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Information and resources to support you during pregnancy loss

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37067
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0918
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Formerly titled "Your Early Pregnancy Loss". An early pregnancy loss can be a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or a molar pregnancy. When you have an early pregnancy loss there may be many feelings that you are working through, and you may have many questions. This brochure is meant to help you with some of those questions, and also provide resources for you.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abortion, Spontaneous
Fetal Death
Grief
Stillbirth
Subjects (LCSH)
Fetal death
Miscarriage
Parental grief
Stillbirth
Abstract
Formerly titled "Your Early Pregnancy Loss". An early pregnancy loss can be a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or a molar pregnancy. When you have an early pregnancy loss there may be many feelings that you are working through, and you may have many questions. This brochure is meant to help you with some of those questions, and also provide resources for you.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0918
Zone
All Zones
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Urodynamics Testing

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36817
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Adult Surgical Services, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Women's Bladder Health Clinic, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP). Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0086
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Preparation for test; explanation of procedure; care post-procedure.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Adult Surgical Services
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Women's Bladder Health Clinic
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
Alternate Title
A Patient Guide
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)
Urodynamics
Urologic Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Urodynamics
Urinary organs--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
Preparation for test; explanation of procedure; care post-procedure.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0086
Zone
All Zones
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Uterine Artery Embolization

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36877
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Gynaecology Day Surgery, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0331
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Procedure to stop blood flow to a uterine fibroid. What to do pn the day of the procedure, and information on recovery at home.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Gynaecology Day Surgery
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
Alternate Title
A Patient Guide - Women’s and Newborn Health Program
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)
Leiomyoma - surgery
Uterus - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Uterine fibroids--Surgery
Abstract
Procedure to stop blood flow to a uterine fibroid. What to do pn the day of the procedure, and information on recovery at home.
Responsibility
IWK Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0331
Zone
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Recurrent Spasmodic Croup

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36897
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory) Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0390
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Croup is an inflammation of the larynx (voice box), trachea (windpipe), and large airways occurring in young children. The illness may begin with a runny nose, followed several days later by a harsh, barky (seal-like) cough, and hoarse voice. As the windpipe below the voice box narrows, noisy breathing (stridor) occurs as the child breathes in. Symptoms of croup often start suddenly during the night when the child awakens with a cough. Fever frequently is present.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory) Clinics
Alternate Title
Information for Parents
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)
Croup
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Croup
Respiratory tract diseases
Abstract
Croup is an inflammation of the larynx (voice box), trachea (windpipe), and large airways occurring in young children. The illness may begin with a runny nose, followed several days later by a harsh, barky (seal-like) cough, and hoarse voice. As the windpipe below the voice box narrows, noisy breathing (stridor) occurs as the child breathes in. Symptoms of croup often start suddenly during the night when the child awakens with a cough. Fever frequently is present.
Responsibility
IWK Allergy / Asthma (Chest / Respiratory ) Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0390
Zone
All Zones
Less detail
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0903
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A hysterectomy may be performed in different ways. Through discussion with your physician, the operation which is best suited for you will be chosen. Your ovaries may or may not be removed at the time of surgery. Your doctor may discuss removing your fallopian tubes as well, with our without your ovaries. Should a problem be found, your surgeon may remove one, or both ovaries. As long as you have one ovary, you will continue to produce female hormones.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
A Patient Guide
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)
Hysterectomy
Uterine Diseases - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysterectomy
Uterus--Diseases--Surgery
Abstract
A hysterectomy may be performed in different ways. Through discussion with your physician, the operation which is best suited for you will be chosen. Your ovaries may or may not be removed at the time of surgery. Your doctor may discuss removing your fallopian tubes as well, with our without your ovaries. Should a problem be found, your surgeon may remove one, or both ovaries. As long as you have one ovary, you will continue to produce female hormones.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0903
Zone
All Zones
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Breast Biopsy / Lumpectomy at the IWK Health Centre

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37092
IWK. Breast Health, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Capital Health, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0975
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You and your surgeon have discussed the results of your tests and you are now ready for the next steps in your care. We want you to learn what to expect before, during and after your breast surgery. There are a number of people who will be involved in your care. You and your family are the most important members of the team. Team members are: your surgeon and resident surgeons; nurses in the Breast Health Clinic, Pre-op/ Day Surgery, Operating Room, and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit; the anesthetis…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Breast Health
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
Capital Health
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
Alternate Title
Patient and Family Education Guide
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)
Breast Neoplasms - surgery
Mastectomy, Segmental
Patient Care Team
Perioperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast--Cancer--Surgery
Lumpectomy
Abstract
You and your surgeon have discussed the results of your tests and you are now ready for the next steps in your care. We want you to learn what to expect before, during and after your breast surgery. There are a number of people who will be involved in your care. You and your family are the most important members of the team. Team members are: your surgeon and resident surgeons; nurses in the Breast Health Clinic, Pre-op/ Day Surgery, Operating Room, and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit; the anesthetist, anesthesia assistant, and clerical staff.
Responsibility
IWK Breast Health & Capital Health, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0975
Zone
All Zones
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Breast Surgery at the IWK Health Centre

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37093
IWK. Breast Health, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Capital Health, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0976
Available Online
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You and your surgeon have discussed the results of your tests and you are now ready for the next steps in your care. We want you to learn what to expect before, during and after your breast surgery. There are a number of people who will be involved in your care. You and your family are the most important members of the Team. Team members include: your Surgeon and resident surgeons; Nurses in the Breast Health Clinic, Pre-op/ Day Surgery, Operating Room, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit and the Inpatie…
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Breast Health
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
Capital Health
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
Alternate Title
Patient and Family Education Guide
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)
Breast - surgery
Patient Care Team
Perioperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast--Surgery
Abstract
You and your surgeon have discussed the results of your tests and you are now ready for the next steps in your care. We want you to learn what to expect before, during and after your breast surgery. There are a number of people who will be involved in your care. You and your family are the most important members of the Team. Team members include: your Surgeon and resident surgeons; Nurses in the Breast Health Clinic, Pre-op/ Day Surgery, Operating Room, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit and the Inpatient Unit; the anesthetist, anesthesia assistant, clerical and support staff.
Responsibility
IWK Breast Health & Capital Health, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0976
Zone
All Zones
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Managing Your Breast Milk after the Loss of Your Baby

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37254
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1216
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One of the most difficult times for many bereaved mothers is when their breast milk comes in. Other mothers find the presence of their milk a comforting reminder of their body’s ability to care for the baby they so love and had wished to care for. Everyone grieves in their own special way and there is no right or wrong way to manage your breastmilk coming in.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
A Guide for Bereaved Parents and Families
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)
Breast Milk Expression
Infant Death
Perinatal Death
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast milk
Infants--Death
Perinatal death
Abstract
One of the most difficult times for many bereaved mothers is when their breast milk comes in. Other mothers find the presence of their milk a comforting reminder of their body’s ability to care for the baby they so love and had wished to care for. Everyone grieves in their own special way and there is no right or wrong way to manage your breastmilk coming in.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1216
Zone
All Zones
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Methotrexate for Ectopic Pregnancy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37263
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Perioperative Services, IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit, IWK. Pharmacy, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1225
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An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Methotrexate is a medication stops cells from growing so that the further growth of the pregnancy stops. The tissue will be reabsorbed by your body or pass with your next period.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Perioperative Services
IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit
IWK. Pharmacy
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
Patient and Family Information
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)
Abortifacient Agents
Methotrexate
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pregnancy, Ectopic - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Abortifacients
Ectopic pregnancy--Treatment
Abstract
An ectopic pregnancy (also called a tubal pregnancy) is a pregnancy that happens outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This is a possible medical emergency and can lead to death if not treated. Methotrexate is a medication stops cells from growing so that the further growth of the pregnancy stops. The tissue will be reabsorbed by your body or pass with your next period.
Responsibility
IWK Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1225
Zone
All Zones
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Pessary Care Handbook

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37111
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Women's Bladder Health Clinic, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0999
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How to insert and remove your pessary.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Women's Bladder Health Clinic
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
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)
Pessaries
Subjects (LCSH)
Pessaries
Abstract
How to insert and remove your pessary.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0999
Zone
All Zones
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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
All Zones
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The Genitourinary Syndrome

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37211
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1110
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Information for women who may be experiencing vaginal dryness; painful intercourse; vulvar irritation; frequent or recurrent bladder infections; frequent or urgent voiding; or urinary leakage -- and are menopausal; perimenopausal; or being treated for cancer. They may be experiencing a very common and treatable condition: because it is often associated with perimenopause or menopause, it is referred to as the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM).
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
GSM
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)
Female Urogenital Diseases
Menopause
Perimenopause
Subjects (LCSH)
Generative organs, Female--Diseases
Menopause
Perimenopause
Abstract
Information for women who may be experiencing vaginal dryness; painful intercourse; vulvar irritation; frequent or recurrent bladder infections; frequent or urgent voiding; or urinary leakage -- and are menopausal; perimenopausal; or being treated for cancer. They may be experiencing a very common and treatable condition: because it is often associated with perimenopause or menopause, it is referred to as the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM).
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1110
Zone
All Zones
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[In French] Prolapsus (descente) des organes pelviens

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37225
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Perioperative Services. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1050-FR
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[In French] Les muscles du pelvis (muscles du plancher pelvien) soutiennent les organes pelviens et aident à les maintenir en place. Si ces muscles se relâchent, s’affaiblissent ou se déchirent, les organes pelviens peuvent descendre (prolapsus). Le prolapsus peut être léger, modéré ou sévère. Vous pourriez avoir un ou plusieurs des types de prolapsus décrits ci-dessous. / Muscles in the pelvis (pelvic floor muscles) support the pelvic organs and help keep them in place. If these muscles stretc…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Perioperative Services
Alternate Title
Opération de la vessie
Guide à l’intention des patientes
Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Bladder Surgery
A Patient Guide
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)
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvic floor--Diseases
Abstract
[In French] Les muscles du pelvis (muscles du plancher pelvien) soutiennent les organes pelviens et aident à les maintenir en place. Si ces muscles se relâchent, s’affaiblissent ou se déchirent, les organes pelviens peuvent descendre (prolapsus). Le prolapsus peut être léger, modéré ou sévère. Vous pourriez avoir un ou plusieurs des types de prolapsus décrits ci-dessous. / Muscles in the pelvis (pelvic floor muscles) support the pelvic organs and help keep them in place. If these muscles stretch, weaken, or become torn, the pelvic organs can fall out of place (prolapse). Prolaspe may be mild, moderate, or severe. You may have one or more of the types of prolapse described in this booklet.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1050-FR
Zone
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[In French] Exercices pour le plancher pelvien (exercices de Kegel) et conseils pour le contrôle de la vessie

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37226
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1100-FR
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[In French] Faciles à faire, les exercices pour le plancher pelvien peuvent vous aider à améliorer le contrôle de votre vessie ou de votre intestin. Quand ils sont faits correctement et de façon régulière, ces exercices – aussi appelés exercices de Kegel – peuvent travailler et renforcer les muscles du plancher pelvien pour vous aider à retenir votre urine et vos selles. Ils peuvent aussi augmenter la satisfaction pendant les relations sexuelles / What is the pelvic floor? The “floor” of your p…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
Guide à l’intention des patientes
Pelvic Floor Exercises (Kegel’s) and Bladder Control Tips
A Patient Guide
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)
Exercise Therapy
Pelvic Floor Disorders - prevention & control
Urinary Incontinence - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvic floor--Diseases--Exercise therapy
Urinary incontinence--Exercise therapy
Abstract
[In French] Faciles à faire, les exercices pour le plancher pelvien peuvent vous aider à améliorer le contrôle de votre vessie ou de votre intestin. Quand ils sont faits correctement et de façon régulière, ces exercices – aussi appelés exercices de Kegel – peuvent travailler et renforcer les muscles du plancher pelvien pour vous aider à retenir votre urine et vos selles. Ils peuvent aussi augmenter la satisfaction pendant les relations sexuelles / What is the pelvic floor? The “floor” of your pelvis is made up of muscles and connective tissue that support the bowel, bladder, urethra and uterus. Pelvic floor exercises or Kegel exercises, are easy exercises that can help improve your bladder or bowel control.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1100-FR
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IWK Prenatal Social Work Support

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37041
IWK. Prenatal Care Team, IWK. Perinatal Follow Up, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Social Work Team, IWK. Prenatal Special Care Unit, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0861
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If you are stressed about life, worried about your baby or struggling with your emotions it may be helpful to talk with a social worker. Medical social workers work for the hospital and with the health care team to help you decrease some of your worries.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Prenatal Care Team
IWK. Perinatal Follow Up
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Social Work Team
IWK. Prenatal Special Care Unit
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
help starts here
hope and health
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Counseling
Pregnant Women - paychology
Prenatal Care
Social Support
Subjects (LCSH)
Prenatal care
Pregnancy--Psychological aspects
Social work with women
Women--Counseling of
Abstract
If you are stressed about life, worried about your baby or struggling with your emotions it may be helpful to talk with a social worker. Medical social workers work for the hospital and with the health care team to help you decrease some of your worries.
Responsibility
IWK Prenatal Care Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0861
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[In French] Chirurgie de jour

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37079
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955-FR
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In French. Quand vous avez une chirurgie d'un jour, vous ne passez pas la nuit à l'hôpital. Vous venez à l'hôpital le jour de l'opération et vous retournez chez vous après un bref séjour dans la salle de réveil à l'unité des soins post-anesthésie. Avant votre opération, vous pourriez devoir passer certains tests. Cela dépendra de votre état de santé général et du type d'opération que vous subirez. Au besoin, quelqu'un vous appellera pour que vous vous présentiez à la clinique de préadmission.…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
Gynécologie adulte
Guide de la patiente - Programme de santé des femmes et des nouveau-nés du IWK
Day Surgery
Adult Gynecology
A Patient Guide - Women's and Newborn Health Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Ambulatory surgery
Abstract
In French. Quand vous avez une chirurgie d'un jour, vous ne passez pas la nuit à l'hôpital. Vous venez à l'hôpital le jour de l'opération et vous retournez chez vous après un bref séjour dans la salle de réveil à l'unité des soins post-anesthésie. Avant votre opération, vous pourriez devoir passer certains tests. Cela dépendra de votre état de santé général et du type d'opération que vous subirez. Au besoin, quelqu'un vous appellera pour que vous vous présentiez à la clinique de préadmission.Women's Health Program, IWK. / Having "day surgery" (with Adult Surgical Services, Women's Health Program, IWK Women's Site) means you will not stay at the hospital overnight. You will come to the hospital the day of surgery, and then return home after a short stay in the Recovery Room (Post Anesthesia Care Unit- PACU).
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0955-FR
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[In French] Ablation de l’endomètre

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37164
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0098-FR
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[In French] What is an Endometrial Biopsy? Endometrium is the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. An Endometrial Biopsy is the removal of a sample of the endometrium. Definition, how and why performed, follow-up instructions.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Endometrial biopsy
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy
Endometrium - surgery
Uterine Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Biopsy
Endometrium--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
[In French] What is an Endometrial Biopsy? Endometrium is the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. An Endometrial Biopsy is the removal of a sample of the endometrium. Definition, how and why performed, follow-up instructions.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0098-FR
Zone
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[In French] Hystéroscopie

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37165
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0640-FR
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[In French] A hysteroscope is a narrow telescope-like instrument used to look inside the uterus (womb). It is inserted through the vagina and in through the cervix (neck of the womb).
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Hysteroscopy
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Hysteroscopy
Uterine Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Hysteroscopy
Uterus--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
[In French] A hysteroscope is a narrow telescope-like instrument used to look inside the uterus (womb). It is inserted through the vagina and in through the cervix (neck of the womb).
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0640-FR
Zone
All Zones
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[In French] Ablation de l’endomètre

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37166
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic, IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP), IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0989-FR
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[In French] Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys (ablates) the uterine lining, or endometrium. This procedure is used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding. The endometrium heals by scarring, which usually reduces or stops uterine bleeding.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Women's Health Specialty Clinic
IWK. Women's Health Community Clinics
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Preadmission Clinic (WNHP)
IWK. Reproductive Endocrine Centre
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Endometrial ablation
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Endometrium - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Endometrium--Diseases--Surgery
Abstract
[In French] Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys (ablates) the uterine lining, or endometrium. This procedure is used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding. The endometrium heals by scarring, which usually reduces or stops uterine bleeding.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0989-FR
Zone
All Zones
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[In French] Dilatation et curetage (DC)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37167
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0997-FR
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[In French] Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure in which the cervix is dilated and a special instrument is used to scrape the uterine lining. A D & C is done for different reasons, such as; for heavy bleeding, bleeding after menopause or to remove tissue after miscarriage.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
Guide de la patiente
Dilatation and curettage
D&C
a patient guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Dilatation and Curettage
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Miscarriage--Treatment
Postoperative care
Uterus--Surgery
Abstract
[In French] Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure in which the cervix is dilated and a special instrument is used to scrape the uterine lining. A D & C is done for different reasons, such as; for heavy bleeding, bleeding after menopause or to remove tissue after miscarriage.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0997-FR
Zone
All Zones
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