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Skin graft and donor site care

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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Burn Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0234
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Skin grafts can be done for leg ulcers, a wound on the body that does not heal, and for burn wounds. This booklet reviews how the surgery is done and what to expect after having a skin graft. Graft site dressing care, key terms, and a list of symptoms to watch out for that would need medical attention are provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Burn Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Skin Transplantation
Subjects (LCSH)
Skin-grafting
Specialty
Dermatology
Abstract
Skin grafts can be done for leg ulcers, a wound on the body that does not heal, and for burn wounds. This booklet reviews how the surgery is done and what to expect after having a skin graft. Graft site dressing care, key terms, and a list of symptoms to watch out for that would need medical attention are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Burn Unit
Pamphlet Number
0234
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Having a PET (positron emission tomography) scan

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1185
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A PET scan is an imaging test showing how an organ or tissue works. This pamphlet reviews how it is done and how to prepare for the test. The radiation risk is discussed and contact information is listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1638, "Subir une tomographie par émission de positrons (TEP)", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Diagnostic Imaging
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Positron-Emission Tomography
Diagnostic Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Tomography, Emission
Diagnostic imaging
Abstract
A PET scan is an imaging test showing how an organ or tissue works. This pamphlet reviews how it is done and how to prepare for the test. The radiation risk is discussed and contact information is listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1638, "Subir une tomographie par émission de positrons (TEP)", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1185
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Nutrition guidelines for ileostomy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0554
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It is important to follow nutrition guidelines following ileostomy surgery. This pamphlet provides guidelines to help you manage symptoms that may happen after surgery. It lists food that should be avoided and suggests preferred food choices.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services
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)
Ileostomy
Digestive System Diseases - diet therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Ileostomy
Surgery--Nutritional aspects
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Gastroenterology
Abstract
It is important to follow nutrition guidelines following ileostomy surgery. This pamphlet provides guidelines to help you manage symptoms that may happen after surgery. It lists food that should be avoided and suggests preferred food choices.
Responsibility
Food and Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
0554
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Low fibre, low lactose diet

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0561
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Fibre is the part of a plant that your body can't digest. Lactose is a natural sugar found in milk products. This pamphlet provides a list of foods that are low in fibre and lactose and suggests foods that should be avoided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services
Alternate Title
Low fiber, low lactose diet
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Lactose Intolerance - diet therapy
Dietary Fiber
Subjects (LCSH)
Food--Fiber content
Milk-free diet
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
Fibre is the part of a plant that your body can't digest. Lactose is a natural sugar found in milk products. This pamphlet provides a list of foods that are low in fibre and lactose and suggests foods that should be avoided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Food and Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
0561
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Soft, easy to chew high energy, high protein nutrition guidelines

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1198
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Good nutrition is more important after your surgery or illness. This booklet lists high energy, high protein foods and ways to improve your appetite. Ideas on how to manage a sore mouth or throat are listed. Tips to help food taste better are outlined. A variety of high energy, high protein recipes and a sample menu are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Digestive System Diseases - diet therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery--Nutritional aspects
Specialty
Food and nutrition
Abstract
Good nutrition is more important after your surgery or illness. This booklet lists high energy, high protein foods and ways to improve your appetite. Ideas on how to manage a sore mouth or throat are listed. Tips to help food taste better are outlined. A variety of high energy, high protein recipes and a sample menu are provided.
Responsibility
Food and Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
1198
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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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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nursing Staff 4.1, QEII, Halifax. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1215
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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a disease where fatty substances called plaque build up in the arteries that supply blood to the brain, organs, and limbs. This pamphlet reviews how peripheral arterial disease happens and what tests are needed to find out if you have it. Ways to prevent the disease are also offered.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Nursing Staff 4.1, QEII, Halifax
Alternate Title
PAD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a disease where fatty substances called plaque build up in the arteries that supply blood to the brain, organs, and limbs. This pamphlet reviews how peripheral arterial disease happens and what tests are needed to find out if you have it. Ways to prevent the disease are also offered.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nursing Staff 4.1, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1215
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Getting ready for a CT virtual colonscopy : QEII, DGH, CCHC

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1370
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A virtual colonoscopy is an exam used to check the inside lining of the colon for growths called polyps. Step-by-step instructions are provided to make sure that your bowel is empty and ready for the exam.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
CT colonography
CTC
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)
Colonography, Computed Tomographic
Subjects (LCSH)
Colon (Anatomy)--Tomography
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Gastrointestinal System
Abstract
A virtual colonoscopy is an exam used to check the inside lining of the colon for growths called polyps. Step-by-step instructions are provided to make sure that your bowel is empty and ready for the exam.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging
Pamphlet Number
1370
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Sample CAPD diet plan : no added salt, low phosphorus

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1410
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This handout provides a 7 day meal plan for persons managing their own Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD). This diet is also appropriate for someone with diabetes.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services
Alternate Title
Sample continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis diet plan
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)
Peritoneal Dialysis
Kidney Diseases - diet therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Kidneys--Diseases--Nutritional aspects
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
This handout provides a 7 day meal plan for persons managing their own Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD). This diet is also appropriate for someone with diabetes.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Food and Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
1410
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Dialysis patients on Warfarin who need interventional radiology procedures

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1444
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This pamphlet gives specific directions if you are a dialysis patient on Warfarin and you are undergoing interventional radiology procedures. Space is provided to write the name and date of your procedure as well as what medicine(s) to stop taking before your procedure. Directions about when to have blood work done as well as when to restart your medicine(s) after the procedure are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Department
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Services
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)
Nephrology
Warfarin
Renal Dialysis
Radiology, Interventional
Subjects (LCSH)
Nephrology
Hemodialysis
Warfarin
Interventional radiology
Abstract
This pamphlet gives specific directions if you are a dialysis patient on Warfarin and you are undergoing interventional radiology procedures. Space is provided to write the name and date of your procedure as well as what medicine(s) to stop taking before your procedure. Directions about when to have blood work done as well as when to restart your medicine(s) after the procedure are provided.
Notes
Previous title: Hemodialysis instead of dialysis
Responsibility
Prepared by: Dr. Jo-Anne Wilson, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator ; Paula Mossop, Vascular Access Nurse
Pamphlet Number
1444
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5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1483
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5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a type of drug often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This type of drug is good at controlling active ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s colitis as well as keeping ulcerative colitis in remission. Topics include: what 5-ASA type drugs do, which 5-ASA you should take, continuing to take the drug, talking to your doctor, what other medication you can take, and when to expect to see improvement. The pamphlet also describes common and rare side effects.
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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 (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Crohn Disease - drug therapy
Colitis - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Crohn's disease
Colitis
Abstract
5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a type of drug often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This type of drug is good at controlling active ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s colitis as well as keeping ulcerative colitis in remission. Topics include: what 5-ASA type drugs do, which 5-ASA you should take, continuing to take the drug, talking to your doctor, what other medication you can take, and when to expect to see improvement. The pamphlet also describes common and rare side effects.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Jennifer Stewart, RN; Gastroenterology
Prepared by: Kaleigh MacIsaac, B.ScPharm; Gastroenterology
Revised by: Phyllis Durning, RN
Revised by: Alison Harding, B.Sc.
Pamphlet Number
1483
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Surgery on the aorta

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 4.1 Nursing Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0009
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Your surgeon has arranged for you to have surgery on your aorta. This pamphlet will help you understand what will happen after your surgery. It outlines what aortic stenosis or occusion is, defines the types of aneurysms, and goes over the different methods of surgical repair. What to expect after surgery and care at home is also covered.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 4.1 Nursing Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aorta - surgery
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Aorta--Surgery
Postoperative care
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Surgery
Abstract
Your surgeon has arranged for you to have surgery on your aorta. This pamphlet will help you understand what will happen after your surgery. It outlines what aortic stenosis or occusion is, defines the types of aneurysms, and goes over the different methods of surgical repair. What to expect after surgery and care at home is also covered.
Responsibility
Prepared by 4.1 Nursing Unit
Pamphlet Number
0009
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Percutaneous nephrolithotomy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Dr. Andrea Lantz. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1603
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A percutaneous nephrolithotomy is used to treat a large kidney stone. You will be in the hospital for 2 days. The steps of the procedure are outlined. Care immediately after surgery and at home are described. Your follow up Urology Clinic appointment information is outlined. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone). Dr. Andrea Lantz
Alternate Title
PCNL
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)
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Urinary Calculi - therapy
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Nephrostomy
Urinary organs--Calculi
Postoperative care
Abstract
A percutaneous nephrolithotomy is used to treat a large kidney stone. You will be in the hospital for 2 days. The steps of the procedure are outlined. Care immediately after surgery and at home are described. Your follow up Urology Clinic appointment information is outlined. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Dr. Andrea Lantz
Pamphlet Number
1603
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Peripheral bypass surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 4.1 Nursing Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0175
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This surgery should improve the circulation in your leg by letting the blood go around a blockage.This pamphlet explains the reasons for the surgery, care after, medication info, care of the incision, and activity recommendations. Bowel care and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided. Information on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and follow-up care are also given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 4.1 Nursing Unit
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)
Peripheral Arterial Disease - surgery
Leg - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood--Circulation
Leg--Surgery
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
This surgery should improve the circulation in your leg by letting the blood go around a blockage.This pamphlet explains the reasons for the surgery, care after, medication info, care of the incision, and activity recommendations. Bowel care and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided. Information on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and follow-up care are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by 4.1 Nursing Unit
Pamphlet Number
0175
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Welcome to 9A : General Surgery Unit

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0738
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This pamphlet outlines what to expect as an inpatient on 9A, a General Surgery Unit. The pamphlet provides information on visiting hours, accommodations, valuables and belongings, meals, and morning rounds. It also describes all the members of your health care team. Parking, amenities, and other general information is outlined.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. General Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Hospital Units
Patient Care Team
Subjects (LCSH)
Operations, Surgical
Hospital wards
Health care teams
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines what to expect as an inpatient on 9A, a General Surgery Unit. The pamphlet provides information on visiting hours, accommodations, valuables and belongings, meals, and morning rounds. It also describes all the members of your health care team. Parking, amenities, and other general information is outlined.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 9A Staff
Pamphlet Number
0738
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Subir une tomographie par émission depositrons (TEP)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1638
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Une tomographie par émission de positrons (TEP) est un examen d’imagerie qui révèle la fonction d’un organe ou d’un tissu. La brochure explique la procédure et la façon de se préparer à l’examen. Elle traite aussi du risque dû aux radiations et indique où s’adresser pour plus d’informations. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1185, “Having a PET (Positron Emission Tomography) Scan”. A PET scan is an imaging test showing how an organ or tissue works. This pamphlet reviews how…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
TEP
Having a PET (positron emission tomography) scan
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Positron-Emission Tomography
Diagnostic Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Tomography, Emission
Diagnostic imaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Une tomographie par émission de positrons (TEP) est un examen d’imagerie qui révèle la fonction d’un organe ou d’un tissu. La brochure explique la procédure et la façon de se préparer à l’examen. Elle traite aussi du risque dû aux radiations et indique où s’adresser pour plus d’informations.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1185, “Having a PET (Positron Emission Tomography) Scan”. A PET scan is an imaging test showing how an organ or tissue works. This pamphlet reviews how it is done and how to prepare for the test. The radiation risk is discussed and contact information is listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1638
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Golimumab (Simponi) therapy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Division of Gastroenterology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1641
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Your healthcare provider feels that treatment with golimumab may be helpful in managing your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what golimumab 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. Division of 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)
Golimumab
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Your healthcare provider feels that treatment with golimumab may be helpful in managing your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what golimumab 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
1641
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Recovery and Integration Services

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1642
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Recovery and Integration Services support adults (aged 19 and over) who are living with mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder, and who also experience substantial functional challenges. A list of services provided, settings where services are offered, and contact information for different locations are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions (Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
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)
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Recovery and Integration Services support adults (aged 19 and over) who are living with mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder, and who also experience substantial functional challenges. A list of services provided, settings where services are offered, and contact information for different locations are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by Mental Health and Addictions, Central Zone (Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants)
Pamphlet Number
1642
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Getting a wheelchair or scooter : outpatient occupational therapy services at the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Occupational Therapy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1650
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This pamphlet outlines how Occupational Therapy Services can help you to review, prescribe, and choose a wheelchair or scooter. It also explains what to expect over the new few months by learning how to get ready for different appointments. It answers questions about payments, funding programs, and maintenance and/or repair.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Occupational Therapy Services
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)
Self-Help Devices
Wheelchairs
Subjects (LCSH)
Self-help devices for people with disabilities
Wheelchairs
Motor scooters
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
This pamphlet outlines how Occupational Therapy Services can help you to review, prescribe, and choose a wheelchair or scooter. It also explains what to expect over the new few months by learning how to get ready for different appointments. It answers questions about payments, funding programs, and maintenance and/or repair.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Occupational Therapy Services, Central Zone
Pamphlet Number
1650
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Nocturnal dialysis diet

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1655
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Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis (NHHD) is a type of dialysis done at home overnight, usually for 8-9 hours, 5-6 nights per week. Topics include: protein, sample meal plan, phosphorus, sodium, fluids, and potassium.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Food and Nutrition Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diet therapy
Hemodialysis, Home
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Diseases--Nutritional aspects
Home hemodialysis
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis (NHHD) is a type of dialysis done at home overnight, usually for 8-9 hours, 5-6 nights per week. Topics include: protein, sample meal plan, phosphorus, sodium, fluids, and potassium.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Food & Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
1655
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