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Tonsillectomy with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation called a tonsillectomy to take out the tonsils. Your child may also need an operation called an adenoidectomy to take out the adenoids. Your child also has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Your child will need closer observation while she is in the hospital. (English)

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Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC): Step By Step Instructions for Boys [English] Permalink Public

CIC is a technique that your child will have to do several times a day to help empty urine (pee) from his bladder. CIC stands for Clean Intermittent Catheterization: Clean: as germ-free as possible Intermittent: done on a regular schedule many times a day Catheterization: using a catheter, a kind of thin tube, to drain urine out of the bladder. CIC is necessary when your child is unable to empty his bladder on his own, when his bladder leaks urine, or when very high pressure has developed in the bladder. If the bladder is not properly emptied, infections or other problems can happen. CIC is not hard to do. Your child cannot hurt his bladder if he follows the nurse’s directions. With a little practice, almost everyone can learn the technique, even a 5-year-old child. Audio available. (English)

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Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC): Step By Step Instructions for Girls [English] Permalink Public

CIC is a technique that your child will have to do several times a day to help empty urine (pee) from her bladder. CIC stands for Clean Intermittent Catheterization: Clean: as germ-free as possible Intermittent: done on a regular schedule many times a day Catheterization: using a catheter, a kind of thin tube, to drain urine out of the bladder CIC is necessary when your child is unable to empty her bladder on her own, when her bladder leaks urine, or when very high pressure has developed in the bladder. If the bladder is not properly emptied, infections or other problems can happen. CIC is not hard to do. Your child cannot hurt her bladder if she follows the nurse’s directions. With a little practice, almost everyone can learn the technique, even a 5-year-old child. Audio available. (English)

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Mitrofanoff: Catheterization and Care (Child) [English] Permalink Public

A Mitrofanoff​ (say: me-TROFF-an-off) is a small tunnel from the bladder to the outside of the body. This tunnel is made with surgery (an operation). The opening on the outside of the body is called a stoma. Right after the operation, your child will have a tube that drains urine (pee) from the bladder. This is called a suprapubic catheter. A catheter is a thin, soft tube. Later, you and your child need to learn how to use a different kind of catheter. This catheter drains urine through the Mitrofanoff. You will put it in every time your child's bladder needs to be emptied. A nurse will teach you and your child how to catheterize the Mitrofanoff. (English)

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Appendectomy (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Sometimes children experience appendicitis (a swelling of the appendix due to blockage). Removal of the appendix, or an appendectomy, may be required. Audio available. (English)

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Blocked Tear Ducts (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Tears clean the eyes and keep the surface of the eyes moist. They are a clear fluid that is produced all the time by the tear glands (lacrimal glands) and flows down across the surface of the eye. A tear duct that is blocked stops the flow of tears from the eye down into the nose. It can affect one or both eyes. Audio available. (English)

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Living Well with Chronic Obstructed Pulmonary Disease - Summary Guide [English] Permalink Public

Anatomy and Physiology of COPD, Smoking and Lung Function, Factors that Can Make Symptoms Worse, Medications, Inhalation Techniques, Breathing Techniques, Positions to Reduce SOB, Coughing Techniques, Energy Conservation Principles, Stress Management, Relaxation Techniques, Healthy Lifestyle, Your Plan of Action. (English)

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Facts about Influenza (the Flu) [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about influenza including prevention, spread, symptoms, home treatment, when to see a doctor, and how to determine whether it is influenza or a cold. Number 12b. (English)

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Abscess Drainage: Caring for your child at home after the procedure (Child) [English] Permalink Public

​Your child has had an abscess drained. This factsheet explains how to look after your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. Audio available. (English)

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Wound care (Child) [English] Permalink Public

How was the wound repaired? Caring for a wound with stitches (regular or dissolving) or staples; Washing the wound;Bathing; Removing stitches or staples; Caring for a wound treated with glue; Caring for your child’s wound treated with adhesive strips (Steri-strips); When to see a doctor; Taking care of your child’s scar after the wound has healed; Key points. Audio availble. (English)

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