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Extravasation care for cancer patients

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Nova Scotia Health. Central Zone. Radiation Therapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4059
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During your systemic therapy treatment, a rare complication may have occurred called extravasation. This is when a drug leaks out of the vein and under the skin. This pamphlet outlines what to do if this happens, including skin care, treatment, and other things to know.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Central Zone. Radiation Therapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials
Home Nursing
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy--Complications
Home nursing
Patient safety
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Pharmacy
Abstract
During your systemic therapy treatment, a rare complication may have occurred called extravasation. This is when a drug leaks out of the vein and under the skin. This pamphlet outlines what to do if this happens, including skin care, treatment, and other things to know.
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Prepared by: NSH Central Zone Radiation Therapy Team
Pamphlet Number
4059
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Hospital Pharmacy Services

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1501
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Hospital Pharmacy Services includes pharmacists, regulated pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy practice assistants. They are all important members of your health care team. They work directly with you to help with your health needs. They teach patients about their medications and offer care to help patients reach their personal health goals. This pamphlet explains what pharmacy services are available, including medication preparation, history, and management; prescribing medications; medication …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services
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)
Pharmacy Service, Hospital
Pharmaceutical Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital pharmacies
Pharmaceutical services
Abstract
Hospital Pharmacy Services includes pharmacists, regulated pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy practice assistants. They are all important members of your health care team. They work directly with you to help with your health needs. They teach patients about their medications and offer care to help patients reach their personal health goals. This pamphlet explains what pharmacy services are available, including medication preparation, history, and management; prescribing medications; medication teaching; health promotion; learning, teaching, and research; and medication information and review. A list of resources is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2108, "Services de pharmacie d’hôpital", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services
Pamphlet Number
1501
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Oral Systemic Therapy

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0038
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This pamphlet provides an overview of oral systemic therapy for cancer treatment. Includes how to get and take the treatment, for how long, what tests are needed, and what are the risks and side effects of the treatement.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Specialty
Pharmacy
Abstract
This pamphlet provides an overview of oral systemic therapy for cancer treatment. Includes how to get and take the treatment, for how long, what tests are needed, and what are the risks and side effects of the treatement.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0038
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Receiving Your Pamidronate By An Intermate® Infusion Pump

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0537
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An Intermate® Infusion Pump is a lightweight disposable pump that may be used to give you medications at home. This pamphlet describes how the pump works, how to carry the pump, and how to use it at home.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bone Neoplasms - drug therapy
Home Infusion Therapy
Infusion Pumps
Pamidronate
Subjects (LCSH)
Bones--Cancer--Chemotherapy
Disodium pamidronate
Drug infusion pumps
Home drug infusion therapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Pharmacy
Self Care
Abstract
An Intermate® Infusion Pump is a lightweight disposable pump that may be used to give you medications at home. This pamphlet describes how the pump works, how to carry the pump, and how to use it at home.
Responsibility
prepared by Cancer Centre staff
Pamphlet Number
0537
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Services de pharmacie d’hôpital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2108
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Les Services de pharmacie d’hôpital comptent des pharmaciens et des assistants en pharmacie, qui sont des membres importants de votre équipe de soins de santé. Grâce à leurs connaissances sur les médicaments, ils offrent des soins dans tous les secteurs de la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse (la Régie). La brochure décrit les services offerts, dont la préparation des médicaments, les antécédents pharmaceutiques, la gestion de la pharmacothérapie, les renseignements sur les médicaments, l…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pharmacy Services
Alternate Title
Hospital pharmacy services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pharmacy Service, Hospital
Pharmaceutical Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital pharmacies
Pharmaceutical services
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Les Services de pharmacie d’hôpital comptent des pharmaciens et des assistants en pharmacie, qui sont des membres importants de votre équipe de soins de santé. Grâce à leurs connaissances sur les médicaments, ils offrent des soins dans tous les secteurs de la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse (la Régie). La brochure décrit les services offerts, dont la préparation des médicaments, les antécédents pharmaceutiques, la gestion de la pharmacothérapie, les renseignements sur les médicaments, la promotion de la santé, l’apprentissage, l’enseignement et la recherche, l’information et l’examen des médicaments.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Hospital Pharmacy Services" pamphlet 1501. The hospital Pharmacy Department includes pharmacists and pharmacy practice assistants, who are important members of your health care team. They offer medication knowledge and care in all areas of Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA). This pamphlet describes services offered such as: medical preparation, medication history, medication management, medication teaching, health promotion, learning, teaching, and research, and medication information and review.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services
Pamphlet Number
2108
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Systemic Therapy

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0010
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Systemic therapy includes chemotherapy drugs, hormones, and biological therapies. This type of cancer treatment treats the whole body rather than one part of it. This pamphlet details how systemic therapy works, how it is given, how long the treatment can last, and the side effects.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Combined Modality Therapy
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Combined modality therapy
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Pharmacy
Therapeutics
Abstract
Systemic therapy includes chemotherapy drugs, hormones, and biological therapies. This type of cancer treatment treats the whole body rather than one part of it. This pamphlet details how systemic therapy works, how it is given, how long the treatment can last, and the side effects.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0010
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Use of Steroids (Dexamethasone/Decadron®) for Patients with a Brain Tumour

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0048
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This pamphlet describes Dexamethasone/Decadron® for brain cancer treatment. Includes why and how it is used, possible side effects and safe use.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain Neoplasms - drug therapy
Steroids - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Brain--Cancer--Treatment
Steroid drugs
Specialty
Pharmacy
Abstract
This pamphlet describes Dexamethasone/Decadron® for brain cancer treatment. Includes why and how it is used, possible side effects and safe use.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0048
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