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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
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    Bartholin Gland Cysts and Abscesses: Women's and Newborn Health Program PL-1272

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
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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 Routine: A Guide for Parents PL-0079

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    Biofeedback Therapy: A Guide for Patients PL-1279

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    Blood Glucose Monitoring PL-0160

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Books and Babies - Read to Me! PL-1202

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health, Services
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    Boredom Busters (Child Life)

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Clinics, Having Surgery, Services
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    Brachial Cleft Cyst or Sinus / Thyroglossal Duct Cyst: Post-Operative Instructions / A Guide for Parents PL-0042

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    Branchial Cleft Cysts and Fistulas: Instructions for Patients and Families PL-0741

    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 Surgery at the IWK Health Centre: Patient and Family Education Guide PL-0976

    Cancers
    Having Surgery, Women's Health
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    Breastfeeding your baby in the NICU: a guide for parents PL-0318

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
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    Brief Intensive Outreach Service (BIOS): Frequently Asked Questions / for Parents and Guardians PL-1274

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    Brief Intensive Outreach Service (BIOS): Support for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are experiencing a period of severe aggression PL-1273

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    Buckle Fractures [IWK Emergency Medicine] PL-1092

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Buckle Fractures [IWK Orthopaedics] PL-1032

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    Building a New Routine PL-1236

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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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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    Calorie Boosting Tips for Toddlers PL-0580

    Newborns, Infants and Toddlers (birth-3 years)
    Services
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    Calorie Count Sheet PL-1254

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Captopril : Dissolve-A-Dose® System PL-1204

    Surgery, Procedures, Drugs and Medication
    Services
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    Carb Counting Workbook : Diabetes in Children and Youth PL-1244

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Services
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    Carbohydrate Counting: Diabetes in Children and Youth PL-0238

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Services
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    Career Planning Book - Just for Teens!

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics
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    Caring for an Indwelling Foley Catheter PL-1220

    Women's Health
    Women's Health
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    Caring for Your Late Preterm Infant PL-1266

    Genetics / Birth Defects
    Having a Baby, Newborn Health
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    Cast Care: A Guide for Patients and Families PL-0165

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Cellulitis: Information for Patients and Families PL-0286

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    CENTRAL REGION AUTISM SERVICES : information sheet PL-0355

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Cephalexin PL-1205

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Cerebral Palsy Information Booklet PL-0709

    Brain and Nervous System (Epilepsy, Pain, etc.)
    Clinics
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    Cervical Lymphadenitis / Information for Patients and Families PL-1101

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services
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    Chiari Malformation: A Guide for Families PL-0149

    Blood / Lymphatic System
    Clinics, Services
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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
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    Child Life Services PL-0145

    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 and Teens in Crisis: What to Expect in the Emergency Department / Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers PL-1203

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Being Admitted, Mental Health and Addictions
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    Children's Intensive Services (CIS): IWK Mental Health and Addictions PL-1021

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

    Social / Family Issues (Substance Abuse, Divorce, etc.)
    Mental Health and Addictions
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    Choosing Healthy Fats: Children and Youth PL-0278

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    Circumcision: Post-operative Instructions / A Guide for Parents PL-0045

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Clinics, Services
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    Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC): Step-By-Step Instructions / Female/Female Assigned at Birth PL-1245

    Child and Teen Health (all ages)
    Services