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Cardiovascular device implant

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35554
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Heart Heatlh Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1576
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This guide will help you learn about your care before and after one of 2 types of cardiovascular device implant procedures, a pacemaker or an ICD (Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator). Topics include what will happen on the day of the procedure, what to bring to the hospital, instructions for the night before and day of your procedure, skin prep, planning for your discharge, care of your device insertion site, and signs of infection.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Heart Heatlh Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pacemaker, artificial
Defibrillators, Implantable
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiac pacemakers
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
This guide will help you learn about your care before and after one of 2 types of cardiovascular device implant procedures, a pacemaker or an ICD (Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator). Topics include what will happen on the day of the procedure, what to bring to the hospital, instructions for the night before and day of your procedure, skin prep, planning for your discharge, care of your device insertion site, and signs of infection.
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Previous title: Cardiovascular Device Implants
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Prepared by: Heart Health Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1576
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Living with your pacemaker

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34153
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0019
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A pacemaker is used to prevent your heart from beating too slowly. It can also be used to make your heart beat faster to suit your activity. You will need to have surgery to have the device placed in your body. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what a pacemaker is, how the procedure is done, what will happen after your procedure, and your care at home. A list of symptoms that require you to call 911 is included. The French versio…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health
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)
Pacemaker, artificial
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiac pacemakers
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
A pacemaker is used to prevent your heart from beating too slowly. It can also be used to make your heart beat faster to suit your activity. You will need to have surgery to have the device placed in your body. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what a pacemaker is, how the procedure is done, what will happen after your procedure, and your care at home. A list of symptoms that require you to call 911 is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1944, "Vivre avec un stimulateur cardiaque (pacemaker)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health
Pamphlet Number
0019
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Vivre avec un stimulateur cardiaque (pacemaker)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36502
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1944
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On utilise le stimulateur cardiaque (pacemaker) pour éviter que le cœur batte trop lentement. Il peut aussi être utilisé pour augmenter votre fréquence cardiaque selon l’activité que vous faites. La pile du stimulateur cardiaque dure habituellement entre 7 et 10 ans. Vous aurez besoin d’un nouvel appareil quand la pile deviendra faible. Vous trouverez ci-dessous les précautions à prendre à la maison, de même que les choses à faire en cas de complications. ; This is a French translation of the E…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health
Alternate Title
Living with your pacemaker
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pacemaker, Artificial
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiac pacemakers
Abstract
On utilise le stimulateur cardiaque (pacemaker) pour éviter que le cœur batte trop lentement. Il peut aussi être utilisé pour augmenter votre fréquence cardiaque selon l’activité que vous faites. La pile du stimulateur cardiaque dure habituellement entre 7 et 10 ans. Vous aurez besoin d’un nouvel appareil quand la pile deviendra faible. Vous trouverez ci-dessous les précautions à prendre à la maison, de même que les choses à faire en cas de complications.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0019, “Living With Your Pacemaker”. A pacemaker is used to prevent the heart from beating too slowly. It can also be used to increase your heart rate to suit your activity. A pacemaker battery will usually last 7-10 years. When the battery runs low, you will need a new device. Precautions that need to be followed at home are outlined. The best actions to take for certain complications are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health
Pamphlet Number
1944
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