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HDR Brachytherapy for Gynecological (female) Cancers : Standard Outpatient Procedure

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1331
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Answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy for gynecological cancers including: What will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment? For outpatients (patients not admitted to hospital).
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Alternate Title
High dose rate brachytherapy for gynecological (female) cancers
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Brachytherapy
Genital Neoplasms, Female - radiotherapy
Outpatients
Subjects (LCSH)
Generative organs, Female--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Answers common questions about HDR brachytherapy for gynecological cancers including: What will happen the day of treatment, how is the treatment done, and what happens after treatment? For outpatients (patients not admitted to hospital).
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1331
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Options for non-urgent care

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1164
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This pamphlet lists a variety of walk-in clinics located in the Halifax area. Addresses and phone numbers for each facility are listed. A list of common illnesses and injuries for which you would normally visit your family doctor is also given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4 p.]) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Care
Clinics
Outpatients
Subjects (LCSH)
Clinics--Nova Scotia--Halifax
Specialty
Cobequid Community Health Centre
Abstract
This pamphlet lists a variety of walk-in clinics located in the Halifax area. Addresses and phone numbers for each facility are listed. A list of common illnesses and injuries for which you would normally visit your family doctor is also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1164
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Substance Abuse : Inpatient and Outpatient Management for Every Clinician

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Alan David Kaye, Nalini Vadivelu, Richard D. Urman, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2015.
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This book is written for any clinician who encounters substance abuse in a patient and wonders what to do. Experts from a cross-section of specialties and health professions provide up-to-date, evidence-based guidance on how non-expert clinicians can recognize, understand, and approach the management of substance abuse in their patients.√°They detail the range of treatments available and whether and how they work. The central importance of using a carefully selected multimodal approach that is t…
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Kaye, Alan David
Vadivelu, Nalini
Urman, Richard D
Responsibility
Alan David Kaye, Nalini Vadivelu, Richard D. Urman, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 658 p. : 65 illus., 29 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781493919512
9781493919505 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Inpatients
Outpatients
Patient Care
Substance-Related Disorders - therapy
Abstract
This book is written for any clinician who encounters substance abuse in a patient and wonders what to do. Experts from a cross-section of specialties and health professions provide up-to-date, evidence-based guidance on how non-expert clinicians can recognize, understand, and approach the management of substance abuse in their patients.áThey detail the range of treatments available and whether and how they work. The central importance of using a carefully selected multimodal approach that is tailored to the individual patient is emphasized throughout and illustrated in case scenarios from actual clinical practice.á.
Contents
[publisher supplied] Demographics -- Legal Issues -- The multidisciplinary approach to substance abuse management -- Why a multidisciplinary approach? -- The role of the physician -- The role of the psychologist -- The role of the nurse -- The role of the physical therapist and the occupational therapist -- The role of the pharmacist -- Screening and assessment for substance abuse -- Inpatient screening and assessment -- Outpatient screening and assessment -- Substances of Abuse -- Food -- Alcohol (genetics, prevention, complications, and treatment) -- Tobacco -- Induction agents (propofol, nitrous oxide, and inhaled agents) -- Prescription drugs -- Cocaine -- Amphetamines -- Herbs -- Opioids -- Treatment Modalities -- Pharmacotherapy in substance abuse and addiction -- Methadone -- Buprenorphine -- Opioid sparing drugs(ketamine, clonidine, gabapentin, and novel analgesics) -- Non-pharmacological approaches (relaxation techniques, acupuncture, nerve stimulation, hypnosis, etc.) -- Special Clinical Scenarios -- Post-operative pain management (including regional anesthesia) -- Management of chronic pain -- Management of acute pain -- Unique Issues in Selected Populations -- Children and adolescents -- Older adults -- Healthcare professionals.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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