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    Breast Biopsy/Lumpectomy at the IWK Health Centre: Patient and Family Education Guide PL-0975

    Women's Health
    Being Admitted, Breast Health, Women's Health
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    Calorie Boosting Blended Beverages PL-0825

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Calorie Boosting Tips for Infants 6-12 Months Eating Solid Foods PL-0579

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Services
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    Electroencephalogram / (EEG) : Family Information & Preparation Guidelines PL-0359

    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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    Mastoidectomy: instructions for patients and families PL-0266

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Nutrition While Taking Steroids PL-0396

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    PITA procedure : Powered Intra Capsular Tonsillectomy / Adenoidectomy PL-0193

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Having Surgery
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    Ultrasound : Not Just a Baby Picture PL-0095

    Health System (pamphlets about specific IWK care services)
    Having a Baby, Services
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    Vesicoureteral Reflux PL-0063

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    10 Things To Do While You Wait (Child Life)

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Clinics, Having Surgery, Services
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    A Guide to Common Respiratory Infections in Children PL-0622

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
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    A Parent's Guide to Skin-to-Skin Contact: What you can do to support your baby PL-1030

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services
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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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    About the ‘End of Treatment’ Bell PL-1130

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Above-elbow cast removal exercises PL-1126

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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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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    Adenoidectomy: Instructions for Patients and Families PL-0097

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having Surgery, Services
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    Adjusting to Diabetes PL-1131

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    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): Mental Health and Addictions PL-1018

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions, Services
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    Adrenal Insufficiency PL-0642

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    After the Breast Biopsy: Patient Information PL-0895

    Women's Health
    Breast Health, Women's Health
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    Allergic Reactions PL-0700

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Being Admitted, Having Surgery, Services
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    Alveolar Bone Graft: Dr. J.C. Doucet PL-0178

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Having Surgery, Services
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    Answers to your questions about a positive newborn screening result for Biotinidase Deficiency / Information for Parents / Maritime Newborn Screening Program PL-1128

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
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    Answers to your questions about a positive newborn screening result for Galactosemia / Information for Parents / Maritime Newborn Screening Program PL-1129

    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
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    Arabic IWK Patient Pamphlets - with Links to the Full-Text Translations PL-0956-AR

    Allergies, Asthma and Immune System
    Services
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    Are you worried about your child's gender expression?

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    Autism Spectrum Disorder : 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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    Available upon request at IWK - MANAGING FLUID RESTRICTION PL-0981

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Azathioprine (Imuran and generic brands) and 6-MP (Purinethol and generic brands) : A Patient Guide PL-0204

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    BAHA Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Stage 1: Instructions for Patients and Families PL-0808

    Bones, Joints and Muscles
    Having Surgery
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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 Carb Counting: Diabetes in Children and Youth PL-0393

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services