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After corticosteroid injection

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0203
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This medicine is used to treat discomfort, pain, and/or swelling. Local anesthetic will be injected with the corticosteroid. Tips for handling discomfort at the injection site are given. Some safety points about the use of ice and heat are also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Orthopedic Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Injections
Adrenal Cortex Hormones - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Injections
Adrenocortical hormones
Abstract
This medicine is used to treat discomfort, pain, and/or swelling. Local anesthetic will be injected with the corticosteroid. Tips for handling discomfort at the injection site are given. Some safety points about the use of ice and heat are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Orthopedic Clinic, HI, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0203
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0456
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MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. An MRI machine uses a powerful magnet, radio waves, and a computer. It does not use radiation or X-rays. The MRI machine takes detailed images that show healthy and unhealthy tissues in your body. These images will help your doctor diagnose various conditions. An MRI is painless. This pamphlet explains how long an MRI takes, how to get ready, what to bring, and what will happen during and after the MRI. It gives special guidelines for children and pre…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Magnetic resonance imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Radiology
Subjects (LCSH)
Magnetic resonance imaging
Abstract
MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. An MRI machine uses a powerful magnet, radio waves, and a computer. It does not use radiation or X-rays. The MRI machine takes detailed images that show healthy and unhealthy tissues in your body. These images will help your doctor diagnose various conditions. An MRI is painless. This pamphlet explains how long an MRI takes, how to get ready, what to bring, and what will happen during and after the MRI. It gives special guidelines for children and pregnant patients. A list of special considerations to tell your technologist about (such as if you have a pacemaker or implanted difibrillator, aneurysm clips, etc.) is also provided.
Notes
Previous title: MRI
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
0456
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Manger sainement après une transplantation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1106
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Manger sainement après votre transplantation peut vous aider à vous sentir mieux en plus de vous donner de l'énergie. Quelques exemples de choses à faire incluent manger moins de gras, manger plus de fibres, consommer moins de sel et maintenir un poids santé. Des conseils sont offerts pour vous aider à manger plus sainement. Une alimentation saine peut diminuer vos risques de maladie du cœur en agissant sur des facteurs tels que le poids, le cholestérol, l'hypertension et le diabète. ; This is …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nutrition and Food Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Organ transplantation
Diet Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Surgery--Nutritional aspects
Diet therapy
Abstract
Manger sainement après votre transplantation peut vous aider à vous sentir mieux en plus de vous donner de l'énergie. Quelques exemples de choses à faire incluent manger moins de gras, manger plus de fibres, consommer moins de sel et maintenir un poids santé. Des conseils sont offerts pour vous aider à manger plus sainement. Une alimentation saine peut diminuer vos risques de maladie du cœur en agissant sur des facteurs tels que le poids, le cholestérol, l'hypertension et le diabète.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0107, “Healthy eating after a transplant". Healthy eating after your transplant can help you feel well and give you energy. Some of the things you can do include eating less fat, eating more fibre, eating less salt, and keeping a healthy weight. Tips are provided to assist you in healthy eating. This will lower your risk of heart disease by controlling weight, cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nutrition and Food Services
Pamphlet Number
1106
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Breast reconstruction : for patients of Dr. Steven F. Morris

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0083
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This pamphlet provides information on breast reconstruction for Dr. Morris's patients. This pamphlet reviews what breast reconstruction is, why someone might choose to have this surgery, what type of breast reconstruction might be best for you, as well as breast reconstruction using your body's own tissues. This pamphlet includes a summary of the effects of surgery and discusses getting back to normal after surgery. It also includes questions to ask your plastic surgeon, medical words you may w…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Plastic Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mammaplasty
Breast Implants
Mastectomy
Subjects (LCSH)
Mammaplasty
Breast implants
Mastectomy
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information on breast reconstruction for Dr. Morris's patients. This pamphlet reviews what breast reconstruction is, why someone might choose to have this surgery, what type of breast reconstruction might be best for you, as well as breast reconstruction using your body's own tissues. This pamphlet includes a summary of the effects of surgery and discusses getting back to normal after surgery. It also includes questions to ask your plastic surgeon, medical words you may want to know, and a list of resources for further information.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Plastic Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0083
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1233
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive (gets worse over time) lung disorder most commonly caused by smoking. COPD can be chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or a combination of both. This pamphlet identifies persons at risk for COPD, the signs and symptoms to watch for, and how it is diagnosed and managed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Abstract
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive (gets worse over time) lung disorder most commonly caused by smoking. COPD can be chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or a combination of both. This pamphlet identifies persons at risk for COPD, the signs and symptoms to watch for, and how it is diagnosed and managed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1233
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Brain tumour surgery : a guide for at home

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1348
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This pamphlet is a guide for at home after brain tumour (tumor) surgery. It provides guidance on the following topics: activity, driving, incision care, diet, hair washing, alcohol, and medicine.Things to watch for that need medical help right away are listed. The pamphlet also includes information about recovery and contact info for the Halifax Brain Tumour (Tumor) Support Group.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Neurosurgery
Alternate Title
Brain tumor surgery : a guide for at home
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain Neoplasms - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Brain--Tumors
Tumors--Surgery
Brain--Cancer--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet is a guide for at home after brain tumour (tumor) surgery. It provides guidance on the following topics: activity, driving, incision care, diet, hair washing, alcohol, and medicine.Things to watch for that need medical help right away are listed. The pamphlet also includes information about recovery and contact info for the Halifax Brain Tumour (Tumor) Support Group.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Karen Vickers, RN, Division of Neurosurgery
Pamphlet Number
1348
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LEEP : loop electrosurgical excision procedure

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Nova Scotia Health Authoriy. QEII. Colposcopy Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1383
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LEEP is used to treat abnormal cells on your cervix, the lower part of the uterus. A special wire called a “loop” is used to send a small electrical current to the area and remove the abnormal cells. This brochure explains how LEEP is done, how long the treatment lasts, how to prepare for the procedure, what to expect after, if you need follow-up care, what risks may be involved, and when you should call the clinic. Contact information is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authoriy. QEII. Colposcopy Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
Precancerous Conditions--prevention and control
Subjects (LCSH)
Cervix uteri--Cancer--Prevention
Abstract
LEEP is used to treat abnormal cells on your cervix, the lower part of the uterus. A special wire called a “loop” is used to send a small electrical current to the area and remove the abnormal cells. This brochure explains how LEEP is done, how long the treatment lasts, how to prepare for the procedure, what to expect after, if you need follow-up care, what risks may be involved, and when you should call the clinic. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Colposcopy Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1383
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program : physician information

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1452
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This program is for individuals diagnosed with chronic lung disease, particularly COPD (emphysema and/or chronic bronchitis), but also those with moderate to severe asthma and pulmonary fibrosis. This pamphlet talks about the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, including its primary goal for patients, benefits to the individual, program duration, program components, referrals, and physician responsibilities.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Rehabilitation
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Abstract
This program is for individuals diagnosed with chronic lung disease, particularly COPD (emphysema and/or chronic bronchitis), but also those with moderate to severe asthma and pulmonary fibrosis. This pamphlet talks about the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, including its primary goal for patients, benefits to the individual, program duration, program components, referrals, and physician responsibilities.
Notes
previous title: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: physician brochure
Responsibility
Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1452
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program : patient information

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1453
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This program is for people who have been told by their family health care provider that they have COPD (emphysema and/or chronic bronchitis), pulmonary fibrosis, and/or asthma. This pamphlet explains what the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is, its purpose and benefits, what is involved, education sessions, and how to get started.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Rehabilitation
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Abstract
This program is for people who have been told by their family health care provider that they have COPD (emphysema and/or chronic bronchitis), pulmonary fibrosis, and/or asthma. This pamphlet explains what the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is, its purpose and benefits, what is involved, education sessions, and how to get started.
Notes
previous title: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: patient brochure
Responsibility
Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1453
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1454
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Asthma is a condition where the airways (breathing passages) of the lungs are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cobequid Community Health Centre. Respiratory Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Asthma
Subjects (LCSH)
Asthma
Abstract
Asthma is a condition where the airways (breathing passages) of the lungs are inflamed (irritated, reddened, and swollen). This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed, the goal of asthma management, asthma education sessions, asthma treatment, and how to access asthma education provided by Respiratory Services at Cobequid Community Health Centre.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Respiratory Services, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Pamphlet Number
1454
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After your general surgery : what you need to know : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. DGH. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1591
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This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: followup visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. DGH. General Surgery Clinic
Alternate Title
After your general surgery : what you need to know DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgical procedures, operative
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: followup visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: General Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1591
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General leg exercise program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1597
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This pamphlet shows how to do different types of leg exercises. These exercises will help with strengthening leg muscles, moving leg joints and preventing joint stiffness, and improving blood supply to the legs. A physiotherapist will work with you on which of these exercises to do and how to do them.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Physiotherapy
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (22 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Leg
Exercise Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Leg
Exercise therapy
Physical therapy
Abstract
This pamphlet shows how to do different types of leg exercises. These exercises will help with strengthening leg muscles, moving leg joints and preventing joint stiffness, and improving blood supply to the legs. A physiotherapist will work with you on which of these exercises to do and how to do them.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Physiotherapy
Pamphlet Number
1597
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Possible ectopic (tubal) pregnancy : Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1600
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An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, most often in the fallopian tube. As the fertilized egg grows, it stretches the fallopian tube until it could eventually rupture (break open). This pamphlet explains the frequency of ectopic pregnancies, the reasons for testing for an ectopic pregnancy, symptoms to watch for when waiting for blood test results, and how your test results will be delivered. A contact number is provided if you have any questions.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pregnancy, Ectopic
Subjects (LCSH)
Tubal pregnancy
Abstract
An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, most often in the fallopian tube. As the fertilized egg grows, it stretches the fallopian tube until it could eventually rupture (break open). This pamphlet explains the frequency of ectopic pregnancies, the reasons for testing for an ectopic pregnancy, symptoms to watch for when waiting for blood test results, and how your test results will be delivered. A contact number is provided if you have any questions.
Notes
Previous title: Possible Ectopic (Tubal) Pregnancy (TPU)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1600
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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 , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1607
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This 1 page sheet outlines instructions for applying steroid ointment to your vulva to treat your particular skin condition. A diagram is provided to show you exactly where to apply the ointment. Tips to remember and special instructions are given.
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vulvar Diseases - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Vulva--Diseases
Abstract
This 1 page sheet outlines instructions for applying steroid ointment to your vulva to treat your particular skin condition. A diagram is provided to show you exactly where to apply the ointment. Tips to remember and special instructions are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gynecolposcopy Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1607
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Sealants : seal out tooth decay

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1866
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A sealant is a clear or shaded plastic that a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant puts on the chewing surfaces of back teeth (molars). This is where most decay happens. This pamphlet explains how sealants help, the best time to get them, how long they last, whether sealants are covered by MSI, an explanation of cavities, and contact information for the MSI Children's Oral Health Program. The French version of this pamphlet 1880, "Protégez vos dents grâce à la résine de scellement," i…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dental Caries
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Dental caries
Mouth--Care and hygiene
Abstract
A sealant is a clear or shaded plastic that a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant puts on the chewing surfaces of back teeth (molars). This is where most decay happens. This pamphlet explains how sealants help, the best time to get them, how long they last, whether sealants are covered by MSI, an explanation of cavities, and contact information for the MSI Children's Oral Health Program. The French version of this pamphlet 1880, "Protégez vos dents grâce à la résine de scellement," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1866
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Protégez vos dents grâce à la résine de scellement

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1880
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La résine de scellement est une matière plastique transparente ou teintée que les dentistes, les hygiénistes ou les assistants dentaires appliquent sur la surface de contact des molaires, c'est-à-dire là où les caries apparaissent le plus souvent. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur le fonctionnement de la résine de scellement, le moment où elle devrait être appliquée, combien de temps elle dure, la couverture par le MSI et les caries, ainsi que les coordonnées du program…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Public Health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dental Caries
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Dental caries
Mouth--Care and hygiene
Abstract
La résine de scellement est une matière plastique transparente ou teintée que les dentistes, les hygiénistes ou les assistants dentaires appliquent sur la surface de contact des molaires, c'est-à-dire là où les caries apparaissent le plus souvent. Dans cette brochure, vous trouverez des renseignements sur le fonctionnement de la résine de scellement, le moment où elle devrait être appliquée, combien de temps elle dure, la couverture par le MSI et les caries, ainsi que les coordonnées du programme d'hygiène dentaire du MSI pour enfants.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1866, “Sealants - Seal Out Tooth Decay”. A sealant is a clear or shaded plastic that a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant puts on the chewing surfaces of back teeth (molars). This is where most decay happens. This pamphlet explains how sealants help, the best time to get them, how long they last, whether sealants are covered by MSI, an explanation of cavities, and contact information for the MSI Children's Oral Health Program.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Public Health
Pamphlet Number
1880
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Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) scent-free information

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1933
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The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick, especially those with fragrance sensitivities, asthma, allergies, and other medical conditions. Unfortunately, there is no exact definition for scent-free, fragrance-free, or unscented. Products labelled as ‘unscented’ may actually contain ingredients that are used to mask or hide the smell of other ingredients. This pamphlet gives a list of types of products that contain scents. Step-by-step instructions for removing residue and…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Integrated Chronic Care Service
Alternate Title
Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) scent-free information
Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) fragrance-free information
Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS) unscented information
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Odorants - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Odor control
Abstract
The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick, especially those with fragrance sensitivities, asthma, allergies, and other medical conditions. Unfortunately, there is no exact definition for scent-free, fragrance-free, or unscented. Products labelled as ‘unscented’ may actually contain ingredients that are used to mask or hide the smell of other ingredients. This pamphlet gives a list of types of products that contain scents. Step-by-step instructions for removing residue and scents from your clothes before coming to ICCS are provided. The pamphlet also gives specific instructions for how to remove smoke from your clothes and removing scents from your hair and your car. Instructions for your family members and support person(s) are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Integrated Chronic Care Service
Pamphlet Number
1933
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Checking blood glucose of newborn babies

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1934
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Glucose is a type of sugar. It is your baby's most important source of energy. This pamphlet answers frequently asked questions you may have about your baby's blood glucose checks. It explains which babies need these checks and how checks are done. Normal blood glucose levels are listed. This pamphlet also gives information on preventing and treating low blood glucose levels.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neonatal Screening
Blood Glucose
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood sugar
Newborn infants--Nutrition
Abstract
Glucose is a type of sugar. It is your baby's most important source of energy. This pamphlet answers frequently asked questions you may have about your baby's blood glucose checks. It explains which babies need these checks and how checks are done. Normal blood glucose levels are listed. This pamphlet also gives information on preventing and treating low blood glucose levels.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
1934
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Carotid endarterectomy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36490
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0594
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A carotid endarterectomy is surgery to clean plaque (fat deposits) out of one of your carotid arteries. The carotid arteries are arteries in your neck that bring blood to the arteries in your brain, neck, and face. This pamphlet reviews what causes arteries to narrow, what to expect during surgery, and care after surgery. Ways to slow or stop the fatty buildup in your arteries are also offered.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Carotid artery surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endarterectomy, Carotid
Carotid Stenosis--surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Carotid artery--Stenosis
Carotid artery--Surgery
Abstract
A carotid endarterectomy is surgery to clean plaque (fat deposits) out of one of your carotid arteries. The carotid arteries are arteries in your neck that bring blood to the arteries in your brain, neck, and face. This pamphlet reviews what causes arteries to narrow, what to expect during surgery, and care after surgery. Ways to slow or stop the fatty buildup in your arteries are also offered.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI
Revised by: 4.1 Staff and Bonnie Heckel CNS; Christine Thompson
Pamphlet Number
0594
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Heparin bladder instillation

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36491
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Urology Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1935
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Heparin bladder instillation is a treatment to help with interstitial cystitis (also known as painful bladder syndrome). This pamphlet explains how this treatment is done, how to get ready for your appointment, what happens during your appointment, and possible risks. Tips to ease discomfort are provided. How to spot if you have an infection and what to do are listed.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Urology Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Administration, Intravesical
Cystitis, Interstitial - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Interstitial cystitis
Bladder--Diseases
Abstract
Heparin bladder instillation is a treatment to help with interstitial cystitis (also known as painful bladder syndrome). This pamphlet explains how this treatment is done, how to get ready for your appointment, what happens during your appointment, and possible risks. Tips to ease discomfort are provided. How to spot if you have an infection and what to do are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Clinic, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1935
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