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Patient Family Instructions - If You Want to Die Naturally at Home [English] Permalink Public

Page 2 of this form provides information for those facing end of life decisions, specifically what arrangements are required and which people to contact if your decision is to die naturally in your own home. (English)

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https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/forms/302...

Catalogue Number:
262042
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Cone Biopsy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A cone biopsy (conization) is a test for cervical cancer that involves taking a cone-shaped sample of the cervix. This factsheet provides information on instructions for home care, when to call the doctor, and what to do if you have pain. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104568
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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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Going Home After Endometrial Ablation (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Endometrial ablation is a treatment option for excessive menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). Endometrial ablation destroys the tissue that lines the uterus (endometrium), while leaving the uterus and cervix in place. This factsheet has information on home care and what symptoms to expect. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104573
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Going Home After Cystoscopy (C&P) or Ureteral Stent Insertion (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A cystoscopy, or cystoscopy and pyelogram (C&P), is a procedure done to examine the lining of the urethra and bladder to test for bladder cancer. A ureteral stent is a thin, flexible tube threaded into the ureter to help urine drain from the kidney to the bladder or to an external collection system. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104575
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Blepharoplasty (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Blepharoplasty is a procedure to remove excess skin and/or fat from the upper or lower eyelid. This factsheet provides information on what one can expect before, during, and after the procedure. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104576
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Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy, or ESWL, refers to a procedure used to treat patients with kidney stones, prostate and urinary tract conditions. Acoustic shock waves break kidney stones into tiny pieces that are then passed in the urine. This factsheet provides instructions on what to do to encourage these tiny pieces to be flushed from your system. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104651
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Going Home with an Indwelling Drainage Catheter - Paracentesis (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A catheter or tube was inserted to remove any fluid that has collected from around the organs in your abdomen. Sometimes, the doctor wants you to go home with the catheter in place so you can drain the fluid when you need to. Removing the fluid is called 'Paracentesis'. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104727
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Spinal Anesthesia (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A spinal anesthetic involves having freezing medicine injected into your spinal fluid to numb parts of your body to block pain. This factsheet provides additional information on how this is done and what to do when you return home. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104655
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Pain After Surgery (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A factsheet on how to manage pain after being discharged from surgery. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104652
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