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Acquired Apraxia of Speech - Information about Uncoordinated Speech (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Apraxia of speech is a motor speech disorder that causes difficulty with initiating and sequencing the sounds in words. This pamphlet contains information on what you might notice should you have apraxia, what you can do, and how speech language pathology can help. (English) Colour

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English (262269), Chinese - Simplified (262270), Punjabi (262271)

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262269
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Dysarthria - About Slurred Speech (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Dysarthria is difficulty speaking due to weakness, slowness, or incoordination of the muscles used for speech (mouth, face, voice, and breathing).This pamphlet contains information on what you might notice should you have dysarthria, what you can do, and how speech language pathology can help. (English) Colour

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English (255854), Chinese - Simplified (262267), Punjabi (262268)

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255854
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Intensive Care Unit – Visitor Information (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Information for family members and friends of patients in the Intensive Care Unit at Peace Arch Hospital. Includes information on visiting guidelines, communication, family spokesperson, deciding about care, taking care of yourself, and what you can bring into the unit. (English) Black & White

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251782
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Laparoscopy (Langley Memorial Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A laparoscopy is a type of minimally invasive surgery that uses small, keyhole incisions and fiberoptic lighting to employ cameras and long specialized instrumentation to complete the surgery. This pamphlet contains detailed instructions to follow after the operation. (English) Colour

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251814
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Fluoroscopy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Under Revision

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:
262637
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Preparation for Colonoscopy (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Instructions on what to do one week before, one day before, and on the day of your procedure. The doctor will give you information about taking a bowel preparation. This will be taken by you to clean the bowel so that your doctor can accurately view your colon. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251981
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Instructions and Eye Care for Retinal Surgery [English] Permalink Public

Instructions on what to do following retinal surgery including the correct use of the eye patch or shield, administering eye drops, and being careful with the special gas bubble in your eye that helps the retina heal into proper position. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251983
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Macular Hole Surgery [English] Permalink Public

During macular hole surgery (vitrectomy), a bubble containing a mixture of air and gas is placed in the eye - this helps the macular hole to heal. This pamphlet explains the need to maintain a face-down position so that the gas bubble "bandage" stays in place. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
251984
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Bipolar Disorder - A Guide for the Aboriginal Community [English] Permalink Public

Bipolar disorder is an illness in which people have mood swings that are out of proportion with what is going on in their lives. This pamphlet provides information on this disorder from an Aboriginal perspective. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262001
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Depression - A Guide for the Aboriginal Community [English] Permalink Public

Depression is a mood disorder involving feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness, sadness, and disappointment. It can occur occasionally, or it can be a more severe condition affecting one's ability to function or to feel pleasure. This pamphlet provides information on this disorder from an Aboriginal perspective. (English) Colour

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262002
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