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Your emergency department visit

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35902
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1845
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This pamphlet describes what to expect when you visit one of Nova Scotia Health's Emergency Departments. The French version of this pamphlet 1851, "Votre visite au service d'urgence", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2323, is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety
Alternate Title
Your ED visit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Service, Hospital
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medical services
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what to expect when you visit one of Nova Scotia Health's Emergency Departments. The French version of this pamphlet 1851, "Votre visite au service d'urgence", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2323, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Program of Care and Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
1845
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Votre visite au service d’urgence

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35909
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
1851
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Cette brochure décrit ce à quoi vous pouvez vous attendre lorsque vous vous rendez à un service d'urgence de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of pamphlet 1845, "Your Emergency Department Visit". This pamphlet describes what to expect when you visit a Nova Scotia Health Emergency Department. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2323, is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety
Alternate Title
Your emergency department visit
Your ED visit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Service, Hospital
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medical services
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Cette brochure décrit ce à quoi vous pouvez vous attendre lorsque vous vous rendez à un service d'urgence de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse.
This pamphlet is a French translation of pamphlet 1845, "Your Emergency Department Visit". This pamphlet describes what to expect when you visit a Nova Scotia Health Emergency Department. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2323, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Program of Care and Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
1851
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[Your emergency department visit]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2323
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 1845. This pamphlet describes what to expect when you visit one of Nova Scotia Health's Emergency Departments. The French version of this pamphlet 1851, "Votre visite au service d'urgence", is also available.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Program of Care
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety
Alternate Title
Your ED visit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Service, Hospital
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medical services
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 1845. This pamphlet describes what to expect when you visit one of Nova Scotia Health's Emergency Departments. The French version of this pamphlet 1851, "Votre visite au service d'urgence", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Program of Care and Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
2323
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How to use your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1302
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An explanation of how to take care of your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1374, "Comment utiliser votre inhalateur avec une chambre d’inhalation", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
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)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
An explanation of how to take care of your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1374, "Comment utiliser votre inhalateur avec une chambre d’inhalation", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: How to use your inhaler with a spacer device
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1302
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Comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur avec tube d’espacement

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1374
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Ce dépliant explique comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur avec tube d’espacement et comment l'entretenir. Il fournit des conseils sur les médicaments, des exemples d'aérosols-doseurs utilisés avec tube d'espacement et des rappels importants sur les aérosols-doseurs. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1302, "How to use your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device". An explanation of how to take care of your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device and the two …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Alternate Title
How to use your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur avec tube d’espacement et comment l'entretenir. Il fournit des conseils sur les médicaments, des exemples d'aérosols-doseurs utilisés avec tube d'espacement et des rappels importants sur les aérosols-doseurs.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1302, "How to use your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device". An explanation of how to take care of your metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer device and the two ways you can use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used with a spacer device are listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also provided.
Notes
Previous title: Comment utiliser votre inhalateur avec une chambre d’inhalation
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1374
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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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Questions you may have about your surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35684
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1667
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It is important to ask any questions you have when you meet with your health care team or any hospital staff. This guide includes some common questions about having surgery. Question topics include: understanding your surgery, getting ready for your surgery, what to expect during and right after your surgery, and what to expect as you recover. Write down your questions, and bring a pen or pencil to make notes when you meet with your surgeon. The French version of this pamphlet 1677, "Questions …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Patient Relations
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality and System Performance
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)
General Surgery
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
It is important to ask any questions you have when you meet with your health care team or any hospital staff. This guide includes some common questions about having surgery. Question topics include: understanding your surgery, getting ready for your surgery, what to expect during and right after your surgery, and what to expect as you recover. Write down your questions, and bring a pen or pencil to make notes when you meet with your surgeon. The French version of this pamphlet 1677, "Questions que vous pourriez vous poser au sujet de votre opération", is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 2281, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Relations, Quality and System Performance
Pamphlet Number
1667
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How to use your metered-dose inhaler (MDI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35723
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1694
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An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given. The French version of this pamphlet 1804, "Comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur (pompe)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nebulizers and Vaporizers
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Inhalers
Asthma
Abstract
An explanation of how to take care of your MDI and how to use it are provided. Medication tips and examples of puffers used are also listed. Important reminders about MDIs are also given. The French version of this pamphlet 1804, "Comment utiliser votre aérosol-doseur (pompe)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: How to use your metered-dose inhaler (puffer)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
1694
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Writing to your donor's family

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1212
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Choosing to write to your donor's family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would like to write to your donor's family. Mailing instructions are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1790, "Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Transplants
Tissue Donors
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Organ donors
Abstract
Choosing to write to your donor's family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would like to write to your donor's family. Mailing instructions are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1790, "Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
1212
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La confidentialité de vos renseignements personnels sur la santé à Santé Nouvelle-Écosse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1758
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La présente publication explique comment Santé Nouvelle-Écosse protège votre vie privée et la confidentialité. La publication vous renseigne sur la manière dont Santé Nouvelle-Écosse utilise vos renseignements personnels sur la santé, sur les renseignements personnels sur la santé qui sont protégés ou non par la loi sur les renseignements médicaux personnels (Personal Health Information Act), et sur vos droits en vertu de la loi. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Privacy of Your Perso…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Alternate Title
Privacy of Your Personal Health Information (PHI) at Nova Scotia Health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Privacy
Confidentiality - legislation & jurisprudence
Health Records, Personal
Medical Records - legislation & jurisprudence
Subjects (LCSH)
Privacy
Confidential communications--Law and legislation
Medical records--Access control--Nova Scotia
Medical records--Law and legislation
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
La présente publication explique comment Santé Nouvelle-Écosse protège votre vie privée et la confidentialité. La publication vous renseigne sur la manière dont Santé Nouvelle-Écosse utilise vos renseignements personnels sur la santé, sur les renseignements personnels sur la santé qui sont protégés ou non par la loi sur les renseignements médicaux personnels (Personal Health Information Act), et sur vos droits en vertu de la loi.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Privacy of Your Personal Health Information (PHI) at Nova Scotia Health" pamphlet 1741. This pamphlet explains how Nova Scotia Health protects your privacy and confidentiality. Information on how your personal health information is used, what personal health information the Personal Health Information Act does and does not protect, and your rights under the Act is included.
Notes
Previous title: La confidentialité de vos renseignements médicaux à la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Legal Services
Pamphlet Number
1758
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Outil d’éthique

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2143
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Lorsque vous ou l’un·e de vos proches êtes malade ou blessé·e, il peut être difficile de savoir quoi faire. Cet outil peut vous aider si vous avez des doutes quant à la bonne chose à faire ou si vous vous demandez comment parler avec l'équipe de soins de santé de ce qui est important pour vous ou votre proche. Un lien vers l’outil et les coordonnées des services d’éthique de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse sont fournis. ; This is the French translation of "Ethics Tool (rack card)", pamphlet 2084. When yo…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group
Alternate Title
Ethics tool (rack card)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Lorsque vous ou l’un·e de vos proches êtes malade ou blessé·e, il peut être difficile de savoir quoi faire. Cet outil peut vous aider si vous avez des doutes quant à la bonne chose à faire ou si vous vous demandez comment parler avec l'équipe de soins de santé de ce qui est important pour vous ou votre proche. Un lien vers l’outil et les coordonnées des services d’éthique de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse sont fournis.
This is the French translation of "Ethics Tool (rack card)", pamphlet 2084. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. This tool can help if you are not sure of the right thing to do, or you are wondering how to talk with the health care team about what is important to you or your loved one. A link to the tool and contact information for Ethics Nova Scotia Health is included.
The Arabic translation of this pamphlet 2153, is also available.
The Simplified Chinese version of this pamphlet 2169, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Outil d’éthique pour les patients et les familles
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2143
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Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1790
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Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse est une décision personnelle. Ce dépliant fournit certains renseignements qui vous guideront si vous décidez d’aller de l’avant dans cette démarche. On y explique de plus comment envoyer votre lettre par la poste.] ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Writing to Your Donor's Family" pamphlet 1212. Choosing to write to your donor's family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would li…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Transplants
Tissue Donors
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Organ donors
Abstract
Écrire à la famille de votre donneur ou donneuse est une décision personnelle. Ce dépliant fournit certains renseignements qui vous guideront si vous décidez d’aller de l’avant dans cette démarche. On y explique de plus comment envoyer votre lettre par la poste.]
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Writing to Your Donor's Family" pamphlet 1212. Choosing to write to your donor's family is a personal decision. This pamphlet outlines some information to guide you if you decide you would like to write to your donor's family. Mailing instructions are provided.
Notes
Previous title: Écrire à la famille de votre donneur
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
1790
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Care after your plastic surgery procedure

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38208
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1680
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This pamphlet explains how to care for yourself at home after your plastic surgery procedure. The French version of this pamphlet 1797, "Soins à dispenser après votre intervention de chirurgie plastique," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Minor Procedures
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)
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to care for yourself at home after your plastic surgery procedure. The French version of this pamphlet 1797, "Soins à dispenser après votre intervention de chirurgie plastique," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Minor Procedures, Halifax Infirmary
Pamphlet Number
1680
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Your kidney transplant

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34288
Nova Scotia Health. Multi-Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0196
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Having a kidney transplant is a treatment for kidney failure. Kidney failure is also known as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). A healthy kidney from one person (the donor) is placed (transplanted) into another person (the recipient). Treatment is usually very successful. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you have a kidney transplant. Topics include getting on the kidney transplant wait list, what to do while you wait for a kidney transplant, what to expect when you get called for a kidney…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (68 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Transplantation
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
Having a kidney transplant is a treatment for kidney failure. Kidney failure is also known as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). A healthy kidney from one person (the donor) is placed (transplanted) into another person (the recipient). Treatment is usually very successful. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you have a kidney transplant. Topics include getting on the kidney transplant wait list, what to do while you wait for a kidney transplant, what to expect when you get called for a kidney, your hospital stay, and recovery. Information about staying healthy at home and a list of resources for more information is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1127, "Votre greffe de rein," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi-Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
0196
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After your stroke

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams34330
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Stroke Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0729
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This pamphlet gives information about the members of your Acute Stroke Team. It will also help you learn what to expect during your stay at the Halifax Infirmary. This pamphlet defines what a stroke is, what a stroke might look like, and what a stroke can cause. Other topics include admission to hospital, rehabilitation, getting back to normal, and your discharge plan. Space at the back of the pamphlet is given to help you write down your questions and to list the tests you have had. The French…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Stroke Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Stroke
Subjects (LCSH)
Cerebrovascular disease
Specialty
Nervous System
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about the members of your Acute Stroke Team. It will also help you learn what to expect during your stay at the Halifax Infirmary. This pamphlet defines what a stroke is, what a stroke might look like, and what a stroke can cause. Other topics include admission to hospital, rehabilitation, getting back to normal, and your discharge plan. Space at the back of the pamphlet is given to help you write down your questions and to list the tests you have had. The French version of this pamphlet 1787, "Après votre accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC)", is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Stroke: the early stages
Responsibility
Prepared by: QEII Stroke Team
Pamphlet Number
0729
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Living with your implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0241
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An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) finds and corrects dangerous fast heart rates that start in the bottom of your heart. The device is also a pacemaker, which can treat slow heart rates. You will need surgery to have the device placed in your body. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what an ICD is, and what will happen after your procedure. Instructions on follow-up, care at home, and when to call your primary health…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health
Alternate Title
Living with your ICD
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)
Defibrillators, Implantable
Subjects (LCSH)
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) finds and corrects dangerous fast heart rates that start in the bottom of your heart. The device is also a pacemaker, which can treat slow heart rates. You will need surgery to have the device placed in your body. This pamphlet explains how your heart beats, what happens if you have problems with your heartbeat, what an ICD is, and what will happen after your procedure. Instructions on follow-up, care at home, and when to call your primary health care provider or 911 are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1719, "Vivre avec votre défibrillateur cardioverteur implantable (DCI)," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health
Pamphlet Number
0241
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How to apply your steroid ointment

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynecolposcopy Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1607
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You have been prescribed a steroid ointment. This medication helps to lower inflammation (redness, swelling, pain) caused by a skin condition on your vulva. This 1-page sheet explains how to apply (put) your steroid ointment on your vulva. A diagram shows exactly where to apply the ointment. Tips to remember are included. The French version of this pamphlet 2111, "Comment appliquer votre onguent stéroïde", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Gynecolposcopy Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vulvar Diseases - drug therapy
Steroids - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Steroid drugs
Vulva--Diseases
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
You have been prescribed a steroid ointment. This medication helps to lower inflammation (redness, swelling, pain) caused by a skin condition on your vulva. This 1-page sheet explains how to apply (put) your steroid ointment on your vulva. A diagram shows exactly where to apply the ointment. Tips to remember are included. The French version of this pamphlet 2111, "Comment appliquer votre onguent stéroïde", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gynecolposcopy Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1607
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Les types de chambres à l’hôpital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1629
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Santé Nouvelle-Écosse a le plaisir de vous offrir trois (3) types de chambres pour votre séjour à l’hôpital. Lors de votre admission à l’hôpital ou durant le processus de préadmission, on vous demandera de remplir un formulaire pour choisir la chambre que vous souhaitez avoir. La présente publication répond à certaines questions que les patients et leur famille se posent au sujet du coût d’une chambre individuelle ou d’une chambre à deux lits, et des démarches pour en demander une. ; This pamph…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Communications
Alternate Title
Room options in the hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals
Abstract
Santé Nouvelle-Écosse a le plaisir de vous offrir trois (3) types de chambres pour votre séjour à l’hôpital. Lors de votre admission à l’hôpital ou durant le processus de préadmission, on vous demandera de remplir un formulaire pour choisir la chambre que vous souhaitez avoir. La présente publication répond à certaines questions que les patients et leur famille se posent au sujet du coût d’une chambre individuelle ou d’une chambre à deux lits, et des démarches pour en demander une.
This pamphlet is a French translation of pamphlet 1622, "Room options in the Hospital". Nova Scotia Health is pleased to offer 3 room options during your hospital stay. When you are admitted to the hospital, or during the pre-admission process, you will be asked to complete a room options form. This pamphlet provides answers to some common questions patients and families have about the costs and steps for requesting a semi-private or private room. The Arabic version of this pamphlet 2152, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Les chambres à deux lits et les chambres individuelles à l’hôpital
Responsibility
Prepared by: Communications
Pamphlet Number
1629
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Prévention des chutes : liste de contrôle

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1657
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Demandez à un membre de votre famille ou à un·e ami·e de vous aider à examiner la présente liste. Utilisez tous les moyens à votre disposition pour rendre votre maison plus sûre et aider à prévenir les chutes. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1649, "Fall Prevention Checklist". Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this list. Check off all the ways you can make your home safer and help prevent falls.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Alternate Title
Fall prevention checklist
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Falls (Accidents) in old age--Prevention
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Demandez à un membre de votre famille ou à un·e ami·e de vous aider à examiner la présente liste. Utilisez tous les moyens à votre disposition pour rendre votre maison plus sûre et aider à prévenir les chutes.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1649, "Fall Prevention Checklist". Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this list. Check off all the ways you can make your home safer and help prevent falls.
Notes
Previous title: Prévention des chutes : petite liste de contrôle
Responsibility
Prepared by: Provincial Falls Prevention Program
Pamphlet Number
1657
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How to avoid safety risks during your hospital stay

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1696
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At Nova Scotia Health, we believe that safety is everyone’s job. We are committed to providing you with a safe and quality experience while you are here with us. This pamphlet explains your role as a patient or a family member and/or support person(s), and patient safety risks in the hospital. Topics include avoiding infections and falls, understanding your medication(s), preventing pressure injuries, and avoiding medication mistakes. Contact information to provide patient/family feedback is in…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety
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)
Patient Safety
Hospitalization
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital care
Patients--Safety measures
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
At Nova Scotia Health, we believe that safety is everyone’s job. We are committed to providing you with a safe and quality experience while you are here with us. This pamphlet explains your role as a patient or a family member and/or support person(s), and patient safety risks in the hospital. Topics include avoiding infections and falls, understanding your medication(s), preventing pressure injuries, and avoiding medication mistakes. Contact information to provide patient/family feedback is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1711, "Comment éviter les risques liés à la sécurité pendant votre hospitalisation" is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patients first: your safety, your well-being
Responsibility
Prepared by: Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
1696
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