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After my operation : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1587
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This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. 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
Dartmouth General Hospital
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about care after surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. 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, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1587
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After my operation : Hants Community Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1052
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This pamphlet addresses concerns regarding care after surgery when you return home. Restrictions are listed for the first day at home. Other topics are: managing pain, care of the incision, and when a person can drive. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention in an Emergency Department are listed.
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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 (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Surgery
Hants Community Hospital
Abstract
This pamphlet addresses concerns regarding care after surgery when you return home. Restrictions are listed for the first day at home. Other topics are: managing pain, care of the incision, and when a person can drive. Symptoms that need immediate medical attention in an Emergency Department are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
1052
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After orthopedic day surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1599
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This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a lis…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
After orthopaedic day surgery
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
Orthopedic Procedures
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Orthopedic surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention) are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1599
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After orthopedic surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
0123
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Information about medicines for discomfort, activity, stitches and a dressing is given. There are directions to follow should bleeding occur and continue. Other symptoms that need immediate medical attention are also noted.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
After orthopaedic surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Postoperative Care
Orthopedics
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Orthopedic surgery
Abstract
Information about medicines for discomfort, activity, stitches and a dressing is given. There are directions to follow should bleeding occur and continue. Other symptoms that need immediate medical attention are also noted.
Responsibility
Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
0123
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After prostatic needle biopsy (P.N.B.)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2013.
Pamphlet Number
1473
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The pamphlet describes what to expect after your prostatic needle biopsy. Following your prostatic needle biopsy, you should also receive a pamphlet with information on cystoscopy.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit
Alternate Title
PNB
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2013
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([3] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Prostatic diseases - diagnosis
Biopsy, needle
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate--Biopsy
Needle biopsy
Postoperative care
Abstract
The pamphlet describes what to expect after your prostatic needle biopsy. Following your prostatic needle biopsy, you should also receive a pamphlet with information on cystoscopy.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
1473
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After rectal surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0577
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Recommendations for managing discomfort and caring for your incision (cut) are provided. Guidelines surrounding meals, activity, and other important points are given. Call your surgeon or family doctor if you have a fever or chills (this could mean you have an infection), are unable to have a bowel movement in a day or two, or are unable to pass urine (pee) after surgery.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Same Day Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Rectum - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Rectum--Surgery
Abstract
Recommendations for managing discomfort and caring for your incision (cut) are provided. Guidelines surrounding meals, activity, and other important points are given. Call your surgeon or family doctor if you have a fever or chills (this could mean you have an infection), are unable to have a bowel movement in a day or two, or are unable to pass urine (pee) after surgery.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, VG site, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0577
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After rectal surgery : Hants Community Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1055
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This pamphlet focuses on care after rectal surgery. Topics included are: eating, activity, care of the incision, other important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
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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)
Postoperative Care
Rectum - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Rectum--Surgery
Specialty
Hants Community Hospital
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet focuses on care after rectal surgery. Topics included are: eating, activity, care of the incision, other important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit
Pamphlet Number
1055
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After sedation and your child

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Department, Hants Community Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1389
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This pamphlet provides details on how to care for your child after they have received sedation at the Hants Community Hospital. Specific instructions are given for how to keep your child safe and when they may start eating again after sedation.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Department, Hants Community Hospital
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)
Child
Conscious Sedation
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Children
Conscious sedation
Specialty
Hants Community Hospital
Medications
Abstract
This pamphlet provides details on how to care for your child after they have received sedation at the Hants Community Hospital. Specific instructions are given for how to keep your child safe and when they may start eating again after sedation.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, Hants Community Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1389
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After stent insertion

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0584
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A stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction in a ureter. The ureters are tubes that drain urine from the kidneys into the bladder. It is important that you have the stent removed at some point. If your stent has been in place for 3 months, you should contact your doctor. Information about are after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
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Corporate Author
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)
Stents
Ureteral Obstruction
Subjects (LCSH)
Ureters--Obstructions
Stents (Surgery)--Fluid dynamics
Abstract
A stent is usually used to relieve a blockage or obstruction in a ureter. The ureters are tubes that drain urine from the kidneys into the bladder. It is important that you have the stent removed at some point. If your stent has been in place for 3 months, you should contact your doctor. Information about are after surgery is provided. Symptoms that require medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Urology Nursing Education Committee, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0584
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After the intensive care unit (ICU) : QEII department of critical care (3A and 5.2 ICU)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1762
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This pamphlet provides information for patients transferring out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Different aspects of recovery from a critical illness are covered, including memory problems, sleep, mood disturbances, breathing, weakness and pain, and body image. Strategies to help with common problems while recovering from a critical illness are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care
Alternate Title
After the ICU : QEII department of critical care (3A and 5.2 ICU)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Hospital Units
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital care
Hospital units
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information for patients transferring out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Different aspects of recovery from a critical illness are covered, including memory problems, sleep, mood disturbances, breathing, weakness and pain, and body image. Strategies to help with common problems while recovering from a critical illness are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: QEII Department of Critical Care
Pamphlet Number
1762
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After throat surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0154
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Topics are: medicine for discomfort, activity, and healthy eating. A person who has throat surgery should not smoke, laugh excessively, cough or gargle for a period of time. Your doctor will discuss throat rest with you.
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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)
Pharynx
Surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Throat--Surgery
Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology
Abstract
Topics are: medicine for discomfort, activity, and healthy eating. A person who has throat surgery should not smoke, laugh excessively, cough or gargle for a period of time. Your doctor will discuss throat rest with you.
Responsibility
prepared by Same Day Surgery, Otolaryngology Nursing Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0154
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After toenail removal

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Capital Health (N.S.). Minor Procedures. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0201
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This pamphlet provides directions about managing pain, elevating the foot, soaking the dressing off, and applying pressure should bleeding occur.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Minor Procedures
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)
Nails - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Toenails
Nails (Anatomy)--Diseases
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides directions about managing pain, elevating the foot, soaking the dressing off, and applying pressure should bleeding occur.
Responsibility
Prepared by Minor Procedures, Halifax Infirmary
Pamphlet Number
0201
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After vasectomy reversal (vasovasostomy)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Urology. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0583
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Topics covered include controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Urology
Alternate Title
Vasovasostomy
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)
Vasovasostomy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Vasovasostomy
Postoperative care
Abstract
Topics covered include controlling discomfort, hygiene, activity, care of your incision, important points, and when to seek medical assistance.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Same Day Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0583
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After vulvar biopsy or excision

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gynecolposcopy Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1625
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This sheet provides general skin care instructions for after a vulvar biopsy or vulvar excision.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gynecolposcopy Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vulvar Neoplasms - diagnosis
Vulvar Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Vulva--Diseases Vulva--Cancer
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
This sheet provides general skin care instructions for after a vulvar biopsy or vulvar excision.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Gynecolposcopy Clinic
Pamphlet Number
1625
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After wired jaw surgery (4.2 Plastic Surgery)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1690
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This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect after you have wired jaw surgery.Topics include: wires and wire cutters, comfort and pain management, nausea and vomiting, nutrition and diet, mouth care, smoking, what to expect when you go home, and what to do in emergency situations. A list of symptoms that require a trip to the Emergency Department is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
Jaw - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Jaws--Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you learn what you can expect after you have wired jaw surgery.Topics include: wires and wire cutters, comfort and pain management, nausea and vomiting, nutrition and diet, mouth care, smoking, what to expect when you go home, and what to do in emergency situations. A list of symptoms that require a trip to the Emergency Department is given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 4.2 Plastic Surgery Unit, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1690
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After your autologous breast reconstruction : DIEP flap, TRAM flap, latissimus dorsi flap, TAP flap, other flaps

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Capital Health (N.S.). Plastic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0055
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Autologous breast reconstruction is surgery to restore the breast after mastectomy or lumpectomy using your body's own (autologous) tissues. At the QEII, several different types of autologous breast reconstruction surgeries are performed. These include DIEP Flap, TRAM Flap, Latissimus Dorsi Flap, TAP Flap and other flaps. This pamphlet describes care before surgery, immediately after surgery and at home. Symptoms requiring immediate medical care are listed.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Plastic Surgery
Editor
McKeough, Sue (RN)
Department of Plastic Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mammaplasty
Surgery, Plastic - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Mammaplasty
Abstract
Autologous breast reconstruction is surgery to restore the breast after mastectomy or lumpectomy using your body's own (autologous) tissues. At the QEII, several different types of autologous breast reconstruction surgeries are performed. These include DIEP Flap, TRAM Flap, Latissimus Dorsi Flap, TAP Flap and other flaps. This pamphlet describes care before surgery, immediately after surgery and at home. Symptoms requiring immediate medical care are listed.
Notes
Previous title: Autogenous breast reconstruction
Responsibility
Prepared by: Sue McKeough, RN; revised by Department of Plastic Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0055
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After your general surgery : what you need to know : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1591
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This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: follow-up visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery Clinic
Alternate Title
After your general surgery : what you need to know DGH
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgical procedures, operative
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what to expect after general surgery at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Topics described in the pamphlet include: follow-up visits (when to call your surgeon), wound care, showering, limits on physical activity (such as driving, lifting, and sexual activity), and controlling pain. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention is also provided.
Responsibility
Created by General Surgery, Dartmouth General Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1591
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After your liver transplant

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0411
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This pamphlet describes what to expect after your liver transplant. The pamphlet explains what your health care team will monitor in the hospital. The signs and treatments of both short and long term complications are listed. The pamphlet describes the role of the Post-Liver Transplant Clinic staff, and your family doctor. The pamphlet includes information about various topics related to taking of yourself, such as infection, emotional and social adjustment, and wearing MedicAlert™ identificati…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Multi Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (58 p.): digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Liver--Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet describes what to expect after your liver transplant. The pamphlet explains what your health care team will monitor in the hospital. The signs and treatments of both short and long term complications are listed. The pamphlet describes the role of the Post-Liver Transplant Clinic staff, and your family doctor. The pamphlet includes information about various topics related to taking of yourself, such as infection, emotional and social adjustment, and wearing MedicAlertâ„¢ identification. The pamphlet describes how a nurse will help you understand your medications. What the medications do, their side effects, and how you should use them are explained. Finally, the pamphlet defines common tests, and words related to these tests.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi Organ Transplant Program, QEII Health Sciences Centre
Pamphlet Number
0411
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After your liver transplant : when you have questions

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Capital Health (N.S.). Multi Organ Transplant Program. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0586
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Symptoms that are very serious and require immediate medical attention in an Emergency Department are listed. The signs of rejection and infection are also given. An essential part of this booklet deals with obtaining anti-rejection medicines. NS, PEI, NB, and NL have different processes, fee systems, and sources for these medicines. Important contact numbers are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Multi Organ Transplant Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Transplantation - rehabilitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Transplantation
Abstract
Symptoms that are very serious and require immediate medical attention in an Emergency Department are listed. The signs of rejection and infection are also given. An essential part of this booklet deals with obtaining anti-rejection medicines. NS, PEI, NB, and NL have different processes, fee systems, and sources for these medicines. Important contact numbers are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Multi Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
0586
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After your lumbar puncture

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1560
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During your lumbar puncture, a needle was placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This fluid surrounds your brain and spinal cord. The CSF will be sent to the lab for testing. The results of this test may help your doctor to diagnose a particular disease or injury. It may take several days or weeks before the results are available. Topics include: care of the puncture site, headache, diet, back discomfort, bathing, driving, and activities to avoid for 24 hours. A list of symp…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Spinal tap
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)
Spinal Puncture
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Spine--Puncture
Nervous system--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
During your lumbar puncture, a needle was placed in your back to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This fluid surrounds your brain and spinal cord. The CSF will be sent to the lab for testing. The results of this test may help your doctor to diagnose a particular disease or injury. It may take several days or weeks before the results are available. Topics include: care of the puncture site, headache, diet, back discomfort, bathing, driving, and activities to avoid for 24 hours. A list of symptoms for when you need to go to the Emergency Department are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
1560
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