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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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Trigger Point Injections (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Under Revision

A trigger point injection refers to medicine being injected into a knot or tight band of muscle, and it is used to treat chronic muscle pain. This pamphlet provides information on how the injection is performed, what to expect following the injection, and possible risks and complications. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255836
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Medial and Lateral Branch Block (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Under Revision

This is a pain management procedure that involves an injection of a local anesthetic onto the nerves of the spinal joints. The purpose is to help diagnose the cause and location of the pain, as well as providing pain relief. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255838
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Fluoroscopy (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Fluoroscopy is a continuous x-ray that is passed through the part of the body the doctor or nurse practitioner needs to treat. This pamphlet provides information on what to expect, as well as a detailed map on where to find the pain management clinic. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255826
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Biopsy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Information for those patients who have just had a biopsy (removal of tissue sample) performed. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104630
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Circumcision (Adult) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Information for those adult patients who have just had a circumcision performed. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104632
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Transesophageal Echocardiogram - Generic Discharge Instructions (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) involves passing a specialized probe into a patient's esophagus (also known as the gullet) in order to provide visualization of the posterior cardiac structures. This fact sheet contains information on what one can expect following this procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
104710
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Welcome to the Breast Health Clinic (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

This is a clinic for adults who have a lump or a change in their breast. Our clinic has a team of health professionals who have special training in the care and treatment of the breast. The aim of our clinic is to see you as quickly as possible and find the reason for the change in your breast. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262308
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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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