This pamphlet explains the role that patients and their families play in terms of safety within NSHA. Guidelines are provided on the following topics: infection control, bringing food from home, fall prevention, personal furniture, fire safety, equipment inspection and general safety. The French version of this pamphlet 1794, "Information sur la sécurité des patients et familles", is also available.
This pamphlet will inform the reader about beta blockers and how to use them. The pamphlet explains what this type of medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: who should not take this medication, how to store this medication, what to do if you miss a dose, and medicines and foods to avoid. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
Le présent livret explique le rôle que jouent les patients et leurs familles au niveau de la sécurité au sein de la RSNE. Des lignes directrices sont fournies sur les sujets suivants : prévention des infections, nourriture apportée de la maison, prévention des chutes, objets personnels, sécurité incendie, inspection du matériel et sécurité générale. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Patient and Family Safety Information" pamphlet 1507. This pamphlet explains the role that patients and…
Falls are one of the most common causes of injury.This pamphlet includes info about who is at a higher risk of falling, what to do before coming to the hospital and while you are at the hospital, as well as falls prevention tips for visiting the hospital.
Falls are the most common cause of minor injury during pregnancy. The weight of the growing belly can change your centre of gravity and affect your balance. Pregnancy hormones that relax your joints and ligaments to get your body ready for birth can also affect the way you move and walk. You may have low blood sugar and/or low blood pressure when you are pregnant. This can make you feel faint or dizzy at times. Tips to help lower your risk of falls are provided.