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Angiography/Angiogram (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure angiography/angiogram including information on who will be performing procedure?, prior to procedure instructions, what happens during procedure?, will it hurt?, how long it will take?, risks or complications, what happens afterwards?, follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems. Angiography is procedure to look at arteries and veins in your body using x-rays. To help see the arteries and veins, an x‐ray dye (called contrast) is injected.This is called an angiogram. (English) Colour

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English (264367), Arabic (264660), Chinese - Simplified (264661), Chinese - Traditional (264662), Farsi (264663), Punjabi (264664), Vietnamese (264665), French (264797)

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264367
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Your Shock Plan - How to deal with a defribrillator shock (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Your defibrillator also called Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator(ICD)is designed to protect you from dangerous heart rhythms. Because of this, you could experience a shock. This information tells you how to deal witha defribrillator shock. (English) Colour

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264359
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Low Blood Pressure When Standing Up / Postural Hypotension (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Have you ever noticed that you feel light-headed, dizzy, or faint when you change position from lying down or sitting to standing? This is a type of low blood pressure. You might hear it called ‘postural hypotension’ or ‘orthostatic hypotension’. (English) Colour

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264401
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After a Heart Attack: What to do for my health (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A heart attack, also called myocardial infarction, is when one of the arteries supplying blood to the heart gets blocked. The part of the heart that gets blood from that artery is damaged. The longer the artery is blocked, the bigger the heart attack. (English) Colour

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English (265301), Chinese - Traditional (265407), Punjabi (265408)

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265301
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Cardiac Catheterization (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet explains how your heart works, what a heart catheterization is, what to expect, and possible treatments following this procedure. This booklet is intended for those people who have been referred to us for this procedure. Closer to the date of your procedure, we send you more specific information about how to prepare. (English) Colour

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264951
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Intensive Care Unit - Visitor Information (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

The pamphlet provides some practical information for family and visitors of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients at Langley Memorial Hospital including general policy and visitation guidelines. (English) Colour

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255710
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Intensive Care Unit - Visitor Information (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Information for family members and friends of patients in the Intensive Care Unit at Chilliwack General Hospital. Includes information on visiting guidelines, communication, family spokesperson, deciding about care, taking care of yourself, and what you can bring into the unit. (English) Colour

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257019
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Why Clean Your Mouth Regularly (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

It is important to keep your mouth clean while in the hospital because cleaning removes germs that can cause chest and mouth infections. (English) Colour

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265674
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Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation [English] Permalink Public

Ablation (sounds like ah-blay-shun) is a medical procedure used to correct certain heart rhythm problems, such as atrial fibrillation. It restores the normal regular rhythm of the heart by scarring the tissue in the heart that triggers the abnormal rhythm. This allows the heart to return to normal, regular rhythm. (English)

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Ablation for Atrial Flutter [English] Permalink Public

Ablation (sounds like ah-blay-shun) is a medical procedure used to correct certain heart rhythm problems, such as atrial flutter. It restores the normal regular rhythm of the heart by scarring the tissue in the heart that triggers the abnormal rhythm. This allows the heart to return to normal regular rhythm. (English)

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