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Crutches How To Use them Easily and Safely- Booklet (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Instructions for using crutches safely and easily. Includes how to fit the crutches properly, different types of weight bearing, safety tips, standing balance, standing from sitting, sitting from standing, walking, using stairs, and getting into a car. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262745
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Caring for Your Wound using RENASYS™PICO [English] Permalink Public

Caring for Your Wound using RENASYS™PICO - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy provides information on the use of the device, what to do, what not to do, how to trouble shoot, and when to seek medical attention when at home after the surgery. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
264459
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Royal Columbian Hospital) [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

Catalogue Number:
264970
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Craniotomy (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You are having surgery (an operation) on your brain. The medical word is craniotomy (say crane-ee-ot-oh-me). This surgery can be done for many reasons, such as: - to remove a growth (tumor or cyst) - to take a sample of tissue (biopsy) - to remove a blood clot - to repair arteries or veins - to drain pus from an infection (an abscess) - to repair a break in the skull (fracture) - to place an implant such as a shunt that helps brain fluid flow (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
265611
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Eagle Ridge Hospital) [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

Catalogue Number:
265473
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Surrey Memorial Hospital) [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

Catalogue Number:
265505
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Peace Arch Hospital) [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

Catalogue Number:
265550
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Chilliwack General Hospital) [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

Catalogue Number:
265551
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Managing Your Venous Disease (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

In venous disease, the valves are weakened or damaged. This causes the blood to pool in the veins in the feet and legs which causes swelling, skin changes, and wounds or ulcers. Venous disease is a chronic condition that requires lifelong management. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265569
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Preparing for Your Surgery and Hospital Stay (Burnaby Hospital) [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

Catalogue Number:
265584
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