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Advance care planning : making your personal and medical wishes known

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1942
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Advance care planning, or personal care planning, is the process of reflecting on what is important to you, to help you plan for your future medical and personal care. This pamphlet gives information about advance care planning, personal directives (PDs), delegates, what will happen if you do not have a PD, where to keep your completed PD and who should have a copy of it, when you should update your PD, and some treatments you should consider when making a PD. Information about Medical Assistan…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Respiratory System
Abstract
Advance care planning, or personal care planning, is the process of reflecting on what is important to you, to help you plan for your future medical and personal care. This pamphlet gives information about advance care planning, personal directives (PDs), delegates, what will happen if you do not have a PD, where to keep your completed PD and who should have a copy of it, when you should update your PD, and some treatments you should consider when making a PD. Information about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) is included. A list of resources, as well as information and tools available to help you, are provided. A blank Nova Scotia Health Authority Personal Directive form is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2180, "Planification préalable des soins - Faire connaître vos souhaits personnels et médicaux," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™; Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
1942
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0119
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The abdomen is the area from the bottom of your rib cage to your pelvic (hip) bones. Abdominal pain can be caused by many things, including: indigestion, constipation (not being able to poop), gas, infection (either bacterial or viral), food poisoning, ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder or liver disease, kidney stones, bladder infections, menstrual pain, and muscle spasms (muscle movements you cannot control). Most abdominal pain goes away without treatment. This pamphlet gives instructions for …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdominal pain
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
The abdomen is the area from the bottom of your rib cage to your pelvic (hip) bones. Abdominal pain can be caused by many things, including: indigestion, constipation (not being able to poop), gas, infection (either bacterial or viral), food poisoning, ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder or liver disease, kidney stones, bladder infections, menstrual pain, and muscle spasms (muscle movements you cannot control). Most abdominal pain goes away without treatment. This pamphlet gives instructions for when your exam and test results suggest there is nothing seriously wrong or life-threatening. Follow-up instructions and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0119
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The Nova Scotia green sleeve : information for patients, families, and substitute decision makers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1833
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The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help share your health care plans, goals, and care wishes with health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in your Green Sleeve and what you should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1863, "La Pochette verte de la Nouvelle-Écosse : Information pour les patients, famille…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Alternate Title
The NS green sleeve : information for patients, families, and substitute decision makers
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help share your health care plans, goals, and care wishes with health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in your Green Sleeve and what you should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1863, "La Pochette verte de la Nouvelle-Écosse : Information pour les patients, familles et mandataires", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The Nova Scotia Health Palliative Care Network
Pamphlet Number
1833
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The Nova Scotia green sleeve : information for health care providers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1834
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The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help communicate a patient’s health care plans, goals, and care wishes to health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in a Green Sleeve and what patients should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Alternate Title
The NS green sleeve : information for healthcare providers
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help communicate a patient’s health care plans, goals, and care wishes to health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in a Green Sleeve and what patients should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Pamphlet Number
1834
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Goals of care : when you are very sick and/or dying in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services, Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2208
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The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services
Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services; Department of Medicine
Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2208
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Would you like to learn more about COPD and Advance Care Planning?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1757
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions at Community Health Team locations in HRM. Contact information is p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
Would you like to learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Advance Care Planning?
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Respiratory System
Abstract
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions at Community Health Team locations in HRM. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Brought to you by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1757
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Planification préalable des soins : faire connaître vos souhaits personnels et médicaux

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2180
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La planification préalable des soins est un processus de réflexion sur ce qui est important pour vous afin de vous aider à planifier vos futurs soins médicaux et personnels. Ce dépliant fournit de l'information sur la planification préalable des soins, les directives personnelles (DP), les mandataires, la préparation d’une DP, ce qu'il faut faire avec la DP une fois qu'elle est terminée, quand la mettre à jour, l'information et les outils disponibles, et les traitements à prendre en considérati…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Abstract
La planification préalable des soins est un processus de réflexion sur ce qui est important pour vous afin de vous aider à planifier vos futurs soins médicaux et personnels. Ce dépliant fournit de l'information sur la planification préalable des soins, les directives personnelles (DP), les mandataires, la préparation d’une DP, ce qu'il faut faire avec la DP une fois qu'elle est terminée, quand la mettre à jour, l'information et les outils disponibles, et les traitements à prendre en considération lors de la préparation d’une DP. Une liste de ressources est fournie.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1942, "Advance Care Planning: Making Your Personal and Medical Wishes Known". Advance Care Planning is the process of reflecting on what is important to you to help you plan ahead for your future medical and personal care. This pamphlet provides information about advance care planning, personal directives, delegates, completing a PD, what to do with a PD once it is completed, when to update a PD, information and tools available, and treatments to consider when making a PD. A list of resources is provided.
Responsibility
Brought to you by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
2180
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The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1823
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The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ stands for: Implementing a Novel and Supportive Outreach Program of Individualized Care for Patients and Families Living with REspiratory Disease. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease. INSPIRED helps people with (COPD) by providing: COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage COPD flare-ups, suggestions of programs and services that might be helpful, and a chance to consider your goals of care and co…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
The INSPIRED Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outreach Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Abstract
The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ stands for: Implementing a Novel and Supportive Outreach Program of Individualized Care for Patients and Families Living with REspiratory Disease. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease. INSPIRED helps people with (COPD) by providing: COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage COPD flare-ups, suggestions of programs and services that might be helpful, and a chance to consider your goals of care and complete a Personal Directive document. This pamphlet explains eligibility for the program, what the program includes and potential benefits. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1823
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Want to learn more about COPD and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1841
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
Want to learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Abstract
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Brought to you by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1841
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La Pochette verte de la Nouvelle-Écosse : information pour les patients, familles et mandataires

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Palliative Care Coordinator. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1863
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La Pochette verte de la Nouvelle-Écosse est un endroit central où garder des documents importants en vue de partager avec les fournisseurs de soins de santé vos plans de soins, vos objectifs et vos souhaits en matière de soins. Toute personne atteinte d’une maladie limitant l’espérance de vie devrait avoir une Pochette verte. La présente brochure indique ce que vous devriez garder dans votre Pochette verte et ce que vous devriez en faire. Vous y trouverez aussi des ressources pour obtenir plus …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Provincial Palliative Care Coordinator
Alternate Title
La Pochette verte de la N-É : information pour les patients, familles et mandataires
Nova Scotia Green Sleeve
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
La Pochette verte de la Nouvelle-Écosse est un endroit central où garder des documents importants en vue de partager avec les fournisseurs de soins de santé vos plans de soins, vos objectifs et vos souhaits en matière de soins. Toute personne atteinte d’une maladie limitant l’espérance de vie devrait avoir une Pochette verte. La présente brochure indique ce que vous devriez garder dans votre Pochette verte et ce que vous devriez en faire. Vous y trouverez aussi des ressources pour obtenir plus d’information.
The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help share your health care plans, goals and care wishes with health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in your Green Sleeve and what you should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Provincial Palliative Care Coordinator
Pamphlet Number
1863
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What is a code status? : QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. Acute Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1532
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"Code Status" are the words used by hospital staff to describe the procedures that can be performed on a patient if the heart stops or the lungs fail. This pamphlet explains all three code statuses: full code, no code/do not resuscitate, and comfort care/allow natural death. This pamphlet is for use by patients at the QEII, adapted from a pamphlet created by Hants Community Hospital.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Hants Community Hospital. Acute Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Directives
Resuscitation Orders
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
"Code Status" are the words used by hospital staff to describe the procedures that can be performed on a patient if the heart stops or the lungs fail. This pamphlet explains all three code statuses: full code, no code/do not resuscitate, and comfort care/allow natural death. This pamphlet is for use by patients at the QEII, adapted from a pamphlet created by Hants Community Hospital.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acute Care, Hants Community Hospital; adapted for use by the QEII
Pamphlet Number
1532
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