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Preparing for Day Surgery (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Permalink Public

General information of patients coming in for Day Surgery. This includes what to do to prepare, what to bring with you on the day, where to go, as well as what to expect before and after surgery. It also tells you a bit about the hospital and what is available. (English) Colour

This booklet is a package that contains the following individual information sheets: Before Surgery: What to eat and drink - Quick Guide in Punjabi (265713).

Catalogue Number:
256452
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet gives general information on preparing for surgery and hospital stay with the focus on the best recovery possible. Find information on how to prepare yourself in the months, weeks, and days before your surgery as well as very specific information on how to get ready the night before and morning of surgery. We also describe generally what to expect before and after surgery. Use this booklet along with the information we give you on about your specific surgery. (English) Colour

This booklet is a package that contains the following individual information sheets: Before Surgery: What to eat and drink - Quick Guide in Punjabi (265713X).

Catalogue Number:
265355
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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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General Instructions - Post-op Discharge Instructions (Mission Memorial Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides more general information for discharged post-operative patients. This covers such areas as permitted activities, dressing care, and when to follow up with your family doctor or surgeon. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255606
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Excision of Pilonidal Sinus (and/or Abscess) (Mission Memorial Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides information on what a pilonidal is, how it is excised (removed), wound care, and what activities are permitted. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255612
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Laparoscopy (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparoscopy is a type of minimally invasive surgery that uses small, keyhole incisions and fiberoptic lighting to employ cameras and long specialized instrumentation to complete the surgery. This pamphlet contains detailed instructions to follow after the operation. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
251814
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Preparation for Colonoscopy (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Instructions on what to do one week before, one day before, and on the day of your procedure. The doctor will give you information about taking a bowel preparation. This will be taken by you to clean the bowel so that your doctor can accurately view your colon. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251981
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Instructions and Eye Care for Retinal Surgery [English] Permalink Public

Instructions on what to do following retinal surgery including the correct use of the eye patch or shield, administering eye drops, and being careful with the special gas bubble in your eye that helps the retina heal into proper position. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251983
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Macular Hole Surgery [English] Permalink Public

During macular hole surgery (vitrectomy), a bubble containing a mixture of air and gas is placed in the eye - this helps the macular hole to heal. This pamphlet explains the need to maintain a face-down position so that the gas bubble "bandage" stays in place. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251984
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Post-operative Instructions for Cataract Surgery (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A pamphlet that contains a few simple tips to aid the healing process after your cataract removal and lens implant. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
252042
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