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Diabetes: What do the Numbers Mean? [English] Permalink Public

Information on determining whether your blood glucose levels should be classified as diabetes or prediabetes. Prediabetes is a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. (English) Colour

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English (262240), Punjabi (262241)

Catalogue Number:
262240
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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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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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Are You Positive, You're Negative? - Youth [English] Permalink Public

A handout informing youth about the free public testing for HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C available at local Public Health Units. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
255066
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High Blood Pressure [English] Permalink Public

A factsheet concerned with the risks of high blood pressure (hypertension) and steps you can take to minimize the dangers. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
253770
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Hemorrhoid Procedures (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Hemorrhoids are clumps of tissue in the anal canal that contain blood vessels. Everyone has hemorrhoids, but problems occur when the veins become swollen. This factsheet discusses the causes, treatment options, and when to contact your doctor. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104572
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Varicose Veins Injection (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Varicose veins are veins that become swollen or stretched. Treatment involves injecting a chemical that causes the spider veins and small varicose veins to close. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104639
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Phlebotomy (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

‘Phlebotomy’ is a medical term for taking blood from a person (sounds like ‘flee-bot-oh-me’). It is like donating blood except it is a medical procedure used to treat certain diseases. Taking blood out of the body can stress your body systems. Use this information to help you prepare for and recover after the procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262636
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Transesophageal Echocardiogram (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer 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 heart structures. This fact sheet contains information on what one can expect following this procedure. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262675
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Dalteparin Sodium (Fragmin Injection) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Dalteparin sodium is a medicine that stops clots from forming in your veins and can only be administered by injection. Taking a blood thinner like this requires extra care if you sustain an injury. This factsheet provides instructions and advice for those patients undergoing this type of treatment. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104763
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