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Deep brain stimulation (DBS): For patients with Parkinson's disease   English
Abstract: This handout describes how to prepare for and what to expect from deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, during which a pulse generator (neurostimulator) is implanted in the brain. Included are instructions for self-care after surgery, as well as information about the first programming visit, follow-up testing, safety warnings, risks and side effects, and what to avoid, such as exposure to certain electrical equipment and screening devices.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Revised Date: 2/2012
Deep brain stimulation (DBS): For patients with tremor   English
Abstract: This handout describes how to prepare for and what to expect from deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, during which a pulse generator (neurostimulator) and deep brain lead are implanted in the brain. Included are instructions for self-care after surgery, as well as information about the first programming visit, follow-up testing, safety warnings, risks and side effects, and what to avoid, such as exposure to certain electrical equipment and screening devices.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Revised Date: 2/2012
Peripheral nerve problems: How they develop and ways to treat them   English
Abstract: This handout provides general information about how nerves work, what happens when they are injured, and how peripheral nerve problems are evaluated and treated. Illustrations include a peripheral nerve and its connections to the spinal cord, the brachial plexus, the lumbo-sacral plexus, and the difference between mild, moderate, and severe nerve injury.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Revised Date: 11/2014
Self-care after your lumbar puncture: What to do and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout gives basic self-care instructions to follow after having a lumbar puncture, also called a spinal tap.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Revised Date: 1/2014
 
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