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Before and after surgery : Aberdeen Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1992
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This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: time of surgery, possible delays, what to bring, medicines, anesthetic, health and hygiene, smoking, alcohol, personal items, and what to expect in the operating room. After surgery we have described: recovery area, pain control, nausea, dressings, bowel and bladder functions, eating and drinking. In the hospital we have described: deep breathing and coughing exercises, using…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (20 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: time of surgery, possible delays, what to bring, medicines, anesthetic, health and hygiene, smoking, alcohol, personal items, and what to expect in the operating room. After surgery we have described: recovery area, pain control, nausea, dressings, bowel and bladder functions, eating and drinking. In the hospital we have described: deep breathing and coughing exercises, using an incentive spirometer, leg exercises, getting out of bed safely, and visitors. Topics about going home include: getting ready to go home, nutrition, care of your incision, instructions for bleeding and symptoms that require medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1992
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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35459
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, possible delays, medicines, smoking, personal care items, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you. The French …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, possible delays, medicines, smoking, personal care items, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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