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What is a Transfusion? [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet explains what a transfusion is, what can be transfused, and what the associated risks are. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
037
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Persantine Exercise Tolerance (Ridge Meadows Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

The Persantine MPI Stress Test is to provide a method of checking for impaired blood flow to the heart muscle. This pamphlet provides information on the reasons for the test and the special preparations required before and after the test. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
279
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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) - InPatient (Surrey Memorial Hospital, Mission Memorial Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital, Peace Arch Hospital, Ridge Meadows Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Chilliwack General Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Burnaby Hospital, Langley Memorial Hospital, Delta Hospital, Fraser Canyon Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

MRSA is a type of common bacteria which has become resistant to most of the antibiotics normally used to treat it. This fact sheet for patients and families discusses ways to prevent the spread of MRSA at home and in the hospital. (English) Colour

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English (252667), Punjabi (265999)

Catalogue Number:
252667
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Clostridioides Difficile Infection (CDI) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This fact sheet explains why it is important to prevent this infection from spreading to other patients in the hospital, or to your friends and family when you go home. (English) Colour

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English (253976), Chinese - Simplified (264186), Chinese - Traditional (264187), Punjabi (264185)

Catalogue Number:
253976
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Clean Hands Save Lives - Help Fight the Spread of Infection (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet explains the importance for both healthcare workers and visitors of keeping their hands clean when examining or providing care for a patient. (English) Colour

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English (254374), Punjabi (254490)

Catalogue Number:
254374
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Hip Protectors - Always On Your Side (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Hip protectors are special garments (underwear, shorts, or pants) containing soft pads specifically designed to protect your hips during a fall. The following information will help you learn more about the benefits of using hip protectors to prevent hip fractures. (English) Colour

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English (254857), Chinese - Traditional (264411), Chinese - Simplified (264410), Punjabi (264412)

Catalogue Number:
254857
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Intensive Care Unit - Visitor Information (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Information for family members and friends of patients in the Intensive Care Unit at Burnaby 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

Catalogue Number:
262031
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Progressive Weaning Unit (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

After a difficult injury or illness, you might find yourself dependent on ventilator technology in order to breathe. The Progressive Weaning Unit (PWU) is a program designed to get a patient who is in the recovery and rehabilitation stage to breathe on his own, done in a planned step-wise fashion. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262045
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Perclose - Patient Home Care Instructions [English] Permalink Public

Following your catheterization procedure, your doctor closed the opening in the artery in your groin with a Perclose device. The device was introduced through a small incision, and the following will instruct you on how to care for the incision site as well as provide other helpful information. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262044
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Intensive Care Unit – Visitor Information (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Information for family members and friends of patients in the Intensive Care Unit at Peace Arch 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) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251782
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This catalogue serves the people using Fraser Health programs and services in communities from Burnaby east to Hope and surrounding areas.

Our goal is to provide you with reliable information in a way that you can find what you need, understand what you find, and use it to make decisions about your health.

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