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Patient Education Resources

60 Patient Education Resources

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program - Halifax Infirmary

| .pdf | PRINT CODE WF85-0611

This pamphlet explains what the Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Program is and what to expect at the CF Clinic. It includes information about medications, common tests, respiratory equipment and supplies, intravenous (I.V.) antibiotics, and hospital stays. A list of symptoms that need medical attention is included.


| .pdf | PRINT CODE CB85-1454

Asthma is inflammation of the airways in the lungs, making it hard for air to flow in and out of the lungs. This pamphlet explains how asthma is diagnosed and managed. This pamphlet is also available in French.


| .pdf | PRINT CODE FF85-2106

L'asthme est une maladie dans laquelle les voies respiratoires des poumons sont enflammées (irritées, rougies et gonflées). La brochure explique le diagnostic de l’asthme, l’objectif de la gestion de l’asthme, les séances d’éducation sur l’asthme des Services de soins respiratoires du Centre de santé communautaire Cobequid et la façon d’y avoir accès. This pamphlet is also available in English.


| .pdf | PRINT CODE WF85-0712

A bronchoscopy is a procedure to look at your trachea (windpipe) and other major airways in your lungs. This pamphlet explains how the procedure is done, how to get ready for it, and what to expect after.

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