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Postpartum Depression [English] Permalink Public

Childbearing is usually marked with celebration, but families and the broader community may forget that this can be a stressful time for a mother. Sometimes, the experience can be so disorganized and exhausting that the woman becomes too sad, anxious or overwhelmed to get back to her normal life. This can be a sign of postpartum depression. (English)

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Care after a Needle Breast Biopsy [English] Permalink Public

Your breast will be tender and a little swollen after the biopsy. You might get a bruise at the site of the biopsy. This is all normal and should go away within a few days. This pamphlet describes how to take care of yourself following the biopsy, what to watch for, and when to get help. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264393
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Pelvic Muscle Exercises for Women (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Your pelvic muscles may get weaker after you have a baby or as you get older. Weaker muscles make it harder to control your bladder and bowels. This pamphlet provides some suggestions on how to strengthen this muscle group. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262634
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Positive Health Services: HIV & Hepatitis C Treatment & Support (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A brochure for HIV or Hepatitis C positive patients to learn about the treatment and support available at Positive Health Services in the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre. Includes a list of services, what to expect at the first visit, contact information, and more resources for HIV and Hep C support. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255134
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Breast Calcifications [English] Permalink Public

Breast calcifications (sounds like kal-seh-feh-kay-shuns) are tiny spots of calcium found anywhere in the breast tissue. The calcifications are so small you won’t feel them. They appear as white spots or flecks on a mammogram (breast x-ray). Sometimes, they are so small they look like dust. This pamphlet describes them, what causes them and how they are treated. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262525
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Cone Biopsy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A cone biopsy (conization) is a test for cervical cancer that involves taking a cone-shaped sample of the cervix. This factsheet provides information on instructions for home care, when to call the doctor, and what to do if you have pain. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104568
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Going Home After Endometrial Ablation (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Endometrial ablation is a treatment option for excessive menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). Endometrial ablation destroys the tissue that lines the uterus (endometrium), while leaving the uterus and cervix in place. This factsheet has information on home care and what symptoms to expect. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104573
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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) is a treatment to remove abnormal cells from the cervix. This factsheet provides more information and what one should do following the procedure. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104634
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Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) [English] Permalink Public

ECP is a very strong birth control pill that may prevent ovulation (release of an egg) or prevent the egg from implanting in the womb. Taking ECP is safe, easy to use and effective if taken within 120 hours of having unprotected sex. (Plan B, Contingency One, Next Choice, NorLeveo, Option 2) (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
253051
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Endometrial Ablation (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Endometrial ablation is most commonly performed for women with abnormal uterine bleeding. These discharge instructions describe what activities are permitted and under what conditions one should return to Emergency. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
253397
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