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Bland Embolization: Treating Liver Tumours [English] Permalink Public

Bland embolization is a way to treat tumours in the liver. Tumours need blood to grow. Bland embolization uses x-ray dye and small particles to block the supply of blood to the tumour. This helps stop the tumour from growing. Learn about what to expect before, during, and after a bland embolization. (English) Colour

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267568
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Same Day Total Knee Replacement (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

For people on the waitlist for knee replacement surgery. Describes what to expect when able to go home the same day as the surgery. (English) Black & White

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267755
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Lead Shields – No Longer Routine (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

For years, we have covered reproductive organs with a lead shield. Today, we no longer need to use the lead shield. This resource explains why. (English) Colour

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267532
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Vitamins and Minerals for Your Premature Baby [English] Permalink Public

Premature babies have higher vitamin and mineral needs than full term babies. This handout details vitamin and mineral needs for premature babies, and provides recommendations for supplementation. (English) Colour

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267767
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Hazardous Drugs and Fluids at Home (Group 2 Drugs) – A guide for parents [English] Permalink Public

There are medicines that can be helpful for treating an illness, but can be harmful if it touches your skin. We call these hazardous drugs. Follow these instructions on how to care for yourself and your baby while they are taking a hazardous drug. (English) Colour

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267593
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Benzodiazepines [English] Permalink Public

These medicines are a type of sedative. They are most often used to relieve symptoms of anxiety or difficulty sleeping. They can also be used to help manage symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. (English) Black & White

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267602
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Lamotrigine [English] Permalink Public

This medication is used to stabilizer a person’s mood, and is called a mood stabilizer. It is most commonly used to treat bipolar disorder and prevent depressive episodes. Lamotrigine can be used by itself or in combination with another medication. (English) Colour

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267603
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Antipsychotics - Long-acting Injectable [English] Permalink Public

These medications are a type of antipsychotic (say an-tee-sy-kot-ick) given by injection. Another term for this injection is a “depot.” They are most commonly used to treat symptoms of psychosis (say sigh-ko-sis) such as hearing voices or having false beliefs. Psychosis can occur in different types of illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This medication can also be used to help stabilizer a person’s mood. (English) Colour

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267604
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Typical (first generation) Antipsychotics [English] Permalink Public

These medicines are most commonly used to treat symptoms of psychosis (say sigh-ko-sis) such as hearing voices or false beliefs. Psychosis can occur in different types of illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. (English) Colour

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Naltrexone [English] Permalink Public

This medicine is commonly used to treat alcohol use disorder. A person usually starts this medicine after the signs of alcohol withdrawal begin to go away. (English) Colour

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