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Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36985
IWK. Perioperative Services, IWK. Birth Unit, IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit, IWK. Breast Health, IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology, IWK. Family and Newborn Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0734
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What it is, the risk factors, ways to prevent it.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Perioperative Services
IWK. Birth Unit
IWK. Obstetrical Day Unit
IWK. Breast Health
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
IWK. Urogynaecology / General Gynaecology
IWK. Family and Newborn Unit
Alternate Title
What are some of the risks, symptoms and preventions?
Patient and Family Information
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)
Venous Thromboembolism - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Thromboembolism--Prevention
Abstract
What it is, the risk factors, ways to prevent it.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Perioperative Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0734
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Medication Notification for Core Patients

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37087
IWK. Breast Health, IWK. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0970
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This pamphlet provide information if you have been scheduled to have a breast biopsy in the Breast Imaging Department. You will be reassessed by a technologist and physician, given local anesthesia (freezing), and a small sample of breast tissue will be removed with a special needle. Please refer to the pamphlets you have been given for further information.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Breast Health
IWK. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Breast Imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy, Needle
Breast Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast--Diseases--Diagnosis
Needle biopsy
Abstract
This pamphlet provide information if you have been scheduled to have a breast biopsy in the Breast Imaging Department. You will be reassessed by a technologist and physician, given local anesthesia (freezing), and a small sample of breast tissue will be removed with a special needle. Please refer to the pamphlets you have been given for further information.
Responsibility
IWK Breast Health, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0970
Zone
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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
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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
View Pamphlet
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
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