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Cancer clinical trials

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Nova Scotia Health. Central Zone. Radiation Therapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4056
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This pamphlet gives information about clinical trials in cancer care. Clinical trials look at new treatments or a group of existing treatments in people with cancer.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Central Zone. Radiation Therapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms
Clinical Trials as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer
Clinical trials
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information about clinical trials in cancer care. Clinical trials look at new treatments or a group of existing treatments in people with cancer.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSH Central Zone Radiation Therapy Team
Pamphlet Number
4056
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After pregnancy loss : Eastern Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2386
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After pregnancy loss, you may experience grief and many other emotions. You may have questions about the reason for your loss. This is common. Often, health care providers do not know exactly why pregnancy loss happens. This pamphlet gives basic information about pregnancy loss. You may need a different treatment (like medication and/or surgery) depending on your type of loss.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
After miscarriage : Eastern Zone
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Spontaneous
Hydatidiform Mole
Pregnancy, Ectopic
Subjects (LCSH)
Miscarriage
Molar pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy
Abstract
After pregnancy loss, you may experience grief and many other emotions. You may have questions about the reason for your loss. This is common. Often, health care providers do not know exactly why pregnancy loss happens. This pamphlet gives basic information about pregnancy loss. You may need a different treatment (like medication and/or surgery) depending on your type of loss.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eastern Zone Emergency Services
Adapted from: PL-0918 with permission of IWK Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
2386
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Treatment after early pregnancy loss : Eastern Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Clinical Nurse Educators. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2387
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After early pregnancy loss, you may wait for the tissue to pass on its own (expectant management), take medication called misoprostol (medical management), or be scheduled for a surgery called a dilation and curettage (D and C). This pamphlet explains what will happen with each of the 3 options. Possible complications, discharge instructions, and what to do in an emergency are listed. A list of local resources is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Clinical Nurse Educators
Alternate Title
Treatment after miscarriage
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Spontaneous - therapy
Hydatidiform Mole
Pregnancy, Ectopic
Subjects (LCSH)
Miscarriage
Molar pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy
Abstract
After early pregnancy loss, you may wait for the tissue to pass on its own (expectant management), take medication called misoprostol (medical management), or be scheduled for a surgery called a dilation and curettage (D and C). This pamphlet explains what will happen with each of the 3 options. Possible complications, discharge instructions, and what to do in an emergency are listed. A list of local resources is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: IPPL CNEs in collaboration with the Women and Children’s Health Program and the Emergency Department
Adapted from: PL-0757 with permission of IWK Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
2387
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Community transitional care centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Community Transitional Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2408
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This pamphlet explains what you can expect from a stay at a Community Transitional Care Centre.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Community Transitional Care Centre
Alternate Title
CTCC
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)
Health Services
Recreation Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Community health services
Recreation therapy
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what you can expect from a stay at a Community Transitional Care Centre.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Community transitional care centre, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
2408
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Seniors and Restorative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2409
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Bed rails help people move and transfer from a bed to a chair. This helps them do more on their own. This pamphlet explains the risks of bed rails and gives information about the Bed Safety Program.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Seniors and Restorative Care
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)
Safety
Beds
Subjects (LCSH)
Safety measures
Hospital beds
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
Bed rails help people move and transfer from a bed to a chair. This helps them do more on their own. This pamphlet explains the risks of bed rails and gives information about the Bed Safety Program.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Seniors and Restorative Care – Eastern Zone
Pamphlet Number
2409
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Mobile primary care clinics : Bridgewater

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Primary Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2416
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This pamphlet explains the care offered at mobile primary care clinics in the Bridgewater area. These clinics do not offer emergency services. If it is an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Primary Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Health information
Family medicine
Physicians
Subjects (LCSH)
Physician and patient
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the care offered at mobile primary care clinics in the Bridgewater area. These clinics do not offer emergency services. If it is an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Primary Health Care, Western Zone
Pamphlet Number
2416
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In-centre hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1220
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This pamphlet is for patients who are beginning dialysis. It explains what to expect when starting hemodialysis, common questions you may have, your hemodialysis schedule, and your hemodialysis health care team. Information about Patient Rights and Responsibilities, Patient Relations, and Ethics is included. The pamphlet also includes a list of resources and words you may hear during your treatment. A blank Hemodialysis Care Plan, Hemodialysis Tracking Sheet, and Hemodialysis checklist are also…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Renal Program
Alternate Title
In centre hemodialysis
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (24 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal Dialysis
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemodialysis
Kidneys--Diseases
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This pamphlet is for patients who are beginning dialysis. It explains what to expect when starting hemodialysis, common questions you may have, your hemodialysis schedule, and your hemodialysis health care team. Information about Patient Rights and Responsibilities, Patient Relations, and Ethics is included. The pamphlet also includes a list of resources and words you may hear during your treatment. A blank Hemodialysis Care Plan, Hemodialysis Tracking Sheet, and Hemodialysis checklist are also included.
Notes
Previous titles: Renal (dialysis) patient handbook, Hemodialysis patient handbook
Responsibility
Prepared by: Renal Program, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1220
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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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Eating Disorders Program : Central Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eating Disorder Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1714
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This pamphlet explains what an eating disorder is, lists common eating disorders, and gives information about the Central Zone (CZ) Eating Disorders Program. It includes information on who the program is for, what the treatment includes, who is on your health care team, and what is expected of you while you are working with the program.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eating Disorder Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - rehabilitation
Feeding and Eating Disorders - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Eating disorders--Treatment
Specialty
Mental Health and Addictions
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what an eating disorder is, lists common eating disorders, and gives information about the Central Zone (CZ) Eating Disorders Program. It includes information on who the program is for, what the treatment includes, who is on your health care team, and what is expected of you while you are working with the program.
Notes
Previous title: Eating Disorder Clinic
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eating Disorder Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1714
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Nutrition education and counselling : Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone Dietitians. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2044
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Registered dietitians offer nutrition services across western Nova Scotia (Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia). Topics include: services provided, nutrition education topics, and how you can get an appointment with a dietitian. If you want to refer yourself or a family member, call the dietitian nearest you to set up an appointment. A list of phone numbers is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone Dietitians
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)
Diet Therapy
Nutrition Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Nutrition
Diet therapy
Abstract
Registered dietitians offer nutrition services across western Nova Scotia (Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia). Topics include: services provided, nutrition education topics, and how you can get an appointment with a dietitian. If you want to refer yourself or a family member, call the dietitian nearest you to set up an appointment. A list of phone numbers is given.
Notes
Previous title: Nutrition education & counselling : Annapolis Valley, South Shore and South West Nova Scotia
Responsibility
Prepared by: Western Zone Dietitians
Pamphlet Number
2044
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Independent Living Simulation Suites : Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Independent Living Simulation Suite Working Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2054
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There are 2 fully-equipped 1-bedroom Independent Living Simulation (ILS) suites on the 4th floor of the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. These suites are designed to give you or support persons practice independent or assisted living before you go home. This pamphlet explains the type of life skills that can be practiced in the suites and when the suites can be used. A description of each suite, North Suite and The MacKinnon Family Suite (South), is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. Independent Living Simulation Suite Working Committee
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)
Independent Living
Subjects (LCSH)
Congregate housing
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
There are 2 fully-equipped 1-bedroom Independent Living Simulation (ILS) suites on the 4th floor of the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre. These suites are designed to give you or support persons practice independent or assisted living before you go home. This pamphlet explains the type of life skills that can be practiced in the suites and when the suites can be used. A description of each suite, North Suite and The MacKinnon Family Suite (South), is provided.
Notes
Previous title: Independent living simulation suites : Nova Scotia Rehabilitation & Arthritis Centre
Responsibility
Prepared by: ILS Suite Working Committee: NS Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre
Pamphlet Number
2054
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Preparing for home : from admission to discharge

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2173
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When you are admitted to the hospital, you will be given an Estimated Date of Discharge (EDD). This date is when you can expect to go home, depending on how your health improves during your stay. It is important to start planning early for your discharge home. This pamphlet gives information about admission to a hospital inpatient unit, your health care team, what to expect each day, getting ready for discharge, and a list of important information. Information about patient/family feedback and …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Quality Improvement and Safety. Patient Experience
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospital admission
Patient Discharge
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
When you are admitted to the hospital, you will be given an Estimated Date of Discharge (EDD). This date is when you can expect to go home, depending on how your health improves during your stay. It is important to start planning early for your discharge home. This pamphlet gives information about admission to a hospital inpatient unit, your health care team, what to expect each day, getting ready for discharge, and a list of important information. Information about patient/family feedback and space to keep a journal of your hospital stay/illness are included.
The French version of this pamphlet 2290, "Se préparer au retour à la maison : de l’admission à la sortie," is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Preparing for home: from admission to discharge - Northern zone
Responsibility
Prepared by: Patient Experience - Quality Improvement and Safety
Pamphlet Number
2173
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Extravasation care for cancer patients

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Nova Scotia Health. Central Zone. Radiation Therapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
4059
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During your systemic therapy treatment, a rare complication may have occurred called extravasation. This is when a drug leaks out of the vein and under the skin. This pamphlet outlines what to do if this happens, including skin care, treatment, and other things to know.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Central Zone. Radiation Therapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials
Home Nursing
Neoplasms - drug therapy
Patient Safety
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Chemotherapy--Complications
Home nursing
Patient safety
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Pharmacy
Abstract
During your systemic therapy treatment, a rare complication may have occurred called extravasation. This is when a drug leaks out of the vein and under the skin. This pamphlet outlines what to do if this happens, including skin care, treatment, and other things to know.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSH Central Zone Radiation Therapy Team
Pamphlet Number
4059
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Changing a one-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2230
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This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a one-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists
Alternate Title
Changing a 1-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
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)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a one-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
Notes
Previous title: Changing a one-piece colostomy/ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
Responsibility
Prepared by: Enterostomal Therapists, Western Zone
Pamphlet Number
2230
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Changing a two-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2231
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This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a two-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists
Alternate Title
Changing a 2-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
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)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Colostomy
Ileostomy
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a two-piece colostomy or ileostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
Notes
Previous title: Changing a two-piece colostomy/ileostomy pouch : Western Zone
Responsibility
Prepared by: Enterostomal Therapists, Western Zone
Pamphlet Number
2231
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COVID-19 : taking care while you are in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2260
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This pamphlet is for people that are admitted to the hospital with COVID-19. Topics include: What is COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2), how does COVID-19 spread, what to expect while admitted with COVID-19, personal belongings and visitor restrictions, self-proning instructions, and what to eat and drink as you recover from COVID-19. A resource for COVID-19 recovery information is also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning
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)
Coronavirus
Communicable Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)
Communicable diseases
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet is for people that are admitted to the hospital with COVID-19. Topics include: What is COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2), how does COVID-19 spread, what to expect while admitted with COVID-19, personal belongings and visitor restrictions, self-proning instructions, and what to eat and drink as you recover from COVID-19. A resource for COVID-19 recovery information is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: IPPL, adapted from Welcome to the COVID-19 Inpatient Unit (Unit 8.3), Acute Care and Critical Care
Pamphlet Number
2260
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Urgent Eye Clinic (Red Eye Clinic)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Urgent Eye Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2326
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The Urgent Eye Clinic provides medical, surgical, and emergency eye care. It is also called the Red Eye Clinic. The Clinic is run by a team of staff and resident ophthalmologists (eye doctors), nurses, and orthoptists (eye health professionals who specialize in how your eyes move and your vision develops). You must be referred to the Clinic by a doctor, an eye care provider, or another health care provider. Your appointment time will be based on how serious the issue is. This pamphlet explains …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Urgent Eye Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (3 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Eye Diseases
Clinics
Subjects (LCSH)
Eye--Diseases
Clinics--Nova Scotia--Halifax
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
The Urgent Eye Clinic provides medical, surgical, and emergency eye care. It is also called the Red Eye Clinic. The Clinic is run by a team of staff and resident ophthalmologists (eye doctors), nurses, and orthoptists (eye health professionals who specialize in how your eyes move and your vision develops). You must be referred to the Clinic by a doctor, an eye care provider, or another health care provider. Your appointment time will be based on how serious the issue is. This pamphlet explains where the Urgent Eye Clinic is and what to expect. It gives information about appointments and what to do if your symptoms get worse (you have more pain or redness, less vision, or loss of vision) while you are waiting to be seen. It also includes a map of the QEII Health Sciences Centre Victoria General site, and a map with instructions to get from the entrance of the Dickson Building to the Clinic.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urgent Eye Clinic
Pamphlet Number
2326
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How anxiety and your mood may change in pregnancy and after birth

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Perinatal Mental Health Initiative, Nova Scotia Perinatal Mental Health Alliance and affiliates. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2336
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This pamphlet gives information on common issues, like sleep troubles and intrusive thoughts (strange thoughts or mental images that seem to pop into your head and cause stress), anxiety and mood disorders, and postpartum psychosis (rare). Topics include what to do if you had a mental disorder before you became pregnant, what Baby Blues are and how to get ready for them, and what to do if you still feel overwhelmed, irritable, stressed, or sad after 2 to 4 weeks. Information on how to get help …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Perinatal Mental Health Initiative
Nova Scotia Perinatal Mental Health Alliance and affiliates
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (16 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pregnant Women - psychology
Anxiety
Mood Disorders - diagnosis
Postnatal Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Pregnancy--Psychological aspects
Anxiety
Mental health
Postnatal care
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information on common issues, like sleep troubles and intrusive thoughts (strange thoughts or mental images that seem to pop into your head and cause stress), anxiety and mood disorders, and postpartum psychosis (rare). Topics include what to do if you had a mental disorder before you became pregnant, what Baby Blues are and how to get ready for them, and what to do if you still feel overwhelmed, irritable, stressed, or sad after 2 to 4 weeks. Information on how to get help with your mood or anxiety, and what to do if you have thoughts of self-harm or suicide is given. A list of resources is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Perinatal Mental Health Initiative, Western Zone, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Perinatal Mental Health Alliance and affiliates; Adapted from: Bussey, L., & Williams, A. (2022). Primary care perinatal mental health toolkit. Dalhousie Departments of Psychiatry & Family Medicine. http://rcp.nshealth.ca/sites/default/files/Primary%20Care%20Perinatal%20Mental%20Health%20Toolkit_2022.pdf and Perinatal Services BC. (2014). Best practices guidelines for mental health disorders in the perinatal period http://www.perinatalservicesbc.ca/Documents/Guidelines-Standards/Maternal/MentalHealthDisordersGuideline.pdf
Pamphlet Number
2336
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Booking an appointment at your collaborative family practice : Colchester, Cumberland, Pictou County, and East Hants

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38178
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Primary Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2337
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This pamphlet gives information on what to expect before you book an appointment at your collaborative family practice. Information on what to do when you are not able to book an appointment is also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Primary Care
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)
Health information
Family medicine
Physicians
Subjects (LCSH)
Physician and patient
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
This pamphlet gives information on what to expect before you book an appointment at your collaborative family practice. Information on what to do when you are not able to book an appointment is also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Primary Care, Northern Zone
Pamphlet Number
2337
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Changing a urostomy appliance : Western Zone

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38189
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2343
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This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a urostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Western Zone. Enterostomal Therapists
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)
Ostomy
Urinary Tract
Subjects (LCSH)
Urinary organs
Specialty
Urogenital System
Abstract
This double-sided sheet lists the supplies you will need and gives step-by-step instructions to help you change a urostomy pouch. Contact information for the NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence) Clinic is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Enterostomal Therapists, Western Zone
Pamphlet Number
2343
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