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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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English (254321), Chinese - Traditional (262962), Chinese - Simplified (262963), Punjabi (262964), Vietnamese (262965), Arabic (262966), Korean (254409), Farsi (262967)

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254321
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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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English (253986), English (253986), Chinese - Traditional (262914), Chinese - Simplified (262915), Punjabi (262916), Vietnamese (262917), Arabic (262918), Korean (262919), Farsi (262920)

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253986
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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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254712
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Living Well with Chronic Obstructed Pulmonary Disease - Summary Guide [English] Permalink Public

Anatomy and Physiology of COPD, Smoking and Lung Function, Factors that Can Make Symptoms Worse, Medications, Inhalation Techniques, Breathing Techniques, Positions to Reduce SOB, Coughing Techniques, Energy Conservation Principles, Stress Management, Relaxation Techniques, Healthy Lifestyle, Your Plan of Action. (English)

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http://www.livingwellwithcopd.com/DATA/DOCUMENT/65...

Catalogue Number:
255761
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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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262886
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Fraser Health Telemonitoring Equipment (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Describes the equipment used for the 'BreatheWELL at Home' Telemonitoring program. (English) Colour

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English (257427), Punjabi (264180)

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257427
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Nutrition and COPD (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Our bodies require a variety of nutrients for proper function (including breathing!). Eating a balanced diet is essential to maintain health and manage your COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). This factsheet gives helpful nutrition tips to support people living with COPD. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264601
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Safer Series Card - Screens [English] Permalink Public

Small 3.25" x 4.25" double-sided card that explains how screens are a safer alternative to using brillo. Provides 3 photographed safer methods and support line numbers to call in British Columbia. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264613
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Surgery [English] Permalink Public

Information for adult surgical patients and families who have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).If you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) you are at higher risk for breathing or heart problems after surgery because of the medications used for sedation or for pain. Here are some simple things you can do before and after your surgery to decrease your risk of breathing and heart problems. (English) Colour

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264531
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Live Well Smoke-Free: Residential Care (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This brochure provides information on alternatives to smoking to help relieve any discomfort you might feel from nicotine withdrawal. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255223
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