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Croup (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Croup is a common breathing problem in young children. It is usually caused by the viruses that cause the common cold. (English) Colour

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Understanding Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet is meant to help you understand cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). ‘Cardio’ means heart. ‘Pulmonary’ means lungs. ‘Resuscitation’ means to try and restart a person’s heart beat and breathing when they stop (often called ‘CPR’). A person is given CPR when they have a “cardiac arrest”. NOTE TO STAFF: Order directly from STORES. (English) Colour

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Bronchiolitis [English] Permalink Public

Bronchiolitis (sounds like bron-kee-oh-lie-tis) is an infection of the bronchioles. Bronchioles (sounds like bron-kee-ohls) are tiny branches of breathing tubes in the lungs. This is a common infection in young children (up to 2 years of age). Some children can get so sick that they are admitted to the hospital because of trouble breathing. (English) Colour

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Allergic Reaction (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Allergic reactions occur when you come in contact with something your body is sensitive to. Allergic reactions can be caused by food, drugs, infections, insect bites, animals, things you breathe and skin contact with irritants such as cosmetics or soaps. (English) Colour

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Asthma (Adult) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Asthma (sounds like az-muh) is when the airways (or breathing tubes) in your lungs become swollen and irritated. This makes it difficult to breathe. (English) Colour

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Chest Pain - Non-Cardiac (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Pain in your chest can be scary but is does not always mean you are having a heart attack. We have done some tests and determined your chest pain is not coming from your heart. (English) Colour

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Facts about Influenza (the Flu) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about influenza including prevention, spread, symptoms, home treatment, when to see a doctor, and how to determine whether it is influenza or a cold. Number 12b. (English)

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) including overview of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), treatment and prevention. Number 73. (English)

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Resources for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

What is COPD? The airways in the lungs become inflamed and obstructed or blocked. This makes it difficult to move the air out of your lungs. COPD incudes two major breathing diseases: Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema. You may be at risk or have COPD if you are or were a smoker; have a cough with mucous that won't go away...have frequent chest infections...experience shortness of breath while doing simple activities. (English) Colour

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Sun Safety After an Organ Transplant (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Skin cancers are the most common type of cancer for people who have had an organ transplant. In fact, any person with a solid organ transplant is much more likely to develop skin cancer than the general public. This risk is increased because of the medicine you must take to prevent your body from rejecting your transplanted organ. (English) Colour

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