IWK

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Telecare: 811
Poison: 1-800-565-8161
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    A Parents Story

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    A Parent’s Guide to Soothers: What you need to know about pacifiers and soothers PL-1019

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Newborn Health, Services
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    About Alcohol

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    About Marijuana

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    ACTIVITY IN THE FIRST 6 WEEKS AFTER BIRTH PL-0898

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
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    ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONS : a guide for patients, families and visitors PL-0150

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Services
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    ADENOIDECTOMY : instructions for patients and families PL-0097

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
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    ADOLESCENT CENTRE FOR TREATMENT : client / family information package PL-0101

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Services
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    ADOLESCENT DAY TREATMENT SERVICE PL-0138

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    ADOLESCENT DAY TREATMENT SERVICE CLIENT / FAMILY PACKAGE PL-0136

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Adolescent Intensive Services (AIS) PL-1018

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions, Services
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    AFTER BABY: COMMUNITY RESOURCE INFORMATION FOR NEW FAMILIES IN NOVA SCOTIA PL-0035

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Being Admitted, Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services
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    ALVEOLAR BONE GRAFT PL-0178

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Having Surgery, Services
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    AMBER TEETHING NECKLACES: The Safety Risks PL-0915

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
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    ANXIETY TREATMENT GROUPS : child and adolescent mental health and addictions program PL-0240

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions, Services
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    ANXIETY: recommended resources PL-0224

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    ARE YOU PREGNANT? : Midwives can take care of you PL-0998

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby
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    AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS : what is autism? how is it recognized? what can be done? PL-0270

    Brain and Nervous System (Epilepsy, Pain, etc.)
    Services
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    AUTOPSY INFORMATION SHEET : some information for families about autopsy PL-0128

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Available upon request at IWK - MANAGING FLUID RESTRICTION PL-0981

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    BACK CARE DURING PREGNANCY PL-0958

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby
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    BAHA BONE ANCHORED HEARING AID STAGE 2 : instructions for patients and families PL-0839

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
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    BAKING AND CARBOHYDRATE COUNTING : a guide to help you estimate the carbohydrate content of home-baked baked goods PL-0393

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    BECOME A PATIENT AND FAMILY PARTNER : do you have ideas to help improve the IWK? PL-0992

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Being Admitted, Breast Health, Clinics, Having Surgery, Having a Baby, Mental Health and Addictions, Newborn Health, Research, Services, Women's Health
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    BEDWETTING ALARM ALARM ROUTINE PL-0079

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    BEVACIZUMAB INJECTION : for Babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit information for parents / information for parents PL-0830

    Eyes and Vision
    Newborn Health
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    BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCT TRANSFUSIONS : information for patients and families PL-0154

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Having Surgery, Services
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    BOTOX (BOTULINUM TOXIN TYPE A) : a guide for parents PL-0326

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    BRACHIAL CLEFT CYST OR SINUS : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0042

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    BRAVERY HEART BEAD PROGRAM PL-0724

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    BREAKFAST IDEAS TO KICKSTART YOUR DAY! PL-1001

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    BREAST BIOPSY / LUMPECTOMY AT THE IWK HEALTH CENTRE PL-0975

    Women's Health
    Being Admitted, Breast Health, Women's Health
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    BREAST SURGERY : IWK Health Centre Patient and Family Education Guide PL-0976

    Cancers
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
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    BREASTFEEDING : hints to help you increase your milk supply / Domperidone PL-0658

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
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    CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D FOR WOMEN PL-0394

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
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    CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D PL-0153

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CALM, COOL, AND COLLECTED!: Tell us what helps YOU stay Cool PL-0770

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    CALORIE BOOSTING BLENDED BEVERAGES PL-0825

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CALORIE BOOSTING TIPS FOR INFANTS EATING SOLID FOODS PL-0579

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Services
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    CALORIE BOOSTING TIPS FOR TODDLERS PL-0580

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Services
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    CAN YOU HAVE A VAGINAL BIRTH AFTER YOU HAVE HAD CESAREAN SECTION(S)? : (VBAC) PL-0902

    Women's Health
    Having Surgery, Having a Baby, Women's Health
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    CARBOHYDRATE COUNTING PL-0238

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    CAST CARE Pl-0165

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    CENTRAL REGION AUTISM SERVICES : information sheet PL-0355

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CEREBRAL PALSY CLINIC INFORMATION BOOKLET PL-0709

    Brain and Nervous System (Epilepsy, Pain, etc.)
    Clinics
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    CERVICAL RIPENING / BALLOON CATHETER : Information for Patients and Families PL-0899

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
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    CERVICAL RIPENING / DINOPROSTONE VAGINAL GEL (PROSTIN®) : Information for Patients and Families PL-0900

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
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    CERVICAL RIPENING / DINOPROSTONE VAGINAL INSERT (CERVIDIL®) : Information for Patients and Families PL-0901

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
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    CHILD AND FAMILY DAY TREATMENT SERVICE - FAMILY INFORMATION BOOKLET PL-0137

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    Child Life Services Holiday Donation Wish List

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CHILD LIFE SERVICES PL-0145

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CHILD LIFE SERVICES PLAYGARDEN PL-0614

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CHILDREN AND LYME DISEASE PL-0951

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CHILDREN'S HEALTH 3 DAY FOOD RECORD PL-0649

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Choices Program Overview 2013

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    CIRCUMCISION : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0040

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    CLEFT LIP REPAIR : A Practical Guide for Parents PL-0963

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Having Surgery
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    CLINICAL AND HEALTH CARE SERVICES : Located at The Nova Scotia Youth Facility Waterville PL-0707

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE : (C.diff) PL-0879

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CLUBFOOT PL-0069

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    COMING TO THE HOSPITAL FOR SURGERY PL-0762

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Community Violence: Reactions and Actions in Dangerous Times

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (CHF) : What families should know PL-0971

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CONNECT PARENT GROUP PL-0771

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    CONSTIPATION IN BABIES PL-0582

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Newborn Health, Services
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    CONSTIPATION MANAGEMENT ON THE KETOGENIC DIET PL-0783

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CROSS-CONTAMINATION OF GLUTEN-FREE FOODS PL-0567

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CYSTOSCOPY : A Patient Guide PL-0985

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
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    CYTOSCOPY : post-operative instructions PL-0047

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    DAY SURGERY / A PATIENT GUIDE : Women's & Newborn Health Program PL-0955

    Women's Health
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
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    DEALING WITH CONSTIPATION : Toddlers in Diapers PL-0114

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Services
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    DECIDING ON AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD) THERAPIES PL-0809

    Brain and Nervous System (Epilepsy, Pain, etc.)
    Services
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    DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPLASIA OF THE HIP : (DDH) / Hip dysplasia PL-0068

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    DIABETES AND SCHOOL PL-0191

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Diabetes at the IWK

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Clinics
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    DILATATION AND CURETTAGE / D&C : a patient guide PL-0997

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Women's Health
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    DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING SEDATION / GENERAL ANAESTHESIA PL-0109

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
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    DMSA RENAL CORTICAL SCAN / NEPHROLOGY CLINIC PL-0965

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    DMSA RENAL CORTICAL SCAN / UROLOGY CLINIC PL-0056

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Clinics, Services
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    DO YOU HAVE A FOOD ALLERGY OR FOOD INTOLERANCE? : what's the difference? PL-0571

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Clinics, Services
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    E-MAIL COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN PATIENTS AND HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS PL-0833

    Women's Health
    Services
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    EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS: A Patient Guide to Treatment PL-0757

    Women's Health
    Being Admitted, Clinics, Women's Health
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    EATING IN ACTIVE LABOUR / NUTRITION IN LABOUR PL-0817

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having a Baby
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    ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM / (EEG) : Family Information & Preparation Guidelines PL-0359

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
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    ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (NICU) PL-0751

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
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    EMLA INFORMATION PL-0237

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
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    ENDOMETRIAL ABLATION : a patient guide PL-0989

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
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    ENDOMETRIAL BIOPSY : a patient guide PL-0098

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
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    Enterovirus D-68 Q&A

    Infections / Infectious Diseases
    Services
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    EPIGASTRIC HERNIAS : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0041

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    EXCITING GLUTEN FREE MENU & SNACK IDEAS PL-0201

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    FAMILY INFORMATION BOOKLET PL-0262

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    FAMILY INVOLVEMENT IN TREATMENT - Mental Health & Addictions Program PL-0978

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    FAMILY LEARNING GUIDELINES : External Central Venous Access Devices - Broviac, Hickman PL-0765

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    FAMILY LEARNING GUIDELINES : IMPLANTED CENTRAL VENOUS ACCESS DEVICE / PORTS / POWER PORTS PL-0766

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Services
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    FAMILY LEGAL HEALTH PROGRAM PL-0957

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Services
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    FAMILY THERAPY : Information for Families PL-0969

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    Feeding Your Baby by Bottle: Tips for Success PL-0960

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
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    FEEDING YOUR CHILD WITH A CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT : What families should know PL-1005

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Newborn Health, Services
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    FEEDING YOUR TODDLER : age 1 - 2 years PL-0556

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Services
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    FESS (FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY) PL-0144

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
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    FIBRE : good for you! PL-0312

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING PL-0777

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    FUNCTIONAL CONSTIPATION IN CHILDREN (WITHOUT SOILING) PL-0763

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR WOMEN WITH GESTATIONAL DIABETES : waiting for appointment with a dietitian PL-0141

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
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    GENETIC TESTING FOR HEREDITARY BREAST CANCER PL-1003

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Women's Health
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    GENETIC TESTING FOR HEREDITARY CANCER PL-0993

    Genetics / Birth Defects
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    GENETIC TESTING FOR HEREDITARY OVARIAN CANCER PL-1004

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    GLUE PL-0995

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    GLUTEN FREE RECIPES PL-0706

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    GLUTEN-FREE GRAINS AND OTHER HIGH FIBRE FOOD PL-0565

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    GOING HOME AFTER A CATHETER ABLATION PROCEDURE : What to expect after discharge PL-0972

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
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    GOING HOME AFTER CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION : What to expect after discharge PL-0973

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
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    GOING HOME AFTER HEART SURGERY : What to expect after discharge PL-0974

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
  •  
     

    GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN AND TEENS WITH EATING ISSUES PL-0834

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    GYNAECOLOGY SURGERY : a patient guide PL-0904

    Women's Health
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
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    HALLOWEEN TRICKS OR TREATS FOR CHILDREN WITH DIABETES PL-0377

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HAND HYGIENE : A Guide for Patients and Families PL-0880

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HEALTHY 15-30 G CARBOHYDRATE SNACK IDEAS PL-0813

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HEALTHY CHOICES FOR FISH CONSUMPTION PL-0164

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    HEALTHY EATING PL-0715

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HEALTHY EATING PLAN FOR GESTATIONAL DIABETES : 2,000 calorie pattern PL-0314

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
  •  
     

    Healthy Eating While Breastfeeding: The Basics

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    HEARTBURN DURING PREGNANCY PL-0837

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    Help Your Kid - Drug Free

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    HELPFUL APPS, WEBSITES & BOOKS FOR CELIAC DISEASE PL-0886

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HELPFUL HINTS / MY CHILD HAS CAVITIES : my child had cavities, how can I help? PL-0345

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HELPING YOU AND YOUR KIDS EAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES PL-0776

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HERNIA (GIRL) : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0039

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    HERNIA OR HYDROCELE REPAIR : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0043

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    HIGH CALORIE, HIGH PROTEIN DIET FOR CHILDREN PL-0436

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HIP SPICA CAST PL-0074

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    HOME CARE PROGRAM : tracheostomy PL-0570

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    HOME PHOTOTHERAPY : A Guide for Parents / Treating Jaundice with Phototherapy PL-0987

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    HOW CAN YOU TELL IF A WEBSITE HAS RELIABLE HEALTH INFORMATION? : a guide for patients, families and the general public Pl-0612

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Being Admitted, Breast Health, Having Surgery, Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    HOW TO BUY AN ULTRASOUND PICTURE - FATC : information for parents visiting the fetal assessment and treatment centre (FATC) at the IWK health PL-0737

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
  •  
     

    HPVinfo.ca (Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada)

    Kidneys, Urinary System, Genitals
    Clinics
  •  
     

    HYPOSPADIAS : a guide for parents PL-0050

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    HYPOTHYROIDISM : what you need to know to stay healthy PL-0311

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    HYSTERECTOMY : a patient guide PL-0903

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
  •  
     

    HYSTEROSCOPIC TUBAL OCCLUSION : Patient and Family Information PL-0820

    Women's Health
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
  •  
     

    HYSTEROSCOPY: a patient guide PL-0640

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    IF YOUR CHILD HAS AN INGUINAL HERNIA, HYDROCELE OR UNDESCENDED TESTICLES : a guide for parents PL-0051

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    ILLNESS AND KETOGENIC DIET PL-0781

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    INDUCTION OF LABOUR PL-0623

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (NICU) PL-0801

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Newborn Health, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    INGROWN TOENAIL EXCISION : post-operative instructions a guide for parents (from Dr. Brisseau) PL-0175-B

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    INGROWN TOENAIL EXCISION : post-operative instructions a guide for parents (from Dr. Yanchar) PL-0175-A

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    INJECTION PHARYNGOPLASTY FOR VELOPHARYNGEAL INSUFFICIENCY : instructions for patients and families PL-0747

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    INPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH MONITORED AND PROHIBITED ITEMS PL-0769

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING CLEFT LIP SURGERY PL-0179

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING CLEFT PALATE SURGERY PL-0177

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    INTRODUCTION TO GLUTEN FREE PL-0375

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    INTRODUCTION TO THE NEPHROLOGY TEAM MEMBERS PL-0340

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    IRON FOR YOUR HEALTH PL-0374

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    IRON SUPPLEMENTS PL-0881

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
  •  
     

    IWK CLINIC VISIT INFORMATION PL-0838

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Clinics
  •  
     

    IWK COMMUNITY THERAPY SERVICES PL-0720

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    IWK HEALTH CENTRE CLEFT PALATE TEAM PL-0555

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Clinics, Having Surgery
  •  
     

    IWK MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS (MHA) PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE PL-0961

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    IWK PATIENT PAMPHLET LINKS : Listed by Program , then Service (Care Team / Department) PL-0894

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
  •  
     

    IWK PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY TUMOUR BOARD PL-0802

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    IWK PRENATAL SOCIAL WORK SUPPORT - HELP STARTS HERE : hope and health PL-0861

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    IWK Psychology Newsletter - August 2010

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Clinics, Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    IWK Psychology Newsletter - December 2010

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Clinics, Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    IWK RESEARCH REGISTRY PL-0891

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Research
  •  
     

    IWK YOUTH FORENSIC ASSESSMENT SERVICES PL-0713

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    JOINT INJECTIONS: Instructions for Patients and Families PL-0775

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    KETONE TESTING PL-0336

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    KIDNEY BIOPSY INFORMATION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES PL-0906

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    KIDNEY SURGERY PL-0307

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Clinics, Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    KIDNEY-RELATED MEDICAL TERMS PL-0648

    Cancers
    Services
  •  
     

    LABEL READING ON A GLUTEN-FREE DIET PL-0887

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    LACTOSE-FREE DIET PL-0447

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    LAPAROSCOPY : a patient guide PL-0990

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    LEGG-CALVE-PERTHES DISEASE PL-0067

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    LIVING WELL : Your Child and Arthritis PL-0856

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    LONG TERM ELECTOENCEPHALOGRAM (EEG) MONITORING / (LTM) : Family Information & Preparation Guidelines PL-0994

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
  •  
     

    LOW CARBOHYDRATE SNACKS FOR CHILDREN WITH DIABETES PL-0195

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    MAGPI HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR PL-0052

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    MARITIME PRENATAL SCREENING AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTING OPTIONS PL-0301

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    Maritme Newborn Screening Program PL-0166

    Genetics / Birth Defects
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    MASTOIDECTOMY : instructions for patients and families PL-0266

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    MEAL PLANNING FOR WOMEN WITH GESTATIONAL DIABETES (1800 CALORIES) PL-0578

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
  •  
     

    MEAL PLANNING GUIDE FOR WOMEN WITH MULTIPLE BIRTH PREGNANCY : Energy Level – approximately 2000 to 2200 calories PL-0882

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
  •  
     

    MEDICATION COVERAGE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN NOVA SCOTIA : Help with medication costs / (Pharmacare Programs in Nova Scotia) PL-0892

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Services
  •  
     

    MEDICATION NOTIFICATION FOR CORE PATIENTS : Breast Imaging

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    MEDICATION RECONCILIATION : patient and family information PL-0575

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    METHOTREXATE PATIENT INFORMATION PL-0723

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Services
  •  
     

    MICROLARYNGOSCOPY AND BRONCHOSCOPY: (MLB) PL-0835

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
  •  
     

    MIGRAINE : a guide for families PL-0440

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    MOVING AROUND AFTER LOWER LIMB SURGERY FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY : information for patients and their families PL-0710

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    MSNU : signs of infection / SMCN : les signes d'infection PL-0073

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    MYRINGOPLASTY PL-0343

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    MYRINGOTOMY TUBES : instructions for patients and families PL-0265

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    NAPROXEN : a patient/family guide PL-0793

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    NASOPHARYNGOSCOPY : information for patients and their families PL-0695

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN PREGNANCY PL-0329

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    NEPHROLOGY WEBSITES PL-0752

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    NEURO RESPONSE TEAM PL-0984

    Brain and Nervous System (Epilepsy, Pain, etc.)
    Services
  •  
     

    NEUROSURGERY KIDS FUND PL-0954

    Brain and Nervous System (Epilepsy, Pain, etc.)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    NEWBORN JAUNDICE PL-0250

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    NICU NUTRITION SERVICES : Breast Milk Collection and Storage PL-0919

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - HOW TO USE THE INHALER OR "PUFFER" WITH SPACER AND MOUTHPIECE PL-0022

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - A GUIDE TO COMMON RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN PL-0622

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING CONSTIPATION PL-0151

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY PL-0642

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING PL-0160

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING CLEFT LIP SURGERY PL-0176

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING CLEFT PALATE SURGERY PL-0180

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - HOME AEROSOL PL-0028

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - HOW TO USE THE DISKUS PL-0023

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - HOW TO USE THE INHALER OR "PUFFER" WITH SPACER AND MASK PL-0021

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - HOW TO USE THE TURBUHALER PL-0024

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS PL-0651

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - INSULIN PL-0146

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - INSULIN PUMP FAILURE OR TEMPORARY INTERRUPTION PL-0605

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - RECREATION THERAPY ADAPTED EQUIPMENT LOAN PROGRAM PL-0705

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - SPEECH APPLIANCES : (speech prostheses) information for patients and their families PL-0696

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - THE CHILD WELFARE MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC PL-0643

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - TYMPANOPLASTY : instructions for patients and families PL-0194

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed - WELCOME TO THE PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT : PICU family information pamphlet PL-0233

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed PREVENTING SKIN BREAKDOWN AND PRESSURE ULCERS PL-0152

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Being Reviewed RECTAL IRRIGATIONS : discharge instructions PL-0271

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Not Available / Under Review - SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTIONS / ADAPTED BY IWK GASTROENTEROLOGY : A Guide for Patients and Families PL-0572

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Services
  •  
     

    NUCLEAR OR VOIDING CYSTOGRAM / NEPHROLOGY CLINIC PL-0964

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    NUCLEAR OR VOIDING CYSTOGRAM / UROLOGY CLINIC PL-0046

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    NUTRITION FOR MULTIPLE BIRTH PREGNANCY PL-0159

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    NUTRITION FOR THE CHILD TAKING STEROIDS PL-0396

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    NUTRITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR WILSON'S DISEASE : low copper diet PL-0435

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    OBSTETRICAL BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURIES : A GUIDE FOR FAMILIES / General information about babies with obstetrical brachial plexus injury PL-0832

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    OBSTETRICAL DAY UNIT (ODU) / OUTPATIENT CERVICAL RIPENING : information for patients and their families PL-0190

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    OMEGA-3 FATS DURING PREGNANCY PL-0366

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
  •  
     

    ONCOLOGY BOOKLET PL-0767

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Services
  •  
     

    OPENING BLOCKED MYRINGOTOMY TUBES : instructions for patients and families PL-0332

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    ORCHIDOPEXY (UNDESCENDED TESTICLES) : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0038

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    ORCHIDOPEXY, HERNIA OR HYDROCELE REPAIR : post-operative instructions PL-0054

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    OSTOMY DISCHARGE INFORMATION : Ileostomy, Colostomy and Urostomy PL-0893

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    OTOPLASTY INFORMATION PL-0236

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    PAIN RELIEF AND TIPS AFTER HAVING A BABY PL-0753

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Services
  •  
     

    PARENT PARTNERS : We're here to help because we've been there PL-0860

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Newborn Health
  •  
     

    Parenting in a Challenging World

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    PATIENT AND FAMILY ETHICS TOOL - FEEDBACK SURVEY PL-0630

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    PATIENT SAFETY CHECKLIST PL-0432

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    PAVLIK HARNESS PL-0075

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITY DURING PREGNANCY : Good for You and Your Baby - Every little bit counts! PL-0953

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    PITA PROCEDURE : powered intra capsular tonsillectomy / adenoidectomy PL-0193

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Having Surgery
  •  
     

    PLASTIC SURGERY PROCEDURE CLINIC PL-0235

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    POST CORE BIOPSY OF THE BREAST: Patient Information PL-0895

    Women's Health
    Breast Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    POST-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS : circumcision PL-0045

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    POST-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS : urethal meatotomy PL-0053

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    PRE OP INSTRUCTIONS / CHILDREN'S HEALTH PROGRAM PL-0986

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
  •  
     

    PREGNANCY PLANNING FOR WOMEN WITH TYPE 1 OR 2 DIABETES PL-0652

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    PREPARING YOUR CHILD'S FORMULA PL-0372

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    PRESCHOOL PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY SERVICE BROCHURE PL-0631

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions, Services
  •  
     

    PREVENTING FALLS AT THE IWK PL-0890

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Being Admitted, Having a Baby, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    PREVENTING FALLS IN NICU : (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) PL-0950

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    PROTEIN, WOMEN'S HEALTH & PREGNANCY PL-0787

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    Quick List: Supportive Services For Youth in Halifax

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    RECIPES TO PROMOTE HEALTHY EATING: RECIPES, COOKING INSTRUCTIONS, HEALTHY TIPS, OPTIONS AND SAMPLE MENU PL-0711

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    RECOMMENDED WEBSITES ABOUT CHILDHOOD CANCERS : And tips for Siblings of Children with Cancer PL-0916

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    REDUCING NEWBORN STRESS PL-0827

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    Referral for Consult and Ultrasound Fetal Assessment and Treatment Centre

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    Release of Information Authorization Form

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    RENAL SCAN / NEPHROLOGY CLINIC PL-0966

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    RENAL SCAN PL-0057

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    RESEARCH IN THE NICU PL-0914

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Research
  •  
     

    RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS (RSV) : information for parents PL-0625

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    SAME-DAY ADMISSION INFORMATION SHEET : pre-operative instructions for Cesarean birth PL-0321

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Being Admitted, Having Surgery, Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    SCHOOL THERAPY PL-0308

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    SCOLIOSIS PL-0070

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    SEPTOPLASTY : Instructions for Patients and Families PL-1000

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    SIMPLE MEAL PLAN IDEAS FOR BUSY NEW MOMS PL-0280

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Newborn Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    SKULL FRACTURE : Your infant or child has a skull fracture PL-0811

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Services
  •  
     

    SODIUM AND KIDNEY DISEASE PL-0889

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    SPECIAL ACCESS PROGRAM (SAP) MEDICATIONS PL-0883

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Services
  •  
     

    SPECIAL NUTRITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR CHILDREN WITH ILEOSTOMIES PL-0558

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    SPECIALTY SEATING - Your Child’s Adaptive Equipment Needs - Function, Postural Support, Mobility and Comfort PL-0805

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Services
  •  
     

    SPITTING-UP & REFLUX PL-0581

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Newborn Health
  •  
     

    STEREOTACTIC CORE BIOPSY OF THE BREAST: Patient Information PL-0896

    Women's Health
    Breast Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    STING PROCEDURE PL-0059

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    STITCHES PL-0996

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    STOPPING NATURAL HEALTH PRODUCTS BEFORE SURGERY PL-0185

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Breast Health, Clinics, Having Surgery, Having a Baby, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    STRESS IN MOMS AND BABIES STUDY PL-0800

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Having a Baby, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTIONS / BY IWK DIVISION OF RHEUMATAOLOGY : A Guide for Patients and Families PL-0792

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    Substance Abuse

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    SUGAR ALCOHOLS PL-0239

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Services
  •  
     

    Suspect Your Teen Is Using Drugs Or Drinking?

    Mental Health - Behavioural and Emotional Issues
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    SUSPECTED TRAUMA AND ABUSE RESPONSE TEAM, IWK HEALTH CENTRE PL-0719

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    SYNDACTYLY REPAIR INFORMATION PL-0110

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    TAKING CARE OF YOUR BABY BEFORE BIRTH : Your Guide to Baby Movement Monitoring PL-0814

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    TAKING CARE OF YOUR CHILD'S PAIN AFTER SURGERY PL-0276

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    TENSION FREE TAPE PROCEDURE HANDBOOK / TENSION FREE VAGINAL TAPE - TVT : tension free vaginal tape obturator - TVT-O / transobturator tape - TOT PL-0268

    Women's Health
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
  •  
     

    THE FAMILY RESOURCE LIBRARY PL-0210

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    THE GARRON CENTRE FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH : Patient and Family Handbook PL-0647

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    THE HIPPO STUDY : The HemodynamIcs, Perfusion and Oxygenation Study PL-1014

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    THE IMPORTANCE OF STAYING CONNECTED TO SERVICES : for parents and youth who are a part of the IWK Mental Health and Addictions Program PL-0888

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    THE PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION ACT PL-0807

    Injuries and Wounds
    Being Admitted, Breast Health, Clinics, Having Surgery, Having a Baby, Mental Health and Addictions, Newborn Health, Research, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    THE Rh FACTOR AND PREGNANCY PL-0211

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    THE RHEUMATOLOGY TEAM? PL-0573

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    THE TONSILLECTOMY JOURNEY : tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy PL-0012

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    THE UPS AND DOWNS OF FEEDING PL-0637

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    THE VPI (VELOPHARYNGEAL INADEQUACY) CLINIC AT THE IWK HEALTH CENTRE PL-0758

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    THYROGLOSSAL DUCT CYST : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0044

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    TICK BITES PL-0303

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    TIP HYPOSPADIAS REPAIR PL-0158

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    TISSUE EXPANDERS PL-0352

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    TRAMPOLINE SAFETY PL-0836

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Services
  •  
     

    TRANSITION SUPPORT WORKERS / (TSW) PL-1002

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    TRAVEL AND TYPE 1 DIABETES PL-0988

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    TROUBLESHOOTING HIGH BLOOD SUGAR READINGS IN GESTATIONAL DIABETES PL-0798

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    TYPE 1 DIABETES AND DRIVING : a guide for obtaining your driver's license and driving with type 1 diabetes PL-0428

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    ULTRASOUND : not just a baby picture PL-0095

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Having a Baby, Services
  •  
     

    ULTRASOUND CORE BIOPSY OF THE BREAST: Patient Information PL-0897

    Cancers
    Breast Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    UMBILICAL HERNIA : post-operative instructions / a guide for parents PL-0037

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
  •  
     

    UNDERSTANDING CHILD SEXUAL BEHAVIORS : A Guide for Parents PL-0905

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    UNDERSTANDING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION PL-0743

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS PL-0061

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    URODYNAMICS EVALUATION : a patient guide PL-0991

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    URODYNAMICS STUDIES : a guide for parents PL-0060

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    URODYNAMICS TESTING : a patient guide PL-0086

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    UTERINE ARTERY EMBOLIZATION PL-0331

    Women's Health
    Being Admitted, Having Surgery, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    VACCINATIONS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN PL-0952

    Women's Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    VEGETARIAN EATING FOR ALL AGES PL-0574

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM (VTE) : what are some of the risks, symptoms and preventions? patient and family information / Patient and Family Information PL-0734

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Services
  •  
     

    VESICOSTOMY : a guide for parents PL-0062

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    VESICOURETERAL REFLUX PL-0063

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    VIDEOFLUOROSCOPY PL-0697

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    WELCOME TO 6 LINK : inpatient unit PL-0584

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Services
  •  
     

    WELCOME TO DAY SURGERY PL-0096

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    WELCOME TO MSNU PL-0274

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery
  •  
     

    WELCOME TO THE DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING - ULTRASOUND DEPARTMENT / DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING OBSTETRIC ULTRASOUND REGISTRATION FORM PL-0822

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    WELCOME TO THE PEDIATRIC MEDICAL UNIT (PMU) PL-0744

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    WELCOME! TO THE PERINATAL FOLLOW-UP PROGRAM : information for families PL-0010

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services
  •  
     

    WHAT IS A MEDICATION CHALLENGE? PL-0446

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    WHAT IS A PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CATHETER (PICC)? PL-0387

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Services
  •  
     

    WHAT IS A VARICOCELE? PL-0609

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    WHAT IS HEMOGLOBIN? PL-0161

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Services
  •  
     

    WHAT'S IN MOM'S SUITCASE? PL-0341

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Being Admitted, Having a Baby
  •  
     

    WHEN TO COME TO THE HOSPITAL PL-0598

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Having a Baby, Services
  •  
     

    WHEN YOUR CHILD NEEDS ANESTHETIC: information for parents PL-0234

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    WOMENS AND NEWBORN HEALTH PROGRAM (WNHP) HEALTH CARE TEAM QUESTIONNAIRE PL-0857

    Women's Health
    Breast Health, Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Women's Health
  •  
     

    WONDERING WHO TO CALL? Orthopaedic Care Team PL-0078

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    YOUR EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS PL-0918

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    YOUR RIGHTS IN THE HOSPITAL : under the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act of Nova Scotia PL-0654

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    [Available in print only from ESP] WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE EXTRA SUPPORT FOR PARENTS VOLUNTEER SERVICE : ESP PL-0948

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services
  •  
     

    [IN FRENCH and ENGLISH] PRE OP INSTRUCTIONS / Directives préopératoires - CHILDREN'S HEALTH PROGRAM / Programme de santé des enfants

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having Surgery
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] ANGER COPING : problem solving PL-0610

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] SKIN TO SKIN CONTACT : supporting your baby's development PL-0586

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] TIPS FOR PARENTS ON SCHOOL REFUSAL BEHAVIOUR PL-0599

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] A PARENT'S GUIDE TO SKIN-TO-SKIN CONTACT PL-0662

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] ACETAMINOPHEN (TYLENOL®, TEMPRA®, 'STORE BRANDS') DOSING INFORMATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PAIN OR FEVER PL-0284

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] ANAPHYLAXIS PL-0259

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] ASTHMA MEDICINES PL-0383

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION CONSULTATIVE SERVICE PL-0430

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] BAHA BONE ANCHORED HEARING AID STAGE 1 : instructions for patients and families PL-0808

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Having Surgery
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] BALANCING SCREEN TIME, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTHY EATING : Healthy habits, healthy families PL-0732

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] BREASTFEEDING YOUR BABY IN THE NICU : a guide for parents PL-0318

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] CARE OF THE SUPRAPUBIC CATHETER AT HOME PL-0736

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] CARING FOR YOUR CHILD AFTER INSERTION OF A PACEMAKER OR DEFIBRILLATOR PL-0618

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] CARING FOR YOUR CHILD AFTER INSERTION OF A REVEAL DEVICE PL-0619

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] CHILD AND FAMILY DAY TREATMENT SERVICE PL-0139

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING GENERAL/THORACIC SURGERY PROCEDURES PL-0077

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] DISSOLVE-A-DOSE AND ADMINISTERING ORAL CYTOTOXIC AGENTS USING DISSOLVE-A-DOSE : Patient Information Leaflet PL-0773

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] EATING DISORDERS: What Parents Need to Know PL-0829

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] EPIDURALS PL-0803

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Having a Baby
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] FAMILY LEARNING GUIDELINES : peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) PL-0255

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] FAMILY THERAPY AND PARENT EDUCATION / NOVA SCOTIA YOUTH FACILITY: IWK NSYF Clinical Services PL-0750

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] FETAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT CENTRE : information about care after your procedure PL-0016

    Pregnancy, Maternal and Reproductive Health
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] HAVING A BABY IN THE NICU CAN BE VERY STRESSFUL : tips for coping with stress in the NICU PL-0726

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Newborn Health, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] HEALTHY LIVING RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES PL-0215

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] HEALTHY TIPS AND TRICKS PL-0232

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] HEALTHY WEIGHTS FOR HEALTHY CHILDREN PL-0563

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] HOME CARE TUBE FEEDING LEARNING PACKAGE : enteral tube feeding PL-0363

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] IBUPROFEN DOSING INFORMATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF FEVER OR PAIN PL-0282

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] INFANT AND PRESCHOOL REHABILITATION SERVICE : Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy PL-0731

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING A BAKED MILK CHALLENGE PL-0797

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] INSULIN ADJUSTMENT USING INSULIN GLARGINE (LANTUS) PL-0791

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] INSULIN-TO-CARB RATIOS PL-0701

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] IRVING FUEL THE CARE FACT SHEET PL-0794

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] IWK HEALTH CENTRE PATIENT AND FAMILY ETHICS TOOL: help with ethical issues PL-0630

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] MANAGING AN ASTHMA FLARE-UP PL-0382

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] MEAL PLANNING FOR WOMEN WITH GESTATIONAL DIABETES : 2,000 calories PL-0281

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Having a Baby, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] MEMORY PROBLEMS AFTER A BRAIN INJURY PL-0066

    Brain and Nervous System (Epilepsy, Pain, etc.)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS (MRSA) : fact sheet for patients and families PL-0694

    Women's Health
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] MONITORING BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS PL-0380

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Having a Baby, Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] MY CHILD HAS APPENDICITIS : a guide for families PL-0626

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] MY FIRST PELVIC EXAM : information for women PL-0633

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] NICU PARENT SURVIVAL GUIDE PL-0725

    Genetics / Birth Defects
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] PARTNERS IN CARE PL-0389

    Women's Health
    Being Admitted, Breast Health, Clinics, Having Surgery, Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services, Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] PRE-ADMISSION CLINIC AND SAME DAY SURGERY PROGRAM : a patient guide PL-0663

    Women's Health
    Being Admitted, Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] PREGNANCY & DIABETES CLINIC PL-0188

    Endocrine System (Hormones, Diabetes, etc.)
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] PRESCHOOL SPECIAL NEEDS SERVICE PL-0653

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] PROTOCOL / PARENTAL CONSENT FOR TREATMENT OF HEMANGIOMAS WITH PROPRANOLOL PL-0722

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] RESOURCE LIST: Community Offerings for Nutrition Counseling PL-0749

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] SECURE CARE UNIT: PATIENT INFORMATION HANDBOOK PL-0759

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] SEPTORHINOPLASTY PL-0742

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] TAP THE TAP, FILL THE GAP, WATER BETWEEN MEALS PL-0826

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] TELEHEALTH PATIENT INFORMATION GUIDE PL-0645

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] TIP SHEET FOR EXPLORING FAMILY HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS PL-0796

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD STEM CELL BANKING : information for parents planning their birth at the IWK Health Centre PL-0583

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Having a Baby, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] URGENT CARE SERVICE PL-0819

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] WHAT ARE TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 DIABETES? PL-0335

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] WHAT IS A FOOD CHALLENGE? PL-0367

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] WHAT IS BRONCHIOLITIS / RSV? PL-0692

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] WOMEN'S & MATERNITY 7 DAY SAMPLE VEGETARIAN MENU PL-0721

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] WORKING WITH YOUR DOCTOR TOWARDS ASTHMA CONTROL PL-0381

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] YOUR BABY'S HEAD SHAPE PL-0015

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Newborn Health
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Reviewed] YOUTH FORENSIC INPATIENT REHABILITATION : YFS PL-0824

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
  •  
     

    [Temporarily Unavailable - Being Revised] HEALTHY SNACKING TIPS FOR YOUR CHILDREN PL-0342

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [under review] - HERPETIC STOMATITIS PL-0294

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Under Review] CELLULITIS PL-0286

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [under review] COXSACKIE VIRUS DISEASES INCLUDING : hand / foot / mouth disease, herpangina (ulcers in throat) PL-0288

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
  •  
     

    [Under Review] GUIDELINES FOR FEEDING YOUR BABY 6-12 MONTHS OF AGE PL-0369

    Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
  •  
     

    [under review] ILLNESS RELATED SEIZURE PL-0291

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services

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