About the ‘End of Treatment’ Bell

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37224
IWK. Hematology / Oncology, IWK. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1130
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The Hematology, Oncology and Nephrology service at the IWK recognizes that the journey of a life-threatening illness is a hard one, with many challenges and adjustments along the way. Because of this, the team has an ‘End of Treatment’ bell. The bell is there for children and youth to ring at milestone moments. Ringing the bell means that a child or youth has finished their course of treatment and is ready for the next chapter of their life.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Hematology / Oncology
IWK. Nephrology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Inpatients - psychology
Psychology, Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Child psychology
Children--Hospital care
Hospital patients--Psychology
Abstract
The Hematology, Oncology and Nephrology service at the IWK recognizes that the journey of a life-threatening illness is a hard one, with many challenges and adjustments along the way. Because of this, the team has an ‘End of Treatment’ bell. The bell is there for children and youth to ring at milestone moments. Ringing the bell means that a child or youth has finished their course of treatment and is ready for the next chapter of their life.
Responsibility
IWK Hematology / Oncology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1130
Zone
All Zones
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Basic allied health statistics and analysis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat41152
Gerda Koch. --Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning , c2008.
Call Number
WX 158 K76b 2008
Location
Cape Breton Regional
This comprehensive resource is designed to explain how statistics are computed and applied in health care settings. The hands-on method requires you to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data to apply. Detailed examples and numerous practice opportunities present a step-by-step learning path that encourages mastery of concepts.
Call Number
WX 158 K76b 2008
Author
Koch, Gerda
Responsibility
Gerda Koch
Alternate Title
Allied health statistics and analysis
Place of Publication
Clifton Park, NY
Publisher
Delmar Cengage Learning
Date of Publication
c2008
Physical Description
342 p.
ISBN
9781428320895
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Facilities
Hospitalization
Statistics as Topic
Abstract
This comprehensive resource is designed to explain how statistics are computed and applied in health care settings. The hands-on method requires you to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data to apply. Detailed examples and numerous practice opportunities present a step-by-step learning path that encourages mastery of concepts.
Format
Book
Location
Cape Breton Regional
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Before and after surgery : Aberdeen Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36565
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1992
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This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: time of surgery, possible delays, what to bring, medicines, anesthetic, health and hygiene, smoking, alcohol, personal items, and what to expect in the operating room. After surgery we have described: recovery area, pain control, nausea, dressings, bowel and bladder functions, eating and drinking. In the hospital we have described: deep breathing and coughing exercises, using…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (20 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: time of surgery, possible delays, what to bring, medicines, anesthetic, health and hygiene, smoking, alcohol, personal items, and what to expect in the operating room. After surgery we have described: recovery area, pain control, nausea, dressings, bowel and bladder functions, eating and drinking. In the hospital we have described: deep breathing and coughing exercises, using an incentive spirometer, leg exercises, getting out of bed safely, and visitors. Topics about going home include: getting ready to go home, nutrition, care of your incision, instructions for bleeding and symptoms that require medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Surgical Pre-Admission Clinic, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1992
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COVID-19 discharge checklist

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37449
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2220
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This list will help you manage your health when you leave the hospital. Topics include your discharge conversation, medications, and follow-up appointments. Information on what to do if your symptoms get worse is provided. Resources for COVID-19, mental health and addictions, financial programs and services, and other helpful resources are listed. A list of questions you may have for your health care team before leaving the hospital is included. There is space at the end of the guide to write y…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning
Alternate Title
Coronavirus discharge checklist
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronavirus
Infectious diseases
Hospitalization
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)
Infectious diseases
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This list will help you manage your health when you leave the hospital. Topics include your discharge conversation, medications, and follow-up appointments. Information on what to do if your symptoms get worse is provided. Resources for COVID-19, mental health and addictions, financial programs and services, and other helpful resources are listed. A list of questions you may have for your health care team before leaving the hospital is included. There is space at the end of the guide to write your answers to these questions after talking to your health care team. The French version of this pamphlet, 2254, "COVID-19 – Liste de vérification pour le congé," is also available. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 2257, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Professional Practice Coordinators, IPPL, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
2220
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[COVID-19 discharge checklist]

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37560
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2257
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This is an Arabic translation of pamphlet 2220. This list will help you manage your health when you leave the hospital. Topics include your discharge conversation, medications, and follow-up appointments. Information on what to do if your symptoms get worse is provided. Resources for COVID-19, mental health and addictions, financial programs and services, and other helpful resources are listed. A list of questions you may have for your health care team before leaving the hospital is included. T…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning
Alternate Title
Coronavirus discharge checklist
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronavirus
Infectious diseases
Hospitalization
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)
Infectious diseases
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of pamphlet 2220. This list will help you manage your health when you leave the hospital. Topics include your discharge conversation, medications, and follow-up appointments. Information on what to do if your symptoms get worse is provided. Resources for COVID-19, mental health and addictions, financial programs and services, and other helpful resources are listed. A list of questions you may have for your health care team before leaving the hospital is included. There is space at the end of the guide to write your answers to these questions after talking to your health care team. The French version of this pamphlet, 2254, "COVID-19 – Liste de vérification pour le congé," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Professional Practice Coordinators, IPPL, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
2257
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COVID-19 – Liste de vérification pour le congé

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37536
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2254
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Cette liste vous aidera à gérer votre santé lorsque vous quitterez l'hôpital. Les sujets abordés comprennent la conversation au moment du congé, les médicaments et les rendez-vous de suivi. De l'information sur ce qu'il faut faire si vos symptômes s'aggravent est fournie. Vous y trouverez également des ressources concernant la COVID-19, la santé mentale et les dépendances, les programmes et services financiers, ainsi que d'autres ressources utiles. Une liste de questions que vous pouvez poser à…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Interprofessional Practice and Learning
Alternate Title
Coronavirus discharge checklist
[COVID-19 discharge checklist]
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)
Coronavirus
Infectious diseases
Hospitalization
Subjects (LCSH)
COVID-19 (Disease)
Infectious diseases
Hospitals--Admission and discharge
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
Cette liste vous aidera à gérer votre santé lorsque vous quitterez l'hôpital. Les sujets abordés comprennent la conversation au moment du congé, les médicaments et les rendez-vous de suivi. De l'information sur ce qu'il faut faire si vos symptômes s'aggravent est fournie. Vous y trouverez également des ressources concernant la COVID-19, la santé mentale et les dépendances, les programmes et services financiers, ainsi que d'autres ressources utiles. Une liste de questions que vous pouvez poser à votre équipe de soins de santé avant de quitter l'hôpital est incluse. Un espace est prévu à la fin du guide pour écrire les réponses à ces questions après avoir parlé à votre équipe soignante.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2220, "COVID-19 Discharge Checklist". This list will help you manage your health when you leave the hospital. Topics include your discharge conversation, medications, and follow-up appointments. Information on what to do if your symptoms get worse is provided. Resources for COVID-19, mental health and addictions, financial programs and services, and other helpful resources are listed. A list of questions you may have for your health care team before leaving the hospital is included. There is space at the end of the guide to write your answers to these questions after talking to your health care team. The Arabic version of this pamphlet, 2257, is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Professional Practice Coordinators, IPPL, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
2254
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[in Arabic] What's in Mom's suitcase?

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36903
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, IWK. Birth Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341-AR
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In Arabic. List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic
IWK. Birth Unit
Alternate Title
packing list for when you have a baby at the IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Parturition
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Childbirth
Abstract
In Arabic. List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341-AR
Zone
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[In French] Dans la valise de maman

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36905
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, IWK. Birth Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341-FR
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In French. List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic
IWK. Birth Unit
Alternate Title
liste de choses à emporter lorsque vous vous rendez au IWK Health Centre pour donner naissance
What's in Mom's suitcase?
packing list for when you have a baby at the IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Parturition
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Childbirth
Abstract
In French. List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341-FR
Zone
All Zones
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[In French] À propos de la cloche de fin de traitement

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37251
IWK. Hematology / Oncology, IWK. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1130-FR
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Le service d’hématologie, d’oncologie et de néphrologie du IWK sait que le cheminement pour traiter une maladie extrêmement grave est difficile. Il y a de nombreux défis à relever et ajustements à faire durant ce cheminement. C’est pour cette raison que le service a une cloche de fin de traitement. La cloche est là pour que les enfants et les jeunes la fassent sonner lors de moments marquants. Sonner la cloche signifie qu’un enfant ou un jeune a fini sa série de traitements et qu’il est prêt à…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Hematology / Oncology
IWK. Nephrology
Alternate Title
About the ‘End of Treatment’ Bell
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Inpatients - psychology
Psychology, Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Child psychology
Children--Hospital care
Hospital patients--Psychology
Abstract
Le service d’hématologie, d’oncologie et de néphrologie du IWK sait que le cheminement pour traiter une maladie extrêmement grave est difficile. Il y a de nombreux défis à relever et ajustements à faire durant ce cheminement. C’est pour cette raison que le service a une cloche de fin de traitement. La cloche est là pour que les enfants et les jeunes la fassent sonner lors de moments marquants. Sonner la cloche signifie qu’un enfant ou un jeune a fini sa série de traitements et qu’il est prêt à entreprendre une nouvelle étape de sa vie. / The Hematology, Oncology and Nephrology service at the IWK recognizes that the journey of a life-threatening illness is a hard one, with many challenges and adjustments along the way. Because of this, the team has an ‘End of Treatment’ bell. The bell is there for children and youth to ring at milestone moments. Ringing the bell means that a child or youth has finished their course of treatment and is ready for the next chapter of their life.
Responsibility
IWK Hematology / Oncology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1130-FR
Zone
All Zones
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[In French] Vos droits à l'hôpital : selon la loi sur le traitement psychiatrique obligatoire de la Nouvelle-Écosse (Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37011
IWK. Crisis Team, IWK. Garron Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0654-FR
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In French. Le présent document explique les différentes façons dont vous pouvez être admis dans un établissement psychiatrique. Ces façons sont décrites dans la loi sur le traitement psychiatrique obligatoire (Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act). / Explains the different ways of being admitted to a psychiatric hospital or floor.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Crisis Team
IWK. Garron Centre
Alternate Title
selon la loi sur le traitement psychiatrique obligatoire de la Nouvelle-Écosse (Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act)
Your rights in the hospital under the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act of Nova Scotia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Commitment of Mentally Ill
Hospitalization
Involuntary Commitment
Patient Rights
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Mentally ill--Commitment and detention
Patient rights
Abstract
In French. Le présent document explique les différentes façons dont vous pouvez être admis dans un établissement psychiatrique. Ces façons sont décrites dans la loi sur le traitement psychiatrique obligatoire (Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act). / Explains the different ways of being admitted to a psychiatric hospital or floor.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet PL-0654 "Your rights in the hospital under the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act of Nova Scotia", is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Mental Health and Addictions Service, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0654-FR
Zone
All Zones
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[in Simplified Chinese] What's in Mom's suitcase?

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36894
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, IWK. Birth Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341-CH
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In Simplified Chinese. List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic
IWK. Birth Unit
Alternate Title
packing list for when you have a baby at the IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Simplified Chinese
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Parturition
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Childbirth
Abstract
In Simplified Chinese. List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341-CH
Zone
All Zones
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Managing patient flow in hospitals : strategies and solutions

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat14166
Joint Commission Resources ; edited by Eugene Litvak ; foreword by Susan Dentzer. (2nd) --Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources , c2009.
Call Number
WX 215 M2665 2009
Location
Temporarily out of collection
Call Number
WX 215 M2665 2009
Other Authors
Litvak, Eugene
Other Authors
Joint Commission Resources, Inc.
Responsibility
Joint Commission Resources ; edited by Eugene Litvak ; foreword by Susan Dentzer
Edition
2nd
Former Title
Managing patient flow
Place of Publication
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Publisher
Joint Commission Resources
Date of Publication
c2009
Physical Description
xiii, 159 p. : ill.
ISBN
9781599403724
1599403722
Subjects (MeSH)
Efficiency, Organizational
Hospitalization
Patient Care Management - organization & administration
Safety Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Hospital utilization
Hospital utilization--Length of stay
Hospitals--Overcrowding
Medical appointments and schedules
Notes
Rev. ed. of: Managing patient flow. c2004.
Format
Book
Location
Temporarily out of collection
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Massachusetts General Hospital handbook of general hospital psychiatry

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat31595
Theodore A. Stern ... [et al.]. (6th ed.) --Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier , c2010.
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Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, by Theodore A. Stern, Gregory L. Fricchione, Ned H. Cassem, Michael Jellinek, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, is your ideal source of guidance on consultation-liaison psychiatry! Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital-widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions-provide practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric issues experienced by in-hospital, medically ill adults and chi…
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Other Authors
Stern, Theodore A
Responsibility
Theodore A. Stern ... [et al.]
Edition
6th ed.
Alternate Title
Handbook of general hospital psychiatry
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Saunders/Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2010
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 729 p.)
ISBN
9781437719277 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders
Patients - psychology
Psychology, Medical
Referral and Consultation
Subjects (LCSH)
Psychiatric consultation
Patients - Mental health
Sick - Psychology
Mental Disorders
Hospitalization
Patients - psychology
Psychology, Medical
Referral and Consultation
Abstract
Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, by Theodore A. Stern, Gregory L. Fricchione, Ned H. Cassem, Michael Jellinek, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, is your ideal source of guidance on consultation-liaison psychiatry! Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital-widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions-provide practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric issues experienced by in-hospital, medically ill adults and children. This compact resource reads like a handbook, but delivers all the details youd expect from a textbook. Understand and manage the psychological impact of chronic medical problems, life-threatening diseases, disfigurement, and more. Effectively manage difficult patients, including those with hypochondriacal and conversion disorders
Contents
Beginnings: psychosomatic medicine and consultation psychiatry in the general hospital / Thomas P. Hackett ... [et al.] -- Approach to consultation psychiatry: assessment strategies / John Querques and Theodore A. Stern -- The doctor-patient relationship / Christopher Gordon, Margot Philips, and Eugene V. Beresin -- The psychiatric interview / Eugene V. Beresin, Margot Phillips, and Christopher Gordon -- Functional neuroanatomy and the neurologic examination / Anthony P. Weiss and Stephan Heckers -- Limbic music / George B. Murray and Nicholas Kontos -- Psychological and neuropsychological assessment / Mark A. Blais, Sheila M. O'Keefe, and Dennis K. Norman -- Diagnostic rating scales and laboratory tests / Joshua L. Roffman, Benjamin C. Silverman, and Theodore A. Stern -- Mood-disordered patients / Paolo Cassano ... [et al.] -- Delirious patients / Jason P. Caplan ... [et al.] -- Demented patients / William E. Falk and Ilse R. Wiechers -- Psychotic patients / Oliver Freudenreich and Donald C. Goff -- Anxious patients / Mark H. Pollack ... [et al.] -- Alcoholic patients: acute and chronic / Julie D. Ross, David R. Gastfriend, and John A. Renner, Jr. -- Drug-addicted patients / John A. Renner, Jr., Julie D. Ross, and David R. Gastfriend -- Functional somatic symptoms, deception syndromes, and somatoform disorders / Ilana M. Braun ... [et al.] -- Patients with an eating disorder / Anne E. Becker ... [et al.] -- Pain patients / Shamim H. Nejad and Menekse Alpay -- Patients with neurologic conditions I. / Jeff C. Huffman ... [et al.] -- Patients with neurologic conditions II. / Shamim H. Nejad ... [et al.] -- Catatonia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and serotonin syndrome / Gregory L. Fricchione ... [et al.] -- Patients with disordered sleep / Patrick Smallwood, Davin K. Quinn, and Theodore A. Stern -- The psychiatric management of patients with cardiac disease / Guy Maytal ... [et al.] -- Sexual disorders and sexual dysfunction / Linda C. Shafer -- Organ failure and transplantation / Owen S. Surman and Laura M. Prager -- Patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome / BJ Beck, Oliver Freudenreich, and Jonathan L. Worth -- Patients with cancer / Ilana M. Braun, William F. Pirl, and Donna B. Greenberg -- Burn patients / Megan Moore Brennan ... [et al.] -- Chronic medical illness and rehabilitation / Guy Maytal ... [et al.] -- Intensive care unit patients / John Querques and Theodore A. Stern -- Genetics and psychiatry / Daniel H. Ebert ... [et al.] -- Coping with illness and psychotherapy of the medically ill / Steven C. Schlozman ... [et al.] -- Electroconculsive therapy in the general hospital / Charles A. Welch, Carlos Fernandez-Robles, and Cristina Cusin -- Psychopharmacology in the medical setting / Jonathan R. Stevens ... [et al.] -- Psychopharmacological management of children and adolescents / Boris A. Lorberg and Jefferson B. Prince -- Behavioral medicine / Brian A. Palmer, Lisa Scharff, and Bruce J. Masek -- Complementary medicine and natural medications / Felicia A. Smith and David Mischoulon -- Difficult patients / Daniel J. Zimmerman and James E. Groves -- Emergency psychiatry / Jennifer M. Park ... [et al.] -- Care of the suicidal patient / Rebecca W. Brendel ... [et al.] -- Care at the end of life / Rebecca W. Brendel -- Pediatric consultation / Brian P. Kurtz, Anna C. Muriel, and Annah N. Abrams -- Consultation to parents with serious medical illness: parenting at a challenging time / Kristin S. Russell and Paula K. Rauch -- Care of the geriatric patient / M. Cornelia Cremens and Ilse R. Wiechers -- Aggressive and impulsive patients / Guy Maytal and Kathy M. Sanders -- Psychiatric illness during pregnancy and the postpartum period / Betty Wang ... [et al.] -- Culture and psychiatry / David C. Henderson -- Legal aspects of consultation / Ronald Schouten and Rebecca W. Brendel -- Collaborative care: psychiatry and primary care / BJ Beck -- Coping with the rigors of psychiatric practice / Abigail L. Donovan, Edward Messner, and Theodore A. Stern -- Billing, documentation, and cost-effectiveness of consultation / Nicholas Kontos, Robert M. Stern, and Theodore A. Stern -- Quality assurance and quality improvement on a psychiatric consultation service / Anthony P. Weiss and Theodore A. Stern -- Psychiatric research in the general hospital / Adrienne O. van Nieuwenhuizen and Dan V. Iosifescu -- Medical psychiatry and its future / Benjamin C. Silverman
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e-Book
Location
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Patient Passport

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37153
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1023
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A tool given to patients with information they need for pre-admission, surgery day, and post-surgery (for adult gynaecology surgery at the IWK Health Centre). Patients are asked to bring the passport with them both to their pre-admission appointment and on the day of surgery. This patient passport is for urogynecology patients who will be part of an enhanced recovery pathway.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
Adult Gynaecology Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Inpatients
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitalization
Urogynecologic surgery
Abstract
A tool given to patients with information they need for pre-admission, surgery day, and post-surgery (for adult gynaecology surgery at the IWK Health Centre). Patients are asked to bring the passport with them both to their pre-admission appointment and on the day of surgery. This patient passport is for urogynecology patients who will be part of an enhanced recovery pathway.
Responsibility
IWK Women's & Obstetric Anesthesia, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1023
Zone
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Planning for your hospital stay after surgery

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35459
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1395
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This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, possible delays, medicines, smoking, personal care items, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you. The French …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about your care before and after surgery. Topics about preparing for surgery include: confirming the time of surgery, anesthetic, possible delays, medicines, smoking, personal care items, and valuables. After surgery we have described: recovery area, nursing unit, control of discomfort, deep breathing and coughing exercises, feet and leg exercises, nutrition, and visiting hours. Instructions for specific types of surgery will be discussed with you. The French version of this pamphlet 1118, "Planification de votre séjour à l'hôpital après une chirurgie", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Units (VG, HI, & DGH sites)
Pamphlet Number
1395
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Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat41505
W. Frank Peacock, editor. (Third edition) --Cham: Humana Press , 2017.
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Location
Online
This book provides a road map for defining the care of acute heart failure (HF) patients in the short stay or observation unit setting. Supported by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, it presents a description of the problem, defines the measures of success, elucidates the implementation of interventions required to be successful, and provides the tools to insure quality HF management. Fully updated and revised, the Third Edition discusses administrative and regulatory issues relating …
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Other Authors
Peacock, W. Frank
Responsibility
W. Frank Peacock, editor
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 317 pages) : 29 illus., 27 illus. in color
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology
ISBN
9783319440064
9783319440057 (print ed.)
ISSN
2196-8969
Subjects (MeSH)
Disease Management
Emergency Service, Hospital
Heart Failure - therapy
Hospitalization - trends
Length of stay
Observation
Abstract
This book provides a road map for defining the care of acute heart failure (HF) patients in the short stay or observation unit setting. Supported by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, it presents a description of the problem, defines the measures of success, elucidates the implementation of interventions required to be successful, and provides the tools to insure quality HF management. Fully updated and revised, the Third Edition discusses administrative and regulatory issues relating to HF management; pathophysiology and demographics of acute HF; emergency medical services and emergency department assessment and treatment of acute HF; admission, treatment, and disposition of acute heart failure in observation units; complications and future research; and resources such as clinical pathways, algorithms, and patient education tools that can be directly utilized in various healthcare settings. Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure, Third Edition, is an essential guide for cardiologists, emergency physicians, and hospital administrators, as well as for institutions wishing to be recognized as quality heart failure centers.
Contents
Part I: Administrative and Regulatory Issues -- Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care's Acute Heart Failure Accreditation -- The Economics and Reimbursement of Acute Heart Failure -- Regulatory Requirements in Acute Heart Failure -- Quality and Operational Metrics in Heart Failure -- Staffing and Facilities Requirements for Short Stay Unit Acute Heart Failure Management -- Part II: Pathophysiology and Demographics -- Pathophysiology of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure -- Acute Heart Failure: Epidemiology and Demographics -- Part III: EMS/Emergency Department Assessment and Treatment -- Pre-hospital Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Dyspnea Assessment and Airway Management in Acute Heart Failure Patients -- Volume Assessment in the Emergency Department -- Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Emergency Department Acute Heart Failure -- Bedside Ultrasound in the Evaluation and Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Emergency Department Therapy of Acute Heart Failure -- Part IV: Short Stay Unit: Admission, Treatment, and Disposition -- Short Stay Unit Admission Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria -- Essentials of Patient Education in the Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit -- Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit Acute Heart Failure Discharge Criteria -- Effective Discharge Planning For Acute Heart Failure in the Short Stay Unit -- Drugs that Should Not be Used in the Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Errors to Avoid in Acute Heart Failure Care -- Chronic Heart Failure Management: Drugs Recommended for Routine Use -- Implantable Cardiac Devices in the Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Implications of Atrial Fibrillation in Acute Heart Failure Management -- Controversies in Acute Heart Failure Management -- Acute Heart Failure Research in the Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit -- Part V: Resources -- Clinical Pathways/Algorithms -- Patient Education Tools -- Discharge Instructions.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Short Stay Management of Atrial Fibrillation

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat40193
W. Frank Peacock, Carol L. Clark, editors. --Cham: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Humana Press , c2016.
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Location
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This book provides a road map for the efficient and successful management of atrial fibrillation (AF) in the short stay unit. It describes the problem, defines the measures of successful treatment, elucidates interventions, and supplies the tools for achieving quality care. Organized in four parts, it covers the impact of AF on patient populations; the presentation and management of AF; the transition to the outpatient environment; and systems management. Topics include the economic consequence…
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Other Authors
Peacock, W. Frank
Clark, Carol L
Responsibility
W. Frank Peacock, Carol L. Clark, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 289 p. : 40 illus., 24 illus. in color)
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology
ISBN
9783319313863
9783319313849 (print ed.)
ISSN
2196-8969
Subjects (MeSH)
Atrial Fibrillation - therapy
Disease Management
Hospitalization - trends
Abstract
This book provides a road map for the efficient and successful management of atrial fibrillation (AF) in the short stay unit. It describes the problem, defines the measures of successful treatment, elucidates interventions, and supplies the tools for achieving quality care. Organized in four parts, it covers the impact of AF on patient populations; the presentation and management of AF; the transition to the outpatient environment; and systems management. Topics include the economic consequences of AF; cardioversion and cardiac implantable electronic devices in AF management; education of the AF patient and discharge planning; and quality metrics in AF. The book also provides order sheets and process criteria with which institutions can successfully manage the AF patient in the short stay unit, thus optimizing patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, and operational efficiencies. Short Stay Management of Atrial Fibrillation is a valuable resource for cardiologists, emergency medicine physicians, electrophysiologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in AF management.
Contents
Part I. Impact of the Disease -- 1. Atrial Fibrillation: Epidemiology and Demographics -- 2. Pathophysiology of Atrial Fibrillation and Clinical Correlations -- 3. The Economic Impact of Atrial Fibrillation in the US -- Part II. Presentation and Management -- 4. Emergency Medical Services and Atrial Fibrillation -- 5. Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation -- 6. Stroke and Other Complications of Atrial Fibrillation -- 7. Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation -- 8. Diagnostic Testing in the Emergency Department of Atrial Fibrillation -- 9. Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Department or Observation Unit -- 10. Cardioversion and Acute Atrial Fibrillation Management -- 11. Procedural Sedation for Atrial Fibrillation Patients -- 12. Risk Stratification in Atrial Fibrillation and Observation Unit Entry -- 13. Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in the Short Stay Management of Atrial Fibrillation -- 14. Pitfalls in the Acute Management of Atrial Fibrillation -- Part III. Transition to the Outpatient Environment -- 15. Education of the Atrial Fibrillation Patient in the Observation Unit -- 16. Discharge Criteria -- 17. Discharge Planning -- 18. Outpatient Medications in Atrial Fibrillation -- Part IV. Systems Management -- 19. Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation -- 20. Quality Metrics in Atrial Fibrillation -- 21. Atrial Fibrillation Research in the Observation Unit and the Emergency Department -- 22. Atrial Fibrillation Protocols.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Transition Support Workers (TSW)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37118
IWK. Youth Forensic Assessment and Rehabilitation Team, IWK. Acute Inpatient Unit (The Garron Centre), IWK. Intensive Community Based Treatment Team, IWK. Psychology, IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1002
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A Transition Support Worker (TSW) will be working with you during your child's stay at Children's Intensive Services (CIS). Their job is to help link our program to your home.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Youth Forensic Assessment and Rehabilitation Team
IWK. Acute Inpatient Unit (The Garron Centre)
IWK. Intensive Community Based Treatment Team
IWK. Psychology
IWK. Social Work Team
Alternate Title
Patient / Family Guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent Psychiatry
Allied Health Personnel
Hospitalization
Mental Health Services
Professional-Patient Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Adolescent psychiatry
Allied health personnel
Hospital patients--Care
Mental health services
Abstract
A Transition Support Worker (TSW) will be working with you during your child's stay at Children's Intensive Services (CIS). Their job is to help link our program to your home.
Responsibility
IWK Youth Forensic Assessment and Rehabilitation Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1002
Zone
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What's in Mom's suitcase?

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36880
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, IWK. Perinatal Centre, IWK. Birth Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341
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List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Birth Pre-Admission Clinic
IWK. Perinatal Centre
IWK. Birth Unit
Alternate Title
packing list for when you have a baby at the IWK Health Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitalization
Parturition
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Childbirth
Abstract
List of articles for expectant women and fathers-to-be to bring with them to the IWK.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Birth Pre-Admission Clinic, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0341
Zone
All Zones
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Your Rights in the Hospital : under the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act of Nova Scotia

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36963
IWK. Crisis Team, IWK. Garron Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0654
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Explains the different ways of being admitted to a psychiatric hospital or floor.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Crisis Team
IWK. Garron Centre
Alternate Title
under the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act of Nova Scotia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Commitment of Mentally Ill
Hospitalization
Involuntary Commitment
Patient Rights
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital patients
Mentally ill--Commitment and detention
Patient rights
Abstract
Explains the different ways of being admitted to a psychiatric hospital or floor.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet PL-0645-FR, "Vos droits à l'hôpital en vertu de la loi sur le traitement psychiatrique involontaire (Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act) de la Nouvelle-Écosse", is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Emergency Mental Health and Addictions Service, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0654
Zone
All Zones
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