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Limb loss (amputation) post-operative care

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
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1193
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In Nova Scotia, more than 100 people have a major amputation (limb loss) each year. This guide will help you get ready for your surgery by letting you know what to expect. This guide explains levels of lower limb amputation, who is on your health care team, what will happen before surgery, and what to expect after surgery. Information about coping with amputation, how to position yourself, care of your amputated leg and other leg and foot, getting around, and living at home is included. A list …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Limb loss (amputation) post-op care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (20 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Amputation - rehabilitation
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Amputation
Postoperative care
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
In Nova Scotia, more than 100 people have a major amputation (limb loss) each year. This guide will help you get ready for your surgery by letting you know what to expect. This guide explains levels of lower limb amputation, who is on your health care team, what will happen before surgery, and what to expect after surgery. Information about coping with amputation, how to position yourself, care of your amputated leg and other leg and foot, getting around, and living at home is included. A list of post-operative and home exercises with images is provided.
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Prepared by: Vascular Surgery
Pamphlet Number
1193
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Postoperative critical care for cardiac surgical patients

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Ali Dabbagh, Fardad Esmailian, Sary F. Aranki, editors. --Heidelberg: Springer , c2014.
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Other Authors
Dabbagh, Ali
Esmailian, Fardad
Aranki, Sary F
Responsibility
Ali Dabbagh, Fardad Esmailian, Sary F. Aranki, editors
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 440 pages)
ISBN
9783642404184 (electronic bk.)
9783642404177
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Coronary Care Units
Postoperative Care - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Heart - Surgery - Complications
Critical care medicine
Cardiology
Surgery
Contents
1. Cardiac Physiology -- 2. Cardiovascular Pharmacology -- 3. Principles of Pharmacoeconomics -- 4. Cardiovascular Monitoring -- 5. Postoperative Central Nervous System Monitoring -- 6. Postoperative Bleeding Disorders After Cardiac Surgery -- 7. Cardiovascular Complications and Management After Cardiac Surgery -- 8. Noncardiac Complications After Cardiac Surgery -- 9. Postoperative Rhythm Disorders After Adult Cardiac Surgeries -- 10. Postoperative CNS Care -- 11. Postoperative Pain Management in Cardiac Surgery -- 12. Postoperative Considerations of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Adult Cardiac Surgery -- 13. Fluid Management and Electrolyte Balance -- 14. Acid–Base Balance and Blood Gas Analysis -- 15. Risk and Outcome Assessments.
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e-Book
Location
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