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Chlorhexidine Skin Cleaning before Surgery (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

When you clean your skin before surgery, you help reduce the chances of getting an infection. This sheet provides information on steps for cleaning your skin. (English) Colour

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English (265289), Chinese - Traditional (265805), Chinese - Simplified (265804), Punjabi (265806)

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265289
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Healthy habits for patients at risk for lymphedema [English] Permalink Public

A handout for people who have had breast surgery or radiation and need more information about how to prevent arm swelling (lymphedema). (English) Colour

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262609
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Getting Ready for Surgery Checklist (Eagle Ridge Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This checklist provides information to help you prepare for your surgery. (English) Colour

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257679
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Neck Surgery (Cervical Spine Surgery) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You are having surgery (an operation) on the neck - the cervical part of your spine. This surgery is usually done to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve or the spinal cord. (English) Colour

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English (265609), Chinese - Simplified (266514), Chinese - Traditional (266513), Punjabi (266512)

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265609
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Cerebral Aneurysm Repair: Endovascular Approach Your Procedure and Recovery at Home (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

What is a cerebral aneurysm? Cerebral means brain. An aneurysm (say ann-yer-iz-uhm) is a bulge, or balloon-like swelling, in the wall of an artery in the brain. With the pressure from the blood pumping, the weak part balloons out. If left, it could expand to the point of bursting. (English) Colour

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265605
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Cranioplasty: Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Cranioplasty (say krane-ee-oh-plas-tee) is the repair of a bone defect or deformity in the skull from previous operation or injury. (English) Colour

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265610
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Carotid Artery Surgery - Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You are having surgery to remove plaque (say plak) of fat and other deposits blocking your carotid artery. Your carotid artery is the main artery in your neck that supplies blood to your brain. These deposits could break free and flow into the brain causing a stroke or mini stroke. (English) Colour

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265646
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Angioplasty and Stenting: Lower Body - Your Procedure and Recovery at Home (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

You are having procedure to open blocked arteries that supply blood to your legs. Angioplasty (say an-gee-oh-plas-tee) uses a medical ‘balloon’ to make the artery larger. A stent is a small tube reinforced with wire that keeps the artery open. (English) Colour

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265648
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Same Day Total Hip Replacement (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

There are different ways to do this surgery. Your surgeon will discuss the best approach for you. (English) Colour

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265821
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After Open Heart Surgery: A Quick Reference (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Patient discharge instructions to be given to patients after open heart surgery. (English) Colour

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