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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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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)
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 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 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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Antibodies and surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1404
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This pamphlet explains why it is important to tell your health care provider if you have “antibodies” before surgery. A definition of antibodies, how the body makes antibodies and how this will affect you are reviewed.
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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)
Hematology
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood
Hematology
Specialty
Hematology
Abstract
This pamphlet explains why it is important to tell your health care provider if you have “antibodies” before surgery. A definition of antibodies, how the body makes antibodies and how this will affect you are reviewed.
Responsibility
prepared by the Perioperative Blood Management
Pamphlet Number
1404
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Before and after day surgery : Dartmouth General Hospital

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1091
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This pamphlet provides information about the activities that occur before and after a day surgery procedure. It reviews what to do if you are unable to keep your appointment and how to get ready on the day of your surgery. Instructions for your care after surgery are also provided.
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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 (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Day Surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery, Minor
Specialty
Dartmouth General Hospital
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about the activities that occur before and after a day surgery procedure. It reviews what to do if you are unable to keep your appointment and how to get ready on the day of your surgery. Instructions for your care after surgery are also provided.
Responsibility
Same Day Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1091
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Birth control patch (EVRA)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0255
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The skin patch, Evra, is a once a week birth control method. The patch will not be prescribed for women who smoke and are older than 35. The risk of heart attack and stroke are too high. This pamphlet identifies who should not use the patch, how to use the patch, and some important points to remember when using the patch.
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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 (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Contraception
Gynecology
Subjects (LCSH)
Birth control
Contraception
Specialty
Gynecology
Medications
Abstract
The skin patch, Evra, is a once a week birth control method. The patch will not be prescribed for women who smoke and are older than 35. The risk of heart attack and stroke are too high. This pamphlet identifies who should not use the patch, how to use the patch, and some important points to remember when using the patch.
Responsibility
TPU
Pamphlet Number
0255
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Bronchoscopy : Intensive Care Unit

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0286
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During a bronchoscopy, the specialist uses a scope with a light at the tip to look at the inside of the windpipe and the smaller breathing tubes of the lungs. This pamphlet explains why a bronchoscopy may be needed, getting ready for the test, where it is done, how it is done and care after the test. The risks of having a bronchoscopy are listed.
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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)
Bronchoscopy
Subjects (LCSH)
Bronchoscopy
Abstract
During a bronchoscopy, the specialist uses a scope with a light at the tip to look at the inside of the windpipe and the smaller breathing tubes of the lungs. This pamphlet explains why a bronchoscopy may be needed, getting ready for the test, where it is done, how it is done and care after the test. The risks of having a bronchoscopy are listed.
Responsibility
Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
0286
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Calcium, phosphorus, bone disease and dialysis

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1400
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People with renal disease often get bone disease. Renal bone disease can be slowed or prevented with diet and medicines like phosphate binders. This guide reviews how this happens, what signs to watch for and what things you can do to keep your calcium and phosphorus in balance.
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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)
Nephrology
Renal Dialysis
Subjects (LCSH)
Bones--Diseases
Hemodialysis
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
People with renal disease often get bone disease. Renal bone disease can be slowed or prevented with diet and medicines like phosphate binders. This guide reviews how this happens, what signs to watch for and what things you can do to keep your calcium and phosphorus in balance.
Responsibility
Hemodialysis Unit, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1400
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Cataract surgery

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0135
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A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts can be caused by aging, eye injury, disease and some medications. You will be given medication to freeze your eye. The cataract will be removed and a new plastic lens is placed in the eye behind the pupil. We have provided instructions for your care at home. This includes using a metal shield, activity, using eye drops and the symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
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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 (10 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cataract extraction
Ophthalmology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cataract--Surgery
Eye--Diseases
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Abstract
A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts can be caused by aging, eye injury, disease and some medications. You will be given medication to freeze your eye. The cataract will be removed and a new plastic lens is placed in the eye behind the pupil. We have provided instructions for your care at home. This includes using a metal shield, activity, using eye drops and the symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Responsibility
Ophthalmology & Same Day Surgery Staff, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0135
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Central venous lines (CVP)

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Capital Health (N.S.). Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
0118
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A central venous pressure (CVP) line may be used when a patient needs measurements taken to determine the best treatment, a large vein to give fluids and/or medicines, or a type of intravenous feeding called total parenteral nutrition. The pamphlet describes where the line enters the body, how the line is inserted and how the catheter is removed. At the end of the pamphlet, we have listed the risks of a CVP line.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.)
Alternate Title
Central venous pressure lines
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)
Blood pressure monitoring
Central Venous Pressure
Catheters
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Central venous pressure
Abstract
A central venous pressure (CVP) line may be used when a patient needs measurements taken to determine the best treatment, a large vein to give fluids and/or medicines, or a type of intravenous feeding called total parenteral nutrition. The pamphlet describes where the line enters the body, how the line is inserted and how the catheter is removed. At the end of the pamphlet, we have listed the risks of a CVP line.
Responsibility
Critical Care Emergency Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
0118
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