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Patient Education Pamphlets created, updated, or archived in January 2024

by Kendell Fitzgerald on 2024-02-05T08:30:00-04:00 in Health literacy, Patient Education, Patient Pamphlet | 0 Comments

Writing in plain language matters. In Canada, it’s reported that nine million people have limited literacy skills, with over half of Canadians reading below a high school level. This is just one of the reasons why it is important to offer additional support to patients and families with easy-to-read, straightforward patient pamphlets. For more information about creating or updating patient pamphlets, please visit the Content Creator Toolkit. Please contact Pamphlets@nshealth.ca with any questions. You can search for pamphlets by title, keyword, or four-digit pamphlet number in the pamphlets catalogue, or view the complete listing of active titles in our Print Code Index.

The following pamphlets were updated or created in January 2024. 

French Translations (en français)
FF85-1911 Timbre de nitroglycérine (English: QV85-0251)
FF85-2157 Se rétablir d’une fracture de la hanche : Hôpital régional Valley (English: WE85-2137)
FF85-1717 La thérapie photodynamique (English: WW85-0090)
FF85-1781  Hygiène des mains (English: WC85-1036) (previous title: L’hygiène des mains pour les patients, les résidents et les clients)
FF85-1784 Le diabète et les yeux (English: WW85-0459)
FF85-1920 Après une opération de l’oreille (English: WV85-1883)

Geriatrics 
WT85-2221 Seniors Afternoon Out Program
WT85-2383 NEW Seniors Afternoon Out Program

Gynecology & Reproductive Health
WP85-2386 NEW After Pregnancy Loss - Eastern Zone

Hospitals
WX85-1598 Tuberculin Skin Test (TST)

Medications
QV85-0294 Beta Blockers
QV85-0613 ACE Inhibitors
QV85-0075 Statins

Musculoskeletal System
WE85-1221 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy - A Portable System for Advanced Wound Healing (previous title: Negative Pressure Wound Closure Therapy: A Portable System for Advanced Wound Healing)

Nephrology
WQ85-1493 Erythropoiesis-stimulating Agent (ESA) Therapy and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
WQ85-1495 Injectable Iron and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) (En français: FF85-2161)
WQ85-2385 Pruritus (Itchy Skin) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Nutrition & Food
LC85-0556 Tips for High-fibre Eating (French: FF85-2064)
LC85-0565 User-friendly Pulses - Preparing Dried Beans, Peas, and Lentils (En français: FF85-2081)

Oral Health
WU85-1690 After Your Wired Jaw Surgery

The following pamphlets were archived in January 2024:
WT85-1637 Social Connections
WT85-1644 Stages of Frailty
WT85-1645 Understanding Frailty
WT85-1870 Pre-frailty
WT85-1871 Mild Frailty
WT85-1872 Moderate Frailty
WT85-1873 Severe Frailty
WT85-1874 Very Severe Frailty
WT85-1875 Frailty
WB85-1824 Driver Evaluation Program (En français: FF85-2163)
FF85-2163 Programme d’évaluation des conducteurs (English: WB85-1824)

If a pamphlet that has been archived is still needed, please let us know as soon as possible and we will work with you to make it available again.

Kendell Fitzgerald

Librarian Educator
Central Zone

 


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