This pamphlet explains what to do if you have new symptoms or if your symptoms get worse while you are being investigated for lung cancer.
Information about smudging ceremonies, stopping smoking, referral to Tobacco Free Nova Scotia (TFNS), and what to do if you decide you are ready to try to quit tobacco. Contact information for TFNS and the Stop Smoking Program is provided. This pamphlet is also available in French.
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.
Advance care planning, or personal care planning, is the process of making your medical and medical wishes known. This pamphlet gives information about advance care planning, how to navigate personal directives (PDs), and delegates. This pamphlet is also available in French.
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.
A bronchoscopy lets your health care team see inside your trachea (windpipe) and other major airways in the lungs. This pamphlet explains why a bronchoscopy is done, what to expect before, how it is done, and what will happen after. A list of symptoms to watch for are listed.
This pamphlet explains how to care for your pleural catheter. It also has information about what a pleural effusion is, how it is treated, draining, problems with draining, and signs of infection to look for.