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Patient Education Pamphlets created, updated, or archived in October 2023

by Kendell Fitzgerald on 2023-11-14T08:30:00-04:00 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 October 2023. 

Arabic Translations
AR85-2369 Screening for Diabetes During Pregnancy (Arabic) (English: 2299; en français: FF85-2338)
AR85-2370 Screening for Diabetes After Pregnancy (Arabic) (English: WK85-2300; en français: FF85-2339)
AR85-2371 I Have Diabetes and I Can Have a Healthy Baby! Pregnancy Information for Individuals with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes (Arabic) (English: WK85-2301; en français: FF85-2340)

Emergency & Public Health 
WA85-2127 Coxsackievirus (Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Herpangina) (En français: FF85-2190)

Hospitals
WX85-2120 Continuing Care - Important Information for You (En français: FF85-2188)

Medications
QV85-2179 Oral Magnesium Supplements - Integrated Chronic Care Service
QV85-0453 Managing Pain After Surgery (En français: FF85-1339)

Mental Health & Addictions
WM85-2117 Mental Health and Addictions Adult Outpatient Services - Colchester East Hants Health Centre and Lloyd E. Matheson Centre 

Nervous System
WL85-0059 Stereotactic Biopsy - QE II Health Sciences Centre

Otorhinolaryngology
WV85-2033 After Your Child's Tonsillectomy or Adenoidectomy Surgery - Valley Regional Hospital
WV85-2034 Myringotomy Tubes - Valley Regional Hospital

Palliative Care
WD85-0983 When Someone You Love Dies by Suicide

Surgery
WO85-2053 Quality Care for Surgery Patients - Society for Vascular Surgery's Vascular Quality Initiative

Kendell Fitzgerald

Librarian Educator
Central Zone


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