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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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Stellate Ganglion Block in the Pain Clinic (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A stellate ganglion block is an injection into the bundle of nerves (the ‘stellate ganglion’) that carry signals from the arms to the brain. Provided at the Pain Management Clinic. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255827
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Celiac Plexus Block in the Pain Clinic (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

The celiac plexus is a complex network of nerves located in the abdomen. An injection into this area is performed to control pain caused from abdominal and pancreatic cancers. This pamphlet provides additional information including how the injection is done, the associated benefits, and potential risks and side effects. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255829
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Instructions & Diary After a Pain Management Treatment (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet contains a diary in tabular form allowing you to track your pain level following an injection for pain relief. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
256186
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Epidural Steroid Blocks: Caudal, Cervical, Thoracic, or Lumbar in the Pain Clinic (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

An epidural steroid block is an injection of a steroid into the epidural space.The epidural space is located just above the spinal cord, surrounded by a sac of fluid. Provided at the Pain Management Clinic. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255828
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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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Wheelchair Acquisition (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Under Revision

This pamphlet provides information on factors to consider when acquiring a wheelchair, including the selection process and payment options. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262687
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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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