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About Nova Scotia Health’s smoke and tobacco reduction policy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1547
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Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided. The French version of …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation Devices
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation products
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1548, "Politique de réduction du tabagisme de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Health Safety & Wellness
Pamphlet Number
1547
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The Cardiology Service at the QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1421
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Your primary health care provider has decided that you need the care of a cardiologist (heart doctor), and tests or procedures offered by the Cardiology Service. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are admitted to the Coronary Care Unit 6.4 (CCU), Cardiology Intermediate Care Unit 6.1 (IMCU), or Cardiology Inpatient Unit 6.2 at the Halifax Infirmary. It explains the differences between each of these units and introduces you to the various members of your health care team. Other infor…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiology Service
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)
Hospital Units
Cardiovascular diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Clinics--Nova Scotia--Halifax
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
Your primary health care provider has decided that you need the care of a cardiologist (heart doctor), and tests or procedures offered by the Cardiology Service. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are admitted to the Coronary Care Unit 6.4 (CCU), Cardiology Intermediate Care Unit 6.1 (IMCU), or Cardiology Inpatient Unit 6.2 at the Halifax Infirmary. It explains the differences between each of these units and introduces you to the various members of your health care team. Other information includes personal belongings and valuables, parking, visitors, phone and TV services, and where your support person(s) can stay while you are in hospital. Sharing information with your support person(s) is also reviewed.
Notes
previous title: Welcome to Cardiology
Responsibility
Prepared by: Cardiology Service, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1421
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Eating Disorder Inpatient Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2304
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The Eating Disorder Inpatient Program is a voluntary inpatient program for people over the age of 17 who have an eating disorder. This pamphlet gives information about who the Eating Disorder Inpatient Program is for and where it is located, your health care team, what will happen on your first day, and what treatment you will have. Information about passes, visitors, and how your support person(s) can help with your recovery is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - prevention & control
Inpatients
Subjects (LCSH)
Eating disorders--Treatment
Abstract
The Eating Disorder Inpatient Program is a voluntary inpatient program for people over the age of 17 who have an eating disorder. This pamphlet gives information about who the Eating Disorder Inpatient Program is for and where it is located, your health care team, what will happen on your first day, and what treatment you will have. Information about passes, visitors, and how your support person(s) can help with your recovery is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
Pamphlet Number
2304
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Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2394
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This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. ; The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrain…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Alternate Title
[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2394
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Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2393
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If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. The French version of this pamphlet 2394, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays," is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. The French version of this pamphlet 2394, "Frais médicaux pour les visiteurs de l’extérieur du pays," is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2393
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2395
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This pamphlet is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrai…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2395
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2396
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This pamphlet is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Ukra…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Simplified Chinese
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2396
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2397
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This pamphlet is a Ukrainian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Ch…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Ukrainian
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Ukrainian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2397
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2398
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This pamphlet is a Russian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chin…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Russian
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Russian translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2398
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2399
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This pamphlet is a Spanish translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chin…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Spanish
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a Spanish translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The German version of this pamphlet 2400, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2399
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[Hospital fees for out-of-country visitors]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2400
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This pamphlet is a German translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options. ; The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chine…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Finance Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
German
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet is a German translation of the English pamphlet 2393, "Hospital Fees for Out-of-Country Visitors". If you are not a Canadian resident with a valid health card, you will have to pay for your care. This pamphlet gives information about Emergency Health Services (EHS), insurance, hospital stays, outpatient services, and other care options.
The French version of this pamphlet 2394, is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2395, is also available. The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2396, is also available. The Ukrainian version of this pamphlet 2397, is also available. The Russian version of this pamphlet 2398, is also available. The Spanish version of this pamphlet 2399, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Finance Department
Pamphlet Number
2400
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Infection prevention and control

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1441
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The Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) team is a group of health care providers within Nova Scotia Health. This pamphlet explains what you should expect your health care team to do to help prevent infection and what you and your visitors can do to help prevent infection. The French version of this pamphlet 1216, "Prévention et contrôle des infections", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Infectious diseases
Infection Control
Subjects (LCSH)
Cross infection--Prevention
Abstract
The Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) team is a group of health care providers within Nova Scotia Health. This pamphlet explains what you should expect your health care team to do to help prevent infection and what you and your visitors can do to help prevent infection. The French version of this pamphlet 1216, "Prévention et contrôle des infections", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1441
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Infections respiratoires

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35488
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1552
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Cette brochure explique les principales différences entre le rhume, la grippe et la COVID-19. Des renseignements sur les symptômes et la façon dont ces infections se propagent sont fournis. On y présente aussi de l’information sur les moyens de vous protéger et de protéger les autres contre les infections respiratoires, sur ce qu’il faut faire si vos symptômes s’aggravent et sur les médicaments disponibles. La marche à suivre en cas d'admission à l'hôpital pour des symptômes respiratoires est é…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
Alternate Title
Respiratory (breathing) infections
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Common Cold - prevention & control
Influenza, Human - prevention & control
COVID-19
Subjects (LCSH)
Cold (Disease)
Influenza
COVID-19 (Disease)
Abstract
Cette brochure explique les principales différences entre le rhume, la grippe et la COVID-19. Des renseignements sur les symptômes et la façon dont ces infections se propagent sont fournis. On y présente aussi de l’information sur les moyens de vous protéger et de protéger les autres contre les infections respiratoires, sur ce qu’il faut faire si vos symptômes s’aggravent et sur les médicaments disponibles. La marche à suivre en cas d'admission à l'hôpital pour des symptômes respiratoires est également décrite. Vos partenaires de soins et les personnes qui vous rendent visite devront respecter les mêmes mesures de sécurité en matière de prévention et de contrôle des infections (PCI) pour vous fournir des soins directs à l'hôpital
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Respiratory (Breathing) Infections" pamphlet 1551. This pamphlet explains the main differences between the common cold, the flu, and COVID-19. Information on symptoms and how these infections are spread is provided. How to protect yourself and others from getting respiratory infections, instructions for what to do if your symptoms get worse, and medicines available are listed. What to expect if you are admitted to the hospital for respiratory symptoms is also outlined. Your essential care partners and visitors will be asked to follow the same safety Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) measures when giving you direct care in the hospital.
Notes
Previous title: La saison de la grippe et du rhume : quoi faire quand vous êtes à l’hôpital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1552
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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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Corporate Author
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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Politique de réduction du tabagisme de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1548
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Santé Nouvelle-Écosse favorise des milieux sans tabac et sans vapotage pour les patients, les visiteurs et le personnel et veut aider les gens à moins fumer, à cesser de fumer et à demeurer non-fumeurs. Ce dépliant vous donne des renseignements sur les cérémonies de purification par la fumée, l’abandon du tabac et le renvoi à Sans Tabac Nouvelle-Écosse. Il vous donne aussi des conseils au cas où vous décideriez d’essayer de cesser de fumer. Il vous indique aussi comment vous pouvez communiquer …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Respiratory Therapy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Occupational Health Safety and Wellness
Alternate Title
About Nova Scotia Health’s Smoke and Tobacco Reduction Policy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking cessation
Smoking cessation products
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Santé Nouvelle-Écosse favorise des milieux sans tabac et sans vapotage pour les patients, les visiteurs et le personnel et veut aider les gens à moins fumer, à cesser de fumer et à demeurer non-fumeurs. Ce dépliant vous donne des renseignements sur les cérémonies de purification par la fumée, l’abandon du tabac et le renvoi à Sans Tabac Nouvelle-Écosse. Il vous donne aussi des conseils au cas où vous décideriez d’essayer de cesser de fumer. Il vous indique aussi comment vous pouvez communiquer avec Sans Tabac Nouvelle-Écosse et le programme d’abandon du tabac.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1547, "About Nova Scotia Health’s Smoke and Tobacco Reduction Policy". Nova Scotia Health promotes a smoke-free, tobacco-free, and vape-free environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Nova Scotia Health is committed to helping people smoke less, stop smoking, and stay smoke-free. This pamphlet provides information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Renseignements et ressources pour les patients hospitalisés, les visiteurs et les employés qui fument : région d'Halifax, de la Côte-Est et de West Hants
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness
Pamphlet Number
1548
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Prévention et contrôle des infections

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1216
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L'équipe de prévention et de contrôle des infections (PCI) est un groupe de prestataires de soins de santé au sein de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse. Nous nous concentrons sur la prévention de la propagation des infections dans les établissements de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse. Le présent document explique ce à quoi vous attendre de l'équipe soignante en matière de prévention des infections et ce que vous et les personnes qui vous rendent visite pouvez faire pour contribuer à la prévention des infections. ; T…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
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)
Infectious diseases
Infection Control
Subjects (LCSH)
Cross infection--Prevention
Abstract
L'équipe de prévention et de contrôle des infections (PCI) est un groupe de prestataires de soins de santé au sein de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse. Nous nous concentrons sur la prévention de la propagation des infections dans les établissements de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse. Le présent document explique ce à quoi vous attendre de l'équipe soignante en matière de prévention des infections et ce que vous et les personnes qui vous rendent visite pouvez faire pour contribuer à la prévention des infections.
This pamphlet is a French translation of “Infection Prevention and Control" pamphlet 1441. The role of the Infection Prevention and Control team is to help other health care providers prevent and control infections by: tracking infections, promoting good hand hygiene and other infection control practices, managing an outbreak or outbreaks, and providing education to all health care providers and volunteers. Infection prevention and control is an important part of patient safety. About one in nine patients will get an infection while in hospital. Common infections may include C. difficile diarrhea, pneumonia (a lung infection), bladder infections and wound infections. This pamphlet explains what you should expect your health care team to do to help prevent infection and what you and your visitors can do to help prevent infection.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1216
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Respiratory (breathing) infections

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1551
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This pamphlet explains the main differences between the common cold, the flu, and COVID-19. Information on symptoms and how these infections are spread is provided. How to protect yourself and others from getting respiratory infections, instructions for what to do if your symptoms get worse, and medicines available are listed. What to expect if you are admitted to the hospital for respiratory symptoms is also outlined. Your essential care partners and visitors will be asked to follow the same s…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Infection Prevention and Control
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Common Cold - prevention & control
Influenza, Human - prevention & control
COVID-19
Subjects (LCSH)
Cold (Disease)
Influenza
COVID-19 (Disease)
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the main differences between the common cold, the flu, and COVID-19. Information on symptoms and how these infections are spread is provided. How to protect yourself and others from getting respiratory infections, instructions for what to do if your symptoms get worse, and medicines available are listed. What to expect if you are admitted to the hospital for respiratory symptoms is also outlined. Your essential care partners and visitors will be asked to follow the same safety Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) measures when giving you direct care in the hospital. The French version of this pamphlet 1552, "Infections respiratoires," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Cold & flu season : taking care while you're in the hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Infection Prevention and Control
Pamphlet Number
1551
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Unit 7.4 : General Neurology, Acute Stroke Care Unit, and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Halifax Infirmary (HI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 7.4. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1295
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Unit 7.4 is a 33-bed unit caring for people with stroke and other problems of the brain and nervous system. Basic information is given about the unit for you and your loved ones. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, important telephone numbers, your health care team, visitors, parking, food and drink, personal belongings, waiting rooms, and places to stay in Halifax. Space is provided at the end of the pamphlet for you to write down the names of important members of your health ca…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Unit 7.4
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Stroke
Epilepsy
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Cerebrovascular disease
Epilepsy
Abstract
Unit 7.4 is a 33-bed unit caring for people with stroke and other problems of the brain and nervous system. Basic information is given about the unit for you and your loved ones. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, important telephone numbers, your health care team, visitors, parking, food and drink, personal belongings, waiting rooms, and places to stay in Halifax. Space is provided at the end of the pamphlet for you to write down the names of important members of your health care team.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to Unit 7.4: General Neurology, Acute Stroke Care Unit & Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Responsibility
Prepared by: Unit 7.4, HI, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1295
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Unit 8.1 : orthopedic medicine - Halifax Infirmary (HI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1848
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Unit 8.1 is for people who have a health condition that needs to be treated right away. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, what to expect on the unit, who makes up your health care team, visiting, how your loved ones can help you in the hospital, rights and privacy, TV service, helpful information (parking, personal belongings, conveniences, accomodations for visitors, wi-fi). Important phone numbers are also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (20 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Orthopedics
Abstract
Unit 8.1 is for people who have a health condition that needs to be treated right away. Topics include: Home First and discharge planning, what to expect on the unit, who makes up your health care team, visiting, how your loved ones can help you in the hospital, rights and privacy, TV service, helpful information (parking, personal belongings, conveniences, accomodations for visitors, wi-fi). Important phone numbers are also provided.
Notes
Previous title: Welcome to 8.1 Orthopaedics : Halifax Infirmary site
Responsibility
Prepared by: Unit 8.1, HI, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1848
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Welcome to 7.2 Orthopaedics

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1533
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Unit 7.2 Orthopaedics is for people who have had an orthopaedic injury or surgery. This pamphlet gives information about the Orthopaedic Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) on 7.2. Information includes what a usual day is like on 7.2, communication, staying safe in the hospital, visitors, and your health care team members. Discharge instructions, helpful hints and hospital amenities are listed. Contact information is also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Orthopaedics
Alternate Title
Welcome to 7.2 Orthopedics
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital Units
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital wards
Orthopedics
Specialty
Physiotherapy
Abstract
Unit 7.2 Orthopaedics is for people who have had an orthopaedic injury or surgery. This pamphlet gives information about the Orthopaedic Unit and the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) on 7.2. Information includes what a usual day is like on 7.2, communication, staying safe in the hospital, visitors, and your health care team members. Discharge instructions, helpful hints and hospital amenities are listed. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopaedics
Pamphlet Number
1533
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