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Total laryngectomy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35681
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0439
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Total laryngectomy is the removal of your larynx (voice box). Your larynx is being removed because it has a disease (like cancer). Your usual way of talking will change after your surgery. This pamphlet explains what to expect before, the morning of, and right after your surgery. Other topics include what to expect at home, protecting yourself from the flu, stoma and laryngectomy tube care, supplies, humidity, speech rehabilitation, nutrition, follow-up, and symptoms that require medical attent…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Otolaryngology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Laryngectomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Laryngectomy
Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology
Abstract
Total laryngectomy is the removal of your larynx (voice box). Your larynx is being removed because it has a disease (like cancer). Your usual way of talking will change after your surgery. This pamphlet explains what to expect before, the morning of, and right after your surgery. Other topics include what to expect at home, protecting yourself from the flu, stoma and laryngectomy tube care, supplies, humidity, speech rehabilitation, nutrition, follow-up, and symptoms that require medical attention. A recipe for sterile water is provided.
The French version of this pamphlet 2366, "Laryngectomie totale," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Otolaryngology Staff
Pamphlet Number
0439
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DASH : Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1158
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Hypertension (high blood pressure) causes your heart to work harder. This can harm your arteries and vital organs. High blood pressure can cause heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. If you have high blood pressure, eating healthy, balanced meals and lowering your sodium (salt) intake can help. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension are: high in low fat dairy products, abundant (high) in fruits and vegetables, restricted in sodium (salt), and heart healthy (low in total fat, saturated fat…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Alternate Title
The DASH Diet: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hypertension - diet therapy
Blood Pressure
Subjects (LCSH)
Hypertension
Blood pressure
Salt-free diet
Abstract
Hypertension (high blood pressure) causes your heart to work harder. This can harm your arteries and vital organs. High blood pressure can cause heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. If you have high blood pressure, eating healthy, balanced meals and lowering your sodium (salt) intake can help. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension are: high in low fat dairy products, abundant (high) in fruits and vegetables, restricted in sodium (salt), and heart healthy (low in total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and trans fat). Best choices and foods to avoid are listed. How to read a food label is provided. Recommended daily serving sizes and additional resources are included.
Notes
Previous title: The DASH Diet: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1158
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Laryngectomie totale

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38221
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2366
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La laryngectomie totale consiste à enlever le larynx en entier (ablation). Votre larynx est enlevé parce qu'il est atteint d'une maladie (comme le cancer). Votre façon habituelle de parler changera après l'opération. Le présent document explique ce à quoi vous attendre avant l’opération, le matin de l'opération et juste après. Il traite également de ce qui vous attend à la maison, de la protection contre la grippe, des soins à apporter à la stomie et à la canule de laryngectomie, du matériel, d…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Otolaryngology
Alternate Title
Total laryngectomy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Laryngectomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Laryngectomy
Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology
Abstract
La laryngectomie totale consiste à enlever le larynx en entier (ablation). Votre larynx est enlevé parce qu'il est atteint d'une maladie (comme le cancer). Votre façon habituelle de parler changera après l'opération. Le présent document explique ce à quoi vous attendre avant l’opération, le matin de l'opération et juste après. Il traite également de ce qui vous attend à la maison, de la protection contre la grippe, des soins à apporter à la stomie et à la canule de laryngectomie, du matériel, de l'humidité, de la rééducation vocale, de l'alimentation, du suivi et des symptômes qui nécessitent des soins médicaux. Une recette d'eau stérile est fournie.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0439, "Total Laryngectomy". Total laryngectomy is the removal of your larynx (voice box). Your larynx is being removed because it has a disease (like cancer). Your usual way of talking will change after your surgery. This pamphlet explains what to expect before, the morning of, and right after your surgery. Other topics include what to expect at home, protecting yourself from the flu, stoma and laryngectomy tube care, supplies, humidity, speech rehabilitation, nutrition, follow-up, and symptoms that require medical attention. A recipe for sterile water is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Otolaryngology Staff
Pamphlet Number
2366
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Hip replacement surgery : Aberdeen Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2210
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2210
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Hip replacement surgery : Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37326
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2211
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2211
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Hip replacement surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH) Halifax Infirmary (HI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37327
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2212
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2212
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Hip replacement surgery : Valley Regional Hospital (VRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37328
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2213
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This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total hip replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about hip replacement surgery. How the hip works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Hip Precautions are explained. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Topics such as what to expect before, during, and after surgery, exercises, what to expect when you go home, and equipment are covered. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care. Hospital and contact information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2213
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Knee replacement surgery: Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH) Halifax Infirmary (HI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37504
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2237
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2237
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Knee replacement surgery: Aberdeen Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37505
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2238
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Aberdeen Hospital. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Aberdeen Hospital. A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2238
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Knee replacement surgery: Valley Regional Hospital (VRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37506
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2239
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Valley Regional Hospital (VRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Valley Regional Hospital (VRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2239
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Knee replacement surgery: Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37509
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2240
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This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about foll…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (46 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Arthroplasty - rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Total knee replacement
Orthopedics
Abstract
This guide outlines information about knee replacement surgery at Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH). A pre-surgical patient checklist is provided. Why you need surgery, how the knee works, what osteoarthritis is, how surgery is done, types of surgeries, and Knee Guidelines are explained. Topics include: what to expect before, during, and after surgery, preparing to go home, hospital information, contact information, and exercises. The guide also answers any questions you may have about follow-up care.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Orthopedics & Perioperative Services
Pamphlet Number
2240
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Information for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy : Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37416
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1670
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Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant. Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. This pamphlet describes why TMI has been recommended, what will happen during treatment, possible side effects, supports available, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
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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)
Aftercare
Hematologic Diseases - therapy
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Transplantation Conditioning
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood--Diseases--Treatment
Hematopoietic stem cells--Transplantation
Irradiation
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant. Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. This pamphlet describes why TMI has been recommended, what will happen during treatment, possible side effects, supports available, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1670
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