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Contents include: ; Definition ; Treatment ; Prognosis ; Clinical trials
This handout provides a checklist of items to bring when you are going to deliver a baby at BC Women's Hospital.
Learn about how oral immune therapy benefits premature or ill babies. This pamphlet explains how to how to hand express colostrum and breast milk for your baby.
What to eat and avoid when breastfeeding your baby with a cow's milk protein allergy, or CMPA.
This handout explains why your baby may have low blood sugar, how nurses check your baby's blood sugar, and how you can help your baby.
Strategy's priorities: ; Priority 1 - Decrease the risk of people getting cancer. ; Priority 2 - Diagnose cancer faster, accurately and at an earlier stage. ; Priority 3 - Deliver high-quality care in a sustainable, world-class system. ; Priority 4 - Eliminate barriers to people getting the care th…
Learn why your healthcare provider has asked you to get an allergy status check. A penicillin allergy test includes skin testing and oral challenge tests.
For parents and guardians of children with heart failure (hearts that do not function normally). Explains causes, diagnosis and treatments for heart failure. Lists members of the heart failure team, explains adjustments to make at home, and what to expect during clinic visits.
This handout explains the limb lengthening process, including the operation and aftercare with a magnet.
Learn what to expect if your child has a nerve block after surgery, and how to care for them. This document explains what is normal, and when to call a doctor.
Your doctor or nurse practitioner has ordered a medical imaging test that requires you to have an injection of contrast media. ; While it is possible that tiny amounts of contrast media can enter breast milk, we want you to know that it is safe to continue to breast feed your baby. ; This document …
This pamphlet will explain: ; What early labour is ; What early labour feels like ; What you can do for comfort in early labour ; What to do if you need more help coping with contractions ; When to call your doctor or midwife ; The pamphlet also shows example labour positions.
A practical and informative guide for parents who discover their unborn child has a heart problem. Sections include: answers to commonly asked questions; choices and decisions; talking about feelings; building your support team; pregnancy-related questions.
Part I (12:19) ; Part II Body Scan (8:54)
Febrile seizures fact sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
This webpage provides information on jaundice and what to do if your newborn has jaundice.
This publication represents the views and expert opinions of an IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, which met in Lyon, 2-9 June 2015
Patient handout explaining what a bicuspid aortic valve is and outlining a treatment/follow-up plan.
Patient handout explaining what SVT (fast heartbeat) is and how to manage it in babies.
EBMcalc is a unique computerized medical reference and tool set. EBMcalc encompasses a wide array of pertinent medical formulae, clinical criteria sets and decision tree analysis tools used every day by clinicians, medical educators, nurses and health care students.
This patient handout contains answers to some common questions about Rhesus Immune Globulin and getting it while pregnant.
This patient handout provides an overview of using the cell saver during a caesarean section.
This handout gives an overview of what to do when a child has a blue spell, also known as a tet spell or hypercyanotic spell.
Overview of strengthening your pelvic floor to improve control of your bladder and bowel function.
An overview of specific health information for the last few weeks of your pregnancy.
Many people worry they won?t know when their labour starts. Usually, labour starts gradually and builds over hours. Knowing what the normal progress of labour looks like will help you prepare for labour and recognise the signs of labour when the time comes.
Overview of what a Melody Valve is and how to care for your child after their procedure.
This publication represents the views and expert opinions of an IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, which met in Lyon, 6-13 October 2015
This publication represents the views and expert opinions of an IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, which met in Lyon, 2-9 February 2016