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Punjabi language: Answers frequently asked questions about blood transfusions for adults.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet describes exercises that can be performed after cesarean surgery in order to help the body to heal. It also provides a schedule for Postpartum Physiotherapy classes held at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre.
This pamphlet (in Punjabi) describes how to help your healing after vaginal birth. It includes information on exercise techniques - 'kegels' (consist of contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor) and the schedule for postpartum physiotherapy classes at BC Women's Hops…
Overview of what allergic reactions are and how to treat and prevent them.
This four page pamphlet is in Punjabi and provides information about the two main types of anesthesia for a cesarean delivery: how they are given and the benefits and drawbacks of each. By using this information you and your anesthesiologist can make the best choice for you.
This patient handout provides a description on asthma action plan for asthma treatment. There are two patient handouts - one for children ages 1-5 and one for children ages 6-18.
This 1 page pamphlet for parents explains what an Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) test is, and what you can do to prepare for the test in Punjabi.
This pamphlet provides instructions for all pregnant women on how to monitor their baby's movements. Topics include: Why should I count my baby's movements? When do I start counting my baby's movements? and How to count my baby's movements. Pamphlet in Punjabi.
A two page pamphlet written in Punjabi that provides information for new parents about newborn screening.
This 16 page handout has been divided into three parts to provide information to women who have just given vaginal or cesarean birth. Information provided in three sections: who and when to call for help, taking care of yourelf, and taking care of your newborn baby. Written in Punjabi.
Punjabi language: Many injuries and deaths can be prevented with the right use of child car seats. As many as 80% to 90% of car seats are used incorrectly, so make sure you know how to install and use yours correctly.
This pamphlet suggests ways to stay comfortable during labour. Written in Punjabi.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet provides parents with information on what to expect in the first 24 hours after their child has anesthesia. It covers the topics of aches, pain, fever, nausea, vomiting,as well as what foods to offer and what to do in case of breathing problems.
Answers frequently asked questions about the services provided by Sunny Hill.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet for parents describing the medication acetaminophen (also known as "Tylenol" or "Abenol.") Includes section where you can write in your own information to bring to your pharmacist.
Healthy snacks are an important part of what young children need to eat everyday. Tips, advice and suggestions from Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating.
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/T10946Punjabi_for Web-helpful hints.pdf
Information in Punjabi on how to start and keep up breast milk supply when a baby is not breastfeeding.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet includes helpful tips for parents about helping children cope with medical procedures and surgery.
Provides information to help your child to walk using crutches on flat surfaces and up and down stairs.
This pamphlet, in Punjabi, addresses the pain of childbirth, what an epidural is, how it is done, and possible side effects.
Information in Punjabi about Fentanyl, a pain reliever administered to help women cope with the pain of labour.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet provides information for parents about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) including symptoms and how to protect children against RSV.
In Punjabi, this pamphlet provides information to parents about Synagis, a medication that helps a child's body fight off a serious respiratory syncytial virus, also called RSV.
This one page pamphlet provides information on how you will feel after surgery, how to keep safe after surgery and how to help yourself recover from surgery at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Written in Punjabi.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet provides a log for mothers to keep track of their infant's feeding and bowel movements.
Information on the importance of helping children keep their first language in Punjabi.
In Punjabi, provides helpful tips and exercises pregnant women can do when on bedrest.
This DVD intends to support those who have just been diagnosed with kidney disease (In English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Punjabi, and Tagalog).
Punjabi language: Answers frequently asked questions about blood transfusions for children.
Provides general information for families coming to Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children for assessment. Including: directions, transportation, parking, accommodation, meals, etc.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet offers tips and strategies for helping your child prepare for surgery. There's separate sections with tips for infants, toddlers, preschooler age children, school-age children, and teens.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet provides a list of questions that parents have found to be the most important to ask a doctor before a child's surgery.
This pamphlet provides information about the Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) Test, which measures how the hearing nerve and brainstem respond to sounds. It includes how the test is done, explains why your child must be asleep during the test, and eating and drinking instructions in Punjabi.
Written in Punjabi, this 2 page pamphlet lists the signs to help recognize whether a baby is breastfeeding well. It also provides a list of recommended breastfeeding resources and the contact number for Lactation Consultant Service at BC Women's Hospital.
In Punjabi, includes detailed instructions on safely store breast milk and how to clean equipment.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet provides information on how caregivers can affect how their children cope during a medical procedure. It includes suggested activities and behaviours for parents to demonstrate that will be helpful for their child's coping.
Written in Punjabi, and developed by the Surgical Day Care Department, this pamphlet provides parents with answers to the most commonly asked questions when you have a child in the post anesthetic recovery room.
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/T24136Punjabi_WelcomeFamilyInfoAboutYourStay for Web.pdf
Provides information (in Punjabi) about your stay at hospital, including visiting hours; length of stay; rooming in; refreshments; telephone; personal supplies; lounges and government forms.
This pamphlet (written in Punjabi) provides information for women returning home after giving birth at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Includes 'taking care of yourself', & 'taking care of your baby': a list of signs to watch out for and when to call the doctor or midwife.
Written in Punjabi, this pamphlet provides helpful information for families whose child is going to have a general anesthetic. Information includes: what it is; how it is given; side effects; what to expect; and what they can do to help.