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The first fire dragon: An autoinflammatory adventure

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124569
Kinchlea, Daniel, Bañas, Ar-Em. , 2023.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 300 KIN 2023
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Written by 9-year-old Daniel Kinchlea, this story is all about the first fire dragon and their search for help. The story mirrors Daniel's own understanding of his diagnosis journey as a young child.; About the author: At one year old, Daniel was diagnosed with a rare autoinflammatory disease. Caus…
Author
Kinchlea, Daniel
Bañas, Ar-Em
Publication Date
2023
Physical Description
Paperback; [no pagination]
Subject
Autoimmune Diseases
Abstract
Written by 9-year-old Daniel Kinchlea, this story is all about the first fire dragon and their search for help. The story mirrors Daniel's own understanding of his diagnosis journey as a young child.
About the author: At one year old, Daniel was diagnosed with a rare autoinflammatory disease. Caused by one or more genetic mutations, some of Daniel's symptoms include ongoing high fevers, rashes that cover his body, a rare blood disorder called macrophage activation system, Crohn's Disease, systemic arthritis, and interstitial lung disease.
His concept for the book was inspired by his unique experience as a rare disease patient and advocate.
ISBN
9798374718621
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 300 KIN 2023

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The ant who needed a transplant

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124583
Wall, Bill, Hill, Dave (illustrator). Altona, MB: Friesen Press , 2023.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FD 235 WAL 2023
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Mama Ant, Papa Ant, Russell, and Sophie all live together in a thriving ant community. They love each other very much, and in the winter their favourite activity is to go tobogganing together. But one winter, Papa Ant has trouble climbing the hill. He goes to the doctor and is told that he needs a …
Author
Wall, Bill
Hill, Dave (illustrator)
Place of Publication
Altona, MB
Publisher
Friesen Press
Publication Date
2023
Physical Description
Hardcover; illustrated; 31 pages
Subject
Heart Transplantation
Heart/Heart Diseases. Cardiology
Transplantation
Organ Donation
Congenital Heart Diseases
Abstract
Mama Ant, Papa Ant, Russell, and Sophie all live together in a thriving ant community. They love each other very much, and in the winter their favourite activity is to go tobogganing together. But one winter, Papa Ant has trouble climbing the hill. He goes to the doctor and is told that he needs a heart transplant. What will the ant family do? Will anyone be able to save their Papa?
The ant who needed a transplant is a touching story that embraces the themes of empathy, altruism, and compassion. It is meant to intrigue children and help them learn how an act of kindness can save a life.
ISBN
9781039134621
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FD 235 WAL 2023

Copies

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copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Library Available
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My brain is magic: A sensory-seeking celebration

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124771
Sooful, Prasha, Ladi, Greeta (ill.). Washington, DC: Soaring Kite Books , 2023.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 100.5 SOO 2023
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Whether your brain buzzes around the room like a bee or tells you to be loud and roar like a lion, celebrate the many things it can be! Take a journey by way of a child's favorite animals and learn how your brain interacts with the world around you.; This sensory-seeking celebration shines a light …
Author
Sooful, Prasha
Ladi, Greeta (ill.)
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
Soaring Kite Books
Publication Date
2023
Physical Description
Hardcover; 31 pages
Subject
Nervous System/Nervous System Diseases-Children
Abstract
Whether your brain buzzes around the room like a bee or tells you to be loud and roar like a lion, celebrate the many things it can be! Take a journey by way of a child's favorite animals and learn how your brain interacts with the world around you.
This sensory-seeking celebration shines a light on sensory processing and neurodiversity in a fun and action-packed way for all children to enjoy.
ISBN
9781953859617
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 100.5 SOO 2023

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A guide for teens with IBD

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124158
Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America. New York, NY: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation , 2022.
URL
https://issuu.com/ccfa1/docs/ibd-teen-brochure-2020-final?fr=sNDBkZjM3MDAxNzI
Material Type
Ebook
This booklet is for teens with IBD to use as a quick reference guide. It includes information on IBD, worksheets, and a discussion guide to help you speak to healthcare professionals and other people in your life.; Note: This is a US resource. Visit https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/ for Canadian informa…
  1 url  
URL
https://issuu.com/ccfa1/docs/ibd-teen-brochure-2020-final?fr=sNDBkZjM3MDAxNzI
Corporate Author
Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
Publication Date
2022
Subject
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Coping
Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Therapy
Abstract
This booklet is for teens with IBD to use as a quick reference guide. It includes information on IBD, worksheets, and a discussion guide to help you speak to healthcare professionals and other people in your life.
Note: This is a US resource. Visit https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/ for Canadian information.
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
URLs
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Educational brochures on IBD

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124159
Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America. New York, NY: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation , 2022.
URL
https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/science-and-professionals/patient-resources/patient-brochures
Material Type
Website
This webpage provides free educational brochures about all aspects of living with IBD such as basic information, disease complications, pregnancy, treatment and research, and more.; Note: This is a US resource. Visit https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/ for Canadian information.
  1 url  
URL
https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/science-and-professionals/patient-resources/patient-brochures
Corporate Author
Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
Publication Date
2022
Subject
Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Coping
Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Diet
Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Therapy
Abstract
This webpage provides free educational brochures about all aspects of living with IBD such as basic information, disease complications, pregnancy, treatment and research, and more.
Note: This is a US resource. Visit https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/ for Canadian information.
Language
English
Spanish
Material Type
Website
URLs
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Taming worry dragons: Classroom manual (Group facilitator): A psychoeducational group program for prevention of anxiety

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124252
Clark, Sandra L., Garland, E. Jane, Short, Christina. Vancouver, BC: Children's & Women's Health Centre of British Columbia , 2022. 2nd.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
CD 420 CLA 2022
Availability
4 copies, 0 available
Classroom-based 8 session program aimed at anxiety prevention. Children will learn about anxiety and worries using the concept of "Worry Dragons". The focus is on teaching general anxiety management strategies for children. To be used with "The kid's guide to taming worry dragons".
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Author
Clark, Sandra L.
Garland, E. Jane
Short, Christina
Corporate Author
Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinic, BC Children's Hospital
Edition
2nd
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Children's & Women's Health Centre of British Columbia
Publication Date
2022
Physical Description
Spiral bound, paperback, 8.5 x 11 in.: 92 pages
Subject
Anxiety. Anxiety Disorders
Fear
Anxiety
Abstract
Classroom-based 8 session program aimed at anxiety prevention. Children will learn about anxiety and worries using the concept of "Worry Dragons". The focus is on teaching general anxiety management strategies for children. To be used with "The kid's guide to taming worry dragons".
ISBN
3213213213211
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
CD 420 CLA 2022

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copy 4 BC Children's and Women's Family Library On Loan, due Monday, July 24, 2023
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Preauricular sinus removal

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog104309
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT- Ear, Nose & Throat). Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2021.
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_PreauricularSinusRemoval.pdf
Material Type
Handout
Online
Learn what to expect after your child has preauricular sinus removal surgery. Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
  1 url  
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_PreauricularSinusRemoval.pdf
Corporate Author
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT- Ear, Nose & Throat)
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Publication Date
2021
Physical Description
PDF: 2 p.
Subject
Ear. Ear Diseases
Preauricular Sinus
Ear/Nose/Throat-Surgery. Otolaryngological Surgery
Abstract
Learn what to expect after your child has preauricular sinus removal surgery. Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
Language
English
Material Type
Handout
Online
URLs
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Unilateral choanal atresia repair

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog104622
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT - Ear, Nose & Throat). Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2021.
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_UnilateralChoanalAtresiaRepair.pdf
Material Type
Handout
Online
This handout explains what to do before this surgery, and how to care for your child afterward. It also explains when to get help.
  1 url  
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_UnilateralChoanalAtresiaRepair.pdf
Website Notes
Click on the above link to print.
Corporate Author
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT - Ear, Nose & Throat)
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Publication Date
2021
Physical Description
PDF; 2 pages
Subject
Nose. Nose Diseases (includes Paranasal Sinuses)
Choanal Atresia
Ear/Nose/Throat-Surgery. Otolaryngological Surgery
Abstract
This handout explains what to do before this surgery, and how to care for your child afterward. It also explains when to get help.
Language
English
Material Type
Handout
Online
URLs
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Tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog112726
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT - Ear, Nose & Throat). Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2021.
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_Tonsillectomy.pdf
Material Type
Handout
Online
Learn what to expect after your child has a tonsillectomy (surgery to remove their tonsils). Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
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URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_Tonsillectomy.pdf
Corporate Author
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT - Ear, Nose & Throat)
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Publication Date
2021
Physical Description
PDF file: 2 p.
Subject
Tonsillitis. Tonsils & Adenoids
Surgery-Coping
Home Care-Children
Ear/Nose/Throat. Ear/Nose/Throat Diseases Otolaryngology
Abstract
Learn what to expect after your child has a tonsillectomy (surgery to remove their tonsils). Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
Language
English
Material Type
Handout
Online
Images
URLs
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Pins or wires for fracture repair

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog123256
Orthopaedic Clinic. [Vancouver, BC?]: BC Children's Hospital , 2021.
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_PinsOrWires.pdf
Material Type
Handout
Online
Your child's fracture has been fixed with pins (also called wires). These are left in place for about 3-4 weeks. Learn how to care for your child at home, and what to expect when you have the pins removed.
  1 image     1 url  
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_PinsOrWires.pdf
Corporate Author
Orthopaedic Clinic
Place of Publication
[Vancouver, BC?]
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Publication Date
2021
Physical Description
PDF: 2 p.
Subject
Bones/Joints/Muscles. Bones/Joints/Muscles Diseases. Orthopedics
Fractures
Abstract
Your child's fracture has been fixed with pins (also called wires). These are left in place for about 3-4 weeks. Learn how to care for your child at home, and what to expect when you have the pins removed.
Language
English
Material Type
Handout
Online
Images
URLs
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Auditory processing disorder (APD): Identification, diagnosis and strategies for parents and professionals

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124223
Mountjoy, Alyson. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2021.
URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=6473961
Material Type
Ebook
Call Number
FM 100.5 MOU 2021
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a debilitating neurological condition in which the brain is unable to effectively process sounds and speech. An estimated 5 - 10% of children are affected uniquely. APD can have a significant impact on all aspects of lifelong communication. This authoritative g…
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URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=6473961
Author
Mountjoy, Alyson
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date
2021
Subject
Auditory Processing Disorder
Nervous System Diseases-Diagnosis
Nervous System/Nervous System Diseases-Children
Abstract
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a debilitating neurological condition in which the brain is unable to effectively process sounds and speech. An estimated 5 - 10% of children are affected uniquely. APD can have a significant impact on all aspects of lifelong communication. This authoritative guide includes advice on how to identify, diagnose and support the condition in children, teenagers and adults. It provides everyday strategies based on 20 years of research to try at home, at school and at work. This book aims to help families, teachers and other professionals to understand and support those living with this complex invisible disability. Containing supportive case studies, the book addresses a range of prevalent issues, including relationships, self-esteem, confidence and mental health, making this a comprehensive guide for all things APD.
ISBN
9781787752832
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Call Number
FM 100.5 MOU 2021
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Igel, Julie, Lim, Pearly. Three Hedgehog Press , 2021.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 100.5 IGE 2021
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Do you know a kid who hates to wear socks?Then you?ll love this book! Parents and kids with sensory challenges will enjoy reading this fun book together. You?ll recognize the struggle and appreciate the surprisingly simple solution.
Author
Igel, Julie
Lim, Pearly
Publisher
Three Hedgehog Press
Publication Date
2021
Physical Description
[n.p.]
Subject
Nervous System/Nervous System Diseases-Children
Brain
Parenting
Stress Reduction
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
Do you know a kid who hates to wear socks?Then you?ll love this book! Parents and kids with sensory challenges will enjoy reading this fun book together. You?ll recognize the struggle and appreciate the surprisingly simple solution.
ISBN
9781735589503
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 100.5 IGE 2021

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Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG)

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog103265
Medical Imaging Department. [Vancouver, BC?]: BC Children's Hospital , 2020.
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1111_VCUG.pdf
Material Type
Online
Handout
Call Number
BCCH1111
Describes the VCUG test, that lets doctors see your child's bladder, kidneys, and ureters. Explains how the test works, what to expect, and how to prepare and support your child.
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URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1111_VCUG.pdf
Corporate Author
Medical Imaging Department
Place of Publication
[Vancouver, BC?]
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
PDF file: 4 p.
Subject
Urinary System-Anatomy/Physiology
Ureters/Ureteral Disease
X-rays
Diagnostic Imaging. Radiography. Radionucleide Imaging
Abstract
Describes the VCUG test, that lets doctors see your child's bladder, kidneys, and ureters. Explains how the test works, what to expect, and how to prepare and support your child.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Handout
Call Number
BCCH1111
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URLs
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Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog104308
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT - Ear, Nose & Throat). [Vancouver, BC?]: BC Children's Hospital , 2020.
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_FESS.pdf
Material Type
Online
Handout
Call Number
BCCH1343
Learn what to expect when your child has Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
  1 image     1 url  
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_FESS.pdf
Corporate Author
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT - Ear, Nose & Throat)
Place of Publication
[Vancouver, BC?]
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
PDF file: 2 p.
Subject
Nose. Nose Diseases (includes Paranasal Sinuses)
Ear/Nose/Throat-Surgery. Otolaryngological Surgery
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
Abstract
Learn what to expect when your child has Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Explains how to care for your child, and when to get help.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Handout
Call Number
BCCH1343
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URLs
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Using pre-operative cleaning wipes

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122277
BCCH Skin Prep Working Group. [Vancouver, BC?]: BC Children's Hospital , 2020.
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_Preop_Cleaning_Wipes.pdf
Material Type
Handout
Online
Learn how to clean your child's skin with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) wipes.
  1 image     1 url  
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH_Preop_Cleaning_Wipes.pdf
Website Notes
Click link to view or print.
Corporate Author
BCCH Skin Prep Working Group
Place of Publication
[Vancouver, BC?]
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
PDF, 1 page
Subject
Promoting Health/Preventing Disease-Infection Control
Abstract
Learn how to clean your child's skin with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) wipes.
Language
English
Material Type
Handout
Online
Images
URLs
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Be a virus warrior : A kid's guide to keeping safe

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122744
Macgregor, Eloise, Wood, Alix. Rosen Publishing Group , 2020.
URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=6144727
Material Type
Ebook
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many adults and children searching for answers about how they can stay safe. This illustrated guide gives children the tools they need to understand what's happening in the world and to discover how they can become a virus warrior.; For ages 5-10.
  1 url  
URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=6144727
Author
Macgregor, Eloise
Wood, Alix
Publisher
Rosen Publishing Group
Publication Date
2020
Subject
Viral Diseases
Abstract
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many adults and children searching for answers about how they can stay safe. This illustrated guide gives children the tools they need to understand what's happening in the world and to discover how they can become a virus warrior.
For ages 5-10.
ISBN
9781725330658
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
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Family fit plan : A 30-day wellness transformation

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122771
Muth, Natalie Digate. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) , 2020.
URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=5967687
Material Type
Ebook
Call Number
BA 100 MUT 2020
This dynamic plan will help the whole family kick-start their health and wellness and set the stage for long-term, lasting improvements in nutrition, fitness, sleep, stress, and screen use habits. Establish a baseline and goals, create routines and healthy habits, and learn strategies for overcomin…
  1 url  
URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=5967687
Author
Muth, Natalie Digate
Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Publication Date
2020
Subject
Promoting Health/Preventing Disease
Abstract
This dynamic plan will help the whole family kick-start their health and wellness and set the stage for long-term, lasting improvements in nutrition, fitness, sleep, stress, and screen use habits. Establish a baseline and goals, create routines and healthy habits, and learn strategies for overcoming frustration and recognizing obstacles. At the end of thirty days, parents and children will have laid the ground work to continue a lifetime of healthy habits.
ISBN
9781610023405
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Call Number
BA 100 MUT 2020
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IBD and me: An activity book

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog124157
Staton, Hilary, Staton, Joe [ill.]. New York, NY: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation , 2020.
URL
https://issuu.com/ccfa1/docs/preflight_process_color_62120__1___1_?fr=sZWVlZjM3MDAxNzI
Material Type
Ebook
This activity book includes comics on life with IBD, games, coping strategies, and places to record information about your symptoms and your care.; For children aged 8-12.; Note: This is a US resource. Visit https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/ for Canadian information.
  1 url  
URL
https://issuu.com/ccfa1/docs/preflight_process_color_62120__1___1_?fr=sZWVlZjM3MDAxNzI
Author
Staton, Hilary
Staton, Joe [ill.]
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
Publication Date
2020
Subject
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Abstract
This activity book includes comics on life with IBD, games, coping strategies, and places to record information about your symptoms and your care.
For children aged 8-12.
Note: This is a US resource. Visit https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/ for Canadian information.
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
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Crohn's and Colitis Canada. Toronto, ON: Crohn's and Colitis Canada , 2020.
URL
https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/About-Crohn-s-Colitis/IBD-Journey
Material Type
Website
The IBD Journey will strengthen your knowledge of living with Crohn?s and colitis. Here you will find information, strategies and tips to help manage your disease and make informed decisions with health care providers.
  1 url  
URL
https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/About-Crohn-s-Colitis/IBD-Journey
Corporate Author
Crohn's and Colitis Canada
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Crohn's and Colitis Canada
Publication Date
2020
Subject
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Coping
Abstract
The IBD Journey will strengthen your knowledge of living with Crohn?s and colitis. Here you will find information, strategies and tips to help manage your disease and make informed decisions with health care providers.
Language
English
Material Type
Website
URLs
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Preventing medication errors at home

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122369
Haroutounian, Simon. New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2020.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EA 100 HAR 2020
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"Your home probably has some sort of pain relief medication, something to combat bouts of allergies, and maybe a few vitamins or supplements from the local health store. And then there are the prescribed medications, the ones you're taking daily and those that you take 'as needed'. But do you ever …
Author
Haroutounian, Simon
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
Hardcover ; 394 p.
Subject
Medication
Drugs
Pharmacology
Drug Therapy (general works). Pharmacology
Abstract
"Your home probably has some sort of pain relief medication, something to combat bouts of allergies, and maybe a few vitamins or supplements from the local health store. And then there are the prescribed medications, the ones you're taking daily and those that you take 'as needed'. But do you ever wonder how your medications work, what is the best time to take each, or how that pain relief tablet, those allergy meds, and prescription drugs interact when taken at the same time? Or how your newly prescribed antibiotic reacts with that glass of wine you had with dinner?
"Preventing Medication Errors at Home tells you what you need to know about those medications in your house and how each can improve your health and possibly cause harm. With drug therapy being a major part of conventional medical treatment, and so many medications available over-the-counter, tens of thousands of people in the United States alone die every year from side effects related to their diabetes, pain, depression and blood-thinning medications, and roughly one million people
are admitted to the hospital for drug-related issues. At least half of these disasters are preventable with proper awareness of how drugs work, how to take them properly, how to identify serious side effects, and how to avoid dangerous drug combinations.
"Dr. Simon Haroutounian presents an engaging, easy-to-read book to help you take responsibility for your medications. Learning how to ask the right questions before you start a new medication is likely to improve your health, and possibly save your life"--from the inside front cover
ISBN
9780190674984
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EA 100 HAR 2020

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