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Preparing for Day Surgery (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre) [English] Permalink Public

General information of patients coming in for Day Surgery. This includes what to do to prepare, what to bring with you on the day, where to go, as well as what to expect before and after surgery. It also tells you a bit about the hospital and what is available. (English) Colour

This booklet is a package that contains the following individual information sheets: Before Surgery: What to eat and drink - Quick Guide in Punjabi (265713).

Catalogue Number:
256452
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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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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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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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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

Catalogue Number:
251814
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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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