Patient Information Handouts

Patient Information Handouts

All About Me
Agitated Saline Study
Bluewater Health Guest Wi-Fi
C.difficile - Patient & Family Information
Cancer Care Assessment & Treatment Centre
Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE)
Cardioversion
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patient Action Plan
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patient Pathway
Connecting with Loved Ones
Delirium
Dialysis Patient Guide
Echocardiographic Enhancing Contrast Agent
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Extended Spectrum Bet-Lactamase - Patient & Family Information
Head Lice
Heart Failure (CHF) Patient Action Plan
Heart Failure (CHF) Patient Pathway
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Invasive Group A Streptococcus
Indigenous Navigation Services
Iron Infusion
Laryngeal Surgery
Lidocaine Infusion for Pain Management
Malignant Hypothermia Reaction
Measles
Medical Assistance in Dying
Medical Assistance in Dying - Frequently Asked Questions
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus - Patient and Family Information 
Multidrug-Resistant Organism MDRO Information Sheet for Patients and Families
Noroviruses
Opioid Pain Medicines: Information for Patients and Families
Patient Diary (for Cardiology patients)
Patient Request for Room Type
Pneumonia Patient Action Plan
Pneumonia Patient Guide
Post-Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) Instructions
Preventing Falls
Privacy: A Guide for Patients
Prostate Cancer Clinic
Red Rule: Patient Identification
Respiratory Reminders
Room Selection
Scabies
Schatzki Ring
Shingles
Supporting Safe Environments
Taking Care of Your Fiberglass Cast
Taking Care of Your Plaster Cast
Taking Care of Your Waterproof Cast
Tips to Prevent Infections
Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy - Paediatric, After Care
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Transperineal Prostate Biopsy
Trans-Vaginal Tape for Stress Urinary Incontinence
Tympanoplasty, After Care
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus - Patient & Family Information
Vasectomy
Viral Meningitis
Wound Care Instructions (Cryotherapy)
Wound Care Instructions (Steri-Strips)

Diagnostic Imaging

Breast Assessment Program
Breast Sentinel Node Procedure
Breastfeeding and Contrast Media
Care after Breast Core Biopsy/Aspiration
Colon Transit Study
Contrast Extravasation
Intravenous Contrast Media for CT Scans
Melanoma Sentinel Node Procedure
MRI Examination
Myocardial Perfusion Test
Obstetrical Ultrasound
Post Care: Cystogram
Post Care: Image-Guided Biopsy
Post Care: Nephrostomy Tube Insertion

Food and Nutrition

Cardiac Fluid Restriction
Diet Guidelines Following Fundoplication Surgery
Healthy Eating Guidelines: Lower Sodium (Salt)
Heart Healthy Eating: Cholesterol
High Energy, High Protein, Full Fluid Diet
High Energy, High Protein (Low-Fibre) Diet
High-Fibre Diet
Low-Fat Diet
Low Potassium Diet
Nutrition and Your Ileostomy
Transitional Light Diet
Types of Fibre

Preventing Pressure Injuries

Preventing Pressure Injuries Booklet
Pressure Injury Prevention Log
Preventing Pressure Injuries 
https://myrnao.ca/pressure-injury-prevention-elearning

Maps & Directions

Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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Emergency Care

Bluewater Health’s Emergency Department (ED) provides safe, quality emergency nursing and medical care to patients.

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Mental Health & Addictions Help

If you or a loved one needs support with mental health or addictions.

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Compliments & Concerns

We are always looking for ways to improve, and welcome your questions, comments, suggestions and concerns. If you’re in hospital, please speak to the hospital staff.

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Patient Virtual Visit

Due to COVID-19, Bluewater Health currently has restrictions in place limiting family support and visiting in the hospital – but that doesn't mean you can't connect with your loved ones. Please let us know if you would like to schedule a 15-minute virtual visit with a loved one in hospital.

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Locate a Patient

Find or contact a patient by telephone, email or e-card.

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