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Unit 5A : Victoria General site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 5A. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2329
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Unit 5A at the Victoria General site of the QEII is a 26-bed unit with both private rooms (1 bed) and ward rooms (4 beds). The unit provides medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecology oncology, and hospitalist medicine services. This pamphlet gives information about Home First and discharge planning, your health care team, visiting, and daily rounds. It also explains what to expect during your stay, including information about personal belongings, Nova Scotia Health's scent-free policy, s…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 5A
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
Unit 5A at the Victoria General site of the QEII is a 26-bed unit with both private rooms (1 bed) and ward rooms (4 beds). The unit provides medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecology oncology, and hospitalist medicine services. This pamphlet gives information about Home First and discharge planning, your health care team, visiting, and daily rounds. It also explains what to expect during your stay, including information about personal belongings, Nova Scotia Health's scent-free policy, smoking, TV service, phone, kitchen, family room, windows, and shopping and eating.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 5A staff, QEII; Reviewed by: 5A Practice Council
Pamphlet Number
2329
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Systemic Therapy Unit : Victoria General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4061
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The Systemic Therapy Unit offers many services, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, cellular therapy, supportive care, and apheresis. Information about the unit, what to expect during appointments, your health care team, and other information is outlined.
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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Combined Modality Therapy
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy
Combined modality therapy
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Systemic Therapy Unit offers many services, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, cellular therapy, supportive care, and apheresis. Information about the unit, what to expect during appointments, your health care team, and other information is outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4061
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Welcome to Unit 5B : Victoria General Site, QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Unit 5B. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
0167
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This unit cares for urology, hospitalist medicine (inpatient care), and ophthalmology patients. Information about visitors, rounds, Home First, discharge planning, and your health care team is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Unit 5B
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Inpatients
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
This unit cares for urology, hospitalist medicine (inpatient care), and ophthalmology patients. Information about visitors, rounds, Home First, discharge planning, and your health care team is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to 5B: Information for Patients, Families and Friends
Responsibility
Prepared by:Unit 5B, VG Site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0167
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Unité de médecine de jour - Victoria General

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Medical Day Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2194
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L’unité de médecine de jour du Victoria General offre plusieurs services : traitements intraveineux, traitements contre le cancer, prélèvements de cellules souches, biopsies, etc. Ce livret vous aidera à vous préparer à votre rendez-vous. Il passe en revue l’emplacement de l’unité de médecine de jour; ce qu’il faut faire pour vous préparer à votre rendez vous; ce qui se passe lors d’un rendez-vous; votre droit de vous faire accompagner par une personne de soutien; les ressources offertes par l’…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Medical Day Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
L’unité de médecine de jour du Victoria General offre plusieurs services : traitements intraveineux, traitements contre le cancer, prélèvements de cellules souches, biopsies, etc. Ce livret vous aidera à vous préparer à votre rendez-vous. Il passe en revue l’emplacement de l’unité de médecine de jour; ce qu’il faut faire pour vous préparer à votre rendez vous; ce qui se passe lors d’un rendez-vous; votre droit de vous faire accompagner par une personne de soutien; les ressources offertes par l’unité et les membres de l’équipe de soins.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1022, "Welcome to the Medical Day Unit (MDU) - Victoria General Hospital". Many services are done in the Medical Day Unit (MDU), such as intravenous (IV) therapies, cancer treatment, stem cell collection, biopsies, and other procedures. This pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit. This pamphlet explains where the MDU is located, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen at your appointment, bringing a support person to your appointment, and what resources are available on the MDU. Information about the members of your health care team is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: MDU Staff, VGH
Pamphlet Number
2194
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HIV Clinic : Victoria General site, QE II

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. HIV Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0430
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This pamphlet gives information about the HIV Clinic. Topics include who the Clinic team members are, privacy, what will happen at your first appointment, ART (antiretroviral therapy) medication, and what to do if you have a problem between Clinic appointments. Support and resources, as well as helpful hints for coping with HIV, are included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. HIV Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
HIV
Subjects (LCSH)
HIV-positive persons
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the HIV Clinic. Topics include who the Clinic team members are, privacy, what will happen at your first appointment, ART (antiretroviral therapy) medication, and what to do if you have a problem between Clinic appointments. Support and resources, as well as helpful hints for coping with HIV, are included.
Notes
Previous titles: HIV Clinic; HIV Clinic : QEII
Responsibility
Prepared by: HIV Clinic, QE II
Pamphlet Number
0430
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Welcome to the Medical Day Unit (MDU) : Victoria General Site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Medical Day Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1022
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This pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit to the Medical Day Unit (MDU). It includes information about where the MDU is, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen at your appointment, what resources are available on the MDU, and your MDU health care team. The French version of this pamphlet 2194, "Unité de médecine de jour - Victoria General," is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Medical Day Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Nursing units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you get ready for your visit to the Medical Day Unit (MDU). It includes information about where the MDU is, how to get ready for your appointment, what will happen at your appointment, what resources are available on the MDU, and your MDU health care team. The French version of this pamphlet 2194, "Unité de médecine de jour - Victoria General," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to the Medical Day Unit (MDU) : Victoria General Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: MDU Staff, VG, QE II
Pamphlet Number
1022
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The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program : Inverness and Victoria Counties

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2376
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The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ helps people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by providing COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage flare-ups, suggesting programs and services that may help, and a chance to consider your goals of care and complete a Personal Directive document.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
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)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Specialty
Respiratory System
Abstract
The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ helps people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by providing COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage flare-ups, suggesting programs and services that may help, and a chance to consider your goals of care and complete a Personal Directive document.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
2376
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Palliative Care Unit (PCU) : Centennial Building, Victoria General site

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Palliative Care, VG site. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0306
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The goal of staff working on the 7A Palliative Care Unit (PCU) is to enhance the quality of life of people with life-limiting illnesses by preventing and relieving suffering. It also helps family members cope during a loved one’s illness and death, and during the grief process. Pamphlet topics include: general info, schedule for a normal day, extra comforts, visitors, your health care team, patient feedback, important phone numbers, Wi-Fi, parking, cafeteria hours, as well as a link to an addit…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Palliative Care, VG site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Palliative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Palliative treatment
Abstract
The goal of staff working on the 7A Palliative Care Unit (PCU) is to enhance the quality of life of people with life-limiting illnesses by preventing and relieving suffering. It also helps family members cope during a loved one’s illness and death, and during the grief process. Pamphlet topics include: general info, schedule for a normal day, extra comforts, visitors, your health care team, patient feedback, important phone numbers, Wi-Fi, parking, cafeteria hours, as well as a link to an additional resource.
Responsibility
Prepared by: PCU (7A) Team
Pamphlet Number
0306
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Caring for your sutures (stitches) after a minor procedure : Victoria General (VG)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2358
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This pamphlet explains how to care for your sutures (stitches) after a minor procedure. Topics include incision (cut) care, pain, bleeding, infection, and activity. There is space at the end of the pamphlet for your health care team to indicate when your sutures will be removed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. General Surgery Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sutures
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Sutures
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to care for your sutures (stitches) after a minor procedure. Topics include incision (cut) care, pain, bleeding, infection, and activity. There is space at the end of the pamphlet for your health care team to indicate when your sutures will be removed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery Clinic, VG, QE II
Pamphlet Number
2358
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Hydrocortisone injection

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Endocrinology Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
0222
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This pamphlet lists the supplies you will need, and the steps to prepare and give yourself an injection of hydrocortisone.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Endocrinology Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Injections
Hydrocortisone - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Hydrocortisone
Injections
Specialty
Endocrine System
Abstract
This pamphlet lists the supplies you will need, and the steps to prepare and give yourself an injection of hydrocortisone.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Endocrinology Clinic, VG site, QE II
Pamphlet Number
0222
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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (TTP)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0724
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TTP stands for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura. In TTP, the linings of your blood vessels are damaged. Platelets stick to the damaged areas to prevent or stop bleeding. This causes very small clots to form. These clots can block the blood flow in your body. These blockages can cause problems in the affected organs, usually the brain and kidneys. Causes, symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent injury or bleeding problems are listed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thrombocytopenia
Hematologic Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Thrombocytopenia
Blood--Diseases
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
TTP stands for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura. In TTP, the linings of your blood vessels are damaged. Platelets stick to the damaged areas to prevent or stop bleeding. This causes very small clots to form. These clots can block the blood flow in your body. These blockages can cause problems in the affected organs, usually the brain and kidneys. Causes, symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent injury or bleeding problems are listed.
Notes
Previous title: TTP
Responsibility
Prepared by: Apheresis Unit, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0724
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Therapeutic apheresis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0618
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Therapeutic means a treatment, therapy, or drug. Apheresis (a-fe-ree-sis) is the process of removing blood from your body, filtering (removing) something out of the blood, and putting the filtered blood back into your body. Information about common types of apheresis, how apheresis is done, how to get ready for treatment, what will happen at your appointment, and what will happen after the treatment is given. A list of symptoms to watch for after you go home are provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Victoria General Site. Apheresis Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Component Removal
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemapheresis
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
Therapeutic means a treatment, therapy, or drug. Apheresis (a-fe-ree-sis) is the process of removing blood from your body, filtering (removing) something out of the blood, and putting the filtered blood back into your body. Information about common types of apheresis, how apheresis is done, how to get ready for treatment, what will happen at your appointment, and what will happen after the treatment is given. A list of symptoms to watch for after you go home are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Apheresis Unit, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0618
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24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Hypertension Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2073
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An ambulatory blood pressure monitor is a small electronic device with a blood pressure cuff attached to it. This pamphlet explains how to use an ambulatory blood pressure monitor for 24 hours (1 day). It also provides info on where to return the monitor when you are done. Contact information is provided if you have questions. The French version of this pamphlet 2389, "Mesure ambulatoire de la tension artérielle pendant 24 heures," is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Hypertension Clinic
Alternate Title
24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Abstract
An ambulatory blood pressure monitor is a small electronic device with a blood pressure cuff attached to it. This pamphlet explains how to use an ambulatory blood pressure monitor for 24 hours (1 day). It also provides info on where to return the monitor when you are done. Contact information is provided if you have questions. The French version of this pamphlet 2389, "Mesure ambulatoire de la tension artérielle pendant 24 heures," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hypertension Clinic, VG
Pamphlet Number
2073
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Mesure ambulatoire de la tension artérielle pendant 24 heures

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Hypertension Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2389
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Un tensiomètre ambulatoire est un petit appareil électronique auquel est fixé un brassard de mesure de la tension artérielle. Ce dépliant explique comment utiliser un tensiomètre ambulatoire pendant 24 heures (1 journée). Il fournit également de l'information sur l'endroit où retourner le tensiomètre lorsque vous avez terminé. Des coordonnées sont fournies si vous avez des questions. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2073, "24-hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QE II. Victoria General Site. Hypertension Clinic
Alternate Title
24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Abstract
Un tensiomètre ambulatoire est un petit appareil électronique auquel est fixé un brassard de mesure de la tension artérielle. Ce dépliant explique comment utiliser un tensiomètre ambulatoire pendant 24 heures (1 journée). Il fournit également de l'information sur l'endroit où retourner le tensiomètre lorsque vous avez terminé. Des coordonnées sont fournies si vous avez des questions.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2073, "24-hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring". An ambulatory blood pressure monitor is a small electronic device with a blood pressure cuff attached to it. This pamphlet explains how to use an ambulatory blood pressure monitor for 24 hours (1 day). It also provides info on where to return the monitor when you are done. Contact information is provided if you have questions.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Hypertension Clinic, VG
Pamphlet Number
2389
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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Victoria General
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit - Dartmouth General Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about getting ready for surgery include learning about the time of your surgery, dentures and oral appliances, glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, personal care items, and valuables. Information about the day of surgery includes what to bring to the hospital, when to arrive, anesthetic, delays, the Same Day Surgery Unit, and surgery. Information about after your surgery includes the recovery area and nursing unit, pain control, exercises, activity, nutrition, passing urine, and bowel movements. Instructions for your surgery and care at home include visitors and discharge from the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery
Previous title: Planning for your hospital stay after surgery : Halifax Infirmary (HI), Victoria General Hospital (VG), Dartmouth General Hospital (DGH)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (HI, VG and DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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Having a spinal anesthetic before your surgery : Halifax Infirmary, Victoria General Hospital, Dartmouth General Hospital, Hants Community Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Anesthesia, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Halifax Infirmary. Block Room. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1602
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A spinal anesthetic is a type of anesthesia (freezing medication). It is used for surgeries on the lower part of your body (stomach and below). This pamphlet explains what a spinal anesthetic is, if it will hurt, if you will hear what is happening during your surgery, how a spinal anesthetic is different from a general anesthetic, the benefits and risks, if you can have a spinal anesthetic if you have a back problem, and if you can take pain medications with a spinal anesthetic. Information abo…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Department of Anesthesia
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Halifax Infirmary. Block Room
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia, Spinal
Preoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Spinal anesthesia
Preoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
A spinal anesthetic is a type of anesthesia (freezing medication). It is used for surgeries on the lower part of your body (stomach and below). This pamphlet explains what a spinal anesthetic is, if it will hurt, if you will hear what is happening during your surgery, how a spinal anesthetic is different from a general anesthetic, the benefits and risks, if you can have a spinal anesthetic if you have a back problem, and if you can take pain medications with a spinal anesthetic. Information about what will happen after your spinal anesthetic and how you will feel as it wears off is given. A list of symptoms that require emergency medical attention is included.
Notes
Previous title: Having a spinal anesthetic for your surgery
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Anesthesia and HI Block Room Staff
Pamphlet Number
1602
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Ten things to know about grief

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0975
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When you are grieving, it helps to know what to expect. Although your grief is unique to your relationship with the person who died, there are some common themes. Our staff and volunteers, and bereaved people have identified 10 things as important in understanding your grief. The French version of this pamphlet 2102, "Dix choses à savoir au sujet du deuil", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Palliative Care Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bereavement
Grief
Subjects (LCSH)
Death
Grief
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
When you are grieving, it helps to know what to expect. Although your grief is unique to your relationship with the person who died, there are some common themes. Our staff and volunteers, and bereaved people have identified 10 things as important in understanding your grief. The French version of this pamphlet 2102, "Dix choses à savoir au sujet du deuil", is also available.
Responsibility
Adapted with permission from: Victoria Hospice, BC ; Adapted by: NSHA Integrated Palliative Care Services
Pamphlet Number
0975
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[Gastroscopy : VG site]

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37334
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1477
Available Online
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0040. A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 0040. A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1477
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Gastroscopy : VG site

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34159
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0040
Available Online
View Pamphlet
A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Alternate Title
Gastroscopy : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastroscopy
Gastrointestinal system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
A gastroscopy is an exam of the esophagus (throat), stomach, and duodenum (the first part of the small bowel). We have described getting ready for the test, how it is done, care after the test, and possible complications. If sedation is given, you must not do certain activities for 24 hours after the test. The French version of this pamphlet 1504, "Gastroscopie", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 1477, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0040
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Preprosthetic jaw surgery : VG site

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34729
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1086
Available Online
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Preprosthetic jaw surgery is done to change the upper or lower jaw ridges. This is done so dentures can be worn more comfortably or dental implants can be placed. This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after surgery. A discharge checklist and contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Alternate Title
Preprosthetic jaw surgery : Victoria General site
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Jaw - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaws--Surgery
Specialty
Oral Surgery
Abstract
Preprosthetic jaw surgery is done to change the upper or lower jaw ridges. This is done so dentures can be worn more comfortably or dental implants can be placed. This pamphlet explains what to expect before and after surgery. A discharge checklist and contact numbers for urgent and non-urgent questions are included.
Notes
Previous title: Preprosthetic surgery
Previous title: Preprosthetic surgery for the jaw
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1086
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