
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 1622. Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The French version of this pamphlet 1629, "Les types de chambres à l’hôpital", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Semi-private and private rooms in the hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
2152
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Safety tips for when your child is in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children’s Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2118
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This pamphlet explains the role that you and your family play in terms of safety during your child's hospital visit. The French version of this pamphlet 2166, "Conseils pour la sécurité des patients - Services de pédiatrie," is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children’s Provincial Policy Working Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Accident Prevention
Child
Infant
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Accidents--Prevention
Patients--Safety measures
Children
Infants
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the role that you and your family play in terms of safety during your child's hospital visit. The French version of this pamphlet 2166, "Conseils pour la sécurité des patients - Services de pédiatrie," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patient safety tips - Pediatric Services
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Women and Children’s Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
2118
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Se préparer au retour à la maison : de l’admission à la sortie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2290
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Lorsque vous êtes admis à l’hôpital, on vous donne votre date de sortie prévue (DSP), c’est-à-dire la date à laquelle vous pouvez vous attendre à rentrer à la maison, en fonction de l’amélioration de votre santé pendant votre hospitalisation. Il est important que vous commenciez à préparer tôt votre retour à la maison. Ce dépliant donne des informations sur l’admission à l’hôpital, votre équipe soignante, ce à quoi vous pouvez vous attendre chaque jour et la préparation au retour à la maison; i…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Patient Experience
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital admission
Patient Discharge
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Lorsque vous êtes admis à l’hôpital, on vous donne votre date de sortie prévue (DSP), c’est-à-dire la date à laquelle vous pouvez vous attendre à rentrer à la maison, en fonction de l’amélioration de votre santé pendant votre hospitalisation. Il est important que vous commenciez à préparer tôt votre retour à la maison. Ce dépliant donne des informations sur l’admission à l’hôpital, votre équipe soignante, ce à quoi vous pouvez vous attendre chaque jour et la préparation au retour à la maison; il contient de plus une liste d’autres informations importantes ainsi que des informations sur les commentaires des patients et des familles de même qu’un espace pour tenir un journal sur votre séjour à l’hôpital ou votre maladie.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2173, "Preparing for Home: From Admission to Discharge". When you are admitted to the hospital, you will be given an Estimated Date of Discharge (EDD). This date is when you can expect to go home, depending on how your health improves during your stay. It is important to start planning early for your discharge home. This pamphlet gives information about admission to a hospital inpatient unit, your health care team, what to expect each day, getting ready for discharge, and a list of important information. Information about patient/family feedback and space to keep a journal of your hospital stay/illness are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Experience - Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
2290
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Sleep Disorders Laboratory

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Sleep Disorders Laboratory. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0436
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This pamphlet outlines what to expect when you take part in a sleep study. The pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit by briefly describing the study and what to expect before, during, and after your stay.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Sleep Disorders Laboratory
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 disorders - diagnosis
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Sleep disorders--Diagnosis
Insomnia
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines what to expect when you take part in a sleep study. The pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit by briefly describing the study and what to expect before, during, and after your stay.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Sleep Disorders Lab
Pamphlet Number
0436
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Social work : Kings County and Annapolis County

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Social Work. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1936
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This pamphlet outlines the mission, values, and specific work carried out by Social Workers in Kings County and Annapolis County. A list of contact information is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Social Work
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)
Social Work
Subjects (LCSH)
Social workers
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines the mission, values, and specific work carried out by Social Workers in Kings County and Annapolis County. A list of contact information is also provided.
Notes
Social work : Valley Regional Hospital and Soldiers Memorial Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Social Work
Pamphlet Number
1936
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Soins continus : information importante

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Continuing Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2188
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Dans le cadre de vos soins, vous pouvez bénéficier du soutien et des services offerts par les soins continus de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse ou par des fournisseurs de services contractuels. Il est important que vous disposiez de l'information nécessaire pour prendre des décisions éclairées lorsque vous recevez des services de soins continus. Ce dépliant explique ce à quoi vous attendre en matière de qualité des soins, de dignité et de respect, de plan de soins, de décisions relatives aux services, de…
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Corporate Author
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
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Home Care Services
Long-Term Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Home care services
Long-term care
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Dans le cadre de vos soins, vous pouvez bénéficier du soutien et des services offerts par les soins continus de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse ou par des fournisseurs de services contractuels. Il est important que vous disposiez de l'information nécessaire pour prendre des décisions éclairées lorsque vous recevez des services de soins continus. Ce dépliant explique ce à quoi vous attendre en matière de qualité des soins, de dignité et de respect, de plan de soins, de décisions relatives aux services, de respect de la vie privée, de sécurité et de frais exigés pour les services. Vous y trouverez aussi les coordonnées de l’équipe recevant la rétroaction des patients et familles de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Continuing Care - Important Information for You" pamphlet 2120. 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.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Continuing Care Staff
Pamphlet Number
2188
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Staying safe during your hospital stay

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1380
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This pamphlet gives tips on staying safe before, during, and after your hospital stay. The French translation of this pamphlet 1521, "Priorité aux patients : Patients externe" is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and Safety
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)
Hospitals
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital care
Patients--Safety measures
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet gives tips on staying safe before, during, and after your hospital stay. The French translation of this pamphlet 1521, "Priorité aux patients : Patients externe" is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patients first : outpatients
Responsibility
Prepared by: Quality and Safety
Pamphlet Number
1380
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Taking part in a clinical trial

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Research & Innovation. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1723
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This pamphlet describes what is involved in taking part in a clinical trial. It explains what clinical trials are, why they are important and the benefits of taking part. If you are considering taking part in a clinical trial, a list of questions you may want to ask is also included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. NSHA Research & Innovation
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)
Clinical Trials as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Clinical trials
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what is involved in taking part in a clinical trial. It explains what clinical trials are, why they are important and the benefits of taking part. If you are considering taking part in a clinical trial, a list of questions you may want to ask is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Research & Innovation
Pamphlet Number
1723
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Talking about patient safety incidents

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1448
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People expect safe health care. Health care providers work hard every day to give safe, excellent care. Despite our best efforts to keep you safe, there are risks to being in the hospital. For example, a patient may fall, or get an infection or a pressure injury (bedsore), or be given the wrong dose of medication. These events are called patient safety incidents. This pamphlet explains what patient safety incidents are, what to do if you notice a patient safety incident, how patient safety inci…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Truth Disclosure
Risk Management
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Disclosure of information
Risk management
Patient safety
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
People expect safe health care. Health care providers work hard every day to give safe, excellent care. Despite our best efforts to keep you safe, there are risks to being in the hospital. For example, a patient may fall, or get an infection or a pressure injury (bedsore), or be given the wrong dose of medication. These events are called patient safety incidents. This pamphlet explains what patient safety incidents are, what to do if you notice a patient safety incident, how patient safety incidents are reported, what disclosure is and how it will help you, and how disclosure takes place. A list of resources for further information is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1712, "Divulgation des incidents liés à la sécurité des patients", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patients first disclosure: when something goes wrong during your health care
Previous title: Patients first: disclosure of patient safety incidents
Responsibility
Prepared by: Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
1448
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Talking about your goals of care and choosing a level of intervention

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Goals of Care Working Group, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Episodic & Integrated Acute Care Network, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2208
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When you are admitted to the hospital, you will be asked to talk about your goals of care and choose the level of intervention (treatments) you would want if your health were to quickly become worse. Talking about your goals of care and levels of intervention may feel overwhelming – this is normal. Having these conversations helps to make sure that your health care team understands your values and preferences related to your health and quality of life. This pamphlet answers common questions and…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Goals of Care Working Group
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Episodic & Integrated Acute Care Network
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
When you are admitted to the hospital, you will be asked to talk about your goals of care and choose the level of intervention (treatments) you would want if your health were to quickly become worse. Talking about your goals of care and levels of intervention may feel overwhelming – this is normal. Having these conversations helps to make sure that your health care team understands your values and preferences related to your health and quality of life. This pamphlet answers common questions and lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
Notes
Previous title: Goals of care: when you are very sick and/or dying in the hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Goals of Care Working Group, led by Episodic & Integrated Acute Care Network
Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2208
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Tissue transplant

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1733
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This pamphlet describes tissue transplants, including screening, risks, and what to expect after surgery. It also explains what to do if you have an urgent problem related to your surgery. The French translation of this pamphlet 2135, "Transplantation de tissus" is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tissue Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet describes tissue transplants, including screening, risks, and what to expect after surgery. It also explains what to do if you have an urgent problem related to your surgery. The French translation of this pamphlet 2135, "Transplantation de tissus" is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Team with the New Brunswick Organ and Tissue Program and Organ and Tissue Donation Prince Edward Island
Pamphlet Number
1733
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Transplantation de tissus

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2135
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Ce dépliant fournit de l'information sur les transplantations de tissus. On y trouve une liste des tissus humains utilisés pour les transplantations. Vous y trouverez également de l'information sur la provenance des tissus à transplanter, sur les critères de sélection des tissus du donneur, sur ce à quoi vous attendre avant et après une transplantation de tissus et sur ce que vous devez faire en cas de problème lié à votre transplantation. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Team
Alternate Title
Tissue transplant
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tissue Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Ce dépliant fournit de l'information sur les transplantations de tissus. On y trouve une liste des tissus humains utilisés pour les transplantations. Vous y trouverez également de l'information sur la provenance des tissus à transplanter, sur les critères de sélection des tissus du donneur, sur ce à quoi vous attendre avant et après une transplantation de tissus et sur ce que vous devez faire en cas de problème lié à votre transplantation.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1733, “Tissue Transplant”. This pamphlet provides information about tissue transplants. A list of human tissues that are used for transplants is provided. Also included is information on where tissues for transplant come from, what donor tissues are screened for, the risks of tissue transplant, what to expect after tissue transplant surgery, and what to do if you have a problem related to your surgery. Information on whether you can find out more about your tissue donor and whether you can thank your donor family is included. Contact information for New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and PEI is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Team in collaboration with the New Brunswick Organ and Tissue Program and Organ and Tissue Donation Prince Edward Island
Pamphlet Number
2135
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Travelling to QEII Health Sciences Centre & IWK from Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2031
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This info is for patients and families who are driving from Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) to the QEII Health Sciences Centre, or to the IWK in Halifax for medical services. Below is a list of hospitals and health centres with Emergency Departments on the way. This pamphlet will help you find the closest Emergency Department as you travel, just in case. If it is an emergency, please call 911.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care
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)
Emergency Service, Hospital
Hospitals, Pediatric
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Emergency services
Pediatric emergency services
Abstract
This info is for patients and families who are driving from Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) to the QEII Health Sciences Centre, or to the IWK in Halifax for medical services. Below is a list of hospitals and health centres with Emergency Departments on the way. This pamphlet will help you find the closest Emergency Department as you travel, just in case. If it is an emergency, please call 911.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Emergency Program of Care
Pamphlet Number
2031
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Les types de chambres à l’hôpital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1629
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Santé Nouvelle-Écosse a le plaisir de vous offrir trois (3) types de chambres pour votre séjour à l’hôpital. Lors de votre admission à l’hôpital ou durant le processus de préadmission, on vous demandera de remplir un formulaire pour choisir la chambre que vous souhaitez avoir. La présente publication répond à certaines questions que les patients et leur famille se posent au sujet du coût d’une chambre individuelle ou d’une chambre à deux lits, et des démarches pour en demander une. ; This pamph…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Alternate Title
Room options in the hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
Santé Nouvelle-Écosse a le plaisir de vous offrir trois (3) types de chambres pour votre séjour à l’hôpital. Lors de votre admission à l’hôpital ou durant le processus de préadmission, on vous demandera de remplir un formulaire pour choisir la chambre que vous souhaitez avoir. La présente publication répond à certaines questions que les patients et leur famille se posent au sujet du coût d’une chambre individuelle ou d’une chambre à deux lits, et des démarches pour en demander une.
This pamphlet is a French translation of pamphlet 1622, "Room options in the Hospital". Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2152, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Les chambres à deux lits et les chambres individuelles à l’hôpital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1629
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Veterans' Service Falls Management Program : Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building (VMB)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Veterans' Services, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1025
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Falls among older adults are a common problem. Up to half of residents in long-term care may fall each year. This pamphlet explains situations when most falls happen, what raises your risk of falling, and what staff in the Veterans' Memorial Building may ask you to do while living in this unit to prevent falls from happening.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Veterans' Services, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Accidents--Prevention
Falls (Accidents) in old age--Prevention
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patients--Safety measures
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
Falls among older adults are a common problem. Up to half of residents in long-term care may fall each year. This pamphlet explains situations when most falls happen, what raises your risk of falling, and what staff in the Veterans' Memorial Building may ask you to do while living in this unit to prevent falls from happening.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Veterans' Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1025
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