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Fall and injury prevention in long-term care

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2216
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Most falls happen during transfers from sitting to standing, or changing locations. This may be switching from a bed to a wheelchiar, switching from walking to sitting, or getting on or off the toilet.This pamphlet includes a list of factors that may make you more at risk of falling and general advice about fall prevention.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Long-Term Care
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Accidents--Prevention
Long-term care facilities--Risk management
Falls (Accidents)
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
Most falls happen during transfers from sitting to standing, or changing locations. This may be switching from a bed to a wheelchiar, switching from walking to sitting, or getting on or off the toilet.This pamphlet includes a list of factors that may make you more at risk of falling and general advice about fall prevention.
Notes
Previous title: Fall Prevention
Responsibility
Prepared by: Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Pamphlet Number
2216
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Intensive care unit : Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Intensive Care Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2072
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This pamphlet provides important info for families of loved's ones that are staying in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: family spokesperson, visiting, infections, what to expect (lines, monitors, alarms, equipment, getting your loved one moving), delirium, pressure ulcers (bedsores), blood clots, transfers, family waiting room, when a loved one is ready to leave the ICU, and how to take care of yourself. An FAQ section is also given. A notes section for you to record your questions is a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Intensive Care Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Intensive Care Units
Pressure Ulcer - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Bedsores
Abstract
This pamphlet provides important info for families of loved's ones that are staying in the Intensive Care Unit. Topics include: family spokesperson, visiting, infections, what to expect (lines, monitors, alarms, equipment, getting your loved one moving), delirium, pressure ulcers (bedsores), blood clots, transfers, family waiting room, when a loved one is ready to leave the ICU, and how to take care of yourself. An FAQ section is also given. A notes section for you to record your questions is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ICU staff, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
Pamphlet Number
2072
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Unités de soins intensifs 3A et 5.2 : renseignements à l’intention des familles

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1666
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Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il off…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Alternate Title
3A and 5.2 intensive care units : information for families
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)
Intensive Care Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Intensive care units
Abstract
Dépliant renseignant les familles sur les unités de soins intensifs (USI) du QEII. Les sujets incluent : la désignation d'un porte-parole pour la famille, les visites, les risques d'infection et votre équipe de soins de santé. Le dépliant explique à quoi s'attendre dans les USI et les moyens pris par le personnel pour que les patients soient en sécurité et maintenus dans un état satisfaisant. Les salles d'attente pour les familles et les transferts entre les USI sont également expliqués. Il offre aussi des réponses à des questions fréquentes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1593, "3A and 5.2 Intensive Care Units: Information for Families". This pamphlet provides information for families about the QEII Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Topics include: designating a family spokesperson, visiting, infection risks and your health care team. The pamphlet explains what to expect in the ICU, and how patients are kept safe and comfortable. Family waiting rooms and transfers between ICUs are explained. Answers to frequently asked questions are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 3A & 5.2 Critical Care Quality Team
Pamphlet Number
1666
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Welcome to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2075
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This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are admitted to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Topics include your health care team, admission to hospital, what to bring to the hospital, medications, Nova Scotia Health Authority's smoke-free and scent-free policies, handwashing, and safety. Information on personal belongings, visitors, family spokesperson, confidentiality, and transfers, as well as contact information for the hospital, is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are admitted to Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital. Topics include your health care team, admission to hospital, what to bring to the hospital, medications, Nova Scotia Health Authority's smoke-free and scent-free policies, handwashing, and safety. Information on personal belongings, visitors, family spokesperson, confidentiality, and transfers, as well as contact information for the hospital, is also provided.
Pamphlet Number
2075
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Your stay on 4.1 - Vascular Surgery & General Surgery Inpatient Unit : from admission to discharge

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI. 4.1 Nursing Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1195
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1. Topics include: levels of care and transfers, general information, Personal Directives, code status, and keeping you safe. It answers questions you may have about before and after surgery day, and discharge and transfers (to a facility in Halifax or to your home hospital). A list of symptoms needing medical attention is given. A resources section is provided at the end of this guide.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. HI. 4.1 Nursing Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Health care teams
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have about your stay on Unit 4.1. Topics include: levels of care and transfers, general information, Personal Directives, code status, and keeping you safe. It answers questions you may have about before and after surgery day, and discharge and transfers (to a facility in Halifax or to your home hospital). A list of symptoms needing medical attention is given. A resources section is provided at the end of this guide.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to 4.1 Nursing Unit : Vascular Surgery and General Surgery Short Stay Unit
Responsibility
Prepared by: 4.1 Nursing Unit, HI, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1195
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