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Acute hemodialysis

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1151
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Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care ar…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Nephrology Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Renal Dialysis
Acute Kidney Injury
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemodialysis
Acute renal failure
Abstract
Dialysis is a life-saving treatment which takes away waste and extra water from the blood. This pamphlet discusses why your kidneys are important and how you will feel if waste products build up in your blood. It defines acute kidney failure, dialysis, and hemodialysis. It discusses how long, and how often the treatment is needed and the special catheters needed for the treatment. Challenges for those living with kidney disease, resources available, as well as instructions for follow-up care are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nephrology Services
Pamphlet Number
1151
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Adalimumab (Humira) therapy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1207
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Your healthcare provider feels that treatment with adalimumab may be helpful in managing your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what adalimumab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gastroenterology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adalimumab
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Your healthcare provider feels that treatment with adalimumab may be helpful in managing your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what adalimumab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Division of Gastroenterology
Pamphlet Number
1207
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Addictions community-based services : Central Zone (Halifax, Eastern Shore, and West Hants)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1753
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Addiction community-based services are available for people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling, and their families. This pamphlet describes the community-based services that are available, including individual treatment, group treatment, skill based workshops and two week treatment programs. Womens' only programming for people who identify as women is also available. Information on how to access the programs and other community…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Behavior, Addictive - therapy
Community health services
Subjects (LCSH)
Compulsive behavior
Behavior therapy
Community health services
Abstract
Addiction community-based services are available for people who are having problems with reducing or stopping their use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling, and their families. This pamphlet describes the community-based services that are available, including individual treatment, group treatment, skill based workshops and two week treatment programs. Womens' only programming for people who identify as women is also available. Information on how to access the programs and other community-based services is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
Pamphlet Number
1753
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Additional precautions

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IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0150
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What are precautions and an explanation on what to do if a patient has been placed on isolation. Masks, gloves, gowns and hand hygiene.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Infection Prevention and Control Services
Alternate Title
a guide for patients, families and visitors
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Abstract
What are precautions and an explanation on what to do if a patient has been placed on isolation. Masks, gloves, gowns and hand hygiene.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Infection Prevention and Control Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0150
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IWK. Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) / Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0097
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Adenoidectomy pre-operative and post-operative care.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) / Otolaryngology
Alternate Title
instructions for patients and families
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Abstract
Adenoidectomy pre-operative and post-operative care.
Responsibility
IWK Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) / Otolaryngology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0097
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Adolescent Intensive Services

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IWK. Adolescent Intensive Services, IWK. Adolescent Centre for Treatment. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1018
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Youth at AIS participate in individual, group, and family therapy.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adolescent Intensive Services
IWK. Adolescent Centre for Treatment
Alternate Title
(AIS)
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
Abstract
Youth at AIS participate in individual, group, and family therapy.
Responsibility
IWK Adolescent Intensive Services, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1018
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Adrenal insufficiency

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0232
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Adrenal insufficiency happens when your adrenal glands do not make enough hormones. Your body needs the right amount of these hormones in order to live. Adrenal insufficiency may be permanent or temporary. Causes, symptoms, medication, and special dosage instructions for stressful times are provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adrenal Insufficiency
Subjects (LCSH)
Adrenal glands--Diseases
Specialty
Endocrine System
Abstract
Adrenal insufficiency happens when your adrenal glands do not make enough hormones. Your body needs the right amount of these hormones in order to live. Adrenal insufficiency may be permanent or temporary. Causes, symptoms, medication, and special dosage instructions for stressful times are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Halifax Neuropituitary Program, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0232
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The Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0611
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This guide is to inform the reader about the services offered by the CF Program and how to access them. The first part of the guide identifies the members of the health care team and their roles. Common tests are explained. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: medications, maintaining equipment, respiratory equipment and supplies, home intravenous antibiotics and hospitalization. Your role, keeping yourself updated, and the importance of research in battling CF is explained. Symptoms that …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystic Fibrosis
Lung Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Cystic fibrosis
Respiratory organs--Diseases
Pancreas--Diseases
Specialty
Physiotherapy
Gastroenterology
Abstract
This guide is to inform the reader about the services offered by the CF Program and how to access them. The first part of the guide identifies the members of the health care team and their roles. Common tests are explained. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: medications, maintaining equipment, respiratory equipment and supplies, home intravenous antibiotics and hospitalization. Your role, keeping yourself updated, and the importance of research in battling CF is explained. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at the QEII
Pamphlet Number
0611
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After a Nesbit procedure

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0587
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Topics include care of your incision, discomfort and/or pain, sexual activity, general activity, healthy eating, and symptoms that require immediate medical assistance.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Penile Induration - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Penile induration
Postoperative care
Abstract
Topics include care of your incision, discomfort and/or pain, sexual activity, general activity, healthy eating, and symptoms that require immediate medical assistance.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0587
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After breast biopsy

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0579
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This pamphlet will give you some guidelines for your care at home after a breast biopsy. It outlines controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, and symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Diseases - diagnosis
Biopsy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast--Diseases--Diagnosis
Breast--Biopsy
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Breast disease
Abstract
This pamphlet will give you some guidelines for your care at home after a breast biopsy. It outlines controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, and symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
0579
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After catheter removal

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0332
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Some common problems that can happen after a catheter is removed are listed. Drinking plenty of fluid may help control some problems.
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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinary Catheters
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Postoperative care
Abstract
Some common problems that can happen after a catheter is removed are listed. Drinking plenty of fluid may help control some problems.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0332
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After corticosteroid injection

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
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. Comfort measures are given to use after the injection. Some safety points about the use of ice and heat are also provided.
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Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Injections
Subjects (LCSH)
Injections, Intramuscular
Musculoskeletal system
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
This medicine is used to treat discomfort, pain and/or swelling. Local anesthetic will be injected with the corticosteroid. Comfort measures are given to use after the injection. 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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After cystoscopy : general anesthetic

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0585
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During a cystoscopy, a ureteral stent may be placed in a ureter. The stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction. A scope is passed through the urehtra into the bladder. Your urologist will be able to examine the inside of your bladder and the urethra. What to expect after a cystoscopy and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystoscopy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cystoscopy
Postoperative care
Abstract
During a cystoscopy, a ureteral stent may be placed in a ureter. The stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction. A scope is passed through the urehtra into the bladder. Your urologist will be able to examine the inside of your bladder and the urethra. What to expect after a cystoscopy and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0585
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After dental extractions or wisdom teeth removal

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0646
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This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are al…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Molar, Third
Tooth - surgery
Surgery, Oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Third molars
Teeth--Extraction
Mouth--Surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1786, "Après l’extraction des dents ou l’enlèvement des dents de sagesse", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0646
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After ear surgery : FAQ

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1883
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This pamphlet answers questions you may have after ear surgery. A list of symptoms that require you to visit the nearest Emergency Department are given. The French version of this pamphlet 1920, "Après une chirurgie de l’oreille : foire aux questions", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Otolaryngology
Alternate Title
After ear surgery : frequently asked questions
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)
Ear - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Ear--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet answers questions you may have after ear surgery. A list of symptoms that require you to visit the nearest Emergency Department are given. The French version of this pamphlet 1920, "Après une chirurgie de l’oreille : foire aux questions", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Dr. Shoman, Otolaryngology, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1883
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After glaucoma surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0141
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You will need surgery to treat your glaucoma if the pressure inside your eye stays too high even with the use of drops and/or laser treatments. Topics include: how surgery is done, trabeculectomy, shunt procedure, and what happens after surgery. Instructions for your care at home are provided. This includes activity, using eye drops, and the symptoms that require immediate medical attention. The French version of this pamphlet 1894, "Après une chirurgie du glaucome", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Eye Care Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Glaucoma - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Glaucoma--Surgery
Abstract
You will need surgery to treat your glaucoma if the pressure inside your eye stays too high even with the use of drops and/or laser treatments. Topics include: how surgery is done, trabeculectomy, shunt procedure, and what happens after surgery. Instructions for your care at home are provided. This includes activity, using eye drops, and the symptoms that require immediate medical attention. The French version of this pamphlet 1894, "Après une chirurgie du glaucome", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Eye Care Centre, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0141
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After hand surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0588
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After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Same Day Surgery, HI
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)
Hand - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Hand--Surgery
Abstract
After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for yourself. Topics include activity, dressing, stitches, bleeding, signs of infection, and signs of blood flow problems. Contact information for your surgeon and steps to follow are given in case you have problems and/or complications. Contact information for the Plastic Surgery Clinic is also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1898, "Après une chirurgie de la main", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, HI site
Pamphlet Number
0588
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After laminaria insertion

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0172
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A laminaria which is about the size of a matchstick has been placed in the cervix. It is very important to return to the Clinic the next day. You must have someone accompany you home and stay with you to provide care as needed. If you have heavy bleeding, strong cramps that do not settle, a fever or chills, you should go to the Emergency Department.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Contraception
Gynecology
Subjects (LCSH)
Birth control
Gynecology
Specialty
Gynaecology
Medications
Abstract
A laminaria which is about the size of a matchstick has been placed in the cervix. It is very important to return to the Clinic the next day. You must have someone accompany you home and stay with you to provide care as needed. If you have heavy bleeding, strong cramps that do not settle, a fever or chills, you should go to the Emergency Department.
Responsibility
prepared by TPU, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0172
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After minor oral surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0405
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This pamphlet provides information about home care after minor oral surgery. Discomfort, activity, mouth care, controlling swelling and bleeding, eating, and stitches are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1727, "Après une chirurgie buccale mineure", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgery, oral
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Mouth--Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about home care after minor oral surgery. Discomfort, activity, mouth care, controlling swelling and bleeding, eating, and stitches are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are also provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1727, "Après une chirurgie buccale mineure", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0405
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After my operation

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0064
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This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what to eat, managing pain, care of the dressing(s), driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea, and patients who use CPAP machines. The pamphlet includes a list of symptoms that need immediate medical attention.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Operations, Surgical
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what to eat, managing pain, care of the dressing(s), driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea, and patients who use CPAP machines. The pamphlet includes a list of symptoms that need immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
0064
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