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Pneumothorax [English] Permalink Public

A Pneumothorax is what is commonly called a collapsed lung. A pneumothorax happens when air enters the space between the rib cage and one of your lungs. The air causes part (or all) of the lung to collapse. (English) Colour

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English (254296), Chinese - Traditional (262979), Punjabi (262981), Korean (262984), Arabic (262983), Chinese - Simplified (262980), Farsi (262985), Vietnamese (262982)

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254296
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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

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262045
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Making Informed Decisions About CPR (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) refers to medical procedures used to restart a patient's heart and breathing when the heart and/or lungs stop working unexpectedly. This pamphlet provides information on what CPR is and when it is performed, as well as information on a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order. NOTE TO EMPLOYEES: This is STORES ITEM # 350960. (English) Colour

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Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (Ridge Meadows Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This breathing technique is used for clearing respiratory secretions in patients with breathing difficulties. Using this cycle instead of coughing alone is a good way to improve ventilation. (English) Colour

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262517
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Asthma - It's About Control (Large Poster) [English] Permalink Public

A poster containing tips and information on how to manage the effects of asthma. (English) Colour

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English (262264), Chinese - Traditional (254160), Punjabi (254158), English (253749), English (254000), Chinese - Traditional (254161), Punjabi (254159)

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262264
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Asthma - It's About Control (Small Poster) [English] Permalink Public

A factsheet listing the locations of Asthma Education programs, as well as suggestions for how to manage the effects of asthma. (English) Black & White

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253749
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COPD - You Can Breathe Easier [English] Permalink Public

A poster detailing the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to be aware of, and a list of suggestions to minimize the effects of this condition. (English) Colour

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English (254010), Chinese - Traditional (254012), Punjabi (254011)

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254010
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Respiratory Rehabilitation Program [English] Permalink Public

A pamphlet providing information on the rehab program at iConnect Health Centre to improve the quality of life for those individuals living with the limitations associated with lung disease. (English) Black & White

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262263
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Oral Corticosteroids [English] Permalink Public

Oral corticosteroids are the strongest and most effective asthma medication. They are used when your asthma becomes severe, when your airways are very inflamed, tight and filled with mucous. This factsheet provides information on how they are prescribed, how to take them, and potential side effects. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
253402
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Bronchoscopy (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A bronchoscopy is a technique of visualizing the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. This allows the practitioner to examine the patient's airways for abnormalities such as foreign bodies, bleeding, tumors, or inflammation. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262530
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