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17 Item(s) found for:  Special Procedure Unit/4S 

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After discharge   English
Abstract: This one-page flyer supplies blank spaces for clinicians to fill in and give to a patient at discharge. Included are spaces for doctor's name and procedure, activity restrictions, self-care instructions (incision and dressing care, pain medicine), when to call the doctor, and the time and date of the follow-up appointment. Space is also provided for the patient's information label.
Author: 4S (Special Procedure Unit)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: 4S (Special Procedure Unit)
Revised Date: 8/2009
After eye surgery: Patient care instructions   Chinese English Korean Spanish
Abstract: Provides instructions for care following eye surgery. Topics include application of eye drops or ointments, symptoms to report, and site care.
Author: Eye Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1995
UWMC Dept: Eye Center
Revised Date: 9/2005
After your cardiac electrophysiology study: Self-care after your study   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions for patients to follow after having an electrophysiology study. Sections include "If You Had Sedation," "Pain Medicine," "Site Care," and "When to Call."
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 1/2016
After your coronary intervention procedure: Steps to a healthy heart   English Laotian Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: Discusses ways to improve life after coronary intervention procedure such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), percutaneous transluminal coronary rotational ablation (PTCRA), directional coronary artherectomy (DCA) and intercoronary stent. Includes guidelines for home care, medications, smoking, diet, cholesterol, weight reduction, exercise, and stress management. Includes table of recommended dietary choices.
Author: Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE
Revised Date: 12/2010
After your heart catheterization with transradial (wrist) approach: Self-care after your test   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives care instructions to follow for the first few days after having a cardiac catheterization using the transradial approach. This type of catheteriziation is done through an artery in the patient's wrist.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 5/2016
After your left heart catheterization femoral (groin) approach: Self-care after your procedure   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions for patients to follow after having a left heart catheterization procedure. Topics include activity, pain management, site care, follow-up care, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 4/2016
After your liver biopsy: Discharge instructions   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: Provides instructions for care following a liver biopsy. Topics include resuming activing, managing pain, caring for the site, and reporting symptoms.
Author: Special Procedure Unit
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Special Procedure Unit
Revised Date: 1/2012
After your right heart catheterization (internal jugular vein approach): Self-care after your procedure   Chinese English Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions for patients to follow after having a right heart catheterization. Topics include activity, pain management, site care, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Procedures
Revised Date: 1/2016
Angiography: Percutaneous drain: How to prepare and what to expect   Chinese English Russian Spanish Tagalog
Abstract: This handout explains what a percutaneous abdominal or pelvic drain is and what to expect when you have one. It includes why a drain may be placed, risks involved, and how to flush the drain and take care of the dressings.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 3/2017
Care of your intravenous site: Going home with an intravenous catheter   English
Abstract: This handout provides care instructions for care of an intravenous catheter, including when to call the doctor, what to do if the IV comes out, and what to do if the catheter comes apart or breaks off.
Author: Special Procedure Unit/4S
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Special Procedure Unit/4S
Revised Date: 1/2012
Caring for your closed bulb drain: For a Jackson-Pratt (JP) or Blake drain   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to care for a drain at home after surgery. Drain care instructions for a Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain) and a Blake drain are included.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 5/2016
Going home with your cast   English
Abstract: This handout explains cast care and skin care for a fiberglass cast. Included are instructions for showering and when to call the doctor.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1994
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 9/2009
How to change a Foley catheter: Step-by-step instructions for the caregiver   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for changing a Foley catheter, a tube placed in the bladder to drain urine for patients with medical conditions that prevent normal urination.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Information about your healthcare   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This booklet provides information about rights and responsibilities of patients, families, and close companions. Documents related to health care choices, such as durable power of attorney and advance directives, are described.
Author: Marketing
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Marketing
Revised Date: 8/2016
Myelogram: How to prepare and what to expect   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a myelogram, how it works, how it is done, what to expect during the exam, and how to get your results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 3/2017
Using your cryo/cuff   English
Abstract: This flyer details the steps to follow to fill and pressurize a cryo/cuff, a device that is used to help reduce swelling and inflammation after knee surgery.
Author: Special Procedure Unit/4S
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Special Procedure Unit/4S
Revised Date: 1/2012
When you go home: Your discharge instructions   English
Abstract: This post-procedure discharge form can be filled out with information about procedure, site or wound care, pain management, and symptoms to report. Also provides blank spaces to fill in and contact information for UWMC and date and time of follow-up visit.
Author: Special Procedure Unit/4S
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Special Procedure Unit/4S
Revised Date: 11/2011
 
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